Seminar with Alessandro Bertinetto

Alessandro Bertinetto (University of Udine, Italy) will be in Murcia presenting his paper “Being true to the moment. Improvisation and musical authenticity” at 12:00 on the Wednesday 29th of March, 2017. Room Taller de Estética (3rd floor “Luis Vives” Building, Campus de Espinardo).

In Memoriam, Fabian Dorsch

We are deeply sorry to report the death of Fabian Dorsch, Associate Research Professor at the Philosophy Department of the University of Fribourg, and a dear colleague and friend. Fabian was a bright philosopher and we have been very lucky to have him over many years working with us in many projects, events, and meetings, … Read more

Seminar with Elisa Caldarola

Dr. Elisa Caldarola, from the University of Padova and currently a visiting researcher at the Department of Philosophy and Anthropology of the University of Santiago de Compostela, was visiting Murcia on the 24th of January where she gave a talk on “Strategies of Conceptual Art: Prop Oriented Make-Believe and Exemplification”.

Meeting Research Projects

The annual meeting of the research projects “Aesthetic value and its relationship to other values in appreciative practice” (18958/JLI/13) and “Aesthetic experience of the arts and the complexity of perception” (FFI2015-64271-P) will take place in Murcia from the 16-17 December, 2016. The venue will be the “Jacobo de las Leyes” Room at the ground floor … Read more

Seminar with Anne Eaton

On Monday 20th of June, Anne Eaton (Associate Professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago) will give the talk “On the Moral Significance of Pictures”, followed by discussion. The seminar will take place at Sala Jacobo de las Leyes (Hemeroteca “Clara Campoamor”, Campus de la Merced, Murcia) at 11:30. Free entrance.

Workshop on aesthetic value in Gandía

“EL VALOR ESTÉTICO EN EL IMPACTO COGNITIVO Y MORAL DEL ARTE” is the topic of our next workshop that will be held by the Universitat Politècnica de Valencia in the Campus of Gandía on the 6th and 7th of May, 2016. The meeting is part of the projects “Estrategias de innovación teórica en el análisisde … Read more

British Society of Aesthetics 2016 Essay Prize

A reminder that the deadline is approaching for the British Society of Aesthetics essay prize competition, open to early-career researchers in aesthetics. The winning author will receive GBP1,500 and an opportunity to present the paper at the Society’s annual conference. The winning essay will normally be published in the British Journal of Aesthetics. The regulations … Read more

Arto Haapala researching in Murcia

Professor Arto Haapala (University of Helsinki) is visiting the Department of Philosophy of The University of Murcia from the 1st of September until the 30th on November 2015. His research is funded by the Program “Jiménez de la Espada” of Fundación Séneca. He will participate in the different activities organized by the area of Aesthetics … Read more

Francisca Pérez-Carreño New President of ESA

Paca Pérez-Carreño has been elected President of the European Society of Aesthetics. She was voted president by the assembly of the Society that gathered during the ESA Conference 2015, 11st-13rd of June, in Dublin. Part of the executive committee was also voted and Matilde Carrasco-Barranco was elected to continue as part of it for the … Read more

Two talks by Stephen Davies

Stephen Davies, Professor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, will give two seminars at the Faculty of Philosophy of Murcia. He will present ‘On the nature of human adornment’ and ‘On the evolutionary origins of music’, both at 11:30 on the 17th and 18th of April respectively. Venue: Room Taller de Estética (Luis Vives Building)