Editor, Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics
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The editorial board of the Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics invites applications for the post of editor. The PJA is a long running, high quality journal in philosophical aesthetics with a strong reputation for publishing excellent postgraduate work and engaging interviews. … Read More

Mind on the Move: Reflections at the Intersection of Dance and Cognitive Science
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Please direct all questions/submissions to Michele Merritt at mmerritt@astate.edu Until recently, very little attention has been paid to the philosophy of dance. Aside from the rare article, or even rarer book (cf. The Phenomenology of Dance, Sheets-Johnstone, 1967/1980), philosophers tended … Read More

The Aesthetic Aims of Science
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A London Aesthetics Forum at the Institute of Philosophy 8 September 2014, Senate House, London (Room G34) Registration is free but required. The aim of science is a topic often broached amongst philosophers of science: it deeply informs their discussions … Read More

Tropos: Perspectives on Emancipation – Hermeneutic and Aesthetic Investigations
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Edited by Sašša Hrnjez and Søren Tinning What does ““emancipation”” mean today? A hermeneutical approach to this question tries above all to investigate the significance of emancipation in relation to human praxis. Yet, in order to answer this question another … Read More

What Can Performance Philosophy Do?
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10-12 April 2015, The University of Chicago and the Chicago Cultural Center Keynotes will include: Simon Critchley Matthew Goulish & Lin Hixson With a premiere of a new work-in-progress by Every house has a door Kindly supported by: The Franke … Read More

The Power of Beauty
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October 24-25, 2014, Franciscan University Keynote Address: “Beauty and Desecration” Roger Scruton “Beauty will save the world,” writes Dostoevsky, yet beauty is often seen as a weak and expendable arrow in the metaphysical quiver that includes the more robust good … Read More

Conference report: Aesthetics of Rhythm workshop
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The organisers and participants agreed that the workshop was a great success. It aims were achieved both as a public event, and in terms of developing contributions to the forthcoming volume on Aesthetics of Rhythm. Participants commented that there was … Read More

Conference report: While We’re Waiting for Kick Off: The Aesthetics of Football
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Aesthetics Research Centre, University of Kent, 19 June 2014 The symposium While We’re Waiting for Kick Off: The Aesthetics of Football took place on Thursday 19th June in The Lupino Screening Room at the University of Kent in Canterbury, and … Read More

Early Career X-Phi Aesthetics Workshop
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September 22 2014, University of Leeds One of the goals of the Experimental Philosophical Aesthetics project (Marie Curie Action Grant PIIF-GA-2012-328977) is to facilitate the transfers of knowledge and skills between researchers of diverse backgrounds. We think promoting works of early … Read More

BSA Trustees Committee: Call for Expressions of Interest
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The British Society of Aesthetics is seeking to appoint two new ordinary members of the Trustees Committee, with effect from September 2014. Any member of the Society is entitled to stand for election. Previous engagement with the BSA is desirable … Read More

Modernist Musics and Political Aesthetics
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University of Nottingham, 8-10 April 2015 Experimental modernist forms are widely thought to question the suitability of traditional cultural structures to represent experience. Whether it is Ezra Pound’s desire to ‘compose in the sequence of the musical phrase’ or the … Read More

Coleridge and Contemplation
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Kyoto, March 2015 The deadlines for this interdisciplinary conference in Philosophy and Literature have been pushed back to: 20th October, 2014: proposed talk title and 150-word abstracts 30th January, 2015: full papers (submitted papers can still be revised any time … Read More

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