Articles and Book Chapters

Brady, E. 2023. “Cryosphere Aesthetics.” in Comparative Everyday Aesthetics: East-West Studies in Contemporary Living, ed. Eva Kit Wah Man and Jeffrey Petts. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, pp. 107-122.

Brady, E. 2023. “Fittingness and Other-Regarding Attitudes in Environmental Aesthetics,” in Fittingness and Environmental Ethics: Philosophical, Theological and Applied Perspectives, ed. Michael S. Northcott, Steven C. van den Heuvel.

Hall, N. and Brady, E. 2023 Advance publication. “Environmental Virtue Aesthetics,British Journal of Aesthetics.

Brady, E. 2023 First online. “Environmental Aesthetics and Climate Change,” in Handbook on the Philosophy of Climate Change, eds. Gianfranco Pellegrino & Marcello Di Paola. Springer.

Brady, E. 2023. “Aesthetics and the Environmental Crisis,” in Aesthetic Literacy: a book for everyone. Valery Vinogradovs (Ed.). vol. 2, Mongrel Matter, pp. 262-268.

Brady, E. 2023. “Aesthetic Value as a Relational Value.Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. Short symposium article.

Brady, E. 2022. “Temporality and Intergenerational Thinking in Aesthetics,” in Brady, E. ed. Studi di Estetica: Special Issue on Aesthetics and Intergenerational Thinking, 24:3, 1-18.

Brady, E. 2022. “The Sublime and Wonder,” in Cambridge Companion to Christianity and the Environment, ed. Alexander Hampton and Douglas Hedley (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 217-230.

Brady, E. 2022. “Learning from ‘Aesthetics of Engagement’,” Popular Inquiry: Special Issue Liber Amicorum for Arnold Berleant, ed. Madalina Diaconu and Max Rynnänen. 1: 34-39.

Brady, E. 2022. “Global Climate Change and Aesthetics,” Special Issue:
Philosophical Aesthetics and the Global Environmental Emergency
, ed. Jukka Mikkonen and Sanna Lehtinen. Environmental Values. 31: 1, 27-46.

Brady, E. 2021. ‘Frank Sibley’, in Aesthetics: The Key Thinkers, ed. Alessandro Giovannelli (London: Bloomsbury), pp. 237-246.

Brady, E. and Hall, N. 2021. ‘Adam Smith’s Aesthetic Psychology’ in Beyond Autonomy in Eighteenth-Century British and German Aesthetics, ed. K. Axelsson, C. Flodin, and M. Pirholt (London: Routledge), pp. 112-131.

Brady, E. and Prior, J. 2020. “Environmental Aesthetics: A Synthetic Review,” People and Nature. 2:2, 254-266.

Brady, E. 2019. ‘Nature, Aesthetics, and Humility’ Journal of Scottish Thought: Special Issue on Ronald W. Hepburn, ed. Endre Szécsényi, vol. 11. Reprinted in Aesthetics, Nature and Religion. Ronald W. Hepburn and his Legacy, ed. Endre Szécsényi. Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, pp. 161-175.

Brady, E. 2019. ‘Kant and Greatness of Mind’ in The Measure of Greatness: Philosophers on Magnanimity, ed. Sophia Vasalou (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Brady, E. 2018. ‘John Muir’s Environmental Aesthetics: Interweaving the Aesthetic, Religious and Scientific’, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism: Special Issue Environmental Aesthetics and Ethics, ed. Sandra Shapshay and Levi Tenen, 76:4, 463-472.

Brady, E. 2018. « L’esthétique, l’humilité et l’étonnement : d’autres modes de relation à l’environnement ». La Pensée écologique. Vol 2 (1).

Brady, E. 2017. ‘Kant’ in Key Thinkers on the Environment, ed. Joy Palmer Cooper and David Cooper (London: Routledge).

Brady, E. 2017. ‘Climate Change and Future Aesthetics’, in Climate Change and the Humanities: Historical, Philosophical and Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Contemporary Environmental Crisis, in A. Elliott et al, ed. (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).

Brady, E. 2017. Reflections on Sean Caulfield’s ‘Firedamp, for Creative Carbon Scotland Green Tease event, Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery.

Brady, E. 2017. Review of Toby Svoboda, Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Ethic. Ethics, 127:4, 967-972.

