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The route to art


Over the last few years, there has been an increased tendency to think that all kinds of human behaviour is somehow related to evolution. The Language Instinct, for instance, argued that language is as much a part of our make-up as web-weaving is for a spider. But what about art? Professor Denis Dutton and a senior lecturer in philosophy, Nigel Warburton, discuss humanity's love of art.

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