• 10TH ANNIVERSARY BWS ANNUAL CONFERENCE: WITTGENSTEIN IN THE 21ST CENTURY - The British Wittgenstein Society was founded in 2007 in an effort to rekindle what seemed a waning interest in the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein. To mark the success of this endeavour, and the Society's 10th anniversary, the 2017 BWS annual conference will be devoted to celebrating Wittgenstein's contribution to thought across philosophy and other disciplines. […]
  • One-day conference on "Wittgenstein: Critique and Reconstruction in Philosophical Culture" -
  • Welsh Philosophical Society 53rd Session Registration Now Open - Please find below the programme for this year's meeting of the Welsh Philosophical Society, which takes place at Gregynog Hall (http://www.gregynog.org/) from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th April 2017. If you would like to attend the meeting please complete and return the form below electronically, and send the requisite payment. The deadline for registration is Monday […]
  • CFP WORKSHOP "WITTGENSTEIN AND PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY", VIENNA - 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 […]
  • Seventeenth BWS Lecture -
  • CFP: WITTGENSTEINIAN APPROACHES TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY (THIRD EDITION) - KU Leuven, Belgium September 21-23, 2017 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS James Conant (University of Chicago) Raimond Gaita (University of Melbourne) Sophie-Grace Chappell (The Open University) Edward Harcourt (University of Oxford) Sabina Lovibond (University of Oxford) Martin Stokhof (University of Amsterdam) CALL FOR PAPERS We invite submissions for a 25 minute presentation followed by a 20 minute discussion. […]
  • Understanding Wittgenstein, Understanding Modernism - Matar, Anat, ed. Understanding Wittgenstein, Understanding Modernism, 2017. In the last half-century Ludwig Wittgenstein's relevance beyond analytic philosophy, to continental philosophy, to cultural studies, and to the arts has been widely acknowledged. Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus was published in 1922 - the annus mirabilis of modernism - alongside Joyce's Ulysses, Eliot's The Waste Land, Mansfield's The […]
  • Sixth Annual Conference of the Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy - 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 […]
  • Wittgenstein and the Social Sciences - The BWS is pleased to report that the special issue of Philosophy of the Social Sciences with papers from the 2015 BWS conference has been published. Wittgenstein and the Social Sciences Special Issue of Philosophy of the Social Sciences December 2016 46 (6) Guest editors: Nigel Pleasants and Daniéle Moyal-Sharrock Table of Contents John R. Searle: […]
  • CFP:40TH INTERNATIONAL WITTGENSTEIN SYMPOSIUM 20 - CALL FOR PAPERS 40th INTERNATIONAL WITTGENSTEIN SYMPOSIUM 2017 Kirchberg am Wechsel, 6 - 12 of August 2017 THE PHILOSOPHY OF PERCEPTION AND OBSERVATION Scientific Organizers: Christoph Limbeck-Lilienau (Vienna) Friedrich Stadler (Vienna) Sections: 1. Wittgenstein 2. Perception and Intentionality 3. Perception and Concepts 4. The Epistemology of Perception 5. Theories of Perception in the Cognitive Sciences […]