The Cosmetic Bootcamp arose from a simple concept asked at a lecture
that I was delivering to a group of people attending a cosmetic meeting.
An audience member responded to a statement that I made to the
effect that the techniques I was discussing were best reserved for those
individuals trained during a residency or fellowship to understand the
anatomy and technical considerations involved.
I hope that what is meant by this admittedly vague contention will become clearer
through the course of this essay. It might be thought too easy to have recourse to
‘everyday usage’, for probably any definition at all can be supported by judicious
selection from the flux of everyday language. I am able, however, to adduce here non-
specialist usages of ‘aesthetic’ and its cognates by three of the authors whose writings on
the peoples of the Southern Sudan are drawn on in this essay. These authors do not
discuss aesthetics as such, but make passing references which I find...
TSC stands for a bottom-up approach to cognition that has its basis in
the claim that the evolution and development of cognition from simple to
more complex processes are continuous (cf. Johnson & Rohrer 2006). The
theory looks for support in the theory of biological evolution, data from
developmental psychology, and analyses of the signiﬁcance of the body for
abstract thought by philosophers such as Dewey and Merleau-Ponty.
Enriching opportunity - not sincere apology.
Prior to a large-scale extension project that would mean put-
ting up walls to screen off the building sites inside the terminal,
this was the slogan Copenhagen Airports adapted. When Copen-
hagen was Cultural City of Europe in 1996, several shops in
Terminal 2 were to be renovated and the decision was made to put
art on the temporary walls rather than the usual ‘sorry for the