Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

Five bright, peach-colored flamingos appear from the neck up against a dark green pond in the background.

January 19, 2023
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Top 5 Posts of 2022

Our most-viewed pieces span nature and perception, artificial intelligence, and movies and architecture. Scroll through to make sure you haven’t missed something big! Continue reading

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September 15, 2022
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Accessibility and the Problem of Alt Text: Who Is It For and How Could It Be Better?

An analysis of the intricacies of how alternative text is used to communicate fundamentally visual information in a linguistic mode. Continue reading

Screenshot from animated video game. Two pixelated birds at the beach.

August 11, 2022
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Roundtable: Voyeur Gaming

Watching people play video games is officially a thing. A bunch of scholars explain why and what we should appreciate about it. Continue reading

August 5, 2022
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Picturing Philosophy: How to Do Philosophy in the Visual Mode

Once you let go of philosophy as abstract ideas put into writing, you start to see it in lots of places, including images. Continue reading