Prior, J. and Brady, E. 2017. ‘Environmental Aesthetics and Rewilding’. Environmental Values. 26:1, 31-51. Reprinted in: Boe, S., Faber, H. C. and Kasa, E. eds. 2022. Wild: Aesthetics of the Dangerous and Endangered. London: Bloomsbury, 11-30.

Cooper, N., Brady, E., Bryce, R., Steen, H. 2016. Aesthetic and spiritual values of ecosystems: recognising the ontological and axiological plurality of cultural ecosystem ‘services’. Shared values, Special Issue of Ecosystem Services, vol. 21, Part B, ed. Jasper Kenter, 218-229 (Open Access).

Brady, E. 2016. ‘Nature of Value: Aesthetics’, in S. Gardiner and A. Thompson, ed. Oxford Handbook for Environmental Ethics, (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Brady, E. 2016. ‘Hutcheson and Reid on Natural Beauty’. Journal of Scottish Thought: Francis Hutcheson and the Origins of the Aesthetic, ed. Endre Szécsényi, 7: 29-51.

Burton, S. and Brady, E. 2016. ‘What is it like to be a bird?: Epistemic humility and human-animal relations,’ in Animal Ethics in the Age of Humans, ed. B. Bovenkirk and J. Keulartz (Dordrecht: Springer).

Kenter, J.O., O’Brien, L., Hockley, N., Ravenscroft, N., Fazey, I., Irvine, K.N., Reed, M.S., Christie, M., Brady, E., Bryce, R., Church, A., Cooper, N., Davies, A., Evely, A., Everard, M., Fish, R., Fisher, J.A., Jobstvogt, N., Molloy, C., Orchard-Webb, J., Ranger, S., Ryan, M., Watson, V. & Williams, S. 2015. What are shared and social values of ecosystems? Ecological Economics, 111, 86-99. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.01.006

Brady, E. 2014. ‘Aesthetic Value, Ethics and Climate Change’. Environmental Values, 23:5, 551-570. Abstract here.

Brady, E. 2014. ‘An Elemental Journey: Barbara Wildenboer’s The Lotus Eaters’ for ‘The Lotus Eaters’ art exhibition catalogue. Oliewenhuis Art Museum.

Brady, E. 2014. ‘Environmental Aesthetics’, in Michael Kelly, ed. Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, 2nd ed. (New York: Oxford University Press).

Brady, E. 2014. ‘Aesthetic Value and Wild Animals’ in M. Drenthen and J. Keulartz, ed., Environmental Aesthetics. New York: Fordham University Press.

Brady, E. 2013. ‘Imagination and Freedom in the Kantian Sublime’, in Michael Thompson, ed. Imagination in Kant’s Critical Philosophy (Berlin: De Gruyter), 163-182.

Brady, E. 2012. ‘Reassessing Aesthetic Value of Nature in the Kantian Sublime’, Journal of Aesthetic Education, 46:1, 91-109.

Brady, E. 2012. ‘Smells, Tastes, and Everyday Aesthetics’ in D. Kaplan, ed., The Philosophy of Food. Berkeley: University of California Press (revised version of 2005 paper), 69-86.

Brady, E. 2012. ‘The Environmental Sublime’ in T. Costelloe, ed., The Sublime: From Antiquity to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Reprinted and translated into German for Capital: Debt – Territory – Utopia. Berlin Museum /Hamburger Bahnhof exhibition catalogue, 2016.

Brady, E. 2012. ‘The Ugly Truth: Negative Aesthetics and Environment’ in A. O’Hear, ed., Philosophy and Environment. Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplements, vol. 69 (Cambridge University Press), 83-100.

Brady, E. 2011. “Adam Smith’s ‘Sympathetic Imagination’ and Aesthetic Appreciation of Environment”, Journal of Scottish Philosophy, Special Issue: Aesthetics, ed. A. Chignell and T. Costelloe, 9:1, 95-109.

Brady, E. 2010. ‘Animals in Environmental Art: Relationship and Aesthetic Regard’, Journal of Visual Arts Practice, 9:1, 47-58.

Brady, E. 2010, as posthumous editor of article by Ronald W. Hepburn, ‘The Aesthetics of Sky and Space’, Environmental Values, 19:3: 273-288.

Brady, E. 2010. ‘Ugliness and Nature’, Enrahonar: quaderns de filosofi: Special Issue on Aesthetics of Nature, 45, 27-40.

