Aesthetics for Birds

Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art for Everyone

April 6, 2017
by Alex King
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THE METAPHYSICS AND LINGUISTICS OF EMOJI

[Note: An updated, more detailed version of this post was published as “A Plea for Emoji” in the American Society for Aesthetics newsletter.] Some Philosophical Questions about Emoji First, let’s be clear about what we’re talking about. “Emoji(s)” are things like … Continue reading

November 5, 2014
by Aesthetics for Birds
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THE SOCIO-AESTHETICS OF PINK

What follows is a guest post by Elisabeth Camp. She teaches at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Her research focuses on thoughts and utterances that don’t fit standard propositional models, including metaphor and sarcasm, slurs and insinuation. She also works on … Continue reading