Previous Editions
2017 | The Ends of Art
The 13th International Congress of Aesthetics - Brazil, entitled “The Ends of Art”, aims to highlight recurring themes in philosophical aesthetics, elaborating the ambiguity in its title, namely “fins”, understood as "finalities", which refers to millenarian discussion about the uses of art in the past, present and future, and "the ends of art", which by its turn refer to the formulations of a possible end of art, as echoed by G.W.F. Hegel in Lectures on the Philosophy of Art.
2015 | The Tragic, the Sublime, the Melancholy
The 12th International Congress of Aesthetics - Brazil, entitled “The Tragic, the Sublime, the Melancholy”, was held from 13 to 16 October 2015 at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte.
2013 | Taste, Interpretation and Criticism
The 11th International Congress of Aesthetics - Brazil, entitled “Taste, Intetrpretation and Criticism”, was held from 3 to 6 September 2013 at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte.
2011 | Image, Imagination, Fantasy: 20 Years without Vilem Flusser
The 13th International Congress of Aesthetics - Brazil, entitled "Image, Imagination, Fantasy: 20 Years without Vilem Flusser", aims to address some of the most important thoughts of Flusser, taking the opportunity to pay him a homage on his twentieth death anniversary (November, 1991).