Graham McFee

Adjunct Professor
California State University Fullerton

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy,
University of Brighton, UK

 

(w) gmcfee@fullerton.edu

mcfee-usa@earthlink.net

gmcfee@graham-mcfee.co.uk

 


 

Research Publications and Presentations
 
Books (single authored and edited)
Philosophy Papers in Refereed Books / Journals
Interdisciplinary papers in Refereed Books / Journals
Philosophy Presentations and Unrefereed Publications
Interdisciplinary Presentations and Unrefereed Publications

 

BOOKS

Books Single authored

13

2018

Dance and the philosophy of action. Dance Books: pp. 342 (ISBN 978-185273-178-6)

12

2015

How to do philosophy: A Wittgensteinian reading  of Wittgenstein. Cambridge Scholars Press pp. 404 (ISBN  978-1-4438-7459-5)

11

2015

On  sport and the philosophy of sport, Routledge pp. 233(ISBN 978-11389-0786-7)

10

2011

The philosophical aesthetics of dance. Dance Books: pp. 342 (ISBN 978-185273-149-6) Winner 2010-2011 Selma Jean Cohen Prize, from American Society for Aesthetics

9

2011

Artistic judgement: A framework for philosophical aesthetics. Springer: pp. 200. (ISBN 978-9400700307)

8

2010

Truth, ethics & knowledge in sport research: an epistemology of sport. Routledge: pp. 215 (ISBN 978-0-415-49314-7)

7

2004

The concept of dance education (Expanded Edition), Pageantry Press: pp. 312 (ISBN 0-99547147-09]

6

2004

Sport, rules and values, Routledge: pp. 202 (ISBN 0-415-32964)

5

2000

Free will, Acumen: pp. 184 (ISBN 1-902683-04-8). [in North America, McGill-Queens University Press]

4

1994

The concept of dance education, Routledge: pp. 216+ (ISBN 0-415-08376-1).

3

1992

Understanding dance. Routledge: pp. 339+ (ISBN 0-415-07809-1).

2

1978

Much of Jackson Pollock is vivid wallpaper: the epistemology of aesthetic judgements. University Press of America: pp. 202.

1

1977

Chelsea papers in human movement studies: Philosophy and movement, East Sussex College of Higher Education: pp. 96.

Books Edited

5

2003

[with Graham Berridge] editor, Partnerships in leisure: Sport, tourism and management, Leisure Studies Association: pp. 245+ (ISBN 00-906337-89-5).

4

2000

[with Marc Keech] editor, Issues and values in sport and leisure cultures, Meyer & Meyer Verlag: pp. 285+ (ISBN 1-84126-055-X).

3

1999

editor, Dance, education and philosophy, Meyer & Meyer Verlag: pp. 192+ (ISBN 1-84126-008-8).

2

1995

[with Wilf Murphy & Garry Whannel] editor, Leisure cultures: Values, genders, lifestyles, Leisure Studies Association: pp. 308+ (ISBN 0-906337-65-8).

1

1993

[with Alan Tomlinson] editor, Education, sport and leisure: Connections and controversies, University of Brighton (Chelsea School Topic Report): pp. 214+ (ISBN 1-871-96626-4): re-issued Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 1997 (ISBN 3-89124-442-8).

 
PHILOSOPHY PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS / BOOKS

84

2018

‘Thoughts on the nature of sport (and the philosophy of sport’, in W. J. Morgan (ed) Ethics in Sport [3rd edition]. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics pp. 45-60 [ISBN 978-1-4925-5676-3]

83

2018

 ‘Agency and intention without individualism: Some methodological pre-requisites’, in T. F. Carter, D. Burdsey, and M. Doigde (eds) Transforming Sport: Knowledges, Practices, Structures. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2018 pp. 37-49 [ISBN 978-1-138-05224-6]

82

2017

‘Competition and fair play’ in M. Peter (ed.) Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory: Philosophy of Sport Vol (ed. S Stulz) , Springer verlag pp. 1-6 [978-9812875877]

81

2015

‘The Best way to locate a purpose in sport: In defence of a distinction in aesthetics’ [with Leon Culbertson] Aesthetic Investigations [On-line], Vol. 1, No. 2 pp. 191-213.

80

2015

‘On the Category of “The Aesthetic”’ Aesthetic Investigations [On-line], Vol. 1, No. 1 pp. 59-72.

79

2015

‘An Institutional Theory of Sport’, in M. McNamee & W. J. Morgan (eds) Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport, London: Routledge pp. 53-66. {ISBN 978-0-415-82980-9]

78

2013

‘Making Sense of Philosophy of Sport’ Sport, Ethics and Philosophy Vo. 7 No. 4 pp. 412-429.  [ISSN 1751-1321]

77

2013

Admirable legs”; or, Knowing “… the dancer from the dance” (or vice versa?)’ in B. Rowell, et al. (eds) Thinking Through Dance, Dance Books pp. 22-45. [ISBN 978-1852731656]

76

2013

‘Dance’ in Routledge Companion to Aesthetics (3rd Edition), London: Routledge pp. 649-659. [ISBN 978-0-415-78287]

75

2013

‘Obituary David Best’, Sport, Ethics and Philosophy Vol. 7 No.3 pp. 201-213. [ISSN 1751-1321]

