Intelligent traces: Perspectives on the Cognitive Significance of Painting

February 21, 2019
Philosophy Department, The University of Melbourne

South Lecture Theatre (Old Arts 224)
Old Arts Building
Melbourne
Australia

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VCA, University of Melbourne
University College London
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Western Sydney University
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Both painters and philosophers often take an ambivalent view of the cognitive significance of painting. Although painting has been traditionally intertwined with the quest to represent the world accurately, the embodied skills it requires resist description in intellectual terms. Further, when considering its cognitive character, philosophers have throughout history relied on concepts based on language or generic theories of depiction or art. This one-day workshop brings together several perspectives on the relation between painting and philosophy and aims to shed some light on the cognitive significance of painting as an example of embodied intelligence in action.

Attendance is free, but please register to attend by emailing ainkpin@unimelb.edu.au

South Lecture Theatre, Old Arts (224), University of Melbourne

10:00-11:30   Sebastian Gardner: ‘Mind Made Visible: Phenomenological and Idealist Theories of Painting’

11:30-12:30   Barbara Bolt: ‘Shedding Light for the Matter’

12:30-2:00   Lunch (own arrangements)

2:00-3:00   Dennis Schmidt: ‘Thinking and Painting: On Truth in Painting’

3:00-4:00   Andrew Benjamin: ‘Doubt and Indifference: Threshold Conditions within the Work of Art’

4:00-4:30   Break

4:30-5:30   Marilyn Stendera: ‘The Embodied Temporality of Painting: Phronesis without Flow’

5:30-6:30   Andrew Inkpin: ‘On Particularity in Painting’


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February 20, 2019, 12:00pm +10:00

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