Beauty and the Real with Alice Ramos

December 11, 2013

On Saturday, December 14, Professor Alice Ramos will continue the Art of the Beautiful series at the NYU Catholic Center with a talk on “Beauty and the Real.” Professor Ramos teaches philosophy at St. John’s University in Queens. She has written more than fifty articles on a wide variety of subjects, including aesthetics and the theory of beauty in St. Thomas Aquinas’ writings. She also edited the work Beauty, Art, and the Polis, a collection of essays inspired by Jacques Maritain and the aesthetics of the Neo-Thomist tradition. Her talk will be on December 14 at 7:30 P.M. at the NYU Catholic Center at 238 Thompson St., NY, NY, followed by Compline. The event is free and open to the public. Professor Ramos’ talk is the fourth in the Art and the Beautiful series, cosponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Artists Society. The audio of the first talk by Gregory Wolfe of Image Journal, entitled “Art: For Whose Sake?” is available here, the second talk by Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P., entitled “The Responsibility of the Artist,” is available here, and the third talk by David Clayton, entitled “Forming the Artist” is available here.

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