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Virtual Exhibition: LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN – The Tractatus Odyssey

26 APR 2021 — 31 MAY 2021

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the publication of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus the Austrian Cultural Forum London, in collaboration with the Wittgenstein Initiative and the British Wittgenstein Society, are pleased to present a virtual exhibition on the famous Austrian philosopher and the brilliant, enigmatic book which was to make a major impact on twentieth century philosophy.
Curated by the Wittgenstein Initiative it gives an overview of Ludwig Wittgenstein's life and the path to the creation of the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, which can rightly be termed an odyssey. Both in the temporal and spatial sense, as well as Wittgenstein’s intellectual development in the course of writing it, the Tractatus contains all the associations of an exciting, improbable journey.

Virtual CineClub Special: Wittgenstein

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Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus: A Centenary Celebration

To book for this event, please use this link

acflondon.org/events/wittgensteins-tractatus-logico-philosophicus-a-centenary-celebration/

WED 5 MAY 2021 5:30PM
Together with the British Wittgenstein Society and the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking programme we invite you to join us for a special celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of the German edition of the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.

Bringing together leading philosophers from all over the world, this online symposium turns the spotlight on Ludwig Wittgenstein's groundbreaking work which exerted an enormous influence on the development of 20th Century Analytic Philosophy and continues to inspire philosophical reflection today.

This symposium is part of our centenary celebrations of the Tractatus; which inlcudes a viewing of Derek Jarman's 1993 film: Wittgenstein and a virtual exhibition.

Co-organised with Danièle Moyal Sharrock and Constantine Sandis from the British Wittgenstein Society.

The speakers:

Luciano Bazzochi (University of Siena)
Juliet Floyd (Boston University)
Ian Ground (Newcastle University)
Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto & Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford)
Ray Monk (University of Southampton)
Monica Nagler-Wittgenstein, literary journalist and great-niece of the philosopher
Anja Weiberg (University of Vienna)
Dawn Wilson (University of Hull)
The programme:

PART I: Live Zoom event

17:30
Welcoming words by Waltraud Dennhardt-Herzog, Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum London
& Introduction of the speakers by Danièle Moyal Sharrock

17:45-18:30
Presentations by Anja Weiberg, Ian Ground & Cheryl Misak

18:30-18:45
Book launch of Luciano Bazzochi’s Centenary edition of the Tractatus (Anthem Press, 2021),

18:45-19:00
Q&A

PART II: Broadcast of the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking panel

19:00-20:00
Discussion with Juliet Floyd, Dawn Wilson, Ray Monk & Monica Nagler-Wittgenstein
Moderated by Shahidha Bari

Please sign up on our website by 4pm on the day of the event. You will receive a link to join Part I of the symposium on Zoom.
As for Part II: the BBC Radio 3 broadcast, we will move to the ACF website to view it live.

Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus: A Centenary Celebration

To book for this event, please use this link

acflondon.org/events/wittgensteins-tractatus-logico-philosophicus-a-centenary-celebration/

WED 5 MAY 2021 5:30PM
Together with the British Wittgenstein Society and the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking programme we invite you to join us for a special celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of the German edition of the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.

Bringing together leading philosophers from all over the world, this online symposium turns the spotlight on Ludwig Wittgenstein's groundbreaking work which exerted an enormous influence on the development of 20th Century Analytic Philosophy and continues to inspire philosophical reflection today.

This symposium is part of our centenary celebrations of the Tractatus; which inlcudes a viewing of Derek Jarman's 1993 film: Wittgenstein and a virtual exhibition.

Co-organised with Danièle Moyal Sharrock and Constantine Sandis from the British Wittgenstein Society.

The speakers:

Luciano Bazzochi (University of Siena)
Juliet Floyd (Boston University)
Ian Ground (Newcastle University)
Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto & Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford)
Ray Monk (University of Southampton)
Monica Nagler-Wittgenstein, literary journalist and great-niece of the philosopher
Anja Weiberg (University of Vienna)
Dawn Wilson (University of Hull)
The programme:

PART I: Live Zoom event

17:30
Welcoming words by Waltraud Dennhardt-Herzog, Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum London
& Introduction of the speakers by Danièle Moyal Sharrock

17:45-18:30
Presentations by Anja Weiberg, Ian Ground & Cheryl Misak

18:30-18:45
Book launch of Luciano Bazzochi’s Centenary edition of the Tractatus (Anthem Press, 2021),

18:45-19:00
Q&A

PART II: Broadcast of the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking panel

19:00-20:00
Discussion with Juliet Floyd, Dawn Wilson, Ray Monk & Monica Nagler-Wittgenstein
Moderated by Shahidha Bari

Please sign up on our website by 4pm on the day of the event. You will receive a link to join Part I of the symposium on Zoom.
As for Part II: the BBC Radio 3 broadcast, we will move to the ACF website to view it live.

