• 10TH ANNIVERSARY BWS ANNUAL CONFERENCE: WITTGENSTEIN IN THE 21ST CENTURY - The British Wittgenstein Society was founded in 2007 in an effort to rekindle what seemed a waning interest in the work of Ludwig Wittgenstein. To mark the success of this endeavour, and the Society's 10th anniversary, the 2017 BWS annual conference will be devoted to celebrating Wittgenstein's contribution to thought across philosophy and other disciplines. […]
  • 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) […]
  • CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 2ND CONFERENCE ON HINGE EPISTEMOLOGY  - 2nd Conference on Hinge Epistemology Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Paris Monday 1- Tuesday 2 July 2019 The 2nd Hinge Epistemology Conference will be a 2-day conference, hosted by the Wittgenstein Seminar at Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris on 1-2 July 2019, in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire (UK) and Irvine University, California. The conference will include Plenary speakers: ·       Jocelyn Benoist (Sorbonne) ·       Elise Marrou (Sorbonne) ·       Constantine Sandis (Hertfordshire) […]
  • Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Psychology Workshop at the University of Zurich, Faculty of Philosophy with William Child - Wittgenstein’s Philosophy of Psychology Workshop at the University of Zurich, Faculty of Philosophy with William Child (University College, Oxford) 23 November 2018 After the completion of Part I of Philosophical Investigations and up until his death, Wittgenstein wrote extensively about psychological and epistemological notions. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in Wittgenstein’s […]
  • Wittgenstein’s Confession By Jonathan Beale - Wittgenstein’s Confession in the NYT
  • Freud Meets Wittgenstein: a new play by Monty Sher - This play focuses on Wittgenstein's personal history, his critique of Freud, and his reflections concerning religion and the mystical. The play opens with a vivid display of many words associated with mystical experiences, e.g, epiphanies, altered states, spiritual awakening, numinous experience, grace, ecstatic wonder, et al. Wittgenstein appears and speaks to the audience: "That’s a […]
  • Hinge Epistemology -     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 offer the concept to other universities. The 2nd Hinge Epistemology Conference will be a 2-day conference, hosted by the Wittgenstein Seminar at Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris on 1-2 July […]
  • Wittgenstein: Religion and Nonsense - 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 […]
  • Getting Real about Words and Numbers -   Getting Real about Words and Numbers
  • WITTGENSTEIN, RELIGION AND ETHICS NEW PERSPECTIVES FROM PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY - Proceedings of the BWS Annual Conference now available www.bloomsbury.com/uk/wittgenstein-religion-and-ethics-9781350050235/
  • Wittgenstein and Marx Fetishism and Alienation between Commodities and Words -