Online, 19-20 May 2022. This Web Conference is sponsored by both Logos (Barcelona) and the Society for Philosophy of Emotion. Below you can also find a link to the registration form if you are interested in attending. The conference will be fully online and free to attend.


Zoom (Central European Summer Time). Please, see the call for registration below.


(see below for abstracts)

Thursday, 19 May 2022

14:00-14:15 Introduction

14:15-15:30 Peter Lamarque (University of York, England): Poetry: Experience and Affect

15:35-16:15 Ivan Iyer (Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India):The Conflicting Interests of the Kantian Sublime: Agitation and Suspension as Disinterested Affect

16:20-17:00 Keren Gorodeisky (Auburn University, Alabama, USA)Aesthetic Agency? The Authority Approach

30 Minute Rest/ Social Time

17:30-18:10 Jacopo Frascaroli (University of York, England)Aesthetic Experience, Affect and Dis/interestedness: Insights from the Predictive Processing Framework

18:15-18:55 Daan Evers (University of Groningen, Netherlands)Aesthetic Non-naturalism and Positive Affect

19:00-20:15 Nick Zangwill (University of London, England)Disinterestedness: Analysis and Partial Defence


Friday, 20 May 2022

14:00-15:15 Íngrid Vendrell-Ferran (Philipps University of Marburg, Germany)Aesthetic Appreciation, Aesthetic Values, and Intentional Feelings

15:20-16:00 Kris Goffin (University of Antwerp, Belgium & KU Leuven, Belgium)The Teleosemantics of Aesthetic Emotions

16:05-16:45 João Lemos (Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal): Propaganda as a Loathsome Art. A Kant-Inspired Account of Propaganda

30 Minute Rest/ Social Time

17:15-17:55 Uriah Kriegel (Rice University, Texas, USA)A Fitting-Attitude Approach to Aesthetic Value?

18:00-18:40 Anthony Öhnström (Uppsala University, Sweden)Examining the Role of Desires in Experiences of Beauty

18:45-20:00 Adriana Clavel Vázquez (University of Oxford, England)Situation, Affect, and Aesthetic (Dis)interest


Call for Registration/

Scientific Committee/

Aarón Álvarez González (Barcelona)

Tom Cochrane (Flinders)

Filippo Contesi (Barcelona)

Esa Díaz-León (Barcelona)

Manuel García-Carpintero (Barcelona)

Cecilea Mun (Louisville)

David Pineda-Oliva (Girona)

Enrico Terrone (Torino)

For abstracts of talks and all other details please visit/