[SydPhil] Conference 7 December 2018 - Spinoza and Aesthetic Concepts

Moira Gatens moira.gatens at sydney.edu.au
Wed Oct 17 13:09:08 AEDT 2018

Western Sydney University and the University of Sydney are hosting a one-day conference on Spinoza and Aesthetic Concepts on Friday 7th December 2018.


Date: Friday 7th December 2018

Venue: Female Orphan School
Cnr James Ruse Dr and Victoria Rd. Parramatta South Campus

Program: Spinoza and Aesthetic Concepts Conference
Western Sydney University
Friday, 7th December 2018

9:30am                        Conference convenes

9.45am                        Introduction: Peter Hutchings.

10.00 – 11.00am         Opening keynote – Genevieve Lloyd
                                         Spinoza: A Philosopher of the Sublime?

11.00 – 11.30am         Morning tea

11.30 – 12.30pm         Moira Gatens and Anthony Uhlmann
                                        To Be Done with Hatred: Art as a Plan for Living

12.30 – 1.30pm           Lunch

1.30 – 2.30pm             Christopher Thomas
                                        Spinoza on Music and Melancholy

2.30 – 3.30pm             Aurelia Armstrong
                                        Spinoza’s therapeutic aesthetics

3.30 – 4.00pm             Afternoon Tea

4.00 – 5.00pm             Closing keynote – Warren Montag
                                        The Power of Imagining Nonexistent Things as Being Present: Spinoza's Fictions

All welcome.

This conference is a free event.
Information about the Female Orphan School, including travel, is available here<https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/femaleorphanschool/home/visitor_information>.
Please forward inquiries to:  j.tuckwell at westernsydney.edu.au<mailto:j.tuckwell at westernsydney.edu.au>

The conference is funded by an ARC Discovery project Spinoza and Literature for Life: A Practical Theory of Art.

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