CU Philosophy

John Andrew Fisher

        

   

Email: jafisher@colorado.edu

Office:  Hellems 186 

 

Professor Fisher has done research in philosophy of language, epistemology, philosophy of mind, animal mentality, aesthetics and philosophy of music.

Area of Current Interest: Aesthetic theory, environmental aesthetics and Philosophy of the Arts.

Current Research Projects: Musical works in jazz, the aesthetic value of wild animals, creativity in nature, a defense of the distinction (but not the associated value assumptions) between high and 'low' or popular art, the nature of songs and popular music, the hard problem in aesthetic appreciation of nature and the relation of aesthetic qualities to language.

 

Link to Fisher's Brief Vitae

 

Link to Selected & On-Line Publications

 

He is also married to a terrific painter, Virginia Maitland.  Here is a link to her web site.  And here is her painting, "Finding the Perfect Partner"

 

“The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.” -Dietrich Bonhoeffer

And All Other Non-Human Animals.

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