Garry L. Hagberg

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Garry L. Hagberg is an author, professor, philosopher, and jazz musician.[1] He currently holds the James H. Ottaway Jr. Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics. Previously, he held a chair in philosophy at the University of East Anglia.

Hagberg became a professor of philosophy at Bard College in 1990. He has been the recipient of many fellowships and grants from Dartmouth College; Cambridge University Library; Institute for the Theory and Criticism of the Visual Arts; British Library, London; St. John's College, and Cambridge University. At Bard, he teaches specialized courses on the philosophy of the arts and the history of aesthetic thought; the philosophy of language since 1900; pragmatism; and the development of twentieth-century philosophy, in addition to courses on issues and authors from Plato and Aristotle to the present day.

He received his B.A., M.A. and Ph. D. at the University of Oregon and conducted his postdoctoral research at Cambridge University.

Hagberg is the author of three books: Describing Ourselves: Wittgenstein and Autobiographical Consciousness, Art as Language: Wittgenstein, Meaning, and Aesthetic Theory and Meaning and Interpretation: Wittgenstein, Henry James and Literary Knowledge. He has contributed to such publications as Historical Reflections, the Henry James Review, Philosophy, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Journal of Aesthetic Education, Mind, New Novel Review, Philosophical Quarterly, Ethics, Perspectives of New Music, Encyclopedia of the Essay, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics", and "Routledge Companion to Aesthetics." [2]

His work totals to roughly fifty articles and thirty-five reviews, review-essays, and art catalogue essays.

Hagberg is an accomplished jazz guitar player. He is a member of the Atlantic Jazz Trio, which tours in Europe and the United States.

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  1. ^ "Guitarist Garry Hagberg to play". Eugene Register-Guard. May 17, 1984. Retrieved January 21, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Core Faculty". Bard College. Retrieved February 2013.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)

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