74

2013

‘Defusing dualism: John Martin on dance appreciation’, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 71, No. 2, Spring pp. 187-194. [ISSN 15406245]

73

2013

’Officiating in aesthetic sports’ Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol. 40 No 1 pp. 1-17. {ISSN 0094-8805]

72

2012

‘In remembrance of dance lost’, Choros: International Journal of Dance [on-line]

71

2011

‘Fairness, epistemology & rules: a prolegomenon to a philosophy of officiating?’ Journal of Philosophy of Sport, Vol. 38 No 2 pp. 229-253. [ISSN 0094-8705]

70

2011

‘Olympism & sport’s intrinsic value’, Sport, Ethics and Philosophy (Special Edition on the Olympics)  Vol. 6 No.2 pp. 201-213. [ISSN 1751-1321]

69

2011

‘The promise of Olympism’, in J. Sugden & A. Tominson (eds) ) Watching the Olympics: Power, Politics and Representation. London: Routledge pp. 36-54.

68

2011

‘Empathy: Inter-personal vs. artistic?’ in A. Coplan & P. Goldie (eds) Empathy: Philosophical and psychological approaches. Oxford: Clarendon Press pp. 185-208. [ISBN 978-0-19-953995-6]

67

2010

‘Dance, dancers and subjectivity: Some questions about subjectivity and the performing arts” in Inma Alvarez, Hector Perez and Francisca Perez-Carreno (eds) Expression in the performing arts Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing pp. 118-150.

66

2010

‘Danse, Identité et Exécution’ (In French: trans. J. Beauquel) in J. Beauquel & R. Pouivet (Eds) Philosophie de la Danse. Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2010 pp. 143-166. [ISBN 978-2-7535-1133-0]

65

2010

‘Defending the artist’s theory: Wollheim’s lost idea regained?’ Estetika, Vol XLVII/III No. 1 pp. 3-26.

64

2009

‘Robin George Collingwood’ [in Serbian] in M. Suvakovic & A. Erjaved (eds) Figure u pokretu. Belgrade: Vujicic Kolekcija, pp. 87-99 [ISBN 978-86-87869-01-1]

63

2009

‘The intrinsic value of sport: a reply to Culbertson’ Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, Vol. 3 No. 1 April pp. 19-29. [ISSN 1751-1321]

62

2009

‘The friends of Jones’ paintings: A case of explanation in the Republic of Art’ Contemporary Aesthetics. [On-line]

61

2007

‘Paradigms and possibilities: Or, some concerns for the study of sport from the philosophy of science’, Sport, Ethics and Philosophy, April, pp. 58-77 (ISSN 1751-1321)

60

2006

‘Wollheim, Richard’ in S. Brown (ed.) Dictionary of Twentieth Century  British Philosophers, Vol. 2, Thoemmes pp. 1166-1170. (ISBN 184371096X)

59

2005

‘The artistic and the aesthetic’, British Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 45 No 4, October pp. 368-387 (ISSN 0007-0904)

58

2005

‘Art, understanding and historical character: a contribution to analytic aesthetics’, in K. Mey (ed.) Art in the making: Aesthetics, historicity and practice. Peter Lang: pp. 71-93. (ISBN 3-906764-93-1)

57

2004

‘Wittgenstein and the arts: Understanding and performing’, in P. Lewis (ed.) Wittgenstein, aesthetics and philosophy, Ashgate: pp. 109-136. (ISBN 0-7546-0517-5)

56

2004

‘Normativity, justification and (MacIntyrean) practices: Some thoughts on methodology for the philosophy of sport’, Journal of Philosophy of Sport, Vol. XXXI No.1 pp. 15-33.

55

2004

‘Freedom, justice and illusion’, Res Publica. Vol 10, pp. 69-78. (ISSN 1356-4765)

54

2003

‘Art, audience and understanding: the case of dance’, The Nordic Journal of Aesthetics, Vol 27 pp. 143-158. (ISSN 0284-7698)

53

2003

‘Art, essence and Wittgenstein’, in S. Davies & A. Sukla (eds.) Art and essence, Praeger: pp. 17-38. (ISBN 0-275-97766-8)

52

2003

‘Cognitivism and dance experience’, in A. C. Sukla (ed.) Aesthetic experience, Praeger: pp. 121-143. (ISBN 0-275-97394-8)

51

2002

‘Context, audience and understanding’, in F. van Peperstraten (ed.) Jaarboek voor Esthetica 2002, pp. 111-125. (ISSN 1568-2250)

50

2001

‘Wittgenstein, performing art and action’, in M. Turvey & R. Allen (eds.) Wittgenstein theory and the arts, Routledge: pp. 92-116. (ISBN 0-415-22875-1)

49

2001

‘Wollheim on expression (and representation)’, in R. Van Gerwen (ed.) Richard Wollheim and the art of painting, Cambridge University Press: pp. 151-168. (ISBN 0-521-80174-5)

48

2000

‘The aesthetics of dance’, in B. Gaut & D. Lopes (ed.) Routledge companion to aesthetics, Routledge: pp. 545-556. (ISBN 0-415-20737-1)

47

2000

‘Spoiling: an indirect reflection of sport’s moral imperative?’, in C. Tamburrini and T. Tannsjo (eds.) Values in sport, Spon/Routledge: pp. 172-182. (ISBN 0-419-25360-2)

46

1999

‘Wittgenstein on art and aspects’, Philosophical Investigations Vol. 22: pp. 262-284. (ISSN 0190-0536).

