[AUDIO] Is Taste Really Subjective?
Thursday, July 6, 2017 -- 11:52 AM
Spencer Giel

You have your favorite band, and I have mine. Is one of us right?

It is said that taste is simply subjective, and there is nothing factual or objective to aesthetic judgments.

But are aesthetic judgments completely groundless? When we say something is in bad taste, does that statement have anything behind it at all, besides expressing our personal disapproval? Is taste truly nothing more than personal preference?

Join Nigel Warburton and David Edmonds on this episode of Aesthetics Bites, as they speak with Elisabeth Schellekens Damman on aesthetic disagreement. 

[AUDIO LINK]

What are your thoughts on taste and aesthetic disagreement? Is there a right or wrong? Or maybe something more nuanced? Share your ideas in the comments below.

 
 
 

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