• 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. […]
  • Wittgenstein and the First Person - On Saturday 27th May 2017, the Ertegun House at the University of Oxford will host a conference on the theme of 'Wittgenstein and the First Person'. Speakers: Professor Bill Child (University of Oxford) Professor Jane Heal (University of Cambridge) Dr Rachael Wiseman (University of Durham) Professor Jose Zalabardo (University College London) For more information, and […]
  • Wittgenstein and Hegel – Reevaluation of Difference - Wittgenstein and Hegel – Reevaluation of Difference TU Dresden, Germany June 28–30, 2017 “Hegel seems to me to be always wanting to say that things which look different are really the same. Whereas my interest is in showing that things which look the same are really different.” (Recollections of Wittgenstein) CONFIRMED SPEAKERS James Conant (Chicago) […]
  • New funding for Wittgenstein’s house in Skjolden - Press release: New funding for Wittgenstein’s house in Skjolden As one of the major sponsors, Luster Sparebank has given a grant of NOK 1 million to the project. This is in addition to NOK 1 million which has been funded by the county of Sogn og Fjordane, in which Wittgenstein’s house is located. There is […]
  • 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 […]