Brady, E. 2010. ‘The Sublime, Ugliness, and “Terrible Beauty” in Icelandic Landscapes’, in K. Lund and K. Benediktsson, ed. Conversations with Landscape. Aldershot: Ashgate, 125-136

Brady, E. 2009. ‘Why Study Environmental Ethics?’ In D. Keller, ed. Environmental Ethics. Oxford: Blackwell.

Brady, E. 2009. ‘Ronald W. Hepburn: In Memoriam’, British Journal of Aesthetics, 49:3, 1-4.

Brady, E. 2008. ‘Environmental Aesthetics’, in J. Baird Callicott and R. Frodeman, ed. Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. New York: Macmillan, 313-321.

Brady, E. 2008. ‘The Aesthetics of Modified Environments,’ in Aesthetics and the Environment: Public Works and Landscape, Madrid: Ministry of Public Works/CEDEX-CEHOPU (in Spanish).

Brady, E. 2008. ‘The Sublime and Contemporary Aesthetics’, in Æsa Sigurjónsdóttir, ed., Dreams of the Sublime and Nowhere in Contemporary Icelandic Art. Reykjavik: Reykjavik Art Museum.

Brady, E. 2007. ‘Introduction to Special Issue: Environmental and Land Art’, Ethics, Place and Environment, 10:3, 257-261.

Brady, E. 2007. ‘Aesthetic Regard for Nature in Environmental Art’, Ethics, Place and Environment, 10:3, 287-300. Reprinted in Harriet Hawkins and Elizabeth Straughan, ed. Aesthetic Geographies (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2015).

Brady, E. 2007. ‘Vers une véritable esthétique de ‘environment’ (‘Towards a truly environmental aesthetic’).Cosmopolitiques Special Issue: Esthétique & espace public, 15, pp. 61-72. Translated into Chinese by Cheng Xiangzhan, in:Journal of Jiangsu University, 4:10, 11-15, 2008.

Palmer, C. and Brady, E. 2007. ‘Landscape and Value in the Work of Alfred Wainwright’. Landscape Research, 32:4, 397-421.

Brady, E. 2006. ‘Aesthetics in Practice: Valuing the Natural World’, Environmental Values, 15:3, 277-291. Reprinted in S. Johnson, ed., Landscapes: Themes in Environmental History: (Cambridge: White Horse Press, 2010), 15-29.

Brady, E. 2006. ‘The Aesthetics of Agricultural Landscapes and the Human-Nature Relationship’, Ethics, Place and Environment, 9:1, 1-19.

Brady, E. 2006. ‘Imagination’, in A.C. Grayling, A. Pyle, N. Goulder, ed., Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy. Volume II. Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, 98.

Brady, E. 2006. ‘Sublime’, in A.C. Grayling, A. Pyle, N. Goulder, ed., Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy. Volume IV. Bristol: Thoemmes Continuum, 298-299.

Brady, E. 2006. ‘The Human-Nature Relationship in Environmental and Land Art’ in Sigurjónsdóttir, A. and Jónsson, O. ed. Art, Ethics and Environment. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 85-105.

Brady, E. 2006. ‘Mariele Neudecker: Landscape as Metaphor’ ARS 06 Exhibition. Helsinki: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, 168-169. (ARS is an annual exhibition of contemporary art at Helsinki’s major museum of contemporary art.)

Brady, E. 2005. ‘Sniffing and Savoring: The Aesthetics of Smells and Tastes,’ in Light, A. and Smith, J.M., ed. The Aesthetics of Everyday Life. New York: Columbia University Press, 177-193.

Brady, E. 2005. ‘John Benson’ in Brown, S., ed. Dictionary of Twentieth Century British Philosophers. Volume I. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 83-84.

Brady, E. 2005. ‘David Pole’ in Brown, S., ed. Dictionary of Twentieth Century British Philosophers. Volume II. Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 798-799.

Brady, E., Holland, A. and Rawles, K. 2004. ‘Walking the Talk: Philosophy of Conservation on the Isle of Rum,’ Worldviews: Environment, Culture, Religion, 8:2, 280-297. Reprinted in Palmer, C. ed., 2005. Teaching Environmental Ethics (Leiden/Boston: Brill).

Brady, E. and Haapala, A. 2003. ‘Melancholy as an Aesthetic Emotion,’ Contemporary Aesthetics, vol. 1 (no page numbers). Translated into Chinese by Deng Junhai.

