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April 2019

Animal Minds and Animal Ethics - Francis Bacon Lecture

April 24 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm

This year’s Bacon Lecture at UH will be delivered by Prof. Hans-Johann Glock on ‘Animal Minds & Animal Ethics’, 24 April @ 19.00 (drinks reception 18.30). Do at least some animals have minds comparable to those of humans? This question has exercised philosophy and science since their inception. It is also prominent in the wider public sphere, on account of its moral, legal, and political implications. The connection between the question of animal minds and ethics is two-fold. Animal Morals: do…

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2019 Francis Bacon Lecture

April 24 @ 7:00 pm
University of Hertfordshire, Department of Philosophy
University of Herfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB United Kingdom
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Professor Hans-Johann Glock Animal Minds & Animal Ethics 7pm, April 24th N001, de Havilland Campus University of Hertfordshire Abstract Do at least some animals have minds comparable to those of humans? This question has exercised philosophy and science since their inception. It is also prominent in the wider public sphere, on account of its moral, legal, and political implications. The connection between the question of animal minds and ethics is two-fold. Animal Morals: do animals have moral beliefs, attitudes, sentiments…

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Welsh Philosophical Society Annual Meeting

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - April 28 @ 12:00 pm

Gregynog Hall (http://www.gregynog.org/)  55th Session  Programme Friday 26 April 4 p.m.              Tea 4.30 pm           Kate Kirkpatrick (King’s College London), 'The Ethics of Looking: Sartre and Beauvoir on Knowing Others' 7.00 p.m.         Dinner                                                   8.00 p.m.         Discussion of paper read in advance. (Yet to be agreed.) Saturday 27 April 8 a.m.              Breakfast 10 a.m.            Annual Wittgenstein Lecture: Benjamin De Mesel (Leuven), 'Strawson's Wittgensteinian approach to moral responsibility' 11 a.m.            Coffee, followed by discussion of paper 12.30…

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May 2019

Wittgenstein Seminar 2018-2019 Logical Forms and Forms of Life: Pierre Fasula (University Paris 1, ISJPS) “Philosophie du langage ordinaire et renouveau de la rhétorique”

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sorbonne, Univ. Paris 1
Paris, Paris 5 France
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Organised by Christiane Chauviré, Pierre Fasula, Sandra Laugier Venue: Sorbonne, University Paris 1, UFR de philosophie, 17, rue de la Sorbonne, Paris 5e, escalier C, 1stfloor, salle Lalande From 2015 to 2017, the Wittgenstein seminar focused on the concept of 'ordinary', as a central concept of contemporary thought: in the works of Wittgenstein, Austin, and today Stanley Cavell, Veena Das, and Richard Moran; at the crossroads of linguistics, ethics, and anthropology. In 2017-2018, in a partnership with the project GDRI…

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Martin Gustafsson (Åbo Akademi University) TBA, 2.08

May 8 @ 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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Wittgenstein Seminar 2018-2019 Logical Forms and Forms of Life: Michael Forster (University de Bonn) “Réflexions sur l’historisme

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sorbonne, Univ. Paris 1
Paris, Paris 5 France
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Organised by Christiane Chauviré, Pierre Fasula, Sandra Laugier Venue: Sorbonne, University Paris 1, UFR de philosophie, 17, rue de la Sorbonne, Paris 5e, escalier C, 1stfloor, salle Lalande From 2015 to 2017, the Wittgenstein seminar focused on the concept of 'ordinary', as a central concept of contemporary thought: in the works of Wittgenstein, Austin, and today Stanley Cavell, Veena Das, and Richard Moran; at the crossroads of linguistics, ethics, and anthropology. In 2017-2018, in a partnership with the project GDRI…

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

May 20 - May 21
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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Constantine Sandis (University of Hertfordshire) ‘Who are “We” for Wittgenstein?’, ARTS, 0.31

May 22 @ 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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June 2019

Wittgenstein Seminar 2018-2019 Logical Forms and Forms of Life: Rahel Jaeggi (Humboldt Universität) Estelle Ferrarese (University Picardie Jules Verne) “La forme de vie capitaliste”

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sorbonne, Univ. Paris 1
Paris, Paris 5 France
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Organised by Christiane Chauviré, Pierre Fasula, Sandra Laugier Venue: Sorbonne, University Paris 1, UFR de philosophie, 17, rue de la Sorbonne, Paris 5e, escalier C, 1stfloor, salle Lalande From 2015 to 2017, the Wittgenstein seminar focused on the concept of 'ordinary', as a central concept of contemporary thought: in the works of Wittgenstein, Austin, and today Stanley Cavell, Veena Das, and Richard Moran; at the crossroads of linguistics, ethics, and anthropology. In 2017-2018, in a partnership with the project GDRI…

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Hegel and Wittgenstein: Language and Negativity

June 11 - June 13

The aim of the workshop is to foster a modern philosophical dialogue capable of integrating the disconnected philosophical traditions which followed Hegel in the nineteenth century and Wittgenstein in the twentieth. The event, which is taking place at Charles University in Prague between 11 and 13 June 2019, will focus on the topic of negativity and language in Hegel and Wittgenstein, and compare differences and similarities in their approaches. The workshop will also continue the discussion begun at the Wittgenstein–Hegel conference…

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