Pictorial Paradoxes: Philosophy, Psychology and the Visual Arts

May 23, 2013 - May 24, 2013
Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London

United Kingdom

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Poster: http://philosophy.sas.ac.uk/d/f/PictorialParadoxes_poster.pdf 

Thurs - Senate Room, Senate House  

1.30 Registration  

2.00 Welcome from Prof Barry Smith (Director, IP, School of Advanced Study)

Chair: Prof Uta Frith (UCL)  

2.15 Sir Jonathan Miller On the Move  

3.30 Prof Vicki Bruce (Psychology, Newcastle upon Tyne) Face Fallacies  

4.45 Tea  

5.15 Patrick Hughes (Reverspective Ltd, London) Paradoxymoron  

6.30 Reception in Jessel Room  

Fri – Room G22/26, ground floor  

Morning Chair: Prof Chris Frith (UCL)  

9.30 Prof Marina Wallace (Central Saint Martins) The Paradox of Representation  

10.45 Coffee  

11.15 Prof Thomas Papathomas (Rutgers) Masks and reverspectives: ambiguity in depth inversion illusions  

12.30 Lunch (own arrangements)  

Afternoon Chair: Dr Ophelia Deroy (IP)  

1.45 Prof Michael Martin (UCL)  

3.00 Prof Andrew Parker (Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics, Oxford) Edges, Knives and the Warring parties  

4.15 Tea  

4.45 Dr Francois Quiviger (Warburg, School of Advanced Study) Visual representations of non-visual sensations in early modern painting  

6.00 Close   REGISTRATION (essential) To register please send a message to philosophy@sas.ac.uk with “Pictorial Paradoxes 23-24 May” as the subject header. In the message please state in the following format:

  1. Surname, Forename
  2. Your fees category
  3. Any affiliation (current staff and students should state department and/or course)

FEES (includes all teas and reception):
£10 CURRENT STAFF AND STUDENTS OF UOL PHILOSOPHY & IP INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS £20 STAFF AND STUDENTS OF OTHER PHILOSOPHY DEPTS £40 STANDARD All fees will be taken at the conference venue and you will only be contacted in advance if there is a query with your registration.

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