- Stephen Davies (University of Auckland) “Why Art Cannot be a Spandrel”
- Alexander Nehamas (Princeton University)"Because It Was He, Because It Was I: Aesthetics and the Good of Friendship"
- Berys Gaut (University of St. Andrews) “Interactive Storytelling and Computer Games”
- Hannah Ginsborg (UC, Berkeley) “Rule-Following and Aesthetic Objectivity”
This year's William Empson lecture will be given by Jonathan Jones (The Guardian) "Painting and the Decline of Magic: Artists, Shamans and Art Factories"Further information is here: http://www.british-aesthetics.org/conference2008.aspx.