What Is Beauty?
Beauty surrounds us, draws us in, gives joy and creates conflict. In this programme, 5 speakers conjure up beauty both ancient and modern, and suggest reasons why humans are hardwired to crave and respond to beauty.
1. Philosopher Denis Dutton suggests that humans are hard-wired to seek beauty.
2. Psychologist Nancy Etcoff joins philosopher to explain why beauty inspires and motivates us.
3. Cameron Russell at Does Being Beautiful Make You Happy?
4 Bill Strickland: Can Beauty Change A Life?
5. Designer Richard Seymour : How Does Beauty Feel?
from NPR’s TED Radio Hour