The Squared Horizon: The Frames and Trajectories of Paul Virilio
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6 June 2014 Nottingham Trent University In Desert Screen, Paul Virilio suggests the notion of a ‘squared horizon’ as a way of envisioning the interposition of the screen, multiple screens, in matters of war, conflict and international relations. Yet, the … Read More

Perceiving the Light: Shadow, Image, Transparency
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21-22 March, 2014 University of Durham Registration deadline: 7 March, 2014 The Philosophy Department at the University of Durham is pleased to announce a two-day, interdisciplinary workshop, including master-classes, artist talks, paper presentations and moderated discussion, on the theme of … Read More

BSA Connections: Aesthetics in Mathematics
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IMPORTANT DATES  Abstract Submission deadline: 1 July 2014  Notification of decisions: 1 August 2014  Conference dates: 5 – 7 December 2014 TOPICS AND SUBMISSION DETAILS A small number of slots are reserved for contributed papers, each of which will be … Read More

Ethics, Museums and Archaeology
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2-3 April 2014 Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford This AHRC-funded workshop, generously sponsored by the Ashmolean Museum, is organised within the framework of an AHRC-funded Research Network Group project on ‘The Ethics and Aesthetics of Archaeology’: https://www.dur.ac.uk/philosophy/research/research_projects/aes.eth.arch/ This wider project … Read More

Special issue of Philosophica devoted to Baumgarten
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On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Philosophica will devote a special issue to his philosophical thought. The idea of aesthetics as the science of sensory cognition proposed by Baumgarten in 1735 was … Read More

Understanding Value III: A Graduate Conference on Value
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University of Sheffield 23rd-25th July, 2014 Keynote speakers Professor John Skorupski, University of St. Andrews Professor Alison Stone, University of Lancaster Professor Robert Hopkins, University of Sheffield A great many areas of philosophy are concerned with questions about value. From … Read More

X-Phi Aesthetics Workshop Series: The Language of Aesthetics
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Saturday, 15 March, 2014, 1:30pm How do people use language to communicate their aesthetic judgments to one another? What can philosophers learn from analyzing the language used to communicate aesthetic judgments? This workshop brings together a linguist and a philosopher to … Read More

X-Phi Aesthetics Workshop Series @ Leeds
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As part of the Experimental Philosophical Aesthetics and Human Nature project (Marie Curie Action Grant PIIF-GA-2012-328977), the University of Leeds is hosting a series of workshops that brings together philosophers and researchers in cognate empirical disciplines to discuss topics of common interest. … Read More

The BSA Lecture Series
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The BSA sponsors a series of talks this spring at Darwin College, Cambridge – 20 February –  Peter Kivy, Rutgers University, New York: ‘Joking Morality’. 19 March –  Alexandra Drysdale, Cambridge: ‘Red Vibrations: The Aesthetic and Emotional Significance of Red … Read More

The Second Annual Lehigh University Conference in Philosophy: Philosophy Unbound
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23-24 October 2014 The Lehigh University Philosophy Department invites submissions for the Second Annual Conference in Philosophy.  The organisers are interested in submissions that challenge, redraw, or even erase traditional divisions either within philosophy or between philosophy and other disciplines. Submissions might address … Read More

Third Dubrovnik Conference on the Philosophy of Art, April 2014
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The Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik, Croatia hosts a large number of conferences in a wide variety of disciplines each year, bringing together scholars from Europe, North America, and further afield. In April 2014, we shall be holding the third Dubrovnik … Read More

Edited Collection: The Thing Itself – Performance Phenomenology
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The term phenomenology is increasingly being employed to describe diverse approaches and tendencies in the study and practice of theatre and performance and throughout the humanities more generally. However, more often than the not, the term is not defined clearly … Read More

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