Aesthetics Lecture Series

The Philosophy Division of the FISPPA Department (Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy, and Applied Psychology) of the University of Padua is pleased to announce the Aesthetics Lecture Series 2018/2019.

The Aesthetics Lecture Series is an initiative of the Graduate School in Philosophy of the University of Padua, organized by Prof. Massimiliano Carrara, Prof. Giuseppe Spolaore, Prof. Gabriele Tomasi, Dr. Elisa Caldarola, and Dr. Vittorio Morato for the academic year 2018/2019.

The lectures will be live-streamed and will remain available on YouTube via the Aesthetics Lecture Series 2018-2019 channel. Remote participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the live webcast via the YouTube Live chat service. By clicking on the titles of the below listed events you can access the YouTube pages where the lectures will be live-streamed. Due to copyright restrictions, slides showed during the lectures won’t be filmed. Please write to elisaDOTcaldarolaATgmailDOTcom in case you’d like to receive the slides before a lecture.

The Aesthetics Lecture Series is funded by the University of Padova through the STARS Grants initiative (Supporting TAlent in ReSearch@University of Padova), Starting Grant 2018-2020, APAI – “A Philosophy of Art Installation”, P.I. Dr. Elisa Caldarola.

 

Monday 3 December 2018, 16.30-18.30 (CET)

Adam Andrzejewski, University of Warsaw

A Plea for The New Ontology of Landscapes

Venue: Sala Stefanini, Piazza Capitaniato, 3 – Padua

See also here.

 

Monday 10 December 2018, 16.30-18.30 (CET)

Enrico Terrone, University of Barcelona

The Appreciator’s Performance. Virtual Reality and the Ontology of Art

Venue: Sala Stefanini, Piazza Capitaniato, 3 – Padua

See also here.

 

Monday 14 January 2019, 16.30-18.30 (CET)

Vid Simoniti, University of Liverpool

Contemporary Art as Political Speech

Venue: Sala Stefanini, Piazza Capitaniato, 3 – Padua

See also here.

 

Monday 4 February 2019, 16.30-18.30 (CET)

Michel Xhignesse, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

What Makes a Kind an Art-Kind?

Venue: Sala Stefanini, Piazza Capitaniato, 3 – Padua

See also here.

 

Monday 11 March 2019, 16.30-18.30 (CET)

Eleen Deprez, University of Kent, Canterbury

What Are Curated Exhibitions? An Ontological Question

Venue: Sala Stefanini, Piazza Capitaniato, 3 – Padua

See also here.

 

Monday 1 April 2019, 16.30-18.30 (CET)

David Davies, McGill University, Montreal

Artistic Value(s) and the Value of Art: a Non-Aestheticist Account of Artistic Value

Venue: Sala Stefanini, Piazza Capitaniato, 3 – Padua

See also here.

 

Monday 10 June 2019, 10.00-18.00 (CET) – Aesthetic Normativity Workshop

John Dyck, CUNY, New York City, There Are No Aesthetic Obligations, Comments: Giuseppe Spolaore, Padova

Alfred Archer, TiLPS, Tilburg, What We Cannot Learn from Saints and Heroes, Comments: Simone Grigoletto, Padova

Serena Feloj, Pavia, Aesthetic Normativity: A Regulative Approach, Comments: Barbara Santini, Padova

Lauren Ware, Kent, The Show Must Go On: Obligatory selfies, aesthetic self-creation, and choice, Comments: Elisa Caldarola, Padova

Venue: Sala Bortolami, Via Vescovado, 30 – Padua

See also here.

 

Monday 24 June 2019, 16.30-18.30 (CET)

Louise Hanson, University of Durham

Robust Moral Realism and Robust Aesthetic Realism

Venue: Sala Stefanini, Piazza Capitaniato, 3 – Padua

 

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Galileo Galilei’s pulpit at the University of Padova
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