New free ebook:  Prof Susan Haack's 2016 Agnes Cuming Lectures are now available as an ebook.


In memorium: Desmond Connell.

The death has taken place on 21 February 2017 of His Eminence Cardinal Desmond Connell, Professor Emeritus of Metaphysics, University College Dublin. Prof Connell lectured in UCD from 1953 to 1988. He was appointed Chair of General Metaphysics in 1972. In 1988 he left UCD to take up the role of Archbishop of Dublin. He was later appointed Cardinal by Pope John Paul II in 2001.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

May he rest in peace.




Upcoming events in 2017

See here for the list of visiting speakers this semester.

31 March - 1 April. Graduate Conference in Ancient Philosophy 'Physis and Psychê in Ancient Philosophy: Causes, Generation, and Change'
Venue: NUI, 49 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

3-5 May. Phenomenology, Empathy, Intersubjectivity. Conference.
Venue: Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin 2.
Register to attend with Dr Elisa Magrì.

10 May. Philosophizing Monotheism. Details TBA.

12-13 May. Dublin Graduate Philosophy Conference 'Bridging Divides.' Dublin Graduate Conference 2017 Call for Abstracts.

23-25 May. Heidegger on Affect Workshop.
Venue: Sutherland School of Law, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4.
Register to attend with Dr Christos Hadjioannou.

8-9 June. Regret Workshop. Details TBA.

10 June. UCD Festival

15-17 June. Complicity Workshop. Details TBA.

31 August - 2 September. Trust, Expert Opinion and Policy: A multidisciplinary conference investigating questions of trust in and the trustworthiness of expert opinion.



Events in 2017

13 January 2017. "Rethinking the Senses" Public Lecture by

Richard Kearney 
(Charles Seelig Professor in Philosophy, Boston College)
 Friday 13th January 2017 at 6pm
Video of talk hosted by UCD International Centre for Newman Studies.

27 January. New Directions in Phenomenology Research Seminar.



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Events in 2011 and earlier