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”  .


Neuroscience and Art :

12) Ramachadran. .

The Science of Art:

13) Jean Pierre Changeux.

(2002) L'homme de verite.

(2004) The physiology of truth.

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

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

About Homeostasis:

15) Semir Zeki.

Neuroesthetics ( )

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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 :


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 –


Mind and the World.

20) G. Harman .

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

21) Ray Brassier.

  Concepts and Objects - The Speculative Turn

22) L.Wittgenstein.

Philosophical Investigation.  Blackwell Publishing.

23) Merleau-Ponty.

  Phenomenologie de la perception.


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.