Wittgenstein- Studien

Wittgenstein-Studien (De Gruyter)

Edited by Juliet Floyd, Yi Jiang, Stefan Majetschak, Richard Raatzsch, Nuno Venturinha and Wilhelm Vossenkuhl

Designed as an annual forum for Wittgenstein research, the yearbook Wittgenstein-Studien publishes articles and materials on Ludwig Wittgenstein’s life, work and philosophy, and on his philosophical and cultural environment. All submitted articles are peer-reviewed.

We are currently accepting submissions for volume 13 (2022). Articles should be prepared according to the journal’s author guidelines (www.ilwg.eu/?id=34) and sent to the Editor-in-chief, Prof. Dr. Stefan Majetschak, at  by 31st August 2021. Book review proposals can be sent to the Book Review Editor, Prof. Dr. Nuno Venturinha, at  by the same deadline.

For more information about Wittgenstein-Studien, please visit: www.degruyter.com/journal/key/WGST/html

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Nuno VenturinhaAsst. Professor of PhilosophyDeputy Head of DepartmentDirector of Studies, Master in PhilosophyDepartment of Philosophy & IFILNOVANOVA School of Social Sciences and HumanitiesAv. de Berna 26 C | 1069-061 Lisbon | PortugalTel.: + 351 217 908 300 | Ext. 1365E-mail: nventurinha.ifl@fcsh.unl.ptWeb: www.ifilnova.pt/en/pages/nuno-venturinha


Principal InvestigatorFCT funded project Epistemology of Religious Belief

3rd Hinge Epistemology Conference: Hinge Epistemology and Religious Belief

Due to the instability and unpredictability associated with the pandemic, we have decided to postpone the 3rd Hinge Epistemology Conference on Hinge Epistemology and Religious Belief to Spring 2022. 

3rd Hinge Epistemology Conference: Hinge Epistemology and Religious Belief 

NOVA University of Lisbon

Tuesday 7 - Wednesday 8 June 2022

Submissions of abstracts are invited for a two-day conference on Hinge Epistemology, hosted by the NOVA Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) at the NOVA University of Lisbon (Portugal), in collaboration with the University of California, Irvine (USA), and the University of Hertfordshire (UK). 

Plenary speakers:

·       Annalisa Coliva (Irvine)

·       Juliet Floyd (Boston)

·       Hans-Johann Glock (Zurich)

·       Daniele Moyal-Sharrock (Hertfordshire)

·       Duncan Pritchard (Irvine)

·       Genia Schönbaumsfeld (Southampton)

·       Michael Williams (Johns Hopkins)

·       Crispin Wright (New York / Stirling)

Symposium on Hinge Epistemology and Religious Belief:

·       Modesto Gómez-Alonso (La Laguna)

·       Sofia Miguens (Porto)

·       Vicente Sanfélix Vidarte (Valencia)

·       Nuno Venturinha (Lisbon)

NEW CALL FOR ABSTRACTS


The conference will include a number of sessions for submitted papers. Selection will be based on review of long abstracts (max. 1000 words). Please submit your abstract as an email attachment to Prof. Nuno Venturinha (), copied to Prof. Danièle Moyal-Sharrock () by 1st March 2022. Presentation time for accepted papers will be 30 minutes plus Q&A.

Papers will address (positively or critically) the application of Wittgenstein's notion of ‘hinges’ or ‘hinge certainty’ to religious epistemology but also to epistemological problems in any discipline. The conference will be held in English, and peer-reviewed proceedings will be published in an edited volume of the series Anthem Studies in Wittgenstein.

