Mateusz Salwa

Mateusz Salwa, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw (Poland); his main fields of interest include garden and landscape aesthetics. Salwa has recently published a monograph entitled Estetyka ogrodu. Między sztuką a ekologią (Garden Aesthetics. Between Art and Ecology) (in Polish, 2016), an anthology of texts by R. Assunto, Filozofia ogrodu (Philosophy of the Garden) (in Polish, 2015) and numerous chapters and articles, among others: The ontolology of landscape. Rivista di Estetica” 2, 2020 (with A. Andrzejewski); The Everyday Aesthetics of Public Space. „Acta Universitatis Lodziensis. Folia Philosophica. Ethica-Aesthetica-Practica” 33, 2019; Everyday Green Aesthetics. In “Paths from the Philosophy of Art to Everyday Aesthetics” (Helsinki 2019); Landscapes as Gardens. Aesthetics of the Environment. In Philosophy of Landscape. Think, Walk, Act” (Lisbon 2019); “Historic Gardens as Places of Conflicting Values.” Ethics in Progress 5, 2014; The Garden as a Performance. “Estetika – The Central European Journal of Aesthetics” 51, 2014; Salwa also co-edited Moving from landscapes to cityscapes and back : theoretical and applied approaches to human environments (Łódź 2019) and is also the author of Illusion in Painting. An Attempt at Philosophical Interpretation, trans. K. Krzyżagórska-Pisarek (Frankfurt am Mein 2013).

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