CFA: Science Fiction and Human Nature
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Viterbo University (La Crosse, WI) is having its 3rd annual undergraduate Philosophy and Pop Culture Conference on the theme Science Fiction and Human Nature April 29, 2017. Undergraduate students interested in discussing how philosophy can clarify, critique, explain, or incorporate … Read More

Philosophy and Life Writing
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Philosophers have long been interested in the nature of the self and in the meaning and narrative structure of human lives. Many philosophers have themselves written autobiographies. Descartes’s Meditations, Augustine’s Confessions and Rousseau’s Confessions are all frequently cited as early … Read More

Beyond Standstill: Tracing the Purpose of Music
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The conference will take place on the weekend 13th to 15th January 2017 in Schloss Wartin (close to Berlin, Germany). We offer a shuttle bus from Berlin to Schloss Wartin. The timetable for the conference will be confirmed soon. Speakers … Read More

CFP: The British Society of Aesthetics Annual Conference
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8-10 September 2017, St Anne’s College, Oxford Deadline for submissions: 1 March 2017 SYMPOSIA Proposals for symposia are invited in all areas of philosophical aesthetics. Proposals may be for panels on particular themes, author-meets-critics sessions or other special sessions. Proposals … Read More

London Aesthetics Forum: The Power of Pictures
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London Aesthetics Forum (Institute of Philosophy) Wednesday 7th December 2016, 16:00-18:00 Senate House, Room 234 Anne Eaton (University of Illinois, Chicago) The Power of Pictures Most of the conversation about pictures in contemporary analytic philosophy of art concerns issues pertaining … Read More

Royal Musical Association Music and Philosophy Study Group Update
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13-14 July 2017 King’s College London Closing date for submissions: Thursday 8 December 2016 Due to technical problems to which we have only just recently been alerted, the conference e-mail account has not been receiving messages since mid-October. We’re pleased … Read More

British Society of Aesthetics Postgraduate Stipends
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The British Society of Aesthetics invites postgraduate students in the UK to apply for stipends of up to £800 towards travel and accommodation costs for participation in conferences or research visits to other universities on topics in aesthetics and the … Read More

All but Written: Imaginary Literature from Walter Benjamin to Joseph Mitchell
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Talk by David Kishik about THE MANHATTAN PROJECT (Stanford, 2015) Walter Benjamin’s Arcades Project, Joe Gould’s Oral History of Our Time, and Joseph Mitchell’s memoir each existed more in their respective author’s imagination than on the written page. In this … Read More

Summer School: The Challenges of Media Anthropology
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Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar) German Department (Princeton University) Weimar, Germany, June 10–17, 2017 The Princeton-Weimar Summer School for Media Studies – a collaboration between Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung … Read More

CFP: In Other Tongues: creating metaphysics, embodying language
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Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6EA, UK Deadline 10pm January 5, 2017 art.earth and Schumacher College invite you to submit a proposal for participation in the forthcoming summit In Other Tongues to be held June 7-9 2017 at Dartington Hall, … Read More

Propaganda, Pornography, Pictures, and Persuasion
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The Scottish Aesthetics Forum is delighted to announce its upcoming lecture: Professor A. W. Eaton (University of Illinois, Chicago) “Propaganda, Pornography, Pictures, and Persuasion” Monday 5 December, 2016, 4:15 – 6:00pm Room 1.20, Dugald Stewart Building, University of Edinburgh The … Read More

Gesture — A Seminar and Workshop with Werner Hamacher
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1-2 December 2016 – A Workshop 9:30am-6pm, Lecture Room, The Warburg Institute An interdisciplinary workshop on the philosophic, literary, art historical “language of gestures,” with special attention to the work of Walter Benjamin and Giorgio Agamben. Participants: Andrew Benjamin (London … Read More

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