45

1999

‘Technicality, philosophy and dance-study’, in G. McFee (ed.) Dance, education and philosophy, Meyer & Meyer: pp. 155-185. (ISBN 1-84126-008-8) .

44

1999

‘Introduction: thinking through dance studies’, in G. McFee (ed.) Dance, education and philosophy, Meyer & Meyer: pp. 1-11. (ISBN 1-84126-008-8).

43

1998

‘Truth, arts education and the postmodern condition’, in D. Carr (ed.) Education, knowledge and truth: Beyond the postmodern impasse, Routledge: pp. 80-95. (ISBN 0-415-16317-X).

42

1998

‘Are there philosophical issues in respect of sport (other than ethical ones)?’,  in M. McNamee and J. Parry (eds.) Ethics and sport, E & FN Spon, Chapman & Hall: pp. 3-18. (ISBN 0-419-21510-7).

41

1998

‘Everything you ever wanted to know about … Wittgenstein’, Philosophical Society for the Study of Sport Newsletter, July: pp. 12-18.

40

1998

‘Dance, aesthetics of’, in E. Craig (ed.) Routledge encyclopaedia of philosophy Volume 2, London: Routledge: pp. 774-777. (ISBN 0415-073-103).

39

1998

‘Dance: contemporary themes’, in M. Kelly (ed.) Encyclopedia of aesthetics Volume 1, Oxford University Press: pp. 494-497. (ISBN 0-19-512645-9).

38

1998

 ‘Dance criticism’, in M. Kelly (ed.) Encyclopedia of aesthetics Volume 1, Oxford University Press: pp. 469-471. (ISBN 0-19-512645-9).

37

1997

‘Meaning and the art-status of music alone’, British Journal of Aesthetics. Vol. 37: pp. 31-46. (ISSN70007-0904).

36

1996

‘Bradley, possibility and a question-and-answer logic’, in W. Mander (ed.) Perspectives on the logic and metaphysics of F H Bradley, Thoemmes Press pp. 269-287 (ISBN 1-85506-433-2).

35

1996

‘Postmodernism, dance and post-industrial society’ in R. Gill (ed.) Information society: New media, ethics and postmodernism, Springer-Verlag: pp. 342-354 (ISBN 3-540-76036-9).

34

1995

‘Ethics and sport: some reflections’,in A. Tomlinson and S. Fleming (eds.) Ethics, sport and leisure: Crises and critiques (CSRC Topic Report 5), University of Brighton: pp. xv-xx (ISBN 1-871-966-41-8); re-issue Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 1997 (ISBN 3-89124-441-X).

33

1995

‘Back to the future: a reply to Sharpe’, British Journal of Aesthetics. Vol. 35 pp. 278-283. (ISSN 0007-0904).

32

1994

‘Was that Swan Lake I saw you at last night?’, Dance Research Vol.12: pp. 20-40 (ISSN 026502875).

31

1994

‘Pictorial representation in art’, British Journal of Aesthetics. Vol. 34: pp. 35-47. (ISSN 0007-0904).

30

1993

‘The surface grammar of dreaming’, Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 1993/4: pp. 95-115. (ISBN 0-907111-30-0; ISSN 0066-7374).

29

1992

‘Collingwood: the idea of a ‘late’ aesthetics’, Idealistic Studies. Vol. 22: pp. 142-162 (ISSN 0046-8541).

28

1992

‘The historical character of art: a re-appraisal’, British Journal of Aesthetics: pp. 307–319. (ISSN 0007-0904).

27

1990

‘Davies’ replies: a response’, Grazer Philosophische Studien: pp. 177–184.

26

1990

‘Wittgenstein: Understanding and intuitive awareness’, in R. Haller and J. Brandl (eds.) Wittgenstein: Towards a re-evaluation Vol. 2, Holder-Pichler-Tempsky: pp. 37–46.

25

1989

‘Expression in dance’, Laban Centre: Working Papers on Dance Studies Vol.2:   pp. 44–64.

24

1989

‘The logic of appreciation in the Republic of Art’, British Journal of Aesthetics: pp. 230–238.

23

1988

‘Dance is a performing art’, R. Woodfield (ed.) Proceedings of International Conference on Aesthetics, Nottingham Polytechnic Press.

22

1988

‘Art, education and life-issues’, Journal of Aesthetic Education: pp. 37–48.

21

1986

‘Criticism and the understanding of dance’, Proceedings of the Commonwealth Conference: pp. 271–286.

20

1986

‘Criticism and perception’, British Journal of Aesthetics: pp. 26–38.

19

1985

‘Wollheim and the institutional theory of art’, Philosophical Quarterly: pp. 179–185.

18

1984

‘How to be an idealist (II)’, Idealistic Studies: pp. 41–53.

17

1984

‘Wisdom on aesthetics: superstructure and substructure’, in I. Dilman (ed.) Philosophy and life: essays on John Wisdom, Martinus Nijhoff: pp. 83–122.