This conference is organized within the framework of the FCT-funded project ‘Epistemology of Religious Belief: Wittgenstein, Grammar and the Contemporary World’ (PTDC/FER-FIL/32203/2017, PI: Nuno Venturinha), hosted by the Reasoning and Argumentation Laboratory (ArgLab) of IFILNOVA. For more information about the project, please visit: www.arglab.ifilnova.pt/en/projects/erb

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Nuno Venturinha

Asst. Professor of Philosophy

Deputy Head of Department

Department of Philosophy & IFILNOVA

NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Av. de Berna 26 C | P-1069-061 Lisbon 

Danièle Moyal-Sharrock

Professor of Philosophy

President of the British Wittgenstein Society

Department of Philosophy | School of Humanities

University of Hertfordshire

De Havilland Campus | Hatfield, Herts AL10 9AB

Twitter & Facebook: UHPhilosophy

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CFP: Conference - Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

CALL FOR PAPERS

Conference - Stanley Cavell: A Retrospective

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Milan, September 23th - 24th 2021

Organizing institutions:

Department of Philosophy of the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan; Triennale di Milano.

Organizers:

Raffaele Ariano (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele di Milano), Leonardo Caffo (NABA - Nuova accademia di belle arti di Milano; Fondazione Triennale di Milano).

Confirmed speakers:

Sandra Laugier – Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (keynote)

Stephen Mulhall – University of Oxford (keynote)

Piergiorgio Donatelli – Università degli Studi “La Sapienza” di Roma

Viktor Johansson – Södertörn University Stockholm

Franco La Cecla – NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano

Davide Sparti – Università di Siena

Domenico Spinosa – Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera

Catherine Wheatley – King’s College London

Description:

Two years have passed since his death, and Stanley Cavell’s figure keeps growing in stature for philosophy, the humanities and the humanistic social sciences of our time. Courses and conferences devoted to his work have been and are being held regularly in universities all over the globe, while the amount of scholarly work on him shows no sign of diminishing. It is not only that few recent thinkers can count within their oeuvre masterworks of the importance of The Claim of Reason and The World Viewed. It is not even just the breadth of his research interests – encompassing topics as varied as Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Shakespeare, film, democracy, education and literature, to name just a few – that makes Cavell’s production so significant. It is his capacity to delve deeply into the technical debates of academic philosophy and humanities whilst, at the same time, attaining a truly distinctive voice. His prominence is due not only to his work as a scholar, but also as a writer and intellectual. For such reasons, Cavell invites us to problematize and reinvent philosophy in a manner important to our academic institutions as well as our society at large.

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan, in partnership with the art and design museum Triennale di Milano, will host a two-day interdisciplinary international conference on Cavell’s philosophy and figure. The call for papers encourages a variety of approaches and contributions, addressing scholars in the fields of history of philosophy, ethics, aesthetics, political theory and philosophy of language, as well as those working in film studies, comparative literature, North American studies, gender studies, visual and cultural studies, intellectual history and history of ideas. The aim of the conference will be not only to deepen the present understanding of Cavell’s thought through the analysis and interpretation of specific aspects of his production, but also to open new lines of interaction with other thinkers and topics both within and beyond the academic study of philosophy.

The conference will be structured around thematic sessions.

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

America and transcendentalism: Emerson, Thoreau and beyond.
Inheriting a method? Cavell’s Austin.
Inheriting a method? A therapeutic reading of Wittgenstein.
Wittgenstein, criteria and skepticism.
Parallels and contrasts: Cavell’s reading of Heidegger, Lévinas, Rawls, Derrida…
Voices and styles: Cavell vs romanticism, pragmatism, ordinary language philosophy, deconstruction, post-modernism, etc.
Cavell and psychoanalysis
Cavell’s theory of modernism in music, theater, and the visual arts.
Cavell’s Shakespeare between skepticism, tragedy and comedy.
Cavell and film studies (ontology and realism, genre, ethics, television, close-analysis of individual films, etc.)
Cavell and gender studies
Philosophy and education.
Ethics and politics (perfectionism, agreement, giving reasons, rules and foundations, etc.)
“Analytic” and “continental”: past, present, and future of a (supposed) divide.
Please send your proposals (max. 300 words) and a short bio (max. 150 words) to by May 1, 2021

Between Weil and Wittgenstein: Connections and Comparisons in Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics

