Ethics, Museums and Archaeology

2-3 April 2014 Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford This AHRC-funded workshop, generously sponsored by the Ashmolean Museum, is organised within the framework of an AHRC-funded Research Network Group project on ‘The Ethics and Aesthetics of Archaeology’: This wider project … Read More

Special issue of Philosophica devoted to Baumgarten

On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Philosophica will devote a special issue to his philosophical thought. The idea of aesthetics as the science of sensory cognition proposed by Baumgarten in 1735 was … Read More

Understanding Value III: A Graduate Conference on Value

University of Sheffield 23rd-25th July, 2014 Keynote speakers Professor John Skorupski, University of St. Andrews Professor Alison Stone, University of Lancaster Professor Robert Hopkins, University of Sheffield A great many areas of philosophy are concerned with questions about value. From … Read More

X-Phi Aesthetics Workshop Series: The Language of Aesthetics

Saturday, 15 March, 2014, 1:30pm How do people use language to communicate their aesthetic judgments to one another? What can philosophers learn from analyzing the language used to communicate aesthetic judgments? This workshop brings together a linguist and a philosopher to … Read More

X-Phi Aesthetics Workshop Series @ Leeds

As part of the Experimental Philosophical Aesthetics and Human Nature project (Marie Curie Action Grant PIIF-GA-2012-328977), the University of Leeds is hosting a series of workshops that brings together philosophers and researchers in cognate empirical disciplines to discuss topics of common interest. … Read More

The BSA Lecture Series

The BSA sponsors a series of talks this spring at Darwin College, Cambridge – 20 February –  Peter Kivy, Rutgers University, New York: ‘Joking Morality’. 19 March –  Alexandra Drysdale, Cambridge: ‘Red Vibrations: The Aesthetic and Emotional Significance of Red … Read More

The Second Annual Lehigh University Conference in Philosophy: Philosophy Unbound

23-24 October 2014 The Lehigh University Philosophy Department invites submissions for the Second Annual Conference in Philosophy.  The organisers are interested in submissions that challenge, redraw, or even erase traditional divisions either within philosophy or between philosophy and other disciplines. Submissions might address … Read More

Third Dubrovnik Conference on the Philosophy of Art, April 2014

The Inter-University Centre in Dubrovnik, Croatia hosts a large number of conferences in a wide variety of disciplines each year, bringing together scholars from Europe, North America, and further afield. In April 2014, we shall be holding the third Dubrovnik … Read More

Edited Collection: The Thing Itself – Performance Phenomenology

The term phenomenology is increasingly being employed to describe diverse approaches and tendencies in the study and practice of theatre and performance and throughout the humanities more generally. However, more often than the not, the term is not defined clearly … Read More

Rivista di Estetica: Biodiversity

The variety of the forms of life has been a subject of philosophical reflection since Plato, who in the Statesman celebrated the diversity of the natural world as a mean to shed some light on the relationship between humans and … Read More

Psychomusicology: Music, Mind & Brain (PMMB)

Call for papers for special issue on Musical Imagery The journal Psychomusicology: Music, Mind and Brain (PMMB) encourages submissions on the theme of “Musical Imagery” for a special issue planned for publication in June 2015. This call for papers is … Read More

Words about Music

12 April 2014, Monash University Law Chambers, Melbourne CBD Keynote Speaker Dr Michael Allis (University Leeds / Monash University): ‘Literary Perspectives on Music: Bantock, Shelley and The Witch of Atlas’ Conference Outline Since antiquity, music has been a fascinating and … Read More

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