Richard Wollheim

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Birthday
5, 1923
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 4, 2003 (80)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1923
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 4, 2003 (80)

About

English philosopher remembered for his work on the connections among visual art, emotions, and mental processes. He penned Art and its Objects, a significant philosophical work on aesthetics.

Before Fame

He began his education at Balliol College in Oxford in 1941. He later taught at University College London.

Trivia

He was named the President of the British Society of Aesthetics in 1992, a position he held until his death in 2003.

Family Life

He was brought up in the United Kingdom by an actress mother and a theater producer father.

Associated With

He and American philosopher Charles Stevenson both wrote works on the subject of aesthetics.