1) Adajian Thomas.

"The Definition of Art", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2012 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.).

 

2) Martin Irvine.

For a overview about the Institutional Theory of Art and the Artworld: "The Institutional Theory of Art and the Artworld".

 

3) J.Levinson.

Music, Art, & Metaphysics.

 

4) A. Danto.

Trasfiguration of the Commonplace. For short version here the essay(1976) in pdf .

 

5) George Dickie.

Institutional Theory of Art. (Dickie 1974).

 

6) Nigel Warburton.

The Art Question .

 

7) David Davies . Art as Performance. Blackwell Publishing.

 

8) Brian O´Doherty.

Inside the White Cube.

 

9) Noël Carroll.

Beyond Aesthetics: Philosophical Essays .

 

10) J. Kosuth.

Art After Philosophy .

 

11) Elisabeth Schellekens.

“Conceptual Art”

http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/conceptual-art/#DefArt .

 

 

Neuroscience and Art :

 

12) Ramachadran.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0TKYxAYGGA

http://www.youtube.comwatch?v=Sv1qUj3MuEc .

The Science of Art: http://www.imprint.co.uk/rama/art.pdf

http://scienceblogs.com/mixingmemory/2006/07/15/the-cognitive-science-of-art-r-2/

 

13) Jean Pierre Changeux.

(2002) L'homme de verite.

(2004) The physiology of truth.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Pierre_Changeux

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qt1PCP7oeNI

 

14) Antonio Damasio.

Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain, 2005.

The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness, Harcourt, 1999.

Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain, Pantheon, 2010

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Damasio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2rodmJcn7g

from The Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny* (CARTA).

About Homeostasis: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homeostasis

 

15) Semir Zeki.

Neuroesthetics (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroesthetics )

15_II)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semir_Zeki )

(http://www.neuroestetica.it)

Splendours and Miseries of the Brain (2008), A Vision of the Brain (1993), Inner Vision: an exploration of art and the brain (1999).

 

16) C.Koch.

The Quest for Consciousness: a Neurobiological Approach, Roberts and Co., (2004).

 

 

Philosophical Approach :

 

17) W. SELLARS.

Science and Metaphysics.

17_II)Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind.

17_III)Meaning as functional Classification. 1973. Archives of scientific Philosophy.

 

18) Meaning, Mind, and Language-Learning: A Critical Study Of Wilfrid Sellars' Philosophy Of Mind by Robert E. Czerny.

 

Willem deVries.

Wilfrid Sellars. ( Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/sellars/)

 

19)McDowell.

Mind and the World.

 

20) G. Harman .

The third table. dOCUMENTA13. n^85.. Hatje Cantz.

 

21) Ray Brassier.

Concepts and Objects - The Speculative Turn

http://www.re-press.org/book-files/OA_Version_Speculative_Turn_9780980668346.pdf

 

22) L.Wittgenstein.

Philosophical Investigation. Blackwell Publishing.

 

23) Merleau-Ponty.

Phenomenologie de la perception.

 

 

 

Semiotic:

 

24) Umberto Eco.

Metaphor, Dictionary, and encyclopedia. 1984. New Literary History.

24_II) A Theory of Semiotics. 1979.

 

25) Nelson Goodman.

Language of Art. 1976.