16

1983

‘Malcolm’s dreams of the future’, Philosophical Enquiry: pp. 159–167.

15

1983

‘The notion of action: some second thoughts on determinism’, Momentum: pp. 12–18.

14

1983

‘The language of dance: modelling, misunderstanding and education’, Collected Conference Papers on Dance Vol.3, NATFHE (Dance Section): pp. 78–100.

13

1983

‘On the very idea of a kinaesthetic sense’, Southern Dance Teachers Association Magazine (Spring): pp. 20–31.

12

1982

‘Bride of “Understanding dance” revisited’, Carnegie Research Papers: pp. 21–24.

11

1981

‘Psychology, aesthetics and Richard Wollheim’, Philosophical Enquiry: pp. 99–109.

10

1981

‘Daughter of “Understanding dance” (style & technique)’, Carnegie Research Papers: pp. 13–20.

9

1981

‘How to be an idealist’, Idealistic Studies: pp. 280–285.

8

1981

‘The interpretation of Wittgenstein’, Mind: pp. 592–599.

7

1980

‘The fraudulent in art’, British Journal of Aesthetics: pp. 215–228.

6

1980

‘The historicity of art’, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism: pp. 307–324.

5

1980

‘Subjectivity and aesthetics’, Momentum: pp. 33–39.

4

1979

‘Dance to learn?’, Proceedings of 1st Dance and the Child International Conference: pp. 80–105.

3

1979

‘Bride of “Understanding dance”’, Carnegie Research Papers: pp. 33–41.

2

1978

‘Understanding dance’, Research Papers in Physical Education’: pp. 52–58.

1

1978

‘Adam made me’, British Journal of Aesthetics: pp. 373–377.

Forthcoming (to be updated (Sep. 2018)

90

 

‘Dance: Contemporary Themes’ in M. Kelly, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, OUP, 2nd Edition  [see 46 above]

89

 

‘Dance Criticism’ in M. Kelly, (ed.) Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, OUP, 2nd Edition  [see 47 above].

88

 

‘Dance & Normativity’ in Rebecca Farinas: (ed)

RECENT REVIEW ARTICLES:

87

2014

Review: David Davies The Philosophy of the Performing Arts, in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 72, No. 2, Spring pp. 212-214. [ISSN 15406245]

86

2017

Review: Thomas  E. Wartenberg Mel Bochner: Illustrating Philosophy, in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 75, No. 1, Winter pp. 94-97. [ISSN 15406245]

85

2017

Review-article: Gray Kemp & Gabriele Mras (eds) Wollheim, Wittgenstein and Pictorial Repreentation, in  Estetika pp. 293-309. [ISSN 0014-1291]

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS / BOOKS

27

2014

‘Ethical considerations’ in L. Neilson et al. (eds) Research Methods in Sports Coaching, Routledge pp. 98-108. [ISBN 978-0-415-62682-8]

26

2014

‘Ethical considerations’ in L. Neilson et al. (eds) Research Methods in Sports Coaching, Routledge pp. 98-108. [ISBN 978-0-415-62682-8]

25

2012

‘Research subjects, voluntary informed consent, and ethical covert research’ in A. Adams & K. Spracklen (eds) Sport and Leisure: Ethics, Rights and Relationships, Leisure Studies Association: pp. 15-28. (ISBN 978-905369-010).

24

2009

‘The epistemology of qualitative research into sport: ethical and erotetic?’, Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, Vol. 1, No. 3, November pp. 297-311. (ISSN 1939-8441)

23

2006

‘Ethical considerations and voluntary informed consent in research in sport’, in S. Fleming & F. Jordan (eds) Ethical Issues in Leisure Research, Leisure Studies Association: pp. 13-30 (ISBN 978-905369-010)

22

2006

‘Right reason: searching for truth in the sport and exercise sciences’, European Journal of  Sport Science  Vol. 6, pp. 65-70 (ISSN 1746-1391)

21

2004

‘Why don’t sports psychologists consider Freud?’, in M. McNamee (ed.) Philosophy and the sciences of  exercise, health and sport, Routledge: pp. 85-116. (ISBN 0-415-35340-8)

20

2003

‘Partnering is such sweet sorrow: some perils of partnership’, in G. Berridge & G. McFee (eds.)  Partnerships in leisure: Sport, tourism and management, Leisure Studies Association: pp. 11-26  (ISBN 00-906337-89-5)

19

2002

‘It’s not a game: The place of philosophy in the study of sport’, in J. Sugden & A. Tomlinson (eds.) Power games: Towards a critical sociology of sport, Routledge: pp. 117-137 (ISBN 0-415-25100-1)

18

2000

‘Sport — A Moral Laboratory?’ in M. McNamee, C. Jennings & M. Reeves (eds.) Just leisure: policy, ethics and professionalism. Leisure Studies Association: pp. 153-168. (ISBN 0-906337-81)

17

2000

‘Preface’ to Daniel Shaw A philosophical account of the nature of art appreciation, Edwin Mellor Press: pp. xii-xv. (ISBN 0-7734-7495-1)

16

2000

‘Locating issues and values in sport and leisure cultures’ (with Marc Keech) in M. Keech & G. McFee (eds.) Issues and values in sport and leisure cultures, Meyer & Meyer Verlag: pp. 1-23 (ISBN 1-84126-055-X).

