Early art and the evolution of grounded emotions

Gianluca Consoli


On the basis of a theoretical framework derived from grounded cognition and with reference to the available archaeological data concerning early art, this talk/article proposes an evolutionary conception of the aesthetic emotions, considered as an indispensable means that favored the emergence of the ordinary emotions in their modern version.


Aesthetic Mind; Emotions; Grounded cognition; Origin of art; Human Evolution

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13128/Aisthesis-16213

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