53 / ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY: ART AND REALITY

17 – 21 June 2013        Send to printer


Course directors

Friderik Klampfer, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Nenad Miščević, University of Maribor, Croatia
Boran Berčić, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Ben Caplan, Ohio State University, Columbus, United States
David Sanson , Illinois State University, United States


Course description:

The ontology of art or some specific artform (e.g., the ontology.

of fictional characters, the ontology of musical works).

The definition of art in general or some specific artform.

The place of artwork and artforms in the world, including the relationship between the ontology of art and the rest of metaphysics.

The relationship between artworks and other social artifacts.

The relationship between artworld normativity or aesthetic value, and other sorts of normativity and value.

The relationship between artworld normativity or aesthetic value, and whatever non-normative features of the world it might be tied to.

The philosophical and metaphysical significance of conceptual art

or other non-traditional artforms.

The nature and ground of truth in fiction or other

representational artforms.

The metaphysics of fiction and fictionalist metaphysics.

The philosophical and metaphysical significance of our critical or interpretative engagement with artworks.

The intentionality of representational art.

The metaphysics of art and early analytic philosophy.


Course lecturers

Božidar Kante, University of Maribor, Slovenia
Nenad Miščević, University of Maribor, Croatia
Iris Vidmar, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Boran Berčić, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Sarah Sawyer, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Robert Kraut, Ohio State University, Columbus, United States
Joshua Timothy Spencer, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, United States
Shieva Kleinschmidt, University of Southern California, United States
Ben Caplan, Ohio State University, Columbus, United States
David Braun, University at Buffalo, United States
Robert Howell, University at Albany, United States
Wesley Cray, Ohio State University, Columbus, United States
Carl Matheson, University of Manitoba, Canada
Guy Rohrbaugh, Auburn University, United States
David Sanson , Illinois State University, United States


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