15

2000

‘The persistence of value: an Olympic case-study’ in  M. Keech & G. McFee (eds.) Issues and values in sport and leisure cultures, Meyer & Meyer Verlag: pp. 255-278 (ISBN 1-84126-055-X).

14

1999

‘Riefenstahl’s Olympia: ideology and aesthetics in the shaping of the Aryan athletic body’ (with Alan Tomlinson) International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol.16: pp. 86-106 (ISSN 0952-3367): and in J. A. Mangan (ed.) Shaping the superman, Cass: pp. 86-106. (ISBN 0-7146-80133).

13

1995

‘Introduction’ (with Wilf Murphy & Garry Whannel), in McFee, Murphy and Whannel (eds.) Leisure cultures: Values, genders, lifestyles, Leisure Studies Association: pp. v-x (ISBN 0-906337-65-8) ].

12

1995

‘Informed consent? A case study from environmental physiology’ (with Paul McNaught-Davis), in A. Tomlinson and S. Fleming (eds.) Ethics, sport and leisure: crises and critiques (CSRC Topic Report 5), University of Brighton: pp. 111-125 (ISBN 1-871-966-41-8); re-issue Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 1997 (ISBN 3-89124-441-X)

11

1995

‘Let’s hear it for the boys: dance, gender and education’ (with Fiona Smith), in A. Tomlinson (ed.) Gender, sport and leisure: continuities and challenges (CSRC Topic Report 4), University of Brighton: pp. 63-80 (ISBN 1-871-966-36-1); re-issue Meyer & Meyer Verlag, 1997 (ISBN 3-89124-443-6).

10

1995

‘Notes on bodily culture and sport ideology: the case of Leni Riefenstahl’ (with Alan Tomlinson), in Charles Pigeassou (ed.) Entre Tradition et Modernite: Le Sport, IRS: pp. 229-234 (ISBN 2-9508780-0-8).

9

1993

‘Education, art and the physical: the case of the academic study of dance — present and future’, in McFee and Tomlinson (eds.), Education, sport and leisure.

8

1993

‘Curriculum change and critique: themes in the study of education, sport and leisure’, in McFee and Tomlinson (eds.), Education, sport and leisure .

7

1993

‘Reflections on the nature of action research’, Cambridge Journal of Education. Vol. 23: pp. 173–183 (ISSN 0305-764X).

6

1992

‘Triangulation in research: two confusions’, Educational Research. Vol. 34: pp. 215–219. (ISSN 0013-1881).

5

1989

‘The concept of dance education’, together with ‘A reply to Professor Hirst’, in Collected Conference Papers on Dance No.4, NATFHE: pp. 15–37.

4

1988

‘The Olympics as tourist event: an American in Athens, 1896’, in Alan Tomlinson (ed.) Sport and society: policy, politics and culture, Leisure Studies Association: 146–156.

3

1986

‘Coaching: accreditation for a post-graduate profession’ (with J.P. McNaught-Davis), Proceedings of the Commonwealth Conference: pp. 157–169.

2

1986

‘Goal of the month: fact or fiction, or when is a goal not a goal?’, Leisure Studies: pp. 159–173.

1

1982

‘From silence to suicide’ (with Alan Tomlinson), [in French] Spirales: Journal International de Culture (June 1982); [in Italian] La Cultura, Spirali (1982): pp. 226–243.

Forthcoming (to be updated Sep 2018)

 

PHILOSOPHY PRESENTATIONS AND UNREFEREED PUBLICATIONS

118

2018

‘Occasions for Making Sense of Sport: Celebrating Morgan’s View’, Conference on Rules, Conventions, and the Rhetoric of Sport, University of Southern California, March 8th.

117

2018

‘Occasions for Making Sense of Sport: Celebrating Morgan’s View’, Conference on Rules, Conventions, and the Rhetoric of Sport, University of Southern California, March 8th.

116

2017

‘Understanding Performance in the Performing Arts’, Dialogues on Dance, Philosophy and Performance in the Contemporary Neoliberal Moment, Coventry University Centre for Dance Research, June.

115

2017

‘Dance and film:  Seeing the dancework’, for Panel on Dance, Pacific Division, American Society for Aesthetics, Asilomar CA, April. {discussed in my absence}]

114

2015

‘Wittgenstein’s transitions: What becomes of the verificationism?’ Sussex Philosophy Group, July.

113

2014

‘An un-beautiful game’, Conference on Philosophy of Football, University of Kent, Canterbury, June.

112

2014

‘Six (or seven) things Descartes dis not say’, Sussex Philosophy Group, July

111

2014

‘Reply to Peter Kivy on “The Possible, the Probable and the Actual in Aristotle’s Poetics Book IX”, Pacific Division, American Society for Aesthetics, Asilomar CA, April.

110

2013

‘Making sense of philosophy of sport’, Keynote address to International Association of Philosophy of Sport, California State University, Fullerton, Sept.

