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(2010) Beyond mimesis and convention, Dordrecht, Springer.

Art and neuroscience

John Hyman

pp. 245-261

In recent years, neuroscientists like V.S. Ramachandran and Semir Zeki have made bold claims for the capacities of their work to transform our understanding of visual art. Considering key ideas advanced by Ramachandran and Zeki, this article analyzes what the claims of these leading proponents of "neuro-aesthetics' entail and how the prospects for their projects stand.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-3851-7_11

Full citation:

Hyman, J. (2010)., Art and neuroscience, in R. Frigg & M. C. Hunter (eds.), Beyond mimesis and convention, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 245-261.

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