Jesse Prinz: Aesthetic and Moral Values
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University of Stuttgart, June 27-28 Organization: Catrin Misselhorn & Joerg Fingerhut At this workshop Jesse Prinz (City University of New York) is going to present his work on the relationship between emotions and values in the field of ethics and … Read More

Evental Aesthetics
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The Editors of Evental Aesthetics, a peer-reviewed, independent journal devoted to philosophical thinking on aesthetic practices and experiences, continue to invite submissions for the Fall and Winter issues. Themes include: Hijacking (Deadline: June 30, 2014) Vital Materialism (Deadline: September 30, 2014) … Read More

Film-Philosophy Conference 2014
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The Team behind the Film-Philosophy Conference 2014 is very happy to announce that the full programme is now available online. The Conference will this year take place at the University of Glasgow, in Film and Television Studies, from 2 to … Read More

University of Warwick PhD studentship
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The Centre for Cultural Policy Studies at the University of Warwick and a-n The Artists Information Company are pleased to invite applications from outstanding candidates for an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award PhD studentship to commence October 2014 working on a … Read More

Inaugural Conference of the European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions (EPSSE)
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The Inaugural Conference of the European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions (EPSSE) will take place at the New University of Lisbon on 18-20 July, 2014. Many of the papers presented will be of interest to aestheticians. Those interested … Read More

Art & Morality – A Human Endeavor
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June 4-5 2014, Central European University, Faculty Tower 809 Organised by the What it is to be human research group Programme June 4 13:15 – 13:30 Welcome 13:30 – 14:15 Thorsten Botz-Bornstein (Gulf University): Kitsch and Bullshit: An Ethical Fault … Read More

BSA Philosophy in the Gallery Lecture Series – Social Technologies and the Storied Self
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The University of Liverpool and the BSA are delighted to announce the launch of the BSA Philosophy in the Gallery Lecture Series, which will be taking place throughout North-West England over the coming months. The opening talk takes place on … Read More

Jenefer Robinson – Embraceable You: Emotion as Perception for Action
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4-6pm May 22 2014, Annexe, Building R, Stadcampus, Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp Abstract: I will examine three theories according to which emotions are perceptions: (1) Jesse Prinz’s view in Gut Reactions, (2) the “neo-sentimentalist” view that emotions are … Read More

Symposium: Laboratory of Spring
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September 27-28 2014 , Torun, Poland Research Areas: Philosophy of Music; Cultural Studies; Musicology; Choreography and Dance Studies; Psychology of Music; Sociology of Music; others related. Organised by the Centre For Philosophical Research (main organizer); Department of the History of … Read More

Prof. James R. Hamilton, ‘Spectating Animated Objects: The “Uncanny Valley” Puzzle’.
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Monday 12 May 2014, 6-8pm. Jarman 1, University of Kent There are a number of puzzles about spectating animated objects. One puzzle is that it seems spectators should not, at least when talking “seriously,” attribute mental states to them. That … Read More

Truth, Image, Normativity
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The conference ‘Truth, Image, Normativity’ focuses on the philosophy of image, both as cognitive image (mnemonic representations, images in metaphors and figurative languages), and as graphic image (graphic representations, drawings). Reflection on figurative languages and visual non-linguistic communication leads us … Read More

The Pleasure of Doubt in Arts, Aesthetics and Everyday Life
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The International Research Training Group “InterArt”, in cooperation with the Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI), will host an international conference on “The Pleasure of Doubt in Art, Aesthetics, and Everyday Life” from June 19 to June 21. Doubt pervades … Read More

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