Lectures on Aesthetics – prof. Arto Haapala (Univ. of Helsinki)

14 Nov, 2014; General

Department of Aesthetics, Philosophy Studies in English, and Center for Inter-University Collaboration invite you for the lectures by Professor Arto Haapala (University of Helsinki):

Aesthetic Values and Ecological Facts: What Are the Criteria of Fostering Parks and Other Pieces of Urban Nature?

(17th November, Monday, room 109 at 13.15)

Disclosing New Worlds – Whose Privilege? Heideggerian Considerations

(18th November, Tuesday, room 109 at 15.00)

Coordinatior: mgr Adam Andrzejewski (adam.epoche@gmail.com)

Arto Haapala received his Ph.D. in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London in 1988, and his M.A. in Aesthetics at the University of Helsinki. He is Professor of Aesthetics at the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki. He has been a visiting Professor at Temple University, Philadelphia, and Lancaster University, UK, and a visiting researcher at Universities of Freiburg and Bochum, Germany. His publications include What Is a Work of Literature? (1988), The End of Art and Beyond (ed. with Jerrold Levinson and Veikko Rantala, 1997), Interpretation and Its Boundaries (ed. with Ossi Naukkarinen, 1999), Aesthetics in the Human Environment (ed. with Pauline von Bonsdorff, 1999), Aesthetic Experience and the Ethical Dimension: Essays on Moral Problems in Aesthetics (ed. with Oiva Kuisma, 2003), and Paradokseja paratiiseissa: näkökulmia urbaanin luonnon kysymyksiin (Paradoxes in Paradises: Issues in Urban Nature, ed. with Mia Kunnaskari, 2008).