British Society of Aesthetics 2020 Essay Prize

The British Society of Aesthetics is running an essay prize competition, open to early-career researchers in aesthetics. The winning author will receive £1,500 and an opportunity to present the paper at the Society’s annual conference. The winning essay will normally … Read More

Note from a Biscuit Tin, Oxford

  In Parenthesis and British Society of Aesthetics present, Notes from a Biscuit Tin, a year-long centenary celebration of the philosophical and poetic vision of Mary Midgley At Somerville College Oxford, 2pm, Saturday 12th October 2019. Join poet Ruth Padel and philosopher Jane Heal for Tea and Biscuits in the Mary … Read More

CFP: Beyond Human The Aesthetics of Nature and Technology

We are delighted to invite postgraduate students and early-career researchers to submit paper proposals for the 6th Annual British Society of Aesthetics Postgraduate Conference, organised by the Aesthetics Research Centre at the University of Kent on 28-29 February 2020. The … Read More

Notes From a Biscuit Tin

The BSA is happy to support Notes From a Biscuit Tin, inspired by Mary Midgley’s actual biscuit tin! This year-long project will bring together philosophers and poets to spark new thoughts from one another and celebrate the philosophical work of … Read More

CFP: Debates in Aesthetics

The editors of Debates in Aesthetics are pleased to invite submissions for the Summer/Autumn 2019 issue (Vol.16, No. 1). DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 15 July 2019 For this issue we welcome original articles, book reviews, and interviews from postgraduate and professional … Read More

CFA: BSA Synergy Conference How To Do Things With Jokes

University of Kent, Canterbury, 25-27 October 2019 Deadline for Abstracts 1 June The organising committee of the BSA Synergy Conference How to Do Things With Jokes seek high quality abstracts for presentations in our open sessions. The conference will be … Read More

LAF: Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia)

London Aesthetics Forum: Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Autonomy in Kant’s Aesthetics Friday 24 May, 4-6pm, Senate House: room G35. Abstract: Aesthetic hedonism is the view that to be aesthetically good is to please. For most aesthetic hedonists, the normativity of … Read More

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