ProtreptiCast04: Psycho-Ontology

ProtreptiCast — Hörbar Philosophie

ENGLISH EPISODE!

 

EPISODE 04: Psycho-Ontology.

SPEAKER: Jesse Prinz. (See also here or here.)

LOCATION: University Stuttgart, Department of Philosophy, October 2013.

 

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DURATION: 1:14:47

 

 

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SUMMARY:

00:00:00 ProtreptiCast Intro.
00:00:25 Former „standard view“.
00:03:47 Let’s start with art.
00:06:00 What is art?
00:06:46 Inner and outer approaches to art.
00:10:30 Artwork.
00:12:00 Aesthetic experience.
00:12:30 Aesthetic affordance.
00:13:40 Aesthetic rules.
00:14:50 Appreciation is wonder.
00:16:50 Triggers for aesthetic stances.
00:20:15 Art as response dependent property.
00:33:00 Emotion and moral value.
00:34:40 Mad and glad: Musically induced emotions and their impact on morals.
00:40:00 Application to other categories. E. g. perception of colour.
00:48:00 How many grains make a heap?
00:52:00 Natural kinds: classification depends on us.
01:04:30 Philosophy of Language.
01:05:00 Philosophy of Mind.
01:07:30 Metaphysics.
1:12:50 ProtreptiCast Outro.

 

CENTRAL STATEMENTS:

„Anti-Realism is no flight from science, it’s a flight into the comforting arms of science.“

 

„Categories of science are created in much the way that artists create paintings and sculptures. “

 

“ In art we can see the role of the mind in calibrating reality and selecting boundaries.“

 

„I always show cute puppies at the end of the talk because it makes people think the talk was better than it is.“

 

„Appreciation is sort of an emotional or affective state.“

 

„In our society we learn to see a museum as a place to appreciate art. So when you see something in a museum you know how to look at it.“

 

„When you talk about the art world you talk about a practice of viewing or consuming art.“

 

„So this will be very therapeutic for me, and very unpleasant for you.“

 

REFERENCES/ FURTHER READING:

Donovan, Tara: Cube made of toothpicks. See also here.

Duchamp, Marcel: Ready mades on Wikipedia. See also: Objet trouvé.

Duchamp, Marcel: In Advance of the Broken Arm. August 1964.

Eskine, Kendall J.; Kacinik, Natalie A.; Prinz, Jesse: A Bad Taste in the Mouth. Gustatory Disgust Influences Moral Judgment. February 2011.

Prinz, Jess: How wonder works. Aeon magazine, June 2013.

Seidel, Angelika; Prinz, Jesse: Mad and glad: Musically induced emotions have divergent impact on morals. September 2013.

SPECIAL THANKS TO:

 

TECHNIQUE AND POST PROCESSING: See pc01.

INTRO AND OUTRO: See pc01.

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ProtreptiCast — Hörbar Philosophie by Leonie Seng is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

 

Bachelor-Studium "Philosophie, Neurowissenschaften und Kognition" in Magdeburg. Master-Studium "Philosophie" und "Ethik der Textkulturen" in Erlangen. Freie Kultur- und Wissenschaftsjournalistin: Hörfunk, Print, Online. Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Abteilung Philosophie, Fachbereich Medienethik an der Pädagogischen Hochschule Ludwigsburg.

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