Touching the Past: Genuineness and the "Real Thing"
Carolyn Korsmeyer is Professor of Philosophy at the University at Buffalo. Her specialties include aesthetics and emotion theory, fields which she combined in her recent book, Savoring Disgust: The Foul and the Fair in Aesthetics (2011). She investigated the sense of taste in Making Sense of Taste: Food and Philosophy (1999) and in the edited collection, The Taste Culture Reader (2005). She is a past president of the American Society of Aesthetics. She will give a presentation on "Touching the Past: Genuineness and the "Real Thing"" on 3/29 at 4p.m.