Aesthetics in the Reasons Revolution conference

Aesthetics in the Reasons Revolution conference

21st May 2019 - 9:00 am, Edinburgh


A workshop-style conference bringing together philosophers in aesthetics, meta-normativity, and value theory. Themes include the nature and structure of aesthetic reasons, meta-normative and meta-aesthetic objectivity, aesthetic obligations, and more.

For details, please visit the conference website or the PhilEvents page.

Schedule

Tuesday, May 21st

9h00–10h30
Lovers, Snobs, and Faddists: Admiration, Appreciation, and Higher-Order Evidence
Daniel Whiting

11h00–12h30
Hacks, Quacks, and the Aesthetic Will
Julia Driver

14h00–15h30
Taking Aesthetic Obligations Seriously
Anthony Cross

16h00–17h30
Aesthetic Obligation?
Alison Hills

18h30
Conference Dinner

Wednesday, May 22nd

9h00–10h30
Practice-Based Accounts of Aesthetic Normativity
Robbie Kubala

11h00–12h30
Rethinking the Kantian Approach to Aesthetic Normativity
Samantha Matherne

14h00–15h30
TBA
Louise Hanson

16h00–17h30
The Aesthetic Life
Dale Dorsey

18h30
Speakers’ Dinner

Convenors

Alex King (SUNY Buffalo)
Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia)

Speakers

Anthony Cross (Texas State University)
Dale Dorsey (University of Kansas)
Julia Driver (Washington University St Louis)
Louise Hanson (Durham University)
Alison Hills (Oxford University)
Robbie Kubala (Columbia University)
Samantha Matherne (Harvard University)
Andrew McGonigal (Washington and Lee College)
Daniel Whiting (Southampton University)


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