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Race and Aesthetics - SEyTA
Leeds, Reino Unido. 19 y 20 de mayo de 2015. Este congreso de la British Society of Aesthetics se centra en las relaciones entre la filosofía de la raza, la estética filosófica y las ciencias de la mente. Envío de propuestas hasta el 1 de marzo de 2015. Conference aim and Conference themes/ Nearly 100 years ago, the two founding giants of the academic field that became philosophy of race—W.E.B. Du Bois and Alain Locke—debated the proper social and artistic conception of black aesthetics. Since then, there has been impressive growth in both philosophy of race and philosophical aesthetics. Unfortunately, the advances in each of these philosophical fields seemed to have gone unnoticed by the other (with a few exceptions). Our aim with this conference is to reunite philosophy of race and philosophical aesthetics.To return the spirit of Du Bois and Locke to contemporary discourse, we have invited philosophers who tackle philosophical problems related to race from diverse perspectives and philosophical aestheticians with demonstrated interest in race. We have chosen three intersections between race and aesthetics to focus on: psychology, politics, and methods.Race, Psychology, and AestheticsBoth philosophy of race and philosophical aesthetics are now increasingly connected to sciences of the …