Virtual Summer Aesthetics Festival: The Ethics of Cover Songs (Panel)

Friday 10 June 2022: 3:00-5:00 pm EDT A cover song, on a typical definition, is a recording of a song that had earlier been recorded by someone else. Philosophers of music considering cover songs have debated the adequacy of this … Read More

Virtual Summer Aesthetics Festival: Does Kant Really Have an Account of Humour?

Wednesday 8 June 2022: 5pm BST Presenter: Robert R. Clewis (Gwynedd Mercy University)Chair: Hans Maes (University of Kent) Abstract: Kant’s thoughts on humour in section §54 of the third Critique can be viewed as part of his aesthetics: his view of laughter … Read More

Call for Papers: Failures in Aesthetic Judgment – A Special Issue of Estetika (The European Journal of Aesthetics)

Guest Editor: María José Alcaraz León (University of Murcia) Estetika: The European Journal of Aesthetics invites submissions for a special issue on failures in the exercise of aesthetic judgment. The submissions should not exceed 8,500 words, must be written in … Read More


The Festival is co-sponsored by the American Society for Aesthetics, the British Society of Aesthetics, and the Kent Centre for Aesthetics. Attendance is free and open to all. June 3: The Aesthetic Value of Scientific Experiments (panel) June 8: Does Kant … Read More

Online Panel – Art and the Emotions: The Sublime and the Modern World

The Centre for Philosophy and Art and the National Gallery invite you to their upcoming event Art and the Emotions: The Sublime and the Modern World. This is an online panel discussion which will explore the different ways we come to … Read More

Virtual Summer Aesthetics Festival: ‘The Aesthetic Value of Scientific Experiments’ (Panel)

Friday 3 June 2022: 2pm BST Presenter: Dr Milena Ivanova (University of Cambridge)Chair: Dr Alice Murphy (Ludwig Maximilians University Munich)Respondents: Dr Claire Anscomb (University of Liverpool) and Dr Alice Murphy Abstract:  Scientific products have long been valued for their aesthetic … Read More

Call for Papers: Anonymity, Un-Originality, Collectivity – Contested Modes of Authorship

An Interdisciplinary Conference Confrmed Keynote Speakers: Tom Geue (University of St Andrews)Nicholas Thoburn (University of Manchester) Hosted by the Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, UK. 20 – 21 May 2022 Organised by Leonello Bazzurro, Melissa Pawelski, Alessandra Tafaro, and Leanne Weston The figure … Read More

Call for Papers – Bodies of Pain: Somaesthetic Explorations

The Center for Body, Mind, and Culture of Florida Atlantic University invite paper proposals for a conference on “Bodies of Pain: Somaesthetic Explorations”that will be held November 3-4, 2022 at FAU’s Boca Raton campus. The conference’s call for papers is as follows: … Read More

Call for Papers – Experiencing Visual Images: Interdisciplinary Approaches

Call for PapersUniversity College London, 11 November 2022 (provisional) It is now widely recognised that the relentless (re)production of visuality, a distinct feature of our digital age, has increasingly problematised the status of the image and the gaze. This has … Read More

Call for Abstracts – The Philosophy of Digital Images: Data, Dank Memes and Deep fakes

University of Liverpool, 9-10 June 2022 Digital technology has had an enormous impact upon image production and reception. New kinds of images, including memes, deep fakes and artworks produced with Artificial Intelligence (AI), have opened up a range of possibilities … Read More

Call for Papers: Art, Ethics, and Agency

Department of Philosophy, Division in Aesthetics, University of Rijeka and Croatian Society for Analytic Philosophy issue a CFP for the international conference, “The People we End up Being: Art, Ethics, and Agency” to be held in April, 21st and 22nd … Read More

10th Dubrovnik Conference on the Philosophy of Art, April 2022

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 2022, we are planning to hold the tenth … Read More

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