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In this thoughtful, judicious, and fascinating book, you'll find our best current answers to all the questions that thinking people ask about art, including what it is, what makes it great, whether it is universal, why we make and enjoy it, and whether it is good for us. How Art Works will be the place to look for knowledge on how art works for years to come. (Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of How the Mind Works and Enlightenment Now)

Never have the links between the world of the arts and the sciences of the mind been so carefully and fruitfully drawn as they are in Winner's new book. (David Olson, University Professor Emeritus, University of Toronto)

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 7618 KB
  • Print Length: 314 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0190863358
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (4 Oct. 2018)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07HCG8GNB
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