Survival of the beautiful : art, science, and evolution / David Rothenberg.
Publication year: 2013
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury,
ISBN: 9781408830567 (pbk.) :
Originally published: 2011.
Taking inspiration from Darwin's observation that animals have a natural aesthetic sense, philosopher and musician David Rothenberg probes why animals, humans included, have innate appreciation for beauty - and why nature is, indeed, beautiful.
viii, 311 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 20 cm.
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