Our love of art, writes John Barrow, is the end product of millions
of years of evolution. How we react to a beautiful painting or
symphony draws upon instincts laid down long before humans existed.
Now, in this enhanced edition of the highly popular The Artful
Universe, Barrow further explores the close ties between our
aesthetic appreciation and the basic nature of the Universe.
Barrow argues that the laws of the Universe have imprinted