Department of Philosophy & Social Studies
University of Crete
Campus of Rethymnon
74100 Rethymno
Greece

Phone number: ++30 2831077211/15/16
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KATERINA BANTINAKI
Lecturer in Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art,
Department of Philosophy and Social Studies,
University of Crete
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EDUCATION
2001-2005:        PhD in Philosophy, King’s College, University of London.
1996-1998:        MA in History and Philosophy of Science, NTUA and University of Athens, Greece.
1990-1995:        BA in Philosophy, Psychology and Social Science, University of Crete, Greece.

TEACHING
2009-                      Lecturer, Department of Philosophy and Social Studies, University of Crete.
2007-2008:            Temporary Lecturer, Department of Philosophy and Social Studies, University of Crete.
2005-2007:            Temporary Lecturer in Philosophy, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester.
2004-2005:            Teaching Fellow, Department of Philosophy, King’s College, University of London.
2002-2005:            Graduate Tutor, Department of Philosophy, King’s College, University of London.

PUBLICATIONS
Edited Books / Special Issues

  • C. Abell, K. Bantinaki (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on Depiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2010).
  • Guest Editor, Humanities Special Issue: “The Paradox of Horror” (under preparation, 2013).

Articles

  • ‘The Paradox of Horror: Fear as a Positive Emotion’, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, vol. 70/4 (2012).
  • ‘The Value of Conceptual Art’ (in Greek), in V. Kindi (ed.) Philosophy and Art. Athens: Okto (2011).
  • ‘The Cognitive Penetrability of Perception’ (in Greek), in Noesis, vol. 6 (2010).
  •  ‘Introduction’ (with C. Abell), in C. Abell, K. Bantinaki (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on Depiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2010).
  •  ‘Pictorial Perception as Twofold Experience’, in C. Abell, K. Bantinaki (eds.), Philosophical Perspectives on Depiction. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2010).
  • ‘The Opticality of Pictorial Representation’, The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, vol. 66/2 (2008).
  •  ‘Pictorial Perception as Illusion’, British Journal of Aesthetics, vol. 47/3 (2007).
  • ‘The Image as a Vehicle of Moral Knowledge’ (‘Η Εικόνα ως Μέσον Ηθικής Γνώσης’), in Deykalion, 25/1 (2007).
  • ‘Pictorial Representation and Moral Content’, Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, vol.1/2 (August 2004).

Surveys

  • ‘Seeing-in’, in D. Cooper, S. Davies, K. Higgins, R. Hopkins and R. Stecker (eds.) A Companion to Aesthetics (Second Edition). Oxford: Blackwell(2009).
  • ‘Depiction’ in D. Cooper, S. Davies, K. Higgins, R. Hopkins and R. Stecker (eds.) A Companion to Aesthetics (Second Edition). Oxford: Blackwell (2009).

Reviews

  • Beyond Mimesis and Convention: Representation in Art and Science, eds. Roman Frigg and Matthew Hunter (2010). In International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, vol. 26/1 (2012).
  • Weaving a Nominalist Conception of Nature, Science and Art’Reviewof Nominalism and its Aftermath: The Philosophy of Nelson Goodman, Dena Shottenkirk (2009). In Metascience, vol. 20/3 (2011).
  • Philοsophical Perspectives on Art, Stephen Davies (2007). In Analysis, vol. 69 (2009).
  • On Images: Their Structure and Content, John V. Kulvicki (2006). In Mind, vol. 117(2008).
  • Sight and Sensibility: Evaluating Pictures, Dominic McIver Lopes (2005). In Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (April 2006).
  • Art beyond Representation: the Performative Power of the Image, Barbara Bolt (2004). In British Journal of Aesthetics (April 2006).

AWARDS
2000:        Fellowship for graduate studies in Aesthetics – Michelis Foundation, Greece
1998:        Socrates Fellowship – National Fellowship Foundation, Greece
1997:        Graduate Research Support Grant – University of Athens, Greece (1998)
1997:        Fellowship for MA studies – National Technical University of Athens, Greece
1991:        Academic Excellence Award – National Fellowship Foundation, Greece

RESEARCH AREAS
Pictorial Representation, Pictorial Perception, Interpretation, Art and Emotion, Values of Art