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CONTENTS


 

THE ARTS
AESTHETICS
ART THEORY
CRITICAL THEORY

PHILOSOPHY OF ART


ASSOCIATIONS

CONFERENCES

2012:

  • Aesthetics in the 21st Century, University of Basel, September 13-15
  • Ethics and Aesthetics of Architecture and Environment, Newcastle University, July 11-13
  • Philosophical Aesthetics and the Sciences of Art?, University of Leeds, June 28-30

2011:

  • Inner Movement: the Motor Dimension of Imagination, Faculty of Fine Arts, University College Ghent, Belgium, December 1-3

  • Philosophies of Travel: Exploring the Value of Travel in Art, Literature, and Society, University of Sydney, September 30-October 1
  • Annual Conference, British Society of Aesthetics, University of Edinburgh, September 16-18

  • Fiction and Fictionalism, University of Barcelona, September 12-13

  • Art, Emotion and Value, Fifth Mediterranean Congress of Aesthetics, Cartagena, Spain, July 4-8

  • The State of Aesthetics, Institute of Philosophy, University of London, June 23-24

  • Aesthetics, Art and Pornography, Institute of Philosophy, University of London, June 16-18

  • Annual Conference, Dutch Association of Aesthetics, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, University of Ghent, May 27-28

  • Methodology of/in/and Aesthetics, Department of Philosophy, University of Indiana, Bloomington, May 11-14

  • Thought and Language about Fictional Entities, British Society of Aesthetics and Mind Association, Institute of Philosophy, University of London, May 6

  • Annual Conference, European Society for Aesthetics, Department of Philosophy, Université Pierre Mendès-France, April 18-20

  • Warwick-Monash Workshop in Post-Kantian Aesthetics and the Work of Art, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, February 18
  • The Imagination: Skeptical Challenges and Empirical Responses, Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds, February 3

  • Aesthetic Autonomy and Heteronomy, Department of Philosophy, University of York, February 2

2010:

  • Touched: Philosophy Meets Art, Department of Philosophy, University of Liverpool and Liverpool Biennial 2010, November 19

  • 50th Anniversary Annual Conference, British Society of Aesthetics, Heythrop College, University of London, September 17-19

  • Annual Conference, European Society for Aesthetics, University of Udine, Italy, May 27-29
  • Art, Ethics, and Cognition, a Workshop on Analytic Aesthetics, Dipartimento di Filosofia, University of Parma, May 26
  • Time and Image, British Society of Aesthetics, Centre for Aesthetics, Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds, May 19
  • Expression and the Inner, Sixth Inter-University Workshop on Mind, Art and Morality, University of Oviedo, Spain, April 8-10
  • Philosophy and the Arts, Third Annual Conference, SUNY, Stony Brook, Manhattan Campus, March 26-27
  • Art, Beauty and Beyond, Department of Philosophy, University of Texas, Austin, February 26-28
  • CEPHAD 2010: the Borderland between Philosophy and Design Research, Centre for Philosophy and Design, Danish Design School, Copenhagen, January 27-29

2009:

  • The Soul in the Machine: Towards a Theory of Symbolic Expressivity, Freien Universitaet Berlin, December 10-13
  • Experimental Aesthetics Workshop, Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds, November 9
  • ASAP 1: Arts of the Present, Inaugural conference of the Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present (ASAP), Department of English, University of Tennessee, October 22-25
  • The Unity of the Imagination, First Annual White Rose Aesthetics Conference, University of Sheffield, September 22
  • Annual Conference, British Society of Aesthetics, St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, September 4-6
  • Aesthetics and Modernity from Schiller to Marcuse, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London, September 10-11
  • Economies of Art in an Entrepreneurial Society, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, June 2
  • Art, Aesthetics and the Sexual, University of Kent, May 21-22
  • British Society of Aesthetics (North) Conference, University of Edinburgh, April 24
  • First Annual Conference, European Society for Aesthetics, University of Fribourg, April 4-5
  • Philosophy and the Arts, Second Annual Conference, SUNY, Stony Brook, Manhattan Campus, March 27-28
  • Undoing the Aesthetic Image, Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, University of Middlesex, January 24 [held at the Tate Gallery]

