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.
He began his education at Balliol College in Oxford in 1941. He later taught at University College London.
He was named the President of the British Society of Aesthetics in 1992, a position he held until his death in 2003.
He was brought up in the United Kingdom by an actress mother and a theater producer father.
He and American philosopher Charles Stevenson both wrote works on the subject of aesthetics.