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Phenomenology and Creativity

Detail from Still Life with Apples, Paul Cezanne.

Friday 4 March 2016, 1.00PM to 6.00pm

This is an inter-disciplinary workshop considering creativity and creative processes from a phenomenological perspective.
Speakers are Jonathan Hale (Engineering, Nottingham), Ariene Mildenberg (English, Kent), and Mark Sinclair (Manchester Metropolitan University).
Jonathan Hale is Associate Professor & Reader in Architectural Theory, Faculty of Engineering at the University of Nottingham. He is the author of the forthcoming book Merleau-Ponty for Architects (Routledge 2016). For details, see:
Ariane Mildenberg is Lecturer in Modernism in the School of English at the University of Kent. She is author of the forthcoming book Modernism and Phenomenology: Epiphanic Moments in Literature, Philosophy and Art  (Palgrave Macmillan; forthcoming 2016) and co-editor of Phenomenology, Modernism, and Beyond (Peter Lang, 2010).
Mark Sinclair is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of Heidegger, Aristotle, and the Work of Art (Palgrave Macmillan 2007) and is currently writing a monograph on the 19th-century French philosopher Félix Ravaisson.""
Papers include:
  • Ariane Mildenberg: 'On Apples, Broken Frames and Fallenness: Phenomenology and the Unfamiliar Gaze in Cézanne, Stein and Kafka’
  • Mark Sinclair: 'The Philosophy of Creativity: Some Historical and Phenomenological Remarks'
Please email Keith Allen ( for further details.

Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York

Admission: All welcome