 Brady, E. and Brook, I. 2003. ‘Topiary: Ethics and Aesthetics’, Ethics and the Environment, 8:1, 127-42.

Brady, E. 2002. ‘Aesthetic Character and Aesthetic Integrity in Environmental Conservation,’ Environmental Ethics, 24: 2, 75-91. Reprinted in (1) Callicott, B. and Palmer, C., ed. 2005. Critical Concepts on the Environment. London and New York: Routledge; (2) Carlson, A. and Lintott, S., ed. 2007. Nature, Aesthetics, and Environmentalism: Beauty to Duty. New York: Columbia University Press; (3) Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art: The Analytic Tradition, An Anthology, 2nd ed., edited by Peter Lamarque and Stein Haugom Olsen (Hoboken: Wiley, 2018).

Brady, E. 2002. ‘Interpreting Environments,’ Essays in Philosophy, Special Issue: Environmental Aesthetics, 3:1 (no page numbers). Reprinted in: T. Gracyk and R. Stecker, ed. Aesthetics Today: A Reader. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2010.

Brady, E. 2002. ‘Aesthetics, Ethics and the Natural Environment’, in Berleant, A. ed., Environment and the Arts. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 113-126.

Brady, E. 2001. ‘Introduction: Sibley’s Vision’, in Brady, E. and Levinson, J. ed. Aesthetic Concepts: Essays After Sibley. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1-22.

Brady, E. 1999. ‘The Expressive Face’, in von Bonsdorff, P. and Haapala, A.,eds. Aesthetics in the Human Environment. Lahti: International Institute of Applied Aesthetics, 70-89.

Brady, E. 1998. ‘Imagination and the Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature’, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 56: 2, 139-147. Reprinted in Berleant, A. and Carlson, A. eds. 2004. The Aesthetics of Natural Environments. Peterborough: Broadview Press. Reprinted and translated into French in: Hicham-Stephane, Afeissa, ed. (2015) Esthetique de l’environnement. Paris: Vrin.

Brady, E. 1998. ‘Don’t Eat the Daisies: Disinterestedness and the Situated Aesthetic,’ Environmental Values, 7:1, 97-114.

Brady, E. 1998. ‘The City in Aesthetic Imagination’, in Haapala, A., ed. The City as Cultural Metaphor: Studies in Urban Aesthetics. Lahti: International Institute of Applied Aesthetics, 78-92.

Brady, E. 1996. ‘Imaginación, Experienca Estetica y Naturaleza’ [‘Imagination and Natural Beauty’] Iztapalapa: Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, 16: 40, 53-62.

Brady, E. 1996 (and 2010). ‘Lou Andreas-Salome’; ‘Annette Baier;’ ‘Seyla Benhabib;’ ‘Margaret Boden; ‘Lorraine Code;’ ‘Mary Midgely;’ ‘Martha Nussbaum;’ ‘Mary O’Brien;’ ‘Onora O’Neill,’ in Brown, S., ed. Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth Century Philosophers. London: Routledge.


Saratsi, E. et al (Emily Brady as a contributing author). 2019. ‘Valuing Arts and Arts Research.’ Valuing Nature Paper, VNP 22.

Peter Coates (lead author), Emily Brady, Andrew Church, Ben Cowell, Stephen Daniels, Caitlin DeSilvey, Rob Fish, Vince Holyoak, David Horrell, Sally Mackey, Ralph Pite, Arran Stibbe and Ruth Waters. 2014. Arts & Humanities Perspectives on Cultural Ecosystem Services (CES) ARTS & HUMANITIES WORKING GROUP (AHWG): FINAL REPORT. Arts & Humanities Annex 1: Arts & Humanities Perspectives on Cultural Ecosystem Services. United Nations Environment Programme/DEFRA/AHRC. 81pp.

 Jasper O. Kenter, Mark S. Reed, Katherine N. Irvine, Liz O’Brien, Emily Brady, Rosalind Bryce, Mike Christie, Andrew Church, Nigel Cooper, Althea Davies, Anna Evely, Mark Everard, Ioan Fazey, Neal Hockley, Niels Jobstvogt, Claire Molloy, Johanne Orchard Webb, Neil Ravenscroft, Mandy Ryan, and Verity Watson. 2014. UK National Ecosystem Assessment Follow-On Phase: Work Package 6: Shared, plural and cultural values of ecosystems. United Nations Environment Programme/DEFRA, 248pp.

Jasper O. Kenter, Mark S. Reed, Katherine N. Irvine, Liz O’Brien, Emily Brady, Rosalind Bryce, Mike Christie, Andrew Church, Nigel Cooper, Althea Davies, Anna Evely, Mark Everard, Ioan Fazey, Neal Hockley, Niels Jobstvogt, Claire Molloy, Johanne Orchard Webb, Neil Ravenscroft, Mandy Ryan, and Verity Watson. 2014. UK National Ecosystem Assessment Follow-On Phase: Work Package 6: Shared, plural and cultural values of ecosystems, Summary Report. 2014. United Nations Environment Programme/ DEFRA, 42pp.

Church, A., Burgess, J., Ravenscroft, N., Bird, W., Brady, E., Crang, M., Fish, R., Gruffudd, P., Mourato, S., Pretty, J., Tolia-Kelly, D., Turner, K., Winter, M. 2011. ‘Cultural Services’, in UK National Ecosystem Assessment: Technical Report. United Nations Environment Programme/ DEFRA, pp. 633-692.


Brady, E. 2009. ‘Animal Relations’, Environmental Values, 18.1, 1-4.

Brady, E. 2007. ‘Sense and Sensibility’, Environmental Values, 16:3, 1-2.

Brady, E. 2006. ‘Editorial’, Environmental Values, 15:1, 1-2.


Brady, E. and Grant, M. 2001. ‘Aesthetic Value in UK Environmental Conservation,’ Lancaster University. Some of this material has been incorporated into Brady, E (2013), Aesthetics of the Natural Environment.

Brady, E., ed., 1999. Aesthetic Knowledge and a Sense of Place. Thingmount Working Papers Series on the Philosophy of Conservation, vol. II. Lancaster University, 1999, ISSN: 1362-7066.

Brady, E. 1998. ‘Sublime Attachment: Imagination, Feeling and Respect for Nature,’ Thingmount Series of Working Papers on the Philosophy of Conservation. Lancaster University, ISSN: 1362-7066.


Brady, E. 2019. Review of Yuriko Saito, Aesthetics of the Familiar: Everyday Life and World-Making, for Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 77:1, 87-90.

Brady, E. 2018. Review of Robert Doran, The Theory of the Sublime from Longinus to Kant, for Comparative Literature, 70:1.

Brady, E. 2017. Review of Toby Svoboda, Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Virtue Ethic. Ethics, 127:4, 967-971.

 Brady, E. 2009. Review of Glenn Parsons, Aesthetics and Nature in British Journal of Aesthetics, 50:1, 114-117.

Brady, E. 2007. Review of James Kirwan, Sublimity in Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 65:2, 242-244.

Brady, E. 2005. Review of Nigel Warburton, The Art Question in British Journal of Aesthetics, 45:2, 193-194.

Brady, E. 2004. Review of Malcolm Budd, Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature in Philosophical Books, 45:3, 274-276.

Brady, E. 2004. Review of Suzaan Boettger, Earthworks: Art and the Landscape of the Sixties, in Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 62:2, 309-311.

Brady, E. 2004. Review of David Cooper, The Measure of Things: Humanism, Humility and Mystery in Worldviews, 8:2-3, 411-413.

Brady, E. 2003. Review of Henry Allison, Kant’s Theory of Taste: A Reading of the Critique of Aesthetic Judgement, in Philosophical Books, 44:3, 270-1.

Brady, E. 2003. Review of Ronald Hepburn, The Reach of the Aesthetic: Collected Essays on Art and Nature in Environmental Values, 12:1, 129-131.

Brady, E. 2002. Review of Warwick Fox, ed., Ethics and the Built Environment in Environmental Values, 11:4, 509-511.

Brady, E. 2001. Review of Joseph Margolis, What, After All, Is a Work of Art? in Philosophical Quarterly,51:2, 136-138.

Brady, E. 2000. Review of Robert Hopkins, Picture, Image and Experience in Philosophical Books, 41:2, 140-142.

Brady, E. 1998. Review of Robert Elliot, Faking Nature, in ECOS.

Brady, E. 1997. Review of Susan Feagin, Reading with Feeling, in Philosophical Books, 38:4, 284-286.

Brady, E. 1996. Review of Ossi Naukkarinen and Olli Immonen, eds. Art and Beyond: Finnish Approaches to Aesthetics, translated into Finnish for Synteesi, vol. 3, 103-104.

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