• 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 […]
  • Mental Health in Education: New Perspectives from Philosophy - Mental Health in Education: New Perspectives from Philosophy Colloquium 17 June 2020 University of Warwick The University of Warwick is hosting a one-day colloquium, jointly funded by the British Academy and the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain, to explore therapeutic philosophical traditions in light of educational issues, and in response to calls by policy […]
  • Two-day Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion with Professor José María Ariso (UNIR, Madrid) - Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities – Nova University of Lisbon (NOVA FCSH) Two-day Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion with Professor José María Ariso (UNIR, Madrid) Program: 26 February 2020 18-21, FCSH, Av. de Berna, Room TA 03 Religious certainty: What it is and to what extent it can be taught […]
  • PUCPR promove VII Workshop Wittgenstein: Fronteiras da Cognição - Destaque - 11 fev 2020 Evento reunirá pesquisadores de diferentes países da América Latina Durante os dias 26 e 27 de março, a PUCPR sediará o VII Workshop Wittgenstein: Fronteiras da Cognição, evento que contará com a presença de pesquisadores do Brasil, Argentina, México e Peru para discutir os limites e conexões entre linguagem e cognição, a […]
  • WELSH PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY 56th Meeting - Gregynog Hall (www.gregynog.org/) WELSH PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY  Gregynog Hall, Friday 24th April to Sunday 26th April 2020 56th Session  Friday, 24th April 4 p.m. Tea 4.30 pm Michael Campbell (Pardubice), “’Each word a little face’: some remarks on Expression” 7.00 p.m.   Dinner 8.00 p.m.   Discussion of Cora Diamond’s paper ‘Rules: looking in the right place’  […]
  • BWS Occasional Lecture: Problems of Expression in the later Wittgenstein - Michael Campbell - April 22 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm New College of the Humanities, Bloomsbury, London Problems of Expression in the later Wittgenstein The concept of ‘expression’ recurs throughout the Philosophical Investigations. The expressive is important in part because it seems to straddle the categories of the logical and the psychological. These concerns meet in Wittgenstein’s discussion of […]
  • 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 -