109

2013

‘To dance is scientific: Humanistic understanding in dance studies and dance appreciation’, Coventry University Centre for Dance Research, June

108

2011

‘In remembrance of dance past’, [as part of dance panel], Pacific Division, American Society for Aesthetics, Asilomar, CA, March.

107

2011

‘Prolegomenon to the philosophy of officiating’, Chelsea Research Division seminar, University of Brighton, March

106

2011

Admirable legs”; or, Knowing “… the dancer from the dance” (or vice versa?)’, Key Note Address to conference: ‘Thinking Through Dance — The Philosophy of Dance Performance & Practices’, University of Roehampton, February.

105

2010

‘Response to Derek Matravers  “Narrative & Fiction”’, Pacific Division, American Society for Aesthetics, Asilomar, CA, April. 

104

2010

‘Wittgenstein, philosophy and performing art’, Royal Institute of Philosophy Lecture series, University of Roehampton, February

103

2010

‘Choreographer’s intentions & dances’ interpretation’, University of Roehampton, February.

102

2009

‘Six or seven things Descartes did not say’, Philosophy Department Colloquium, California State University Fullerton, September

101

2009

‘The promise of Olympism’, Chelsea School Research Centre, University of Brighton, June.

100

2009

‘The reality of “the unreality of time”’, Postgraduate research seminar, University of Oxford, May.

99

2009

‘Dance, work-identity, and performance’, Royal Institute of Philosophy Lecture Series, University of Roehampton, February.

98

2008

‘Dance, dancers and subjectivity: Some questions about subjectivity and the performing arts’, Keynote at “The Expression of Subjectivity in the Performing Arts”, International Conference, held at Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain, November.

97

2008

‘Defending ‘the artist’s theory’:  Wollheim’s lost idea regained’, Conference on the Philosophy of Richard Wollheim, London, June.

96

2008

‘Dance, identity and performance’, read University of Nancy, France, May

95

2008

‘On the question; Why define art?’, Pacific Division, American Society for Aesthetics, Asilomar, CA, March.

94

2009

‘Robustness & necessity in the Tractatus’ , University of Sussex, February.

93

2008

‘Explanation in the Republic of Art: some considerations for an institutional account of art’, Philosophy Department, University of Washington, Seattle, January.

92

2007

‘Artistic value: its scope and limits (and a little something about sport)’, Aesthetics and Beyond Conference, Liverpool Hope University, June.

91

2007

‘The artistic and the aesthetic’, Conference: Aesthetics of Film and Literature, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Fullerton, CA, April

90

2007

‘Performing danceworks: Some conceptual concerns’, Pacific Division, American Society for Aesthetics, Asilomar, CA, March.

89

2007

‘Beyond compatibilist: the problems of freedom of action’, Philosophy Society, University of Brighton, Feb.

88

2006

‘The metaphysics of artistic meaning’, conference Aesthetics and Metaphysics, University of Bremen, May.

87

2006

‘Some thoughts on answering four questions key for arts education’, Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain, Dundee, May.

86

2006

‘Free will: the compatibilist solution?’, Open University , April.

85

2006

‘Meaning and intention in dance’, Dance Dept., Roehampton University, March.

84

2005

‘To sleep: perchance not to dream’, Philosophy colloquium, California State University Fullerton, October.

83

2005

‘Paradigms and possibilities: an exercise in “soiling one’s own nest”’, British Philosophy of Sport Association National conference, Durham, May.

82

2005

‘The artistic and the aesthetic’, Oxford University, May.

81

2005

‘Free will: the compatibilist solution?’, Open University, Croydon, April

80

2004

‘Free will: the compatibilist solution?’, Open University, Croydon, April

79

2003

‘The republic of Terry Diffey ’, British Society of Aesthetics annual conference, Oxford, September

78

2003

‘Why sport is not a (MacIntyrean) practice’, Keynote address, International Association for Philosophy of Sport conference, Cheltenham, September

77

2003

‘The Value of Philosophy’, Conference for Students of A-level philosophy, Godalming, Surrey, March

76

2003

‘Everything you ever wanted to know about Wittgenstein’, University of Brighton Philosophy Society, February

75

2002

‘The Value of Aesthetics’, Nottingham High School, November.

74

2002

‘Talking to Persons: A Philosophical Perspective’, Conference: “What is a Human Being?”, University of Brighton, April.

73

2002

‘The Nature of Artistic Value: Response-Reliance and Phenomenology’, Annual conference of British Society for Phenomenology, Oxford, March.

72

2001

‘Art, Audience and Understanding: The Case of Dance’, Conference ‘The Future of Dance’, University of Uppsala, Sweden, February.

71

2000

‘Art, Audience and Understanding: The Case of Dance’, University of California, Riverside, November.

70

2000

‘The Aesthetics of Dance’, California State University, San Diego, November.

69

2000

‘On Art and the Mind’, National Conference, British Society of Aesthetics, Oxford, September.

68

2000

‘Artistic value: some methodological reflections’, Anglo-French Aesthetics conference, Oxford, April.

67

2000

‘Context, audience and understanding’, conference of Dutch Society for Analytic Aesthetics, Utrecht, February.

66

1999

‘On art and the mind’, conference of Dutch Society for Analytic Aesthetics, Leuven, May.

65

1998

‘Art and life: ethics and aesthetics are not one?’, conference on analytical ethics and aesthetics, University of Utrecht, December.

