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

Evental Aesthetics latest issue
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Announcing the latest issue of Evental Aesthetics, an open-access, peer-reviewed journal of philosophy, aesthetic practice, and aesthetic experience. Contents: Jane Forsey Collision: The Puzzle of Chardin Sarah Marshall “One Must Imagine What One Denies”: How Sartre Imagines The Imaginary Ruben … Read More

Inaugural Conference of the European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions
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The organisers are delighted to announce the Inaugural Conference of the European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions (EPSSE) to be held at the New University of Lisbon, July 18-20, 2014. There is a symposium devoted to Emotions and … Read More

Central Saint Martins: MRes Bursaries 2014-5
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Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London will award two bursaries to fund postgraduate study in 2014-5 on the MRes Art: Theory and Philosophy course. The bursaries are provided by the Trask fund, established specifically for the MRes Art: … Read More

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