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Articles by Armen Avanessian:

Aesthetical Theory, Scientific Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art

For this lecture, I would like to focus on the distinction between aesthetic neurobiology and neuroaesthetics. I will first outline what can be called the primary repertoire, the volumes of brain that we start out with at birth, and the possibility of the transformation of this primary repertoire into the secondary repertoire, by which the organization of new elements is the result of a process by which the primary repertoire is sculpted into patterns, or maps, by the millions of sensations which imposed themselves on us by our senses.

This post is in: Journal of Neuro-Aesthetic Theory #4 (2005-07),Neuro-Aesthetics: Process and Becoming

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