British Society of Aesthetics Annual Meeting

Posted: 19 de July de 2011 by Fernando Furtado in Event

Old College, Edinburgh, September 16-18, 2011

Registration and the full program are available at The deadline for early booking is August 15.
The BSA provides a subsidized rate for students enrolled in masters and doctoral programmes.
Keynote Addresses
Catherine Wilson (University of Aberdeen)
“Grief and the Poet”
Rachel Zuckert (Northwestern University)
“Reid’s Expressivist Aesthetics”
The William Empson Lecture

Stephen Bann (University of Bristol)
“The Heroic with the Pastoral: Genre and Philosophy in the Making of Ian Hamilton Finlay’s Little Sparta”
The conference will end with an optional excursion to Little Sparta.
Harvey Brockman (Independent Scholar)
“Is the Paradox of Contrary Artwork Interpretations an Illusion?”

Adrienne Dengerink Chaplin (Independent Scholar)
“Making Sense of Symbols”

Jonathan Gilmore (Yale University)
“Reasons, Causes, and Emotions Elicited by Imaginings”

James Grant (University of Oxford)

Allan Hazlett (University of Edinburgh)
“Can Aesthetic Reasons Trump Moral Requirements?”
Jonathan Robson (University of Nottingham)
“Hopkins on Aesthetic Pessimism and the Norms of Belief Formation”
James Shelley (Auburn University)
“The Joint Verdict of True Judges”

Postgraduate Papers

Alan Bowden (University of Durham)
“Aesthetic Consciousness in Daily Life: Two Kinds of Contemplation”

Kathy Fry (King’s College London)
“Nietzsche’s Aesthetics of Rhythm: Rethinking the Case of Wagner”
Alex Grzankowski (University of Texas at Austin)
“The Expressive Limitations of Pictures”

Andrew Huddleston (Princeton University)
“In Defense of Artistic Value”

Annelies Monseré (University of Ghent)
“Gaut’s Cluster Account and the Identification of Non-Western Art”
Vid Simoniti (University of Oxford)
“Cognitivism about Literature: Some Steps Towards a Theory”

Tim Stott (Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media)
“Recursion and the Question ‘When Is Art?’”
Joseph Tingeley (New School for Social Research)
“The Meta-Aesthetics of Mood: Heidegger’s Way Out of the Subjectivism/Objectivism Debate”

Program Committee

Jason Gaiger (Oxford University)
Garry Hagberg (Bard College)
Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia), chair
Alex Neill (University of Southampton)
Millie Zimeta (Roehampton University)

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