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Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Van Camp
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Are you attending the Pacific meetings of the American Philosophical Association in Seattle April 12-15, 2017? Many ASA members will be presenting their work. Mark your calendars!

Wednesday, April 12:

1-4 pm: J. Colin McQuillan (St. Mary's University of San Antonio): "Baumgarten's Aesthetics and the Critique of Solffian Rationalism" (Session on Aesthetics as Critique: on German Aesthetics, from Baumgarten to Hegel)

Thursday, April 13:

9-10 am: Levi Tenen (Indiana University Bloomington): "The Real Reason Kant Provides the 'Wrong Kind of Reason' for Valuing Animals"

10-11 am: Joseph Tinguely (University of South Dakota): "The Aesthetic Quarrel Between Hume and Roussea"

9-noon: Anita Silvers (San Francisco State University): "Implicit Disability Bias: What Ought Philosophers to do?"

1-4 pm: Amy Kind (Claremont McKenna College): "Computing Machinery and Gendered Presuppositions Underlying the Turing Test"

4-5 pm: Yuan-chieh Yang (University of Alberta): "Metaphor and Chinese Thinking"

4-6 pm: Falguni Sheth (Emory University): Book Symposium on The Future of Whiteness

5-6 pm: Julianne Chung (University of Louisville): "Skill, Know-how, and the Arts"

Friday, April 14:

9-noon: Symposium on The Cross-Cultural and the Cosmopolitan in Aesthetics
Michael Rings (Pacific Lutheran University): "Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism and Music-making"
Monique Roelofs (Hampshire College): "Getting Near and Going Far: Three  cosmopolitan Strategies for Rethinking the Local and the Global in Aesthetics"
Eva Man (Hong Kong Baptist University): "Metaphysics,  Corporeality, and Visuality: "A Developmental and Comparative Review of the Discourses on Chinese Ink Painting"

1-4 pm: Julianne Chung (University of Louisville): "Form and Content in the Zhuangzi: A Fictionalist Perspective"

4-6 pm: Lewis Gordon (University of Connecticut): "African and Asian Philosophy: A Conversation"

Saturday, April 15:

9-noon: Sara Protasi (University of Puget Sound): "The 1% and Class Envy: Negative Emotions in the Public Sphere"

11-noon: Dan Flory (Montana State University): "Experimenting with Experimental Philosophy"

1-4 pm: Samantha Matherne (University of California, Santa Cruz): Session on The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture

1-4 pm: Videogame Aesthetics
Dominic McIver Lopes (University of British Columbia) (Chair)
Christopher Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley University): "The Values of Games"
Stephanie Patridge (Otterbein College): "Videogames and Implicit Bias"

6-9 pm: Society for German Idealism and Romanticism
Samantha Matherne (University of California, Santa Cruz) "Kant on the Scope of Aesthetic Reasons"

6-9 pm: Society for the Philosophical Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts
John McAteer (Ashford University (Chair)
Robert Sinnerbrink (Macquarie University) (Author)
Amy Coplan (California State University, Fullerton) (Critic)
Laura di Summa-Knoop (Fairfield University) (Critic)
Thomas Wartenberg (Mount Holyoke College) (Critic)

Several ASA members will be at the meetings to chair sessions: Thomas Adajian (James Madison University), Myisha Cherry (University of Illinois at Chicago), Ian Schnee (University of Washington)

If you will be presenting at the meetings and we inadvertently omitted you, please contact us ASAP so we can make the correction: secretary-treasurer@aesthetics-online.org


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