Ethics and Social
Recent Lectures and
List of Compositions
"What Titles Don't Tell"
“Reflections on the Aesthetics of Violence," Plenary presentation via Skype at the 21st International Congress of Aesthetics "Possible Worlds of Contemporary Aestheitcs: Aesthetics between History, Geography and Media." The University of Belgrade, Serbia, July 22-26, 2019.
“Reflections on the Aesthetics of Violence," Keynote via Adobe Connect at the 2019 Graduate Conference "Philosofest: Practical Philsophy & Philosophical Practice," University of Ottawa/St. Paul University, Canada, March 1-3, 2019.
“Reflections on the Aesthetics of Violence," Marxist-Socialist Series, Univeristy of Maine, 28 February 2019.
“Whose Everyday? On the Cultural Aesthetics of Everyday Life," Panel on Saito, Aesthetics of the Familiar ASA, Toronto, 11 October 2018. Read by Larry Shiner.
“Music as a Paradigm of Social Aesthetics," Social Psychology Colloquim, University of São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil. Lecture via Skype, 27 September 2018.
“Objects into Persons: The Way to Social Aesthetics," keynote lecture at conference on Social Aesthetics and the Treatment of Patients, Sigmund Freud University, Vienna, 19 May 2017.
“The Case for a Social Aesthetics," keynote address at Seminar of Social Aesthetics: Perspectives on Art and Engagement at University of São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil. Lecture via Skype, 10 November 2016.
“Whose Everyday? On the Cultural Aesthetics of Everyday Life," panel on Saito, Aesthetics of the Familiar, ASA, Toronto, 11 October 2018. Read by Larry Shiner.
“The Subversion of Beauty," Chinese translation by Zhao Yu, South China Academics (Univeristy of Macau, 2018).
“Thoreau's Poetics of Nature," No Beauty, No Peace: Rethinking the Role of Beauty and Immediacy in Ecocritical Criticism, ed. Peter Quigley and Scott Slovik (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2018), pp. 41-50.
“Further Ruminations on Music as an Exemplary Art," New Sound, International Journal of Music, Issue 50, (2017), 129-137.
“Objects into Persons: The Way to Social Aesthetics,: in Aesthetics Between Art and Society: Perspectives of Arnold Berleant's Postkantian Aesthetics of Engagement, Espes Vol. 6, No. 2 (2017), 9-18.
Interview in Rethinking Modernism and the Built Environment, ed. Almantas Samalavicius (Cambridge Scholars Publ., 2017).
“Aesthetic Engagement in Video Dance," Engagement: Symposium of Philosophy and Dance,
Texas State University San Marcos, Texas 8-10 September 2016. Unpublished.
Preface to Philosophy of Landscape: To Think, Walk, Build, ed. Adriana Veríssimo Serrão (Leuven University Press), forthcoming.
“Some Questions for Ecological Aesthetics," Environmental Philosophy, Spring 2016, 123-135; Chinese trans. by Li Suijie, Dong Yue Tribune, No. 4, 2016.
“The Co-optation of Sensibility and the Subversion of Beauty," Filozofski vestnik XXXVI/1, 2015 (Ljubljana). Special issue on Everyday Aesthetics, in Slovenian. Also published (in English) in Pragmatism Today, Vol. 6 No. 2 (2015), 38-47.