Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge - The Arts and their Interpretation Summary & Analysis

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The Arts and their Interpretation Summary and Analysis

The arts are often considered as encompassing all humanities, such as history, philosophy, languages, literature, and religions. The arts have different goals than science. They needs science to stimulate interpretation in the same way that science needs arts. Such interpretation is the logic behind consilience between science and arts. The arts express human condition through mood and feeling with both order and disorder. Brain imaging fails to identify neuro-biological traits responsible for art. Those more gifted engage a broader area of the brain than those less gifted. Famous artists are capable of selecting important thoughts and producing creations that impress with quality.

The arts is humanistic but lacks consilience. The postmodernist influence views existence as individual rather than universal while deconstruction analyzes missing elements where truth is relative and personal. The postmodernist view...

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