There are many parallels between the thinkers Simone Weil and Ludwig Wittgenstein. They each lived in a tense relationship with religion, with both being estranged from their cultural Jewish ancestry, and both being tempted at various times by the teachings of Catholicism. They both underwent a profound and transformative mystical turn early into their careers. Both operated against the backdrop of escalating global conflict in the early 20th century. Both were concerned, amongst other things, with questions of culture, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, science, and necessity. And, perhaps most notably, they both sought to radically embody their ideas and physically ‘live’ their philosophies. 
Yet despite this, there exists no systematic attempt in the literature to chart the connections, contrasts, and comparisons between these two profoundly influential thinkers. This anthology proposes to fill this gap in the literature, by collating a series of essays that track the relationship between the two, their thought, and any potential areas of meaningful overlap and communication between them. It is hoped that doing so may help cast a clarifying light over the work of two of the most enigmatic philosophers of the 20th century, as well as providing a rich resource for approaching the issues discussed by both thinkers from a fresh perspective.
This anthology is accepting abstracts on any of the topics mentioned above, and any further topics that may be of philosophical, ethical, or theological interest. Abstracts should be 500 words, and should be sent with a 50 word biography to , under the topic ‘Wittgenstein and Weil’. Deadline for abstract submission is June 30th 2021. 

Logisch-Philosophische Abhandlung – Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus 1921 – 2021 A Series of Centennial Lectures

Logisch-Philosophische Abhandlung – Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
1921 – 2021
A Series of Centennial Lectures

The Joint Research Center in Logic of Tsinghua University and the University of Amsterdam (tsinghualogic.net/JRC) announces a series of ten lectures in commemoration of the fact that in 2021 it is a hundred years ago that Ludwig Wittgenstein’s seminal book Logisch-Philosophische Abhandlung – Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus first appeared. The series is organised by Hao Tang () and Martin Stokhof ().

Speakers

  • Kevin Cahill, University of Bergen
  • Eli Friedlander, Tel Aviv University
  • Dimitris Gakis, Catholic University Leuven
  • Hans-Johann Glock, Universität Zürich
  • Oskari Kuusela, University of East Anglia
  • Benjamin de Mesel, Catholic University of Leuven
  • Sami Pihlström, University of Helsinki
  • Göran Sundholm, Leiden University
  • Thomas Ricketts, University of Pittsburgh
  • Ben Ware, King’s College, London

Date & time
The lecture series consists of ten lectures given over a five-week period, between May 17 and June 16. There will be two lectures per week, on
Mondays and Wednesdays, except for the second week, when the lectures will take place on Tuesday and Thursday, at the following times:
21.00 – 23.00 China (CST or UTC+8) =
15.00 – 17.00 Europe (CET or UTC+2) =
14.00 – 16.00 UK (GMT or UTC+1) =
09.00 – 11.00 US, Eastern (UTC-4)

Venue
The lecture series will take place online, via Zoom. Details about the online meeting location will be made available to registered participants in due course.

Participation & registration
Participation is free and open to all who are interested in Wittgenstein’s early work. Participants are asked to register at the following website: tsinghualogic.net/JRC/?page_id=2364

Contact
For more information, contact Jian Ma:

Wittgenstein: The Tractatus after 100 years

We feel that even when all possible scientific questions6.52 have been answered, the problems of life remain completely untouched. Of course there are then no questions left, and this itself is the answer. 

Ludwig Witttgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, 6.52 

Dear Researcher, 

Greetings! 

          We are organizing the publication of a dossier celebrating the centenary of publication of the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. The publication will take place in the latest issue of Aurora Journal of Philosophy, in 2022. Therefore, we invite all interested parties to submit their contributions directly to the journal’s website. 

          Some information about the dossier “Wittgenstein:The Tractatus after 100 years”: 

  1. The paper must be written in English, containing title, abstract, and references. 
  2. The article must contain between five and seven thousand words. Articles that exceed this number of words will be evaluated by the organizers of the dossier together with the editors of the journal; 
  3. All submissions will be evaluated through peer review and blind review processes; 
  4. Interviews with researchers related to the thought of Wittgenstein, as well as critical reviews of works related to the thematic proposal of this issue may also be submitted.  

     

    Deadline: January 30th, 2022  

     

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