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CfP: Debates in Aesthetics – Special issue on the work of Jenefer Robinson.

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CfP: Debates in Aesthetics, Volume 14, Issue 1, Winter/Spring 2018 – Special issue on the work of Jenefer Robinson.

The editors of Debates in Aesthetics invite submissions for a special issue on the work of Professor Jenefer Robinson (University of Cincinnati) to be published in Spring 2018.

The deadline for receipt of submission is: 15 November 2017.

We invite short and tightly argued critical articles concerning any aspect of Jenefer Robinson’s published works. Subject to peer-review, commentaries will be published in the special issue along with a response to the commentaries from Jenefer Robinson.

Jenefer Robinson’s work centrally concerns the nature of our emotional capacities, and the consequences of this for a number of topics in philosophical aesthetics and the philosophy of art, including the paradox of fiction, emotional expression in music, the cognitive value of literature, and the role of empathy in our appreciation of music, paintings, literature and architecture.

A list of some of her most recent published work is available on her academia.edu profile at https://uc.academia.edu/JeneferRobinson. Some of her other work is listed on her personal website at http://homepages.uc.edu/~robinsjm/.

Submissions of up to 3,500 words are welcomed. The journal will consider longer submissions, though this is not encouraged. Submission instructions and author guidelines are available at http://www.debatesinaesthetics.org/submissions/