2008:

  • Subjectivity and Play between Ethics and Aesthetics, Institut für Theaterwissenschaft, Freie Universität Berlin, November 13-15
  • Pictorial Representation and Visual Experience, 8th Annual Conference, Centre for Philosophical Psychology, University of Antwerp, November 6
  • Annual Conference, British Society of Aesthetics, St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, September 5-7
  • Trauma and the Sublime, University of Wales, Swansea, August 6-8
  • Art and Communication, 3rd Annual Conference on the Arts in Society, Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, July 28-31
  • Roger Scruton's Aesthetics, Durham University July 22-24
  • Depiction, Imagination and Visualization, International Workshop on Aesthetics and Philosophy of Mind, Department of Social, Quantitative and Cognitive Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, June 17
  • Aesthetics and Contemporary Art, Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Middlesex University, March 13-14

2007:

2006:

  • Art and the Senses, Department of Philosophy, University of Sheffield, October 7
  • Annual Conference, British Society of Aesthetics, St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, September 8-10
  • Sensi/able Spaces: Space, Art and the Environment, Departments of Philosophy, and Geology and Geography, University of Iceland, June 1-2
  • Conception: Reception, Annual Conference, Association of Art Historians, University of Bristol, March 31-April 2
  • The Metaphysics of Art: Themes from the work of Jerrold Levinson, Department of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, March 17

2005:

2004:

2003:

  • 61st Annual Meeting, American Society for Aesthetics, San Francisco October 1-4

  • Annual Meeting, British Society of Aesthetics, St. Edmund's Hall, Oxford, September 12-14

  • Aesthetics and Politics, Sixth Annual Conference of the Society for European Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Essex, September 9-11

  • Knowing Art, Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, August 7-10

  • Aesthetic Positions, King's College, University of Cambridge, June 20-22

2002:

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2000:

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Annual:

  • Annual Conference, British Society for Aesthetics

  • Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Aesthetics

  • Annual Symposium, Dutch Association of Aesthetics, University of Amsterdam

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Aestheticians / Philosophers of Art:

Art Theorists:

  • Michael Fried (1939 - )

  • Jean-Marie Schaeffer (1952 - )

SOURCES: PRIMARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art:
      • Beckley, Bill, and David Shapiro, eds.  Uncontrollable Beauty: Toward a New Aesthetics.  New York: Allworth, 2002.
      • Carroll, Noel, ed.  Theories of Art Today.  Madison: U of Wisconsin Press, 2000.
      • Cazeaux, Clive, ed.  Continental Aesthetics Reader.  London: Routledge, 2000.
      • Cooper, David, ed.  Aesthetics: the Classic Readings.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1987.
      • de Bolla, Peter, and Stefan H. Uhlig, eds.  Aesthetics and the Work of Art: Adorno, Kafka, Richter.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
      • Dickie, George, Richard Sclafani, and Ronald Roblin, eds.  Aesthetics: a Critical AnthologyNew York: Bedford St. Martin's, 1989.
      • Eldridge, Richard.  An Introduction to the Philosophy of Art.  Cambridge: CUP, 2003.

      • Feagin, Susan, and Patrick Maynard, eds.  Aesthetics.  Oxford: OUP, 1998.

