Celebrating the Work of Peter Goldie

September 22, 2012 - September 23, 2012
Department of Philosophy, University of Manchester

Arthur Lewis Building, Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9PL
United Kingdom

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  • British Society for Aesthetics


Robert Hopkins
University of Sheffield
Matthew Kieran
University of Leeds
Dominic McIver Lopes
University of British Columbia
Derek Matravers
Open University (UK)
David Papineau
King's College London
Joel Smith
University of Manchester
Kathleen Stock
University of Sussex
Ronald de Sousa
University of Toronto


University of Leeds

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Celebrating the Work of Peter Goldie

The University of Manchester, September 14-15, 2012

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This international conference celebrates the wide-ranging and influential work of Peter Goldie, Samuel Hall Professor of Philosophy at the University of Manchester from 2005 until his death in 2011. Confirmed plenary speakers are Robert Hopkins (Sheffield), Matthew Kieran (Leeds), Dominic McIvor Lopes (UBC), Derek Matravers (OU), David Papineau (KCL), Joel Smith (Manchester), Ronnie de Sousa (Toronto), and Kathleen Stock (Sussex).

In addition to the plenary sessions, there will be time devoted to brief submitted papers. We invite papers for presentation in 30-minute sessions (20 minute presentation plus 10 minute discussion). Submissions on any topics germane to Peter’s work – e.g. the emotions, the philosophy of narrative, aesthetics, and ethics – will be considered. Please send drafts (abstracts, if preferred), for blind review to [email protected] by 8th June, 2012.  Notification of acceptance will take place by 8th July 2012. Submissions from graduate students are particularly welcome.  

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