Barbara Gail Montero
Associate Professor of Philosophy, City University of New York

Barbara Gail Montero is associate professor of philosophy at the City University of New York (CUNY). Her latest book is Thought in Action: Expertise and the Conscious Mind (2016). She lives in New York. 

Written by Barbara Gail Montero

The Spanish National Dance Company perform during rehearsals for Don Quixote. Photo by Quim Llenas/Getty
Essay/
Beauty and aesthetics
Against flow

In the myth of flow, the performer soars when the music starts. But it’s grit and self-analysis until the very last bar

Barbara Gail Montero