This article approaches aesthetics from non-traditional directions—those of empirical naturalism and experimental science. The work was initiated at Columbia University in the 1950s and has continued through 2017. You may also access the article on the Psychological Record’s website at http://rdcu.be/ty5G.
The Psychological Record’s guest editors, Marcus J. Marr and Travis Thompson, invited 9 distinguished behavioral scientists to write commentaries on the article. These commentaries, with a response by the author, were published in a special issue of the journal.