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About Dr Mark Windsor

Dr Mark Windsor is a Lecturer and Course Leader in Philosophy at New College of the Humanities. Before coming to NCH in 2019, he was an Associate Lecturer at the University of Kent and a Teaching Fellow in Philosophy at University College London. At NCH, he convenes the BA and MA Aesthetics courses and BA Dissertation course and teaches on Early Modern Philosophy.

Qualifications
PhD in History and Philosophy of Art, University of Kent (2017)
MA in Art History, University of Sussex (2011)
BA (Hons) in European Arts (History and Philosophy of Art), University of Kent (2009)

Professional Affiliations
British Society of Aesthetics

Awards
Finnish Society for Aesthetics Article of the Year (2019)
Fabian Dorsch European Society for Aesthetics Essay Prize (2018)
Bann Prize for History and Philosophy of Art, University of Kent (2009)

Email: mark.windsor@nchlondon.ac.uk

Dr Mark Windsor's Research

Mark’s primary research specialism is in aesthetics and philosophy of art. He is also interested in philosophy of mind, especially philosophy of emotion, and early modern philosophy, and he also has a background in history of art, with a focus on modern and contemporary.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
‘Freud on the Uncanny: A Tale of Two Theories’, Philosophy and Literature 44 (2020), 35-51.
‘Tales of Dread’, Estetika: The European Journal of Aesthetics 56 (2019), 65-86.
‘What is the Uncanny?’, British Journal of Aesthetics 59 (2019), 51-65.
‘Art of Interaction: A Theoretical Examination of Carsten Höller’s Test Site’, Tate Papers 15 (2011)

Other Publications
Review: ‘Masculinities: Liberation through Photography’, British Journal of Aesthetics 60 (2020), 359-362.
‘Explaining Freud’s Concept of the Uncanny’. OUPblog (published online April 2019)
Mark Windsor and Shelby Moser, ‘Film, Perception, Aesthetics: An interview with Bence
Nanay’, Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics 11 (2014), 2-17

Dr Mark Windsor's Teaching

Before coming to NCH in 2019, Mark was an Associate Lecturer at the University of Kent, where he convened two modules as part of the MA programme in History and Philosophy of Art, and a Teaching Fellow in Philosophy at University College London, where he led the second-year BA course in Aesthetics. At NCH, he leads the BA and MA Aesthetics courses and BA Dissertation course, supervises BA and MA dissertations, and teaches on the BA Early Modern Philosophy course.