Estetika: The Central European Journal of Aesthetics

announces the contents of its new issue (1/2019) published this month:

Hanne Appelqvist


Peter Lamarque and Nigel Walter
The Application of Narrative to the Conservation of Historic Buildings

Patrik Engisch
Patchwork Puzzles and the Nature of Fiction

Mojca Kuplen
Cognitive Interpretation of Kant’s Theory of Aesthetic Ideas

Mark Windsor
Tales of Dread

Book Symposium: Is Psychology Relevant to Aesthetics?

Bence Nanay and Murray Smith 

Bence Nanay
Aesthetics as Philosophy of Perception: A Précis

Murray Smith
Film, Art, and the Third Culture: A Précis

Sherri Irvin
The Nature of Aesthetic Experience and the Role of the Sciences in Aesthetic Theorizing:
Remarks on the Work of Nanay and Smith

Elisabeth Schellekens
Psychologizing Aesthetic Attention

Bence Nanay
Responses to Irvin and Schellekens

Murray Smith
Proust Wasn’t a Neuroscientist


Marián Zouhar
James O. Young, ed., Semantics of Aesthetic Judgements

Estetika is open to submissions all year round. We aim at keeping the evaluation period under four months. Estetika is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to philosophical aesthetics. The journal’s main ambition is to publish the best research from the many diverse and rich European traditions in aesthetics. It welcomes contributions in English on all topics related to aesthetics and the philosophy of art. Reviews of books – significant non-English publications included – are also welcome!

To access the current issue, visit

Submission guidelines:
Estetika is listed in
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Knowledge)
ERIH (European Reference Index for Humanities)
Philosopher’s Index
Ulrich’s Web
ZDB (The German National Union Catalogue of Serials published by the Berlin State Library and the German National Library)

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