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Spinoza and Aesthetic Concepts - WSU Parramatta South - 7 Dec

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

Details

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.
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The conference is a part of the ARC Discovery project Spinoza and Literature for Life: A Practical Theory of Art.

Jason Tuckwell

Writing and Society Research Group, WSU.

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