Panos Paris
Philosopher and Lecturer, Cardiff University

Panos Paris is a philosopher, working primarily in aesthetics and ethics. He is a lecturer at Cardiff University, and a trustee of the British Society of Aesthetics. His work has been published in the Australasian Journal of Philosophy and the British Journal of Aesthetics, among others.

Written by Panos Paris

Destitute family; five children, aged two to 17 years. American River camp in Sacramento, California, in 1936. Photograph by Dorothea Lange/Library of Congress

Essay/
Beauty and aesthetics
More than skin deep

Beauty is a deeply moral matter that makes kindness, empathy and honesty attractive, while vice warps into ugliness

Panos Paris