• WITTGENSTEIN: LAW AND ACTION. 11TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE BRITISH WITTGENSTEIN SOCIETY - Registration now open! Hope to see many of you at the University of Surrey for the BWS annual conference -- on Wittgenstein, Law and Action. Submit your abstracts now! THE BRITISH WITTGENSTEIN SOCIETY IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF SURREY CENTRE FOR LAW AND PHILOSOPHY DATE: 24-25 July, 2020 VENUE: University of Surrey The conference […]
  • Sad News - Very sad news. Roger Scruton was one of the strongest voices of our time to promote aesthetics as crucial to the human environment; indeed, to humanity. For all of his controversial views, Roger was a Renaissance man with a deep love of literature and a respect for Leavisian views of the importance of literature in […]
  • CFP: 2020 Wittgenstein and Traditional German Philosophy - Call for Papers Title: 2020 Wittgenstein and Traditional German Philosophy What can be done by comparing between one philosopher and another? We aim to create a new basis for discussion, and to bridge the gap between Wittgenstein and traditional German philosophers. ​ Two workshops have been held in Europe on ‘Hegel and Wittgenstein’. You can see the result in the collected papers ‘Wittgenstein and Hegel --Reevaluation […]
  • Brian McGuinness, - A MESSAGE FROM THE BWS PRESIDENT - I am deeply saddened by the news that Brian McGuinness, eminent Wittgenstein scholar and my very dear friend, is no longer with us. Brian was, for me, the incarnation of 'a gentleman and a scholar'. I met him at my first 'Kirchberg': he welcomed my request to join him at his table Unter den Linden, […]
  • PICT Honorary Lectures series: “Wittgenstein and the History of Philosophy” - We are thrilled to announce the fourth event in the PICT Honorary Lectures series: “Wittgenstein and the History of Philosophy,” a talk by the British philosopher and historian Jonathan Rée, co-founder of the influential journal “Radical Philosophy.” The event will take place on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme […]
  • A Tribute to Rom Harré -
  • Special prices on Wittgenstein books from Palgrave: £9.99 - www.palgrave.com/gb/search?query=wittgenstein
  • Various aspects of Indian Philosophy and Wittgenstein 4th Wittgenstein Conference of Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosophical Society - 4th Wittgenstein Conference of Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosophical Society Date: 28th – 30th Dec, 2019Organised by: Department of PhilosophyUniversity of LucknowLucknow Various aspects of Indian Philosophy, viz. Philosophy of Language, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Ethics, and Logic have their resemblances with the philosophy of Wittgenstein which have so far,to a great extent, remained unexplored. The resemblances between any two philosophies […]
  • Wittgenstein and Quine: Not such an odd couple - Andrew Lugg - Wittgenstein and Quine: Not such an odd couple - Andrew Lugg December 9 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm Andrew Lugg Abstract Wittgenstein and Quine are generally, if not universally, regarded as poles apart and their philosophical approaches deemed mutually exclusive. In opposition to this wisdom I argue that philosophers do not have to choose […]
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein and his Tractatus -