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Research at St Andrews

Berys Gaut


Berys Gaut
Postal address:
School of Philosophical
Anthropological & Film Studies
Edgecliffe, 5 The Scores
St Andrews
United Kingdom


Direct phone: +44 (0)1334 462490

Research overview

His research interests include: aesthetics, especially its relation to ethics; the philosophy of creativity; the philosophy of film and film theory; philosophy for children; and moral theory.

He is a past President of the British Society of Aesthetics and an Editorial Consultant to The British Journal of Aesthetics. He has held several research awards, including most recently a two-year Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.

He the author of two monographs, Art, Emotion and Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2007) and A Philosophy of Cinematic Art (Cambridge University Press, 2010). He is currently working on a new monograph on creativity.

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