Aesthetics as an Emotional Activity That Facilitates Sense-Making: Towards an Enactive Approach to Aesthetic Experience

I’m very pleased to announce a book chapter on the new volume of Contributions To Phenomenology  named “Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind: Beyond Art Theory and the Cartesian Mind-Body Dichotomy”. Our chapter  is entitled Aesthetics as an Emotional Activity That Facilitates Sense-Making: Towards an Enactive Approach to Aesthetic Experience and it’s written with my colleague Arnellos Argyris.…

Aesthetic perception and its minimal content: a naturalistic perspective

I’m very pleased to announce a new publication on Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology of Frontiers in Psychology entitled: Aesthetic perception and its minimal content: a naturalistic perspective with my colleague Arnellos Argyris. Aesthetic perception is one of the most interesting topics for philosophers and scientists who investigate how it influences our interactions with objects and states of affairs. Over…

New paper on Design Studies: The relation between interaction aesthetics and affordances

I’m very pleased to announce a new publication on Design Studies entitled: The relation between interaction aesthetics and affordances with my colleague Dr.  Arnellos Argyris Even though aesthetics and affordances are two important factors based on which designers provide effective ways of interaction through their artifacts, there is no study or theoretical model that relates these two…

New paper on NIP: The Functional Role of Emotions in Aesthetic Judgement

I’m very pleased to announce a new publication on New Ideas in Psychology entitled: The Functional Role of Emotions in Aesthetic Judgement with co-authors Dr. Arnellos Argyris & Prof. Darzentas John. Exploring emotions, in terms of their evolutionary origin; their basic neurobiological substratum, and their functional significance in autonomous agents, we propose a model of minimal functionality…