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December 2018

Jonathan Beale (Queen Anne’s) Wittgenstein’s ‘Grammatical Naturalism’ Business School G03:

December 4, 2018 @ 4:10 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Reading, HumSS 127
Reading, RG6 6UR United Kingdom
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University of Reading Department of Philosophy Wittgenstein Forum Seminars take place on Tuesdays (weeks 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10) at 4.10-6 p.m., in different locations. All staff and students are welcome to attend. Autumn Term 2018

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Wittgenstein: Beyond the Inner–Outer Picture

December 12, 2018 - December 14, 2018
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

PHILOSOPHY OF FILM WITHOUT THEORY CONFERENCE

January 10 - January 11

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 - January 13
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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Wittgenstein Seminar 2018-2019 Logical Forms and Forms of Life: Alice Crary (Oxford University) “Who's Afraid of Ordinary Language Philosophy? A Plea for Reviving a Wrongly Reviled Philosophical Tradition”

January 12 @ 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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David Egan (CUNY, Hunter College) ‘Rule Following, Anxiety, and Authenticity’, ARTS 2.08

January 16 @ 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

Wittgenstein Seminar 2018-2019 Logical Forms and Forms of Life: Michel Le Du (University Aix-Marseille) “Qu’est-ce qu’une action logique ?”

February 2 @ 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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Continuing Cavell: Must We Mean at Fifty

February 9 - February 10
Brandeis Philosophy Department, BU Philosophy Department, BU English Department, BU World Languages Departments
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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OVERVIEW In 1969 Stanley Cavell published his first collection of essays under the title, Must We Mean What We Say?. This seminal and remarkable volume encompassed themes from alienation to logical necessity, improvisation in jazz, the nature of revolutions, democratic life, liberation, philosophy and the arts, romantic attachment, literature and the self, ordinary language philosophy, skepticism, infidelity, politics and pragmatism. The authors and texts Cavell illuminated and integrated were breathtakingly diverse: the Bible, Plato, Aristotle, Shakespeare, Hegel, Kierkegaard, Marx, Dewey,…

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

February 13 @ 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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Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion with Professor Alois Pichler (University of Bergen)

February 22
Nova University of Lisbon Lisbon, Portugal + Google Map

Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities – Nova University of Lisbon (NOVA FCSH) 22 February 2019 10-12am and 2-4pm, ID Building, Room 0.06 Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion with Professor Alois Pichler (University of Bergen) Program: Morning session, 10-12am – An introduction to the later Wittgenstein’s philosophy of language In the first session, Professor Pichler will, on the basis of the Philosophical Investigations (1953) and On Certainty (1969) – and with the Tractatus logico-philosophicus…

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