Final reminder that 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
Western Sydney University
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
Conference website: https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/writing_and_society/research/current_research_projects/spinoza_and_literature_for_life_a_practical_theory_of_art/spinoza_and_aesthetic_concepts_conference
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: firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>
The conference is a part of the ARC Discovery project Spinoza and Literature for Life: A Practical Theory of Art.