1) ‘The Definition of Art’ , Adajian Thomas, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Edward N. Zalta edition, 2012.

2) ‘The Institutional Theory of Art and the Art-world, Martin Irvine, (for a overview about the Institutional Theory of Art and the Art-world).

3) ‘Music, Art, & Metaphysics’, J.Levinson.

4) Trasfiguration of the Commonplace’, A. Danto, 1976 (short  pdf version of the essay).

5) ‘Institutional Theory of Art’, George Dickie, 1974.

6) ‘The Art Question’, Nigel Warburton.

7) ‘Art as Performance’, David Davies, Blackwell Publishing.

8) ‘Inside the White Cube’, Brian O´Doherty.

9) ‘Beyond Aesthetics: Philosophical Essays’, Noël Carroll.

10) ‘Art After Philosophy’, J. Kosuth.

11)  ‘Conceptual Art’, Elisabeth Schellekens

Neuroscience and Art:

12) Ramachadran
‘Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics: Neurobiology, Neurology and Art and Aesthetics’, from CARTA, watch the video
‘Mirror Neurons’, watch the video
The Cognitive Science of Art: Ramachandran’s 10 Principles of Art, Principles 1-3‘, article

13) ‘L’homme de verite’, Jean Pierre Changeux, 2002;
‘The physiology of truth’, 2004
About Jean-Pierre_Changeux
‘Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics: Artistic Creation, Jean-Pierre Changeux’, from CARTA, watch the video

14) ‘Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain’, Antonio Damasio, 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;
About Damasio
‘Evolutionary Origins of Art and Aesthetics: Art, Music, Emotion, Love and Human’, from The Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny*, Carta, watch the video
About Homeostasis, from Wikipedia.

15) Semir Zeki, About Neuroesthetics

15_II) About Semir_Zeki
‘Splendours and Miseries of the Brain’, 2008; ‘A Vision of the Brain’, 1993; ‘Inner Vision: an exploration of art and the brain’, 1999, Semir Zeki.

16) ‘The Quest for Consciousness: a Neurobiological Approach’, C.Koch, Roberts and Co., 2004.

Philosophical approach:

17) ‘Science and Metaphysics’, W. Sellars.

17_II) ‘Empiricism and the Philosophy of Mind’, W. Sellars.

17_III) ‘Meaning as functional Classification’, Archives of scientific Philosophy, W. Sellars, 1973.

18) ‘Meaning, Mind, and Language-Learning: A Critical Study Of Wilfrid Sellars’, ‘Philosophy Of Mind’, Robert E. Czerny;
About Wilfrid Sellars, Willem deVries, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

19) ‘Mind and the World’, McDowell.

20) ‘G. Harman. The third table. dOCUMENTA13. n^85.‘, Hatje Cantz.

21) ‘Concepts and Objects – The Speculative Turn’, Ray Brassier
The Speculative Turn.pdf

22) ‘Philosophical Investigation’, Blackwell Publishing, L.Wittgenstein.

23) ‘Phenomenologie de la perception’, Merleau-Ponty.


24) ‘Metaphor, Dictionary, and encyclopedia’, Umberto Eco, New Literary History, 1984.

24_II) ‘A Theory of Semiotics’, Umberto Eco, 1979.

25) ‘Language of Art’, Nelson Goodman, 1976.