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Academia.edu

For critical reception of “Art or Bunk?” go here.

For “Can We Understand Animal Minds?” go here.

A selection of online conference and workshop papers is available here or follow the links from the published items below.

Books

Philosophy

Portraits of Wittgenstein (Editor with F.A. Flowers III), Bloomsbury Academic (2015)

Philosophy for Nursing, Edwin Arnold (1996) co-written with Jan Reed.

Can We Understand Animal Minds? Duckworth (1994) co-written with Michael Bavidge.

Business Matters Infonet Publications Ltd (1993) co-written with Judith Hughes

Art or Bunk?, Bristol Classical Press (1989).

Lifelong Learning

People Or Profit: Social Inclusion Versus Vocational Relevance: Proceedings By Raymond A Thomson, Archibald M Fleming, Ian Ground, UACE, (2001

Lifelong Learning, Equity and Inclusion. Proceedings of the UACE Conference (Cambridge, England, March 29-31, 1999). (editor)

Books in Translation

¿Arte o Chorrada? University of Valencia Press (2008) Colección: Estecia & Critica.  translated by Salvador Rubio Marco with an introduction to the new edition.

考える看護: ナースのための哲学入門 co-written with Jan Reed, translated by Minoru Harashida

Chapters

Cosi Fan Tutte and the Lease of Voice – in Cavell on Aesthetic Understanding – Edited by Garry L. Hagberg (forthcoming).

Minding Animals – in Science and the Self: Animals, Evolution and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley (Routledge, 2015). ed Kidd, I.

Do Animals Need a Theory of Mind? co-written with Michael Bavidge, in Against Theory of Mind  (Palgrave Macmillan, March 2009), editors Alan Costall and Ivan Leudar.

Must We Mean What We Play?, Creative Chords: Studies in Music, Theology and Christian Formation By Jeff Astley, Timothy Hone, Mark Savage, Gracewing Publishing (2000)

Articles

You may need a jstor or athens or academia.edu password to access the text of published articles and reviews. Conference and workshop papers are available in pdf format by clicking on the link.

Philosophy

The relentless honesty of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Times Literary Supplement, October, 2017

Manifest in Behaviour – Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth  International Wittgenstein Symposium, August, 2013.August, 2015.

The Play of Expression – Understanding Ontogenetic Ritualization – Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth  International Wittgenstein Symposium, August, 2013.

Reflections al Voltant de l’Art Contemporani with an introduction in Catalan and Spanish translation by Salvador Rubio Marco Quaderns de filosofia i ciència, 38, 2008, pp. 79-86 –

Why Aesthetics Matters English version of above

Love on a Train Philosophical Writings,1997

Orientations Philosophical Writings,1997

What You Do Is Determined by What you Do Health Care Analysis Volume 3 Number 1 February, 1995

If it speaks like a duck…  Argument, Vol. 1 1989

The Lion’s Share – The Philosopher, October, 1983 co-written with Michael Bavidge.

Wittgenstein, Art and Silence Proceedings of the Eighth International Wittgenstein Symposium, Part 1 1983

Lifelong Learning

A Matter of Priorities  NIACE Adult Learning, May 2009

Mainstreaming LAE: has it widened participation? co-written with Leni Oglesby and Faith Butt UAce Annual Conference 1999: Lifelong Learning, Equity and Inclusion, 29-31 March 1999, Churchill College, Cambridge.

Reviews

Philosophy

Stupendous Intelligence of Honey Badgers: Frans de Waal, Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are? Times Literary Supplement, (24 May, 2017).

 Thomas D. Carroll, Wittgenstein Within the Philosophy of Religion. Philosophical Investigations 40, no. 1 (2017): 89–92,




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In the Cry of the Beholder“.  Gretchen E. Henderson, Ugliness A Cultural History, Karl Rosenkranz, Aesthetics Of Ugliness A Critical Edition, Beauty, Ugliness And The Free Play Of Imagination An Approach To Kant’S Aesthetics. Times Literary Supplement, (01 July 2016, Cover Feature).

Audio discussion by Tim Crane. Stig Abell, Thea Lendaduzzi

 

Graffiti and Disgust“: The Oxford Encyclopaedia of Aesthetics,  Times Literary Supplement, (03 April 2015).

“Beauty as a Form of Love” – A History of Modern Aesthetics – Paul Guyer, Times Literary Supplement, (17 April, 2015).

No Accident”: What Art Is –  Arthur Danto, Times Literary Supplement, October, 2013.

Shift for Ourselves” : Wittgenstein’s Metaphilosophy – Paul Horwich, Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Mind – Jonathan Ellis and Daniel Guevara (eds.) Times Literary Supplement,  June, 2013

Marvelous Images – On Values and the Arts – Kendall Walton, Philosophy (2009), 84 : pp 458-463

The Measure of Things – Humanism Humility and Mystery – David E. Cooper,  Philosophy Volume 83Issue 03, July 2008, pp 399-403

Aesthetic Life -The Past and Present of Artistic Culture – Harry Redner. British Journal of Aesthetics, January 2008; 48: 107 – 110.

Aesthetics and Photography – Jonathan Friday. October 2005; 45: 448 – 450.

