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Berys Gaut

Berys Gaut is Professor of Philosophy at St. Andrews. He holds a B.A. from Oxford University (Balliol College), and a M.A. and a PhD from Princeton University.

His research interests include: aesthetics, especially its relation to ethics; the philosophy of creativity; the philosophy of film and film theory; and moral theory. He is the author of Art, Emotion and Ethics (Oxford University Press, 2007) and A Philosophy of Cinematic Art (Cambridge University Press, 2010)

He is President of the British Society of Aesthetics; an Editorial Consultant to The British Journal of Aesthetics; and a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council Peer Review College.

He has been awarded a two year Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship, beginning in September 2012, to work on a monograph on the philosophy of creativity.


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Telephone: (01334) 462490 (direct line) or (01334) 462486 (secretaries)

E-mail: bng@st-and.ac.uk