It’s nice, but is it art?
Is there a difference between art and craft? Or is art just a form of craft? Some philosophers have argued that craft has certain features that art doesn’t. But pottery by Grayson Perry, for example, is elevated to the status of art. The talk will explore these ideas.
Tom Cochrane is a temporary lecturer at the University of Sheffield, where he teaches aesthetics, ethics and the imagination.
This is one of five Festival of the Mind philosophy events: