On aesthetic disinterestedness
Thomas Hilgers is a research associate at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. He received his PhD in philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010. His fields of research are aesthetics, philosophy of art, philosophy of film, and German philosophy since Kant. Currently, he specifically focuses on the nature and value of aesthetic experiences and aesthetic judgments. His monograph on aesthetic disinterestedness will be published by Routledge in 2016.