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April 2017

London Reading Group

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Johnathan Nassim will be presenting on Wittgenstein's 'A Lecture on Ethics". Please let me know if think you'll be able to come so that we can get an idea of numbers for food. We meet at 6.30pm at Frank's house - the address is: Flat 1, Mores Gardens 90 Cheyne Walk (On the corner of Beaufort Street) SW3 5BB Directions: Take the 11 or 170 bus from Victoria, Bus Stop G (get off Beaufort St Stop BC) or take the…

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Welsh Philosophical Society 53rd Session

April 28 - April 30
Gregynog Hall, Tregynon, Newtown
Newtown, SY16 3PW United Kingdom
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WELSH PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY Registration Form can be downloaded here.   Gregynog Hall, Friday 28th – Sunday 30th April 2017   53rd Session    Friday, 28th April   4 p.m.              Tea 4.30 pm           Postgraduate paper:  Neil O'Hara (Hertfordshire), “’Primary recognition' and morality” 7.00 p.m.         Dinner                                                   8.00 p.m.         Constantine Sandis (Hertfordshire) will introduce a discussion of Stanley Cavell’s paper 'Must We Mean What We Say?'   Saturday, 29th April   8 a.m.              Breakfast 10 a.m.…

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May 2017

UEA Wittgenstein Workshop - Edward Harcourt (Oxford University) “Moral Concepts, ‘Natural Facts’ and Naturalism: Outline of a Wittgensteinian Moral Philosophy” (ARTS 2.06)

May 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ United Kingdom + Google Map

The UEA Wittgenstein workshop is an international research seminar with a focus on Wittgenstein's philosophy broadly understood. This includes its background and influences, Wittgenstein's relation to his interlocutors, the reception of his philosophy and its relation to 20th century philosophers and philosophical movements, Wittgenstein's relation to and relevance for contemporary positions and debates in philosophy. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. The speaker will normally only give a short introduction on the assumption that participants have read the text for…

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WITTGENSTEIN’S NOTEBOOKS 1914-1916

May 4 - May 6
UNIVERSITÉ DU QUÉBEC, 3351 Boulevard des Forges
Montreal, Canada
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 WITTGENSTEIN’S NOTEBOOKS 1914-1916 Université Du Québec à Montréal and Université Du Québec à Trois-Rivières (Montréal And Trois-Rivières, Canada) The aim of the colloquium is to encourage a more systematic study of Wittgenstein’s Notebooks 1914-1916, hoping to achieve a better understanding of his earliest philosophy, and to understand how they prefigure or differ from those expressed in the Tractatus. The hope then is to reach, on a broad range of topics, a better understanding of the Tractatus itself and the originality…

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The 8th Nordic Wittgenstein Society Symposium

May 5 @ 8:00 am - May 6 @ 8:00 pm
Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland + Google Map

  What’s Wrong (and What’s Right) with Ordinary Language Philosophy? The 8th Nordic Wittgenstein Society Symposium Åbo Akademi University (Turku, Finland) May 5-6, 2017 www.nordicwittgensteinsociety.org The label “ordinary language philosophy” (OLP) was probably coined by its detractors. Common objections against OLP are that philosophers engaging in it gratuitously limit their attention to the most common ways of using words, that they give current or non-specialized usage normative ascendancy over more sophisticated uses, and that they neglect the need for empirical…

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Estelle Ferrarese: "La démocratie peut-être pensée comme une forme de vie?"

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Salle Lalande, Paris, France + Google Map

6 mai 2017 Estelle Ferrarese (Univ. Picardie Jules Verne): "La démocratie peut-être pensée comme une forme de vie?" Dans le cadre du Séminaire Wittgenstein: ordinaire et forme de vie Organisé par Christiane Chauviré, Pierre Fasula, Sandra Laugier  Lieu : Sorbonne, Université Paris 1, UFR de philosophie, 17, rue de la Sorbonne, Paris 5e, escalier C, 1er étage, droite, salle Lalande – sauf exception  Dans les Recherches philosophiques, Wittgenstein redéfinit ainsi la tâche de la philosophie : « Nous reconduisons les mots de leur usage…

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Sixth annual conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy

May 8 - May 10
University of Calgary, Canada + Google Map

The sixth annual conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy will be held at the University of Calgary, 8-10 May 2017.  It is locally organised by Richard Zach and sponsored by the Philosophy Department at the University of Calgary. Plenary Speakers: Juliet Floyd, Boston University Robin Jeshion, University of Southern California Bernie Linsky, University of Alberta The Society for Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy is an international organization aimed at promoting discussion…

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Ludwig Wittgenstein und Adolf Loos: Formen der Wiener Moderne

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Haus Wittgenstein, Parkgasse 18, 1030
Vienna, Austria
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Freitag, 12. Mai 2017, 18:30 Uhr BKI “Haus Wittgenstein”, Konferenzsaal Podiumsgespräch mit anschließender Diskussion Eintritt frei, um Anmeldung unten wird gebeten. Prof. Christopher Long (University of Texas in Austin) Autor von The New Space: Movement and Experience in Viennese Modern Architecture, Der Fall Loos, Josef Frank: Life and Work u.a. Prof. Allan Janik (Universität Innsbruck) Autor von Wittgensteins Wien Revisited, Projektleiter der Wittgenstein und Paul Engelmann-Projekte des Brenner Archivs Innsbruck.

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UEA Wittgenstein Workshop - Severin Schroeder (University of Reading) 'Convention and Experience in Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Mathematics'

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ United Kingdom + Google Map

The UEA Wittgenstein workshop is an international research seminar with a focus on Wittgenstein's philosophy broadly understood. This includes its background and influences, Wittgenstein's relation to his interlocutors, the reception of his philosophy and its relation to 20th century philosophers and philosophical movements, Wittgenstein's relation to and relevance for contemporary positions and debates in philosophy. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. The speaker will normally only give a short introduction on the assumption that participants have read the text for…

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Seventeenth BWS Lecture - Dr Hanne Appelqvist -'Rule-Following and Reflective Judgement

May 22 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm

All welcome but do please register for the event via events@britishwittgensteinsociety.org

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