Re-imagining human through the practice of dialogue

2014 ISRLC Conference Re-Imagining Human, University of Leuven 18-20 September 2014 Abstracts are now being sought for a panel on the practice of dialogue at the 2014 International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture Conference. Panel-convenor: Marije Altorf The notion … Read More

BSA Cambridge Lecture Series

The final two of the BSA Cambridge Lecture Series are as follows: 22 April: Kathleen Stock, University of Sussex: ‘Sexual Objectification, Perception, and Images’. 1 May: Jerrold Levinson, University of Maryland: ‘Ain’t that a Shame: Shame in General, and Shame … Read More

Kierkegaard and Narrative

Over the past few years a conversation has emerged on the topic of Kierkegaard and narrative.  This year’s Søren Kierkegaard Society panel at the December 2014 APA Eastern Division Meeting in Philadelphia seeks submissions that engage this topic and advance … Read More

Shakespeare: the Philosopher
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University of Hertfordshire, 12-13 September 2014 Speakers to include: Miranda Anderson (University of Edinburgh) Gregory Currie (University of York) Maximilian de Gaynesford (University of Reading) Derek Matravers (Open University) Tzachi Zamir (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Shakespeare’s work is rich in … Read More

Margolis Festschrift

The Department of Philosophy at Temple University announces a one-day conference on Friday, May 9, 2014 in honour of Joseph Margolis’s 90th birthday. The conference will be replete with both scholarly papers and personal reminiscences. All are welcome, and there … Read More

Structured PhD in Philosophy of Art and Culture

The Philosophy Discipline at NUI, Galway is currently accepting applications for the Structured PhD in Philosophy of Art and Culture For further information, see here For general information about postgraduate study at the university, see here Funding: Galway scholarships here … Read More

For or Against Emotion in Music?

Centre for Philosophical Psychology (University of Antwerp) and Ghent Aesthetics Research Group (Ghent University) present Jenefer Robinson (Cincinnati) and Nick Zangwill (Hull). In her book “Deeper than Reason”, Jenefer Robinson argues that emotion plays  a significant role in our appreciation of … Read More

Art, Language, Poetry: From Kant to Heidegger

University of Kent, 10-11 September 2014 Keynotes: Stephen Mulhall (Oxford) Tanja Staehler (Sussex) This is the first postgraduate conference on aesthetics, philosophy of poetry and language in the Post-Kantian tradition. It revisits a tradition in which aesthetics, philosophy of language … Read More

Thinking Out Loud: The Sydney Lectures in Philosophy and Society

Philosophy@UWS, in collaboration with Fordham University Press, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and the State Library of New South Wales warmly invite you to the 2014 “Thinking Out Loud: The Sydney Lectures in Philosophy and Society.” This year’s lectures, titled The … Read More

Aesthetic Normativity

University of Uppsala (Sweden), 10-11 October 2014 Call for papers (deadline 1 April 2014) Speakers: Simon Blackburn (Cambridge) Paul Guyer (Brown) Hannah Ginsborg (UC Berkeley) Peter Railton (Michigan) Jenefer Robinson (Cincinnati) Nick Zangwill (Hull) The normative force of aesthetic perception, … Read More

Third Dubrovnik Conference on the Philosophy of Art

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

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

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