64

1998

‘Wittgenstein and the arts: performing and interpreting’, Philosophy Society, St. David’s College, University of Wales Lampeter, November.

63

1998

‘The artistic and the aesthetic’, National Conference of British Society of Aesthetics, Oxford, September.

62

1998

‘Spoiling: an indirect reflection of sport’s moral imperative?’, Philosophical Society for Study of Sport/World Congress of Philosophy, August, Boston MA.

61

1998

‘Art, understanding and historical character: a contribution to analytic aesthetics’, Theoros Conference, Dundee, May.

60

1998

‘Wittgenstein, understanding and performing art’, Centre for Ideas and Society, University of California, Riverside, April.

59

1998

‘Objectivity of artistic appreciation’, Cheltenham Philosophy Society, February.

58

1997

‘Philosophical technicalities and the study of dance’, Symposium on Dance and Philosophy, University of Brighton, Eastbourne, December.

57

1997

‘Wittgenstein and the arts; performing and understanding’, Royal Institute of Philosophy, Cardiff, November.

56

1997

‘Wittgenstein on performing art’, National Conference of British Society of Aesthetics, Oxford, September.

55

1997

‘Objectivity, action and art education’, invited presentation to “Philosophy, Culture and Education” Conference, Edinburgh, September.

54

1997

‘Wollheim on expression (and representation)’, keynote presentation to conference on Aesthetics of Richard Wollheim, University of Utrecht, May.

53

1996

‘Objectivity and imagination in arts education’, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, November.

52

1996

‘Postmodernism: some reflections on Putnam, Derrida and Austin’, invited presentation, University of Utrecht, October.

51

1996

‘Art, beauty and the ethical’, Joint Conference of the British Society of Aesthetics/Dutch Society for Aesthetics, Antwerp, September.

50

1996

‘Wittgenstein, systematicity and progress in philosophy’, invited presentation to Philosophy of Education Society, Wales, June.

49

1996

‘A nasty accident with one’s flies: Or, life in philosophy’, inaugural lecture as Professor of Philosophy, University of Brighton, May.

48

1996

‘Wittgenstein: Games, language-games and family resemblance’, Open University undergraduate Philosophy Society, March.

47

1996

‘The persistence of value: an Olympic case-study’, Keynote address to Conference “Sport, Philosophy and the Olympics”, Woburn, March.

46

1996

‘Freedom of the will: the problem of determinism’, Pepperdine University, California, March.

45

1996

‘Art, beauty and the ethical’, invited presentation to Pepperdine University, Malibu California, March.

44

1995

‘Meaning, and the art-status of music alone’, invited presentation to Hungarian Association for Aesthetics conference, “Musical Aesthetics”, Budapest, October 1995 .

43

1995

‘Subjectivity and judgements of art’ and ‘The institutional theory of art’, both at Cardiff Institute of Higher Education, May 1995.

42

1995

‘Are there philosophical issues in respect of sport (other than ethical ones)?’, invited speaker, Conference “Philosophical Issues in Physical Education and Sport”, Cardiff, March 1995.

41

1994

‘Wittgenstein, art and philosophy’, University of Sussex Philosophy Society, December 1994.

40

1994

‘Wittgenstein on art and aspects’, Conference of Hungarian Society for Aesthetics, Budapest, October 1994.

39

1994

‘Meaning and truth in the arts’, Joint Conference of British Society of Aesthetics/Dutch Society of Aesthetics, Oxford, September 1994.

38

1994

‘Postmodern dance and post-industrial society’, Conference on New Visions of the Post-Industrial Society, University of Brighton, July 1994.

37

1994

‘The surface grammar of dreaming’, Aristotelian Society, January 1994.

36

1993

‘Bradley, possibility and a question-and-answer logic’, International Bradley Colloquium, Merton College Oxford.

35

1993

‘Was that Swan Lake I saw you at last night?’, Society for Dance Research.

34

1993

‘Dance, art and understanding’, Nottingham Trent University.

33

1992

‘Pictorial representation in art’, Joint Conference of the British Society for Aesthetics/the Scandinavian Society for Aesthetics.

32

1991

‘Imagination and the understanding of art’, University of Nottingham Society for Aesthetics.

31

1991

‘Wittgenstein, life and scholarship’, The Wittgenstein Memorial Address, Brighton Polytechnic.

30

1990

‘Intention and understanding’, Philosophy Society, Brighton Polytechnic.

29

1990

‘Some questions on the interpretation of Wittgenstein’, University of Oxford, Graduate Group.

28

1990

‘Collingwood: the historical character of understanding’, History of Ideas Conference, University of Sussex.

27

1989

‘A plausible institutional theory of art’, Philosophy Group, Open University.

26

1989

‘The historical character of art—a re-appraisal’, Annual Conference of the British Society of Aesthetics.

25

1989

‘Wittgenstein: understanding and intuitive awareness’, Centenary Conference, Austrian Wittgenstein Society, Kirchberg, Austria.

24

1989

‘Collingwood, history and understanding’, Centenary Conference on the Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood, Pembroke College, Oxford.

23

1988

‘Collingwood: the historical character of art’, Graduate Research Seminar, Teesside Polytechnic.

