2016

John Dewey’s Art as Experience
Detroit
June 27 – July 1

Conversation with
Dr. Paul Fairfield (Queen’s University, Kingston)
“Hermeneutical Pragmatism”
Friday, June 31

Seminar Sessions & Projects
Schedule

Session 1

“The Live Creature and Meaning”
Alexander Leferman

“Philosophy as Experience: Dewey and the Continuity of Life”
Daniel Griffin

Session 2

“Form, Unformed and Deformed: Art at the Growing Edge of Things”
Casey Ford

“The Separation of Matter and Form and the Loss of the Expressive Object”
Jacob Singer

Session 3

“Unnatural Divisions”
Lindsay Lerman

“Dewey’s Common Substance of the Arts”
Saša Stanković

Session 4

“Art: Activating Empathy across Social and Cultural Difference”
Suzanne McCullagh


Participants

Dr. Casey Ford received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Guelph in May 2016 where he also teaches. In Spring 2015, he was Visiting Assistant Professor in Religion and Philosophy at Marlboro College. He co-founded The City Seminar in 2012.

Daniel Griffin is a PhD Candidate at University of Guelph. He received his MA in Philosophy from Georgia State University in 2011.

Alex Leferman is a PhD Student in Philosophy at York University. He received his MA in Philosophy from University of Guelph in 2012.

Dr. Lindsay Lerman received her PhD from the University of Guelph in the Fall of 2015. She is completing her first novel and applying for academic and extra-academic work.

Dr. Suzanne McCullagh is currently Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Miami University of Ohio.  She received her PhD in Philosophy from University of Guelph in 2014. She co-founded The City Seminar in 2012.

Jacob Singer is an Instructor and PhD Student at DePaul University. He received his MA in Philosophy from the University of Guelph in 2013.

Dr. Saša Stanković  is currently Assistant Professor in Philosophy at Brandon University. He received his PhD from University of Guelph in 2012.

Annual Workshop in the History of Philosophy