Lecture and Workshop with Lydia Goehr (Columbia)

06.06.2017 10:00 bis 17:00

"Picture this!" Using opera and the arts to experiment with thought / Using thought to experiment with opera and the arts.

Datum:   6. Juni  2017

Zeit:       10:00 - 13:00 / 15:00 - 17:00

Ort:        eikones Forum, Rheinsprung 11, 4051 Basel 


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Lydia Goehr, one of the foremost scholars in contemporary aesthetics, will present material from her new book in a lecture; the workshop following the lecture will give us the opportunity to discuss this material, based on the lecture and on additional texts, with her.

Registration: nadja.heller@unibas.ch

Organization: Prof. Dr. Gunnar Hindrichs


Lydia Goehr is Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University and has authored The Imaginary Museum of Musical Works: An Essay in the Philosophy of Music (1992; second edition with a new essay, 2007); The Quest for Voice: Music, Politics, and the Limits of Philosophy (1998); Elective Affinities: Musical Essays on the History of Aesthetic Theory (2008). Her current book is titled Red Sea – Red Square. Bohemian Tales of Wit and Melancholy.