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February 2017

London Reading Group: Wittgenstein and Religious Belief

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Flat 1, Mores Gardens
London, SW3 5BB United Kingdom
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Our next presentation will be with Simon Hewitt on 'Wittgenstein and Religious Belief'. We will be looking at Wittgenstein's lecture on religious belief from 1938

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March 2017

Journée d’étude « Philosophie du langage ordinaire, actes de langage et droit »

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Salle Lalande, Paris, France + Google Map

4 mars 2017 – 9h-18h – salle Lalande Journée d’étude « Philosophie du langage ordinaire, actes de langage et droit », avec :  Bruno Ambroise (CNRS, CURAPP Univ. Picardie), Gregory Bligh (Paris II Panthéon Assas),  Philippe Büttgen (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Antoine Camby (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Ronan de Calan (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Sandra Laugier (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne) 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,…

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WORKSHOP "WITTGENSTEIN AND PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY", VIENNA

March 13
TBC Vienna, Austria + Google Map

DATE 13 March 2017 VENUE TBA, Vienna, Austria KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Langdon Winner, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA Alfred Nordmann, Institute of Philosophy, TU Darmstadt, Germany INTRODUCTION TO THE THEME Few philosophers of technology enlist Wittgenstein's work when thinking about technology, and scholars of Wittgenstein pay scant attention to remarks about technology in his work. This double neglect of (aspects of) Wittgenstein's work is symptomatic of a more general gap between philosophy of language…

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UEA Wittgenstein Workshop - Sidra Shahid, (UEA) ‘Wittgenstein and Varieties of the Transcendental’ (ARTS 2.06)

March 22 @ 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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April 2017

« Forme de vie et pragmatisme »

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Salle Lalande, Paris, France + Google Map

1er avril 2017 – 9h-13h – salle Lalande « Forme de vie et pragmatisme », avec : Francis Chateauraynaud (CNRS, EHESS) Guillaume Garreta (Univ. Paris Saclay) Sylvain Lavelle (ICAM) Albert Ogien (CNRS, EHESS, IMM) 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…

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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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