Third Dubrovnik Conference on the Philosophy of Art
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Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik, Croatia, 21-25 April, 2014 The conference runs along similar lines to the Dubrovnik Philosophy of Science Conference held earlier in April each year. This means that we shall not be asking those wishing to attend for … Read More

Blade Runner Workshop
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University of York, 10-11 April You are warmly invited to the third and final workshop of the AHRC-funded project “Cognitive and Aesthetic Values in Cultural Artefacts”. The project, led by Greg Currie and Peter Lamarque (University of York) examines the … Read More

Big Ruins: The Aesthetics and Politics of Supersized Decay
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  University of Manchester 14 May, 2014. Limited places remaining (for attendees only) Attendees are invited to book a place on the following event. Tickets are limited, and available via Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/big-ruins-the-aesthetics-and-politics-of-supersized-decay-tickets-10733583437?aff=eorg As global capitalism intensifies its hold on the … Read More

Conference on Art and Morality – A Human Endeavor
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June 4-5, 2014, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary Organized by the research group What is it to be human? Keynote speaker: Jesse Prinz, CUNY, New York The conference investigates the current philosophical discussions about the various connections between art and … Read More

Critical Time in Modern German Literature and Culture
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University of Nottingham, 11-12 July 2014 The emergence of the modern sense of critical time that Reinhart Koselleck defined as the „Verzeitlichung“ (temporalization) of all areas of human knowledge around 1800, of subjectivity, history and nature in the modern experience … Read More

Peter Kivy – Criticism, Communication, Conversation, Craft
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4.30-6pm, 26 March 2014, Heythrop College (Room TBC) Followed by a wine reception Abstract In an essay that has become something of a classic in the literature, Noel Carroll expressed the happy thought that “When we read a literary text … Read More

Catherine Wilson – The Doors of Perception and the Artist Within
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Third Annual Marc Jeannerod Lecture March 20, 4-6pm, Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp Discussions of aesthetic experience from a naturalistic perspective have almost always begun from the standpoint of a perceiver confronting the external world of people, places, … Read More

Dr Barbara Underwood – Creativity and Invisibility: Gender and Music
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Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture St Mary’s University, Wednesday 26th March 2014 5.15-6.45pm followed by a drinks reception Senior Common Room, St Mary’s University, Twickenham Abstract Jacques Attali wrote that “… naturalization is one of the functions of ideology. … Read More

Christopher Peacocke – Music: The Perception of Relational Properties and their Aesthetic Significance
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Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp, March 13, 4-6pm The relational properties perceived in listening to music are highly distinctive. The range of the properties perceived in music is much wider and richer than is commonly recognized; and their … Read More

Realism and Antirealism in Aesthetics and Metaethics
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A British Society of Aesthetics Connections Conference University of Cambridge, 9-10 August 2014 http://www.aestheticsandmetaethics.com Speakers: Russ Shafer-Landau Paul Boghossian Jessica Wilson Rob Hopkins Max Kolbel Simon Kirchin Angela Breitenbach More TBA Are there facts about whether something is beautiful, or … Read More

Realist Film and Television after Alan Clarke
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University of York, 11 June 2014 Speakers: Dr. David Rolinson (Stirling), Dr. David Tucker (Chester) The films of Alan Clarke remain among the most controversial and important examples of British ‘cinematic realism’. Those for which he remains best known, such … Read More

Dr Barbara Underwood: Creativity and Invisibility: Gender and Music
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St Mary’s University, Philosophy Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture Wednesday 26 March 2014 5.15-6.45pm followed by a drinks reception Abstract Jacques Attali wrote that “… naturalization is one of the functions of ideology. It occurs when the assumptions of … Read More

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