EPLab • International Conference

Kant, Art, and Beautiful Art

3rd edition of the Lisbon Annual Conference on Kant’s Aesthetics

NOVA University Lisbon
11–12 March 2024
In person

Robert Clewis, Gwynedd Mercy University

João Lemos, NOVA University Lisbon

Francisco Maia, NOVA University Lisbon


11 March

09:30–09:40 Opening remarks

09:40–10:45 Keynote lecture | Robert R. Clewis, Kant on the Fine Arts: A Developmental Story

10:45–11:00 Break

11:00–11:50 Beatriz Rodrigues, Aping Taste: Kant’s Critique of Fashion

11:50–12:40 Ekin Erkan, Kant Contra Greenberg on Aesthetic Distance When Making Judgment of Beauty

12:40–14:00 Lunch break

14:00–14:50 Thanos Spiliotakaras, The Secondary Status of Beautiful Art and Art’s Appearance of Design

14:50–15:40 John Walsh, Kant on Beauty

15:40–15:55 Break

15:55–16:45 Bill Molyneux, Aesthetic Ideas and Hypotyposis: Artistic Expression without Aesthetic Attributes

12 March

09:30–10:20 Günter Zöller, The Spirit of the Forms. Kant and the Philosophy of Absolute Music

10:20–11:10 Luciana Martínez, On the magnitude of beauty in music

11:10–11:25 Break

11:25–12:15 Federico Rampinini, Kant’s Conception of Music

12:15–13:35 Lunch break

13:35–14:25 SJ Cowan, The Play of Appearances. Kant, Schiller, and Aesthetic Semblance

14:25–15:15 Iulia Mitu, Kant’s conception of poetic language: between “aesthetic perfection” and “free play”

15:15–15:30 Break

15:30–16:20 Iris Vidmar Jovanović, Kant on the moral significance of beautiful art

For scientific and programme related questions, please contact: lisbonkantaesthetics@gmail.com.

FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Lisbon Kant Group

Event supported by the Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e para a Tecnologia) of the Portuguese Ministry of Education and Science under the project UIDB/00183/2020.