Jerrold Levinson at Kent


The School of Drama, Film and Visual Arts and the Aesthetics Research Group of the University of Kent have just announced the appointment of Professor Jerrold Levinson as Visiting Leverhulme Professor in Philosophy of Art for 2008-9.

Professor Levinson is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Aesthetics, and the author of many significant works in aesthetics and the philosophy of art, including Music, Art, and Metaphysics, Music in the Moment, The Pleasures of Aesthetics, and Contemplating Art. Further information on his profile and publications can be found here.

Over the course of the year, he will deliver a number of research seminars and act as respondent to papers given by other scholars. In the spring term, he will deliver a series of open lectures on ten key concepts in aesthetics. Updated details on Professor Levinson’s lectures, seminars and other activities will be posted here. Recordings of his presentations will be made available on this web page.