As a philosopher, Freeman has specialized in the area of aesthetics and the philosophy of art, in which he has concentrated on topics concerning the intersection between art and emotion. He has a particular interest in the philosophy of Richard Wollheim.

Recent publications and lectures

His publications and lectures in aesthetics cover a range of topics, include the following:


Varieties of Experience

Art and Life

Background in art, aesthetics, and philosophy

  • To read more about Art’s Emotions and Freeman’s approach to aesthetics, click here.
  • To read a talk that he gave to a local Rotary group, in which he sets out in layman’s terms his approach to philosophy, click here.
  • To read some reviews he has written of recent books about aesthetics, click here: Book Reviews
  • To find out more about his experience as an artist, click here.


Freeman, Sitting

Freeman, Sitting