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October 2018

Ausstellung DIE TRACTATUS ODYSSEE

October 16 - November 30
GRILLPARZERHAUS, JOHANNESGASSE 6, 1010 WIEN, GRILLPARZERHAUS, JOHANNESGASSE 6, 1010
Vienna, Austria
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16. Oktober – 30. November 2018 Grillparzerhaus, Johannesgasse 6, 1010 Wien 100 Jahre Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus IN KOOPERATION MIT Österreichisches Staatsarchiv Universität Bergen Forschungsinstitut Brenner Archiv Trinity College Cambridge Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München University of Iowa Wittgenstein Stiftung Skjolden Bundesgymnasium und Bundesrealgymnasium Wien 3 Im August 1918, während seines letzten Fronturlaubs, diktierte Ludwig Wittgenstein die endgültige Fassung seiner Logisch-Philosophischen Abhandlung, ein Werk, das später unter dem Titel Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus Weltruhm erlangte. Wittgenstein arbeitete an diesem epochalen Werk seit…

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Getting Real about Words and Numbers

October 29 - October 31
University of Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium + Google Map

The new deadline is 20/08/2018. New date for notification of acceptance is 31/08/2018 Call for papers Dates: October 29-31, 2018 Venue: University of Antwerp, Belgium In recent years, the interest in embodied and enactive theories of cognition has been growing. Both in cognitive science and in the philosophy of mind, the dominant representational paradigm has been challenged by putting forward embodied and enactive explanations for various cognitive capacities such as perception, memory and imagination. However, while it is sometimes accepted…

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November 2018

TWENTIETH BRITISH WITTGENSTEIN SOCIETY LECTURE

November 12 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Bloomsbury, 50 Bedford Square
London, WC1B 3DP United Kingdom
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SEVERIN SCHROEDER WHAT IS THE POINT OF THE 'PRIVATE LANGUAGE ARGUMENT'?  

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December 2018

Wittgenstein: Beyond the Inner–Outer Picture

December 12 - December 14
University of Seville Seville, Spain + Google Map

Seville, 12-14thDecember, 2018 In spite of Wittgenstein’s well known critique of its application to the problems of other minds and self-knowledge, the philosophical picture of the relation between the inner and the outer continues to exercise philosophers from the analytic and non-analytic European traditions. The conference Wittgenstein: Beyond the Inner–Outer Picture, to be held at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Seville, on December 12th– 14th2018, will bring together prestigious academics and early career researchers working on the…

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January 2019

Wittgenstein: Religion and Nonsense

January 12, 2019 - January 13, 2019
Department of Continuing Education Oxford, OX1 2JA United Kingdom + Google Map

Wittgenstein’s ideas about religion have been much more influential than is sometimes thought. The first two lectures will consider this influence, concentrating on Wittgenstein’s remarks on James Frazer’s The Golden Bough and Wittgenstein’s proposal that we overcome the temptation to view certain religious practices as simply confused or nonsensical. We shall look at this through the lens of D.Z.Phillips’ ‘contemplative conception of philosophy’, the purpose of which is to disclose ‘possibilities of sense’ within religious forms of life. In lectures…

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April 2019

Wittgenstein and Marx Fetishism and Alienation between Commodities and Words

April 9, 2019 - April 11, 2019
University of Salento Lecce, Italy + Google Map

Wittgenstein and Marx Fetishism and Alienation between Commodities and Words Conference – Department of Human Studies, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy 9-11 April 2019 Ludwig Wittgenstein, in the second phase of his thought, has been strongly influenced by Marxism through frequent contacts with personalities such as the economist Piero Sraffa and the academic Nicholas Bachtin. His philosophy turned into a critical and anthropological view of language and philosophy, that allowed different scholars to cross Wittgenstein’s thought with philosophers like B.…

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May 2019

Rules, Norms, and Reasons 1: Kripkenstein’s Paradox

May 20, 2019 - May 21, 2019
university of Milan Milan, Italy + Google Map

Rules, Norms, and Reasons 1: Kripkenstein’s Paradox University of Milan, May 20th-21st, 2019 Invited speakers: Jody Azzouni (Tufts University) Christopher Gauker (Universität Salzburg) Anandi Hattiangadi (Stockholms Universitet) Giacomo Sillari (LUISS Guido Carli) Åsa Wikforss (Stockholms Universitet) Workshop description: In the early ‘80s, Saul Kripke formulated a skeptical paradox on rule-following and meaning, drawing on some remarks from the Philosophical Investigations and other works of Wittgenstein’s. The paradox has generated a plethora of different answers, reactions and responses; it has also given rise…

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July 2019

HINGE EPISTEMOLOGY BWS Conference 2019

July 1, 2019 - July 2, 2019
Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Institut des sciences juridique et philosophique de la Sorbonne (UMR8103)
Paris, France
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  As announced at the last annual conference, for the foreseeable future we will not be holding a conference every year but every two years. However, in the alternate year, a conference will be hosted by a university outside the UK on 'Hinge Epistemology' (a new direction in epistemology influenced by Wittgenstein's On Certainty). The first conference on Hinge Epistemology took place last year at the University of California, Irvine and was so successful, we thought it would be a good idea to…

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August 2019

42ND INTERNATIONAL WITTGENSTEIN SYMPOSIUM 2019

August 4, 2019 - August 10, 2019
Kirchberg am Wechsel Austria + Google Map

Kirchberg am Wechsel, 4 – 10 of August 2019 Crisis and Critique: Philosophical Analysis and Current Events Scientific Organizers Anne Siegetsleitner, Andreas Oberprantacher, Marie-Luisa Frick (Innsbruck) Sections 1. Wittgenstein 2. Challenges to Philosophical Critique in Politics, Economy, and Law 3. Challenges to Philosophical Critique in Culture and Society 4. Philosophical Critique and Questions of Social Identity 5. Science and Critique 6. Philosophical Concepts of Critique Workshop: Workshop “Ethics of Ecology”, Organization: Lukas Meyer (Graz) Invited Speakers Richard Amesbury (Clemson) Maria…

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