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ART -Rex Gilliland

Pubblicato: Martedì 3 gennaio 2023 da Alessandro Giovanni Bertinetto

ART (Aesthetics Research Torino) Philosophical Seminar 

Rex Gilliland

(Southern Connecticut State University)

January 11., h 6 pm (CET)






Varieties of Creativity in Art

Part of the reason why art is such a challenging and interesting topic is the various types of creativity found in it, which are used to develop novel features in artworks, interpretations of artworks, and methods for producing artworks. Many of the creative processes and products in art have analogues in other disciplines, but art seems to have the greatest diversity and scope in the types of creativity it employs. This paper will attempt to distinguish the general types of creativity in art and clarify their relations, and will do so by connecting them with corresponding varieties of explanation.

Rex Gilliland is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. His research focuses on the history and meaning of the concept of creativity, as well as Heidegger and Poststructuralism.




ART (Aesthetics Research Torino) is a periodic philosophical seminar organized by the Department of Philosophy and Educational Sciences of the University of Turin and the PhD Program FINO.



Prof. Alessandro Bertinetto (University of Turin). 

Prof. Federico Vercellone (University of Turin). 



Prof. Carlo Serra (University of Turin/University of Calabria)

Prof. Serena Feloj (University of Pavia)

Dr. Alberto Martinengo (University of Turin)

Dr. Paolo Furia (University of Turin)

Dr. Lisa Giombini (University Rome 3)

Dr. Nicola Angerame (University of Turin)

Dr. Gregorio Tenti (University of Turin)

Dr. Amalia Salvestrini (Laboratoire d'études sur les monothéismes, Paris)

Dr. Francesca Monateri (Pisa, Scuola Normale)

Dr. Francesca Perotto (FINO)

Dr. Ivan Quartesan (FINO)

Dr. Sofia Boz (University of Padova)

Dr. Leonardo Pietropaolo (Università di Torino)



ART addresses different topics of the contemporary debate in Aesthetics: philosophy of beauty, philosophy of the arts, theory of sensory experience, philosophy of image and imagination, and history of aesthetics.


ART is supported by:

Centro Interuniversitario di Ricerca sulla Morfologia Francesco Moiso (CIM)

Centro Studi Filosofico-religiosi "Luigi Pareyson"

Centro Studi Arti della Modernità


ART is sponsored by: 

Italian Society for Aesthetics (SIE) 
European Society for Aesthetics (ESA)


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