      • Goldie, Peter, and Elisabeth Schellekens, eds.  Philosophy and Conceptual Art.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
      • Hofstadter, Albert, and Richard Kuhns, eds.  Philosophies of Art and Beauty: Selected Readings in Aesthetics from Plato to Heidegger.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1964.
      • Hospers, John, ed.  Introductory Readings in Aesthetics.  New York: Free Press, 1969.
      • Joughin, John, and Simon Malpas, eds.  The New Aestheticism.  2003.
      • Kearney, Richard, and David Rasmussen, eds.  Continental Aesthetics: from Romanticism to Postmodernism.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.
      • Kieran, Matthew, ed.  Contemporary Debates in Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.
      • Korsmeyer, Carolyn, ed.  Aesthetics: the Big Questions.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1998.
      • Lamarque, Peter, and S. H. Olsen, eds.  Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art: the Analytical Tradition.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1989.
      • Margolis, Joseph, ed.  Philosophy Looks at the Arts: Contemporary Readings in Aesthetics.  Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1962.  Second Edition, 1978.  Third Edition, 1987.
      • Neill, Alex, and Aaron Ridley, eds.  The Philosophy of Art: Readings Ancient and Modern.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.
      • Osborne, Harold, ed.  Aesthetics in the Modern World.  London: Thames and Hudson, 1968.
      • Rader, Melvin, ed.  A Modern Book of Esthetics: an Anthology.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1935.
      • Ross, Stephen David, ed.  Art and its Significance: an Anthology of Aesthetic Theory.  Albany: SUNY Press, 1984.
      • Stock, Kathleen, and Katherine Thomson-Jones, eds.  New Waves in Aesthetics.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
      • Thompson, James M., ed.  20th Century Theories of Art.  Ottawa: Carleton UP, 1990.
      • Townsend, Dabney, ed.  Aesthetics: Classical Readings from the Western Tradition.  
      • Vivas, Eliseo, and Murray Krieger, eds.  The Problems of Aesthetics: a Book of Readings.  New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1953.
      • Voland, Eckart, and Karl Grammer, eds.  Evolutionary Aesthetics.  Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2003.

      • Weitz, Morris, ed.  Problems in Aesthetics: an Introductory Book of Readings.  New York: Macmillan, 1960.

    • Art Theory:

      • Beckley, Bill, ed.  Sticky Sublime.  New York: Allworth, 2001.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art:
      • Allen, Barry.  Artifice and Design: Art and Technology in Human Experience.  Ithaca: Cornell UP 2008.
      • Berleant, Arnold.  Sensibility and Sense: the Aesthetic Transformation of the Human World.  Exeter: Imprint Academic, 2010.
      • Budd, Malcolm.  Aesthetic Essays.  Oxford: OUP, 2008.
      • Budd, Malcolm.  Values of Art: Pictures, Poetry and Music.  Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1995.
      • Dickie, George.  Aesthetics: an Introduction.  Indianapolis: Pegasus, 1971.
      • Crowther, Paul.  Defining Art, Creating the Canon: Artistic Value in an Era of Doubt.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.

      • Davies, Stephen.  Philosophical Perspectives on Art.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
      • Dickie, George.  Introduction to Aesthetics: an Analytic Approach

      • Dickie, George.  The Art Circle.
      • Dickie, George.  Art and the Aesthetic: an Institutional Analysis.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1974.
      • Gaut, Berys.  Art, Emotion and Ethics.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
      • Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy.  Beauty and the Contemporary Sublime.  New York: Allworth, 2000.

      • Harrington, Austin.  Art and Social Theory: Sociological Arguments in Aesthetics.  Cambridge: Polity, 2004.
      • Kraut, Robert.  Artworld Metaphysics.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
      • Levinson, Jerrold.  Music in the Moment.  1998.
      • Levinson, Jerrold.  The Pleasures of Aesthetics.  1996.
      • Levinson, Jerrold.  Music, Art, and Metaphysics.  1990.
      • Lopes, Dominic McIver.  Sight and Sensibility: Evaluating Pictures.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.
      • Parsons, Glenn.  Aesthetics and Nature.  London: Continuum, 2008.
      • Parsons, Glenn, and Allen Carlson.  Functional Beauty.  Oxford: OUP, 2008.
      • Saito, Yuriko.  Everyday Aesthetics.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.
      • Scruton, Roger.  Beauty.  Oxford: OUP, 2009.
      • Scruton, Roger.  Art and Imagination: a Study in the Philosophy of Mind.  London: Methuen, 1974.
      • Wolterstorff, Nicholas. 
    • Art Theory:

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    • Art Theory:

SOURCES: SECONDARY

Off-Line:

  • Anthologies:

    • Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art:

      • Cooper, David, Crispin Sartwell, and Joseph Margolis, eds.  A Companion to Aesthetics.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1995.

