'An elegant and discursive book' -- Waterstones Books Quarterly, February, 2004
'Good soul food for a hungry age' -- The Herald (Glasgow), January 17, 2004
'John Armstrong's apprach, compact, readable, anecdotal and discerning, is also morally optimistic' -- The Tablet, 6 March, 2004
'Like Alain de Botton, Armstrong writes translucently, intelligibly and thoroughly gracefully' -- The Sunday Times
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About the Author
John Armstrong was born in Glasgow in 1966. Previously a research fellow and director of the Aesthetics Programme at the University of London, he is currently a research fellow in the philosophy of art at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is author of The Intimate Philosophy of Art and The Conditions of Love, both published by Penguin.