78 - The Beautiful, the Sublime, and the Cozy Mystery (w/ Dr. Brian Clack)

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By Matt Piwowarczyk and Gillian Walters. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Why do so many people find reading stories about murders and crimes cozy? Dr. Brian Clack, Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Diego, engages Matt and Gillian in an application of Edmund Burke's definitions of the sublime and the beautiful on the cozy mystery genre. Learn more about Dr. Clack's work at USD's Humanities Center here: https://www.sandiego.edu/cas/humanities-center/

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