Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

A black man with a crown of thorns and the handle of a gun in his waistband holds a complacent child in his arms while a woman breastfeeds on a bed.

September 22, 2022
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Five Scholars Discuss ‘Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers’

Kendrick Lamar’s 2022 album has been met with controversy, even among general praise. Here, scholars across different disciplines examine and discuss it. 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

November 4, 2021
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Hi-Phi Nation’s Barry Lam on the Art of Podcasting

The philosopher and podcaster behind Hi-Phi Nation talks about his creative process, trends, and whether podcasts are really art. Continue reading