Many of you may recall the previous discussion (here) about the near total absence in Philosophers’ Annual of articles dealing with issues in Philosophy of Art & Aesthetics. In response, many of you suggested AFB host its own annual recognition of outstanding papers in the field. Well, here you are.
A panel of nine judges were tasked with nominating what they thought to be particularly outstanding papers published in 2012 and 2013 (judges could not nominate their own work). From those nominations, five papers were selected for each year. I present to you…
The AFB Fab Flock Five
2012 & 2013!
The Fab Flock Five 2012
A.W. Eaton. Robust Immoralism. Journal Of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 70: 281-292.
Stacie Friend. Fiction as Genre. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 112: 179-209.
Robert Hopkins. Factive Pictorial Experience: What is Really Special about Photographs? Nous 46: 709-731.
Carolyn Korsmeyer. Touch and the Experience of the Genuine. British Journal of Aesthetics 52: 365-377.
Richard Moran. Kant, Proust, and the Appeal of Beauty. Critical Inquiry 38: 298-329.
The Fab Flock Five 2013
Fabian Dorsch. Non‐Inferentialism About Justification: The Case of Aesthetic Judgements. Philosophical Quarterly 63: 660-682.
Gabriel Greenberg. Beyond Resemblance. Philosophical Review 122: 215-287.
Louise Hanson. The Reality of (Non‐Aesthetic) Artistic Value. Philosophical Quarterly 63: 492-508.
Aaron Meskin, Mark Phelan, Margaret Moore, & Matthew Kieran. Mere Exposure to Bad Art. British Journal of Aesthetics 53: 139-164.
James Shelley. Hume and the Joint Verdict of True Judges. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 71: 145-153.
Fab Flock Five Judges
Catharine Abell (Manchester)
Susan Feagin (Temple)
James Harold (Mt. Holyoke)
Robert Hopkins (NYU)
Sherri Irvin (Oklahoma)
Jennifer Judkins (UCLA)
Christy Mag Uidhir (Houston)
Derek Matravers (Open University)
Aaron Meskin (Leeds)