Here, by the way, is the Web site for The Art Instinct. I notice that Professor Dutton says of his books that "I argue that art is produced by culture, individuals, and their evolution in a complex interaction." That seems fine as far as it goes, but it also seems to imply a certain degree of reification of evolution.
Well, it looks like there might be a bump - Sir Paul McCartney just got announced as Wednesday's guest:ReplyDelete
This looks to be a very interesting interview though - I hope that Dutton gets rescheduled if McCartney does in fact bump him. I love when Stephen discusses art theories with his guests. It's so open to interpretation that you never know which direction Stephen will go with his questioning.
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Denis Dutton, just minutes ago, received e-mail from the Colbert Report staff indicating that he's still going to be on tomorrow night as a guest. Both he and Paul McCartney are scheduled to appear, with, of course, top billing going to Mr McCartney.ReplyDelete
Fantastic! I'll make sure to blog it.ReplyDelete
I think he and Sir Paul should do a duet.ReplyDelete