Aesthetics of Memory
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University of Copenhagen, October 21, 2014 Center for the Study of Jewish Thought in Modern Culture (CJMC) & PhD School of the Faculty of Theology, In being inter-generationally transmitted, the “haunting legacy“ of the Holocaust (Gabriele Schwab) turns from first-hand … Read More

INTERACT! British Society of Aesthetics Postgraduate Conference
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7-8 February 2015, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK We are pleased to announce the first British Society of Aesthetics Postgraduate Conference: Interact! This conference is intended to provide a supportive and stimulating environment for postgraduate students to share and discuss … Read More

‘Inner Voices, Inner Music: The Phenomenology of Auditory Verbal and Musical Hallucinations
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Durham University, 17-18 September 2014 “Voice-hearing”, or auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs), refers to the experience of hearing a voice or voice-like sound in the absence of an external stimulus. AVHs are reported by individuals with a range of psychiatric disorders, … Read More

Pictures and Proofs
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Columbia, South Carolina, March 19-21 2015 Three Rivers Philosophy Conference at the University of South Carolina in cooperation with the BiCoDa Alliance (Bielefeld, Columbia, Darmstadt) – What are the roles of pictures and diagrams in mathematical proofs, in formal reasoning, … Read More

Bodies of Belief: Somaesthetics of Faith and Protest
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Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, January 29–31 2015 The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture invites proposals for papers to be presented at a three-day conference. Human bodies are shaped not only by their genetic endowment but also by the … Read More

Annual General Meeting
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The 2014 AGM of the British Society of Aesthetics takes place on Saturday 20 September at St Anne’s College, Oxford, from 14:00-14:30. All members are welcome. Agenda: 1. Apologies 2. Minutes of the last meeting 3. Matters arising 4. President’s … Read More

BSA Trustees Committee Election
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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. We have received expressions of interest from four applicants, and their supporting statements are below. All current BSA … Read More

Shakespeare: The Philosopher
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University of Hertfordshire, 12-13 September 2014 Speakers include: Miranda Anderson (Edinburgh) Owen Anderson (Princeton & Arizona State University) Sophie Battell (Cardiff) Katie Brennan (Temple University) Gregory Currie (York) Max de Gaynesford (Reading) Adele-France Jourdan (K.U. Leuven) Derek Matravers (Open University) … Read More

Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics: New Issue and CFP
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The latest issue of the Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics (vol. 11 No. 1), is currently available at www.pjaesthetics.org and features an interview with Bence Nanay, as well as a selection of articles and book reviews. We congratulate Lewis Coyne for … Read More

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

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