What is art? Anything someone wants to call art? Or are there some objective criteria, that not every instance of paint smeared on canvas and not every murder mystery meets? What are the main philosophies of art? Are any of them plausible? John and Ken talk about the nature of art with Alexander Nehamas from […]
A list of stories useful for teaching philosophy to children as well as question sets for use after reading the stories.
What is art? This has become as difficult question to answer since Marcel Duchamp put a factory-produced urinal in an open exhibition, signed it ‘R. Mutt’ and called it ‘Fountain’. Derek Matravers, author of Art and Emotion, explores this question in conversation with Nigel Warburton.
A website with a list of fallacies. Linked is a nice interactive taxonomy of fallacies used by the website.
An accessable and entertaining introductory video to discussion on definitions of art.