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January 2019

PHILOSOPHY OF FILM WITHOUT THEORY CONFERENCE

January 10, 2019 - January 11, 2019

PHILOSOPHY OF FILM WITHOUT THEORY CONFERENCE Registration for the Philosophy of Film Without Theory Conference (& Conference Dinner) is now open.   This international, interdisciplinary conference is being held on Thursday 10th, and Friday 11th, January 2019, at the University of York in the UK. Keynote Speakers are: Lucy Bolton (Queen Mary, University of London) Mikel Burley (University of Leeds) Sophie Grace Chappell (Open University) Victor Dura-Vila (University of Leeds) Andrew Klevan (University of Oxford) David Macarthur (University of Sydney) Colin Heber Percy (Screenwriter and priest)…

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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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David Egan (CUNY, Hunter College) ‘Rule Following, Anxiety, and Authenticity’, ARTS 2.08

January 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of East Anglia Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ United Kingdom + Google Map

UEA Wittgenstein Workshop 2018-19 Meetings take place on Wednesdays 5-7pm, except 1.3.2019 Please note, rooms vary.

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February 2019

Jordi Fairhurst (University of the Balearic Islands) ‘Reading the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus’, ARTS 2.08

February 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of East Anglia Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ United Kingdom + Google Map

UEA Wittgenstein Workshop 2018-19 Meetings take place on Wednesdays 5-7pm, except 1.3.2019 Please note, rooms vary.

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March 2019

HABIT: PRACTICAL, THEORETICAL, AND HISTORICAL APPROACHES - Call for Abstracts

March 1, 2019

We invite abstracts for papers on any aspect of the philosophical significance of habit (practical, theoretical, and/or historical). Possible topics include (but are not limited to): the role of habit in the history of philosophy (e.g. Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Wittgenstein, etc.) habituation and the acquisition of habits, skills, and virtues the nature, structure, and rationality (or lack thereof) of habitual action the relationship between habits, intentions, and policies habits of thought and reasoning the ethical and/or epistemic…

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Alice Crary (University of Oxford) TBA relating to animals, ARTS 2.08 (Please note this is a Friday.)

March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of East Anglia Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ United Kingdom + Google Map

UEA Wittgenstein Workshop 2018-19 Meetings take place on Wednesdays 5-7pm, except 1.3.2019 Please note, rooms vary.

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Bill Child (Oxford) ‘“We can go no further”: Meaning, Use, and the Limits of Language’, ARTS 2.08

March 13, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of East Anglia Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ United Kingdom + Google Map

UEA Wittgenstein Workshop 2018-19 Meetings take place on Wednesdays 5-7pm, except 1.3.2019 Please note, rooms vary.

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Wolfgang Kienzler (University of Jena) ‘Wittgenstein on the Synthetic Nature of Proofs’, ARTS 2.08

March 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of East Anglia Norwich, Norfolk NR4 7TJ United Kingdom + Google Map

UEA Wittgenstein Workshop 2018-19 Meetings take place on Wednesdays 5-7pm, except 1.3.2019 Please note, rooms vary.

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April 2019

Call for Abstracts - 2nd Hinge Epistemology Conference

April 1, 2019

Call for abstracts 2nd Conference on Hinge Epistemology  Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Paris Monday 1- Tuesday 2 July 2019 Submissions of abstracts are invited for a 2-day conference on Hinge Epistemology, hosted by the Wittgenstein Seminar at Panthéon-Sorbonne University, in collaboration with Irvine University, California and the University of Hertfordshire (UK). Plenary speakers: ·       Jocelyn Benoist (Sorbonne) ·       Elise Marrou (Sorbonne) ·       Constantine Sandis (Hertfordshire) ·       Paul Standish (UCL) ·       Angélique Thebert (Nantes) Symposium on Hinge Epistemology ·       Annalisa Coliva (Irvine) ·       Daniele Moyal-Sharrock (Hertfordshire) ·       Duncan Pritchard (Irvine) CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The conference will include a number of sessions for submitted papers. Selection will be…

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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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