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Call for papers: What is authentic about restoration?

 

CFP "What is authentic about restoration?" for an upcoming issue of Aesthetic Investigations focused on the philosophical implications of preservation, restoration, and conservation, as it applies to art or architecture. Editors Remei Capdevila and Sue Spaid welcome submissions from aestheticians, environmental philosophers, moral philosophers, cognitive philosophers, art conservators, architects, artists, architectural historians, art historians, etc.

 
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Call for papers: 2017-2019

 

Call for Guest Editors

We seek guest editors for special issues to solicit approx. 4 papers on a theme (for Articles, under review regime). Some of the themes are already specified, see below, but we also solicit themes for future special issues. Do no hesitate to contact us with a proposal specifying the necessity and fruitfulness of the theme that you want to propose, and, perhaps, suggesting a guest editor.

We also seek guest editors for Arts & Artists, (approx. 4 papers). The editorial board assists with reviewing the contributions.
Your selection may be in line with your own research activities.

Calls for Articles (7500 words max., reviewed anonymously)

Mark specific deadlines for Articles

We welcome articles addressing questions about art and aesthetics. We particularly solicit contributions in upcoming issues of Aesthetic Investigations on the following themes.

Volume 2:2
(deadline for submission: March 15 2017):
What is authentic about restoration? Guest editor: ...
Many seem to agree that restoration generally means restoring to ``normal use'', not to ``original conditions''. Where does that leave the authenticity, and traceability of the artist's achievement? We welcome discussions of the laws and criteria in use in the practice of art restoration.

Calls for short papers in Arts & Artists (3000 words max.)

Mark specific deadlines for Arts & Artists

Contributions to the Arts & Artists-section are not reviewed anonymously, and should not normally exceed 3000 words. For our Arts & Artists section we welcome short texts addressing questions about artists and their art. We particularly solicit papers attempting to initiate or refresh aesthetic discussion in our journal on the following themes:

Ongoing theme for Arts & Artists essays:
Which philosophical problem(s) do you feel you are dealing with in your art today?

Volume 2:2 (deadline for submission: June 15 2017), Guest Editor ...:
Is a work of art by definition a work of fiction, or are the materials used enough proof of a work's truth? Is there truth in fiction? Is art comparable to bungee jumping, or does it automatically have a claim to truth?

Calls for short papers in Fresh (3500 words max.)

Mark specific deadlines for Fresh

Contributions to the Fresh section are not reviewed anonymously, and should not normally exceed 3500 words. For our Fresh section we welcome short texts addressing questions about art and aesthetics. We particularly solicit papers attempting to initiate or refresh aesthetic discussion in our journal on the following themes:

Ongoing theme for Fresh essays:
Why ... aesthetics / Why aesthetic ... (author to fill in the dots.)
What is your conception of aesthetics? Aesthetic Investigations requests philosophical responses (of no more than 3500 words) to our open-ended discussion on "Why ... Aesthetics", inviting aestheticians to defend anything from evolutionary aesthetics, the reduction of aesthetics to the philosophy of perception, the tendency toward neuro-aesthetics, the search for wonder, the focus on surprise, or the objections to any of these.

Volume 2:2 (deadline for submission: June 15 2017):
How do you view art's role in society?

 
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