Jason Holt

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Professor
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Ph:  902-585-1885
Office:  AAC 385F

Teaching

- Communication for Kinesiology
- Philosophical Aspects of Physical Activity & Sport
- Aesthetics of Sport & Dance
- History & Philosophy of Leisure

Scholarly Expertise
  • Aesthetics
  • Philosophy of Sport
  • Philosophy and Popular Culture
Publications
  • Holt, J. (2015): Meanings of Art: Essays in Aesthetics (Montreal: Minkowski Institute Press).
  • Holt, J. (ed.) (2014): Leonard Cohen and Philosophy: Various Positions (Chicago: Open Court).
  • Holt, J. (ed.) (2013): Philosophy of Sport: Core Readings (Peterborough: Broadview Press).
  • Holt, L.E., Pelham, T.W., and J. Holt (2008): Flexibility: A Concise Guide (Totowa: Springer-Humana).
  • Holt, J. (2003): Blindsight and the Nature of Consciousness (Peterborough: Broadview Press); shortlisted and honourable mention, Canadian Philosophical Association Book Prize (2005).
Presentations
  • Holt, J. (2018): ‘Sport Card Portraiture’, The Philosophy of Portraits, University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Holt, J. (2018): ‘Kinetic Beauty: A Layered View’, Atlantic Undergraduate Philosophy Conference, University of Prince Edward Island (Invited Keynote Address).
  • Holt, J. (2017): ‘Sport as Art, Dance as Sport’, Canadian Society for Aesthetics, Ryerson University.
  • Holt, J. (2014): “Virtual Domains,” European Association for the Philosophy of Sport, Lorraine University, Nancy (France).
  • Holt, J. (2013): ‘Hemingway’s Death in The Sun Also Rises’, Atlantic Region Philosophers’ Association, Dalhousie University.
Curriculum Vitae