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Margaret Boden (Sussex University): “Materiality & Computer Art”

29 January 2015, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Materiality and Computer Art

Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS) public lecture

Date: Thursday 29 January 2015
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: Professor Margaret Boden

Professor Boden will explore philosophical issues about art. Are computer artworks physical objects? Do they really qualify as art?

Margaret Boden is Research Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Sussex.

LSE’s Centre for Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (@CPNSS), established in 1990, promotes research into philosophical, methodological and foundational questions arising in the natural and the social sciences, and their application to practical problems. The Centre’s work is inherently interdisciplinary, and a full calendar of events contributes to a lively intellectual environment.

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A podcast of this event is available here.