Idle Talk Live June 30th 9pm UK – “what is beauty?”

Idle Talk is Rhodders’ philosophy based radio show/podcast aimed at making philosophy interesting and accessible for everyone. The show  is live 9pm uk time Sunday 20th June over at Join in the debate in the chart rooms and on Skype using the name-


What is beauty? Everybody thinks they have an idea of beauty, they can point out a beautiful person, a beautiful painting etc but where do we get this conception of beauty from? Tonight will examine two ideas concerning our conception of beauty. Denis Dutton’s  Darwinian theory of beauty and Bourdieu’s  psychological and biological explanation of beauty.