Environment and the Arts: Perspectives on Environmental Aesthetics – Arnold Berleant (Editor), British Journal of Aesthetics, Jul 2004; 44: 311 – 313.

“The British Art Show”, RAFT, 1996. The Ethics and Politics of Human Experimentation, Paul M. McNeill, Health Care Analysis, Volume 2, Number 2 / June, 1994

Philosophy in Britain Today, S.G. Shankar, Ethics

The Quality of Life, edited by Martha Nussbaum & Amartya Sen, Health Care Analysis Volume 1, Number 2 / November, 1993

Bioethics in a Liberal Society, Max Charlesworth, Health Care Analysis Volume 3, Number 1 / February, 1995

Lifelong Learning

Electronic Pathways – adult learning and the new communication technologies, Jane Field (Editor)

International Journal of Lifelong Education, Volume 17, Issue September 1998, pp 352 – 355

Keynote, Invited Lectures and Debates

Philosophy

TBC, Welsh Philosophical Society May, 2018

The Shape of Lives to Come: Modulating Ageing Antiageing from Molecular Biology to Clinical Perspectives: Ethics Panel Member, Halle, September, 2017

Cambridge Union Debate: “This House Fears the Coming of the Immortal Generation”, May, 2017

Women in Parenthesis: Anscombe, Midgley, Murdoch and Foot, Durham, March, 2017. Panel Member

Antimony of Representations, Cambridge, January, 2017

Minding Animals. Institute of Education, November, 2016

Understanding Others, University of Bergen, September, 2016

 Life Spans Long Enough? Intelligence Squared US Debater, New York, February, 2016

Talking about Wittgenstein (with Dan Kaufman), July, 2015

Why Wittgenstein Matters,  Royal Institute of Philosophy, York, April, 2015

Why Wittgenstein Matters, Ashmolean, Oxford, February, 2015

The Play of Expression – Understanding Ontogenetic Ritualization – Invited Speaker, International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg, Austria, August, 2013.

Listen to the Lion: Wittgenstein and Animal Minds. 10th British Wittgenstein Society Lecture, May, 2013

Why Does Beauty Matter? – Keynote Lecture. The International Society for the Philosophy of Architecture’s (ISPA) Conference 2012, Newcastle University, July 2012.

The Aesthetics of Avison,  The Charles Avison Tercentenary CelebrationsJuly, 2009

The Kitsch, the Chic, the Naff and the “Naice”, Joseph Cowen Lecture, Bedson Building, Newcastle University Campus, 30th March, 2009

The RAW Truth: The Aesthetics of Photography, Hatton Gallery Christmas Lecture, December, 2008

Do Animals Need a Theory of Mind?. Philosophy Research Seminar, University of Central Lancashire, November, 2008

Must Art be Made?, Phronesis Analytic Philosophy Group, University of Valencia, June, 2008

Must We Mean What We Play?, Goldsmiths College of Music. May, 2002

How to Fail at Art; British Society of Aesthetics Conference, Oxford, September, 1998

Bad Ends, Open University Summer School, August 1995

Ethics and Aesthetics, Open University Summer School, August 1996

The Ethics of Health Care Resource Allocation, Common Purpose, Newcastle, June, 1995

Lifelong Learning

Engage! – A New Model for Engagement and Dissemination of Research: Postgraduate Conference – Postcolonial Studies in the Public Sphere, Newcastle University, May, 2013

The Explore membership scheme – a new model of university lifelong learning for the post-Browne era?, Birkbeck Institute for Lifelong Learning, May, 2011

Explore – Learning for learners and for the love of learning: a gym for the mind Part time Study in Higher Education National Conference London, Oct 2010

Selected Conference Presentations

Philosophy

Wittgenstein, Signs and Animal Minds, Zoosemiotics and Animal Representations, University of Tartu, Estonia, April, 2011

The Aesthetics of Avison, Sunderland University Culture Beacon Group Conference ‘Identity & Community’, May, 2010

Must Art be Made?, British Society of Aesthetics Conference, Oxford, September, 2000

Relate, Counselling for the Data-Challenged, UACE Administrator’s Conference, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, April, 1998

The Kitsch, the Chic, the Naff and ‘Naice’, British Society of Aesthetics Regional Workshop, Lancaster, June, 1997

Management and the Moral Point of View, Business Ethics Conference, Sheffield, 1994

Must We Mean What We Play? , Church of England Conference on Music and Religion, Durham, 1994

Wittgenstein, Art and Silence, Eighth International Wittgenstein Symposium, Vienna, 1983

Lifelong Learning

Engage! – A New Model for Engagement and Dissemination of Research: – UALL Annual Conference, University of Durham, March 2013

Explore: Futures, Higher education for the Social Good?  The Place of Lifelong Learning, UALL Annual Conference, University of Cambridge, March 2012

learning: Andragogy and the Democratization of Data, co-written with Philippa Freegard, UAcE Conference, March, 2003, Using CE Mailbase and the Web, UACE Administrator’s Conference, Edinburgh, April, 1997

Commissioned Reports

A Report on the Gosforth Community Education Centre

Barriers to Learning Survey, 2003 

Correspondence in the National Press

Guardian

Times Higher Education

Magazine Interviews

Who Wants to Live Forever?

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