Visiting Speakers Spring 2018
Unless otherwise noted, all seminars will run from 5.00 (sharp!) to 6.30 pm, and be held in the Agnes Cuming seminar room, D522 of the Newman building, UCD campus. Admission free, everyone welcome.
Invited Speakers Spring 2018 – Venue D522 unless otherwise stated
1 Feb Lorna Finlayson, University of Essex
"I'm not with stupid": false consciousness stories for a post-Brexit age
8 February Emily Thomas, Durham University Travel Writing as Thought Experiments: Science, Francis Bacon, and Margaret Cavendish’s Blazing World
15 February Tom Rockmore, Peking University
Aspects of Marx's Dream
22–23 February Agnes Cuming Lecturer: David Charles,
How to avoid the mind body problem: Aristotle's way
1 March Andreas Mogensen, Oxford University
Should you let one drown to save a greater number through donations?
7–9 March A Conference on Animal Ethics
The Value of Sentience: Empathy, Vulnerability and Recognition Venue: Ardmore House, UCD
8–9 March International Conference - Philosophical Perspectives on Contemporary Ireland
29 March Claudine Tiercelin, College de France
Why pragmatism entails realism
5 April Anik Waldow, University of Sydney
Locke on Persons as Agents
12 April Pauline Kleingeld, University of Groningen
Kant’s ‘republican’ conception of freedom of the will
19 April Antonio Nunziante, University of Padova Sellars and the Phenomenological Root of the “Given”: Farber, Husserl and the naturalization of phenomenology
4–5 May Dublin Graduate Conference
Dialogues in Philosophy Details: TBA
Autumn 2017 Visiting Speakers Series
Prof Stelios Virvidakis, University of Athens
Topic: Living well and Having a Good Life: Interpreting the Distinction
Dr Irene McMullin, University of Essex
Topic: The Intersubjective Conditions of Normative Agency
Dr Kenneth Pearce, Trinity College Dublin
Topic: Ideas and Explanation in Early Modern Philosophy
'John Dewey and Critical Philosophies for Critical Political Times'
Venue: UCD Humanities Institute
Registration is essential.
Book Symposium with Prof Édouard Machery (Pittsburgh)
Venue: Agnes Cuming Seminar Room, D522, Newman Bldg
***Please note the new date and venue.***
Prof Ruth Sonderegger, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Topic: Who is the subject of aesthetic education? Some remarks on Kant and Schiller
Distinguished Lecture in Consciousness & Embodiment
Prof Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen
Topic: Collective intentionality and plural pre-reflective self-awareness
Venue: A109, Newman Bldg
WORLD PHILOSOPHY DAY
Irish Young Philosopher Awards
Conference: 'The Ethics of Vulnerability'
Launch of UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life
Venue: Ardmore House, UCD
The workshop is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
To register, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE PROGRAMME IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.