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

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

Big Ruins: The Aesthetics and Politics of Supersized Decay

  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

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

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

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