About

Michael Spicher, Ph.D.

Director and Founder, Aesthetics Research Lab

The Aesthetics Research Lab was conceived as a digital think tank and resource, revolving around theoretical and practical issues in aesthetics. This site is run and curated by Michael Spicher, who began studying theories of beauty and aesthetics over a decade ago. Since then, he has published articles, given lectures (to academics and general audiences), and earned a PhD in philosophy focusing on Aesthetics and Political Philosophy. He serves as the Aesthetics area editor for the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, an editor for the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (published by MIT Press), and a lecturer at both Boston Architectural Collegeand Mass College of Art and Designand he has previously taught at Boston University and University of South Carolina. As an artist, he writes fiction, paints, and plays harmonica and slide guitar.

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