11 Feb 2018

What Is Beauty? - 11 February

From TED Radio Hour, 7:06 pm on 11 February 2018

What Is Beauty?
Beauty surrounds us, draws us in, gives joy and creates conflict.  In this programme, 5 speakers conjure up beauty both ancient and modern, and suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty.

1. Philosopher Denis Dutton suggests that humans are hard-wired to seek beauty.
2. Psychologist Nancy Etcoff joins philosopher to explain why beauty inspires and motivates us.  
3. Cameron Russell at Does Being Beautiful Make You Happy?
4  Bill Strickland: Can Beauty Change A Life?
5. Designer Richard Seymour : How Does Beauty Feel? 
 from NPR’s TED Radio Hour

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