[SydPhil] Spinoza's Artes Friday August 11 2017 University of Sydney

Moira Gatens moira.gatens at sydney.edu.au
Tue Jun 20 14:23:29 AEST 2017

An International One Day Conference
Spinoza has long exerted a profound influence on the arts. Goethe, the Shelleys, and George Eliot acknowledged the inspirational force of Spinoza’s philosophy. On the other hand, philosophers have all but dismissed Spinoza’s views on art. Why does Spinoza fascinate artists at the same time as his view of art is neglected by philosophy? This Conference will explore the influence of Spinoza on literature, music, poetry, and theatre along with the role these arts play in the art of living well.

Friday August 11, 2017
9 am – 5 pm
CCANESA Boardroom,
Madsen Building F09
Eastern Avenue,
University of Sydney


  *   AMY CIMINI University of California, San Diego
  *   MOIRA GATENS University of Sydney
  *   JONATHAN ISRAEL Princeton University
  *   SUSAN JAMES Birkbeck College London
  *   ANTHONY UHLMANN Western Sydney University


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This conference is free but registration is essential.
Only those who have registered will be admitted.
To register please go to:
This project is funded by an Australian Research Council Grant [DP 170102206]

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