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Professor Derek Matravers

Professor Derek Matravers

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Professor Derek Matravers

Professor Derek Matravers

About me

Derek Matravers is Professor of Philosophy at The Open University. Before joining the OU, he was a research fellow at Darwin College Cambridge. He is the author of Art and Emotion, (OUP: 1998), Introducing Philosophy of Art In Eight Case Studies (Routledge: 2012), Fiction and Narrative (OUP: 2014), and Empathy (Polity: 2017). He has also published on aesthetics, ethics, mind, and politics.

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Professor Derek Matravers's research

Professor Derek Matravers (2019) [Book Review] Things: In Touch with the Past by Carolyn Korsmeyer (New York: Oxford University Press), In The Philosophical Quarterly, Oxford University Press (OUP)

Professor Derek Matravers (2018-08-01) Visualizing and Visualizing Representations, In Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 3(76)

Professor Derek Matravers (2018-01-05) Recent philosophy and the fiction/non-fiction distinction, In Collection and Curation, Emerald

Professor Derek Matravers (2017-01-20) Empathy, Polity Press

Professor Derek Matravers (2017) Empathy in the Aesthetic Tradition, Routledge

Professor Derek Matravers (2016-11-24) Life and Narrative, Oxford University Press

Professor Derek Matravers (2014-11-19) Art, knowledge, and virtue: comments on Alana Jelinek's This is Not Art., In Journal of Visual Art Practice 3(13)

Professor Derek Matravers and Damien Freeman (editors) (2014-08-19) Figuring Out Figurative Art: Contemporary Philosophers on Contemporary Paintings, Routledge

Professor Derek Matravers (2014-04) Fiction and Narrative, Oxford University Press

Professor Derek Matravers (2013-11-01) Art and the negative emotions, Palgrave Macmillan

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