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Rob van Gerwen

August 24, 2014

Resume

Key Publications
  • Richard Wollheim on the Art of Painting. Art as Representation and Expression, (ed.). 285 pp. Cambridge University Press, ®, 2001.

  • `Mathematical Beauty and Perceptual Presence' Philosophical Investigations, 34:3, 2011, pp. 249-267. ®
  • 'Hearing Musicians Making Music. A Critique of Roger Scruton's notion of `Acousmatic Experience'' (In Press, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism). ®, 70:1 Spring 2012, pp. 223-230.
  • 'Ethical Autonomism. The Work of Art as a Moral Agent.' Contemporary Aesthetics, Vol. 2, 2004. ®
  • 'On Exemplary Art as the Symbol of Morality. Making Sense of Kant's Ideal of Beauty.' In: Kant und die Berliner Aufklärung. Akten des IX. Kant Kongresses, Bd. 3, 553-62, Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2001. (115K) ®
  • 'Television as an Art. On Humiliation-TV.' Ruth Lorand (ed.) Television: Aesthetic Reflections. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2002, 161-80. (Abstract) (262K) ®
  • 'De ontologische drogreden in de analytische esthetica' Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 94, 2002:2, 109-123. (152K) ®

Research interests

1. Aesthetics and ethics 2. Philosophy of Art
The intersections The arts / Internet
Moral Judgement and Autonomous Art Expression / Representation / Style
Phenomenology of Perception Film / Photography
Moral Psychology Artistic Empathy
Immoral Art Definition of 'Art'
3. Philosophy of Psychology 4. History of Aesthetics
Perception / Memory / Dementia David Hume / A.G. Baumgarten
Expression / Emotion / Autism Immanuel Kant / G.W.F. Hegel
Empathy / Imagination Ludwig Wittgenstein
Extended Mind / Enactivism Richard Wollheim
5. Methodology
Conceptual Analysis
Phenomenology
Hermeneutics
Philosophical Grammar

Editor of Aesthetic Investigations

Aesthetic Investigations, Journal published on behalf of the Dutch Association of Aesthetics. Peer reviewed Open Access, starting January 2015.

Web-editor of The American Society for Aesthetics

ASA, The American Society for Aesthetics.

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Further details in my bibliography.

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