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WED 5 MAY 2021 5:30PM
Together with the Austrian Cultural Forum and the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking programme we invite you to join us for a special celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of the German edition of the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus.
Bringing together leading philosophers from all over the world, this online symposium turns the spotlight on Ludwig Wittgenstein's groundbreaking work which exerted an enormous influence on the development of 20th Century Analytic Philosophy and continues to inspire philosophical reflection today.
This symposium is part of our centenary celebrations of the Tractatus; which inlcudes a viewing of Derek Jarman's 1993 film: Wittgenstein and a virtual exhibition.
Co-organised with Danièle Moyal Sharrock and Constantine Sandis from the British Wittgenstein Society.
Luciano Bazzochi (University of Siena)
Juliet Floyd (Boston University)
Ian Ground (Newcastle University)
Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto & Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, University of Oxford)
Ray Monk (University of Southampton)
Monica Nagler-Wittgenstein, literary journalist and great-niece of the philosopher
Anja Weiberg (University of Vienna)
Dawn Wilson (University of Hull)
PART I: Live Zoom event
Welcoming words by Waltraud Dennhardt-Herzog, Director of the Austrian Cultural Forum London
& Introduction of the speakers by Danièle Moyal Sharrock
Presentations by Anja Weiberg, Ian Ground & Cheryl Misak
Book launch of Luciano Bazzochi’s Centenary edition of the Tractatus (Anthem Press, 2021),
PART II: Broadcast of the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking panel
Discussion with Juliet Floyd, Dawn Wilson, Ray Monk & Monica Nagler-Wittgenstein
Moderated by Shahidha Bari
Please sign up on the ACF website by 4pm on the day of the event. You will receive a link to join Part I of the symposium on Zoom.
As for Part II: the BBC Radio 3 broadcast, we will move to the ACF website to view it live.