Reading Groups

We welcome those who would like to join us in the internal reading groups on various topics in connection with the Project line of research.

21/10/2021
McKinnon, R. (2017). “How to be an optimistic about aesthetic testimony”. Episteme, 14(2), 177-196. doi:10.1017/epi.2016.4. 1; at 17:00 in ZOOM (link provided by organizers)

30/09/2021
Thi Nguyen, C. (2017). “The Uses of Aesthetic Testimony”, The British Journal of Aesthetics, Volume 57, 19–36, https://doi.org/10.1093/aesthj/ayw089; at 17:00 in ZOOM (link provided by organizers)

15/04/2021
Hannah Ginsborg’s “Aesthetic Judgment and Perceptual Normativity”, chapter 8 of her The Normativity of Nature,Oxford University Press,2015. ZOOM (link provided by organizers). 17:00.

04/02/2021
Hannah Ginsborg’s “Thinking the Particular as Contained Under the Universal”, chapter 7 of her The Normativity of Nature,Oxford University Press,2015. ZOOM (link provided by organizers). 17:00.

19/11/2020
Hannah Ginsborg’s “Lawfulness Without a Law: Kant on the Free Play of Imagination and Understanding”, chapter 3 of her The Normativity of Nature,Oxford University Press,2015. ZOOM (link provided by organizers). 16:30.

15/10/2020
Hannah Ginsborg’s “Kant on the Subjectivity of Taste” chapter 1 of her The Normativity of Nature,Oxford University Press,2015. ZOOM (link provided by organizers). 17:00.

11/12/2019
Parsons & Carlson “Function and Form” chapter 4 of Functional Beauty, Oxford University Press, 2008. Sala de Reuniones (ground floor “Luis Vives”) 17:30.

27/11/2019
Parsons & Carlson “Functional Beauty in Contemporary Aesthetic Theory” chapter 2 of Functional Beauty, Oxford University Press, 2008. Room Isabel Guillén 17:00 (First Floor Hemeroteca Clara Campoamor).

30/10/2019
Robert Hopkins, “Aesthetic Engagement, Imagining and the Draw of the Real” Sala “Jacobo de las Leyes”. Ground Floor Hemeroteca Clara Campoamor (Campus de la Merced).17:00

03/10/2018
James O. Young, “The Content of Music”, en Critique of Pure Music, Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 87-124. Sala “Jacobo de las Leyes”. Ground Floor Hemeroteca Clara Campoamor (Campus de la Merced).16:30

09/05/2018
Paloma Atencia Linares, “Is photography really limited in its capacity to communicate thought? A response to Hopkins”. Sala Isabel Guillén 16:00 (First Floor Hemeroteca Clara Campoamor)

07/03/2018
Robert Hopkins, “The Real Challenge to Photography (as Communicative Representational Art)”. 16:00 (Sala Jacobo de las Leyes, Hemeroteca Clara Campoamor)

21/02/2018
with Zsolt Bátori: Kendall Walton: “Transparent Pictures: On the Nature of Photographic Realism”; Edwin Martin: “On Seeing Walton’s Great-Grandfather”; Kendall Walton: “Looking Again through Photographs: A Response to Edwin Martin”. 16:00 (Sala Jacobo de las Leyes, Hemeroteca Clara Campoamor)

30/04/2015
Carole Talon-Hugon, Goût et dégoût: l’art peut-il tout montrer?, Nîmes. 18:00 (Rector Loustau)

11/03/2015
Dominique Chateau: “Artistic values, aesthetic values and aestheticization”. 11:30 (Sala Reuniones, Luis Vives)

25/02/2015
Carole Talon-Hugon “The Resolution and Dissolution of the Paradox of Negative Emotions in the Aesthetics of the Eighteenth Century” in Levinson, J. (ed) Suffering Art Gladly. Palgrave MacMillan, 2013. 11:30 (Sala Reuniones, Luis Vives)

21/01/2015
Korsmeyer, R., chapters 6-7 of Savouring Disgust.16:00 (Sala Reuniones, Luis Vives)

03/12/2014
Korsmeyer, R., chapter 5 of Savouring Disgust.12:00 (Sala Reuniones, Luis Vives)

13/11/2014
Korsmeyer, R., chapter 4 of Savouring Disgust.17:00 (Sala Reuniones, Luis Vives)

29/10/2014
Korsmeyer, R., chapter 3 of Savouring Disgust.12:00 (Sala Reuniones, Luis Vives)

01/10/2014
Korsmeyer, R., chapter 2 of Savouring Disgust. The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics, Oxford University Press, 2011. 12:00 (Sala Reuniones, Luis VIves)

22/05/2014
Stecker, R., “Artifacts: Function and Appreciation”. 18:00 (Rector Loustau)

04/04/2014
Stecker, R., “Currie Contra Fiction: Cognitive Science and the Cognitive Value of Literature”. 11:30 (Taller de Estética)

21/03/2014
Stecker, R., “Aesthetic Autonomy and Artistic Heteronomy”,11:30 (Taller de Estética)

07/05/2013
Budd, M., “Objectivity and the Aesthetic Value of Nature: Reply to Parsons”, British Journal of Aesthetics, 46/3 (2006), pp.267-273. (Taller de Estética)

24/04/2013
Parsons, G., “Freedom and Objectivity in the Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature” British Journal of Aesthetics, 46/1 (2006), pp. 17–37. (Taller de Estética)

20/03/2013
Budd, M., “The Characterization of Aesthetic Qualities by Essential Metaphors and Quasi-Metaphors” in Aesthetic Essays, NY: Oxford University Press, 2008. (Taller de Estética)

05/03/2013
Budd, M., “The Intersubjective Validity of Aesthetic Judgements”, British Journal of Aesthetics, 47 (2007), pp. 62-104. (Taller de Estética)

06/02/2013
Budd, M., “Nature, Art, Aesthetic Properties, and Aesthetic Value”, The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature. Essays on the Aesthetics of Nature, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005. (Rector Loustau)

18/12/2012
Budd, M., “The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature as Nature”, The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature. Essays on the Aesthetics of Nature, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005. (Rector Loustau)

29/11/2012
Bermejo Salar, A., “¿Es necesario el intencionalismo moderado?”(Taller de Estética)

18/10/2012
García Rodríguez, A., How to be an expressivist about avowals today”(Taller de Estética)

23/05/2012
Davidson, D., “Communication and Convention” in Inquiries into Truth & Interpretation Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984. (Rector Loustau)

03/05/2012
Davidson, D., “Locating Literary Language” in Truth, Language and History, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005. (Rector Loustau)

25/04/2012
Davidson, D., “James Joyce and Humpty Dumpty” in Truth, Language and History, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005. (Rector Loustau)

28/03/2012
Levinson, J., “Intrinsic Value and the Notion of a Life” in Contemplating Art. Essays in Aesthetics, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2006. (Rector Loustau)

06/03/2012
McIver Lopes, D., “The Myth of (non-Aesthetic) Artistic Value”, The Philosophical Quarterly Vol. 61 Nº 244 (2011) pp. 518-536. (Taller de Estética)

28/02/2012
Stecker, R., “Artistic Value” in Artworks. Definition, Meaning and Value, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997. (Rector Loustau)

08/02/2012
Stecker, R., “Meaning and Interpretation. The Role of Intention and Convention” in Artworks. Definition, Meaning and Value, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997. (Rector Loustau)