The Institute of Philosophy at the University of Bern is one of the largest philosophy departments in Switzerland. It consists of up to 35 researchers and employees. In addition, the Institute is pleased to be welcoming many world-renowned philosophers each semester, as guests to a considerable number of international workshops, lecture series, and courses organized by the Institute. The Institute of Philosophy is subdivided into three departments, the department for logic and theoretical philosophy, the department for practical philosophy and the department for history of philosophy, which are supported by a shared administrative office.
Conference SS17: Authenticity versus Improvisation in the Philosophy of Music
19.09.17 - 20.09.17
What is improvisation? How are musical performances made authentic? And how are authenticity and improvisation related to each other? This interdisciplinary conference brings together philosophers and musicologists to answer these questions.