This is a recording of the workshop

Aesthetic Adjectives and
Disagreements about Taste

14 March 2014
Senate House, Chancellors Hall

This workshop brought together research in aesthetics, philosophy of language and linguistics to consider a topic significant to all these domains: aesthetic adjectives, such as ‘beautiful’, ‘ugly’, ‘elegant’ or ‘unified’, and their role in disagreements about taste.

Participants: Aaron Meskin (University of Leeds), Shen-Yi Liao (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Leeds), Tim Sundell (University of Kentucky), Isidora Stojanovic (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), Nick Zangwill (University of Hull) and Louise McNally (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona)

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We thank the British Society of Aesthetics for their generous support.

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The London Aesthetics Forum is an initiative of the Institute of Philosophy.

Aesthetic Adjectives: Shen-Yi Liao and Aaron Meskin, ‘The Relative, the Absolute, and the Aesthetic’