      • Gaut, Berys, and Dominic McIver Lopes, eds.  Routledge Companion to Aesthetics.  London: Routledge, 2001.

      • Kelly, Michael, ed.  Encyclopedia of Aesthetics.  4 vols.  Oxford: OUP, 1998.

      • Lamarque, Peter, ed.  Aesthetics in Britain.  Special Issue.  British Journal of Aesthetics (2000).
      • Levinson, Jerrold, ed.  Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics.  Oxford: OUP, 2003.
    • Art Theory:
  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Aesthetics / Philosophy of Art:

      • Beardsley, Monroe C.   Aesthetics from Classical Greece to the Present: a Short History.  Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1976. 

      • Beardsley, Monroe C.   Aesthetics: Problems in the Philosophy of Criticism.  New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1958.

      • Carroll, Noel.  Philosophy of Art: a Contemporary Introduction.  London: Routledge, 1999.
      • Davies, Steven.  The Philosophy of Art.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.
      • Eaton, Marcia.  Basic Issues in Aesthetics.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1988.

      • Eldridge, Richard.  Introduction to the Philosophy of Art.  Cambridge: CUP, 2003.
      • Graham, Gordon.  Philosophy of the Arts: an Introduction to Aesthetics.  London: Routledge, 2000.
      • Hanfling, Oswald.  Philosophical Aesthetics: an Introduction.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1992.
      • Higgins, Kathleen.  Aesthetics in Perspective.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1996.
      • Kieran, Matthew.  Revealing Art.  London: Routledge, 2005.

      • McKeon, Richard.  "The Philosophic Bases of Art and Criticism."  Modern Philology 41-42 (1943-1944): . 

        • Critics and Criticism: Ancient and ModernEd. R. S. Crane.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1952.  463-545.

      • Neill, Alex, and Aaron Ridley.  Arguing about Art: Contemporary Philosophical Debates.  London: Routledge, 1995.

      • Osborne, Harold.  Aesthetics and Criticism.  New York: Greenwood, 1983.

      • Osborne, Harold.  Oxford Companion to Art.  Oxford: OUP, 1983.

      • Osborne, Harold.  Aesthetics and Art Theory: an Historical Introduction.  London: Longman, 1968.

      • Schellekens, Elisabeth.  Aesthetics and Morality.  London: Continuum, 2007.

      • Sheppard, Anne.  Aesthetics: an Introduction to the Philosophy of Art.  Oxford: OUP, 1987.

      • Townsend, Dabney.  An Introduction to Aesthetics.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2002.
      • Warburton, Nigel.  The Art Question.  London: Routledge, 2003.
    • Art Theory:
      • Babich, Babette E.  Words in Blood, Like Flowers: Philosophy and Poetry, Music and Eros in Holderlin, Nietzsche, and Heidegger.  Albany: SUNY Press, 2006.

      • Davies, David.  Art as Performance.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2004.
      • Day, Gail.  Dialectical Passions: Negation in Postwar Art Theory.  New York: Columbia UP, 2011.
      • Fisher, John.  Reflecting on Art
      • Mitchell, W. J. T.  What Do Pictures Want?  The Lives and Loves of Images.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2005.
      • Mitchell, W. J. T.  Picture Theory: Essays on Verbal and Visual Representation.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1995.
      • Mitchell, W. J. T.  Iconology: Image, Text, Ideology.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986.
      • Mitchell, W. J. T.  The Language of Images.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1980.
      • Nehamas, Alexander.  Only a Promise of Happiness: the Place of Beauty in a World of Art.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2007.
      • Steiner, Wendy.  Venus in Exile: the Rejection of Beauty in Twentieth Century Art.  New York: Free, 2001.
      • Steiner, Wendy.  The Scandal of Pleasure: Art in an Age of Fundamentalism.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1997.
      • Steiner, Wendy.  Pictures of Romance: Form against Context in Painting and Literature.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1988.
      • Zuidervaart, Lambert.  Art in Public: Politics, Economics, and a Democratic CultureCambridge: CUP, 2011.

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