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July 2018

Wittgenstein and the Political: Wittgenstein’s Relevance to Contemporary Political Thought

July 5
Institute of Philosophy (Room S),, Kardinaal Mercierplein 2, 3000 Leuven Belgium + Google Map

International Workshop Wittgenstein and the Political: Wittgenstein’s Relevance to Contemporary Political Thought     KU Leuven – Thursday, July 5, 2018 –  Institute of Philosophy (Room S), Kardinaal Mercierplein 2, 3000 Leuven, Belgium   About the workshop Wittgenstein’s relationship to the political sphere may be viewed as rather complicated. On the one hand, Wittgenstein is usually considered to be an apolitical thinker. A main reason for that is that discussions of issues of an explicit political nature are almost completely absent in his writings.…

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Wittgenstein: Grammar and Nature

July 9
Southampton University, Building 65, Room 1143, The Avenue (Humanities Campus),
Southhampton, SO17 1BF United Kingdom
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Workshop Wittgenstein: Grammar and Nature University of Southampton, Monday 9th July 2018, Highfield Campus, Building 44, Room 1057   *Registration deadline: Monday 25th June*   About the Event Wittgenstein’s concept of grammar is agreed to be crucial to his later philosophy and philosophical method, but there has been much controversy about the meaning of this concept and what form a grammatical enquiry can, and should, take. How are we to understand this crucial concept, and how (if at all) can…

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BWS 10th Annual Conference: Wittgenstein and Education

July 29 - July 31
UCL Institutute of Education, 20 Bedford Way
London, WC1H 0AL
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BRITISH WITTGENSTEIN SOCIETY in association with the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain and UCL Centre for Philosophy of Education BWS 10th Annual Conference: Wittgenstein and Education UCL Institute of Education, 29-31 July 2018 Conference organisers Paul Standish and Adrian Skilbeck Questions about teaching and learning, about the nature of knowledge, and about human being are unavoidable in education, and they surface in Wittgenstein’s work in multiple ways. This conference will seek to examine both the significance of these…

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August 2018


August 5 - August 11
Kirchberg am Wechsel Austria + Google Map

Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, 5th – 11th of August 2018 PHILOSOPHY OF LOGIC AND MATHEMATICS Scientific Organizers: Gabriele Mras (Vienna) Paul Weingartner (Salzburg) Bernhard Ritter (Klagenfurt) SECTIONS: Wittgenstein Traditional and Modern Logic The Structural Complexity of Judgments – Propositions – Sentences Logic: Absolute Normativity or Alternatives The Infinite Foundations of Mathematics WORKSHOP 1: Wittgenstein on the Philosophy of Mathematics, 1937–1939: The Projected Early Version of PI." – with Joachim Schulte WORKSHOP 2: Logical Paradoxes – with Hannes Leitgeb LIST OF…

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