The question of affect is at the heart of philosophy, a question at the nexus of ethics, aesthetics, the ontology of the real, the nature of knowledge, the phenomena of experience, the composition and function of the mind, and the structures of living. The conference calls for papers on the theme of the philosophy of affect, as well as general papers. Plenary Speakers: Luis Costa Lima, Anne Vila, Antonio Calcagno. Specialist Stream: Sensibilité: The Knowing Body in the Enlightenment Suggested Streams: Art and its Affects Philosophy and the Sexed/Gendered Body Deleuze’s Philosophy of Affect Affect: Literature: Emotion Embodied Imagination Philosophies of Hope The Affect of the Other Merleau-Ponty: The Phenomenology of Affect Libidinal Affects Affect in Politics Mimesis and Embodiment Psychoanalytic Affect: Freud, Klein, Lacan Conference Convenors: Dr. Marguerite La Caze Dr. Michelle Boulous Walker Mr. Martyn Lloyd Mr. Chad Parkhill If you would like to submit an abstract, or if you have any queries about the Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy Annual Conference 2010, please contact the convenors at email@example.com. Abstracts should be no longer than 250 words. Please include a short biography (100 words) including institutional affiliation. For early confirmation, please send your abstract by March 31st, 2010.
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