» ‘Beauty and Goodness: Exploring the Intersection

‘Beauty and Goodness: Exploring the Intersection

September 19, 2019 – September 20, 2019 all-day

University of Southampton, 19th and 20th of September, 2019

‘Beauty and Goodness: Exploring the Intersection’ is a collaboration between the European Commission-funded research project Art and Ethics and the Aesthetics and Ethics Research Group. The conference is funded by generous grants from the Thought Trust and the British Society of Aesthetics. We are pleased to have keynote talks by Prof Paul C. Taylor and Prof Heather Widdows.

This event is free and open to the public. If you are interested in attending, please fill out this form.

For more information, see: https://aestheticsandethicsresearch.wordpress.com/. If you have any questions, you can contact us at: artandethics@soton.ac.uk.
19th September, 2019
9.30- 10.00 Welcome/Coffee
10.00 – 11.10 Dr Brian McElwee (Southampton), “Vices of Over – and Under – Demandingness in Ethics and Aesthetics”
11.10-11.25 Coffee break
11.25-12.35 Dr Alan Wilson (Bristol), “The Nature and Significance of Aesthetic Courage”
12.35-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.10 Prof Samantha Vice (Witwatersrand), “Looking at Animals: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Proper Attention”
15.10-15.25 Coffee break
15.25-17.30 Keynote: Prof Heather Widdows (Birmingham)
20th September, 2019
10.00 – 11.10 Dr Jonathan Gingerich (King’s College), “Aesthetic Agency”
11.10-11.25 Coffee break
11.25-12.35 Dr Britt Harrison (York), “Cinematic Humanism: Opacity & Transparency in Value Interaction”
12.35-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.10 Dr Stephen Bush (Brown), “Empathy in Ethics and Art”
15.10-15.25 Coffee break
15.25-17.30 Keynote: Prof Paul C. Taylor (Vanderbilt)

Accessibility Information
We aim to make this conference as accessible as possible, in line the BPA/SWIP’s Good Practice Scheme and their Guidelines for Accessible Conferences. To that end:
We can provide a hearing loop if it is required.
We permit service animals to attend.
The venue is wheelchair accessible.
The venue has nearby accessible toilets.
We can provide a quiet room if it is required.
The venue will have available seating.
There is nearby parking to all venues.
There will be at least a 15 minute break between each 70 minute session.
We will permit written, rather than spoken, questions during discussion.