News & Events

See here for the list of visiting speakers this semester.

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In celebration of World Philosophy Day, we are delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Level 1 Philosophy Essay Prize.

The Prize was instituted in the previous academic year and was open to any UCD student registered to at least one Level 1 Philosophy module. Entrants were invited to submit an essay on any topic of up to 1,500 words.

Irish Philosophical Society Annual Conference

November 8-10th in UCD, in association with UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life.
Topic is "Themes from Ethics"
To book a place, click on the above link to the Conference Programme.

Brian O’Connor- Podcast interviews.

Podcast interviews on his book Idleness: A Philosophical Essay (Princeton UP, 2018)

Truth to be Told: Understanding Truth in the Age of Post-Truth Politics

‘Truth to be Told’ is a UCD Humanities Institute public lecture series in response to the emergence of what is called a ‘post-factual’ world in which trustworthy models of discursive truth have been derided as old-fashioned, elitist and authoritarian.

Conference Medical Ethics and Law at the End of Life

This is an international, inter-disciplinary conference bringing together different viewpoints on ethical, philosophical and legal issues arising at the end of human life (both the adult’s life and the child’s life).

Recruiting for one fully funded PhD supervised by Assