Phylogenesis of Beauty: why?

A moment of great analysis, a reflection that lasted five years, to synthesize and systematize the data collected in a lifetime dedicated to research in the field, finally an extraordinary publishing event: the new book by Pietro Gaietto, " Phylogenesis of Beauty, A unified theory of Evolution", 211 fascinating pages, which can be read/watched like a video, being accompanied by 1161 photographs and color images.
The origin and evolution of beauty has never been the subject of scientific studies, why?
Gaietto answers exhaustively to this question, and demonstrates in his treatise that beauty is everywhere.
Since Man, from a zoological point of view, is an animal (anthropomorphic Monkey), Gaietto has inserted his products, including Art, in the general evolution of the beauty of Nature, pointing out that they follow the same rules of evolution of the physical shape of living beings, in all geological eras, for hundreds of millions of years.
For what concerns Tertiary and Quaternary, analysis is exclusively turned to the tools and the Art of the Man. With absolutely new criteria are presented the origin and the evolution of the Western Civilization with three-dimensional art (sculpture) and of the Eastern Civilization with two-dimensional art (engraving and painting), which on the basis of recent absolute dating begins 3 million years ago and ends at the dawn of historical times.
From December, 2008, in the website of, you will find the english translation of the book PHILOGENESIS OF BEAUTY - A UNIFIED THEORY OF EVOLUTION.

The new edition, both the Italian and English editions, can be purchased from, but also from and the major distributors.

Licia Filingeri (Editor)

Genoa, 2007, November and preview 2008, December



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