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Conference on Art and Morality – A Human Endeavor

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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 morality. Topics may include, but not limited to:

– Immoral content and artistic value

– Moral learning and appreciating artworks

– Mass art and morality

– Historical / cultural context, moral content, and interpretation

– Emotions and aesthetic judgment

Electronic submissions of long abstracts (800-1200 words) or papers (2500-3000 words, including notes, references, and a short abstract of 150-200 words) should be in Word or PDF. Please prepare your submission for blind review, and send it as an attachment torez_anna@ceu-budapest.edu. Include in the body of the e-mail your name, paper title, institutional affiliation, and contact information.