22

1988

‘Dance is a performing art’, Conference of the International Society for Aesthetics, Nottingham.

21

1988

‘A plausible institutional theory of art’, University of Sussex Philosophy Society (May, 1988); University of Nottingham Society for Aesthetics (May, 1988).

20

1986

‘Art, education and life-issues’, Annual Conference of the British Society of Aesthetics.

19

1986

‘Criticism and the understanding of dance’, Commonwealth Conference.

18

1985

‘Phenomenology isn’t sick, just misunderstood’, Philosophy Society, California State University, Chico.

17

1985

‘Personal identity: a problem of philosophical method’, Philosophy Society, California State University, Sacramento.

16

1985

‘To be or not to be? That is not the android’s question’, SEAKE Conference: Artificial Intelligence for Society, Brighton Polytechnic.

15

1985

‘Collingwood: the idea of a “late” aesthetics’, Conference on the Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood, University of London.

14

1984

‘Criticism and perception’, Annual Conference of the British Society of Aesthetics.

13

1983

‘Wisdom on aesthetics: superstructure and substructure’, Inter­national Conference on the Philosophy of John Wisdom, Trinity College, Cambridge.

12

1983

‘Memory, technique and the philosophy of mind’, International Freudian Movement Conference, “Psychoanalysis”, Milan.

11

1982

‘The language of dance: modelling, misunderstanding and education’, British Society of Aesthetics and NATFHE Dance Section Joint Conference.

10

1982

‘Open texture’, Philosophy Society, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.

9

1982

‘On the language of dance’, Zinman College of Physical Education, Wingate Institute, Israel.

8

1982

‘On the very idea of a kinaesthetic sense’, Goldsmiths College, University of London, as part of the “Dance: A Philosophical View” Lecture Series.

7

1981

‘Freud and the understanding of art: the historicity problem’, British Sociological Association Study Group on the Sociology of Art and Literature.

6

1981

‘Daughter of “Understanding dance” (style and technique)’, Annual Conference of the British Society of Aesthetics.

5

1979

‘A nasty accident with one’s flies’, Western Canadian Philosophical Association National Conference, Edmonton.

4

1979

‘Art, vagueness and open texture’, North Western Philosophical Association National Conference, Corvalis, Oregon.

3

1978

‘Dance and the child’, Dance and the Child Conference, Edmonton, Canada.

2

1978

‘Understanding dance’, Conference of the Nature of Dance, ICA, London.

1

1978

‘The modernity of the medievals’, East Sussex College of Higher Education “14th Century” Pamphlet.

 

1975

‘Art: definition and appreciation’, National Conference of British Society of Aesthetics, London, September.

Forthcoming (to be updated (Sep. 2018)

INTERDISCIPLINARY PRESENTATIONS AND UNREFEREED PUBLICATIONS

18

2006

‘Paradigms and possibilities’, Congress of European College of Sport Science, Lausanne, July.

17

2006

‘Paradigms and possibilities (II)’, Colloquium on Sport & Leisure Cultures, The Chelsea School, University of Brighton, May.

16

2005

‘Ethical considerations and voluntary informed consent in research (in sport, etc.)’, Keynote to conference on ‘Ethical Issues in Leisure Research’, University of Gloucestershire, March

15

2005

‘Research quality and qualitative research in sport’, Loughborough University, February.

14

2004

‘Right reason: searching for truth in the sport and exercise sciences’, 9th annual conference of the European College of Sport Science, 3rd-6th July, Clermont Ferrand, France.

13

2004

‘The quest for understanding sport: Generating knowledge through researching art and action’, keynote address to the 1st International Conference for Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, Liverpool John Moores University, 18th May.

12

2001

‘Partnering is such sweet sorrow: some perils of partnerships’, Keynote address to Leisure Studies Association Conference, July.

11

1999

‘Sport: a moral laboratory?’, Keynote address to Leisure Studies Association Conference, ‘Just Leisure’, July.

10

1998

‘Taking (Olympic) sport seriously’, Centre for the Study of Sport and Society, University of Warwick, February.

9

1997

‘The moral laboratory: a consideration of sport’, Research Seminar Series, University of Brighton.

8

1995

‘Creativity and the teaching of arts activities’, Nottingham Trent University, February 1995.

7

1994

‘Creativity, seeing and making’, Conference of National Society for Education in Art and Design, Cardiff, November 1994.

6

1993

‘Notes on bodily culture and sport ideology: the case of Leni Riefenstahl’ (with Alan Tomlinson), Conference of the Mediterranean Games, France.

5

1988

‘The concept of dance education’, NATFHE Conference “Dance and the Physical Education Curriculum”.

4

1987

‘The idea of Human Movement Studies’, Conference on the nature of Human Movement Studies, Leeds Polytechnic.

3

1986

‘Coaching: accreditation for a post-graduate profession’ (with J.P. McNaught-Davis), Commonwealth Conference.

2

1982

‘From silence to suicide’ (with Alan Tomlinson), International Freudian Movement Conference “Culture”, Rome.

1

1978

‘Ringolevio and prestidigitation: Two contributions to a human movement  studies course?’, conference on the nature of human movement studies, Dunfermline College.

 

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