Vol. 8 No. 1 (2015): The Aesthetic Mind and the Origin of Art

Early art and the evolution of grounded emotions

Published May 18, 2015
  • Aesthetic Mind,
  • Emotions,
  • Grounded cognition,
  • Origin of art
How to Cite
Consoli, G. (2015). Early art and the evolution of grounded emotions. Aisthesis. Pratiche, Linguaggi E Saperi dell’estetico, 8(1), 147-156. https://doi.org/10.13128/Aisthesis-16213


On the basis of a theoretical framework derived from grounded cognition and with reference to the available archaeological data concerning early art, this talk/article proposes an evolutionary conception of the aesthetic emotions, considered as an indispensable means that favored the emergence of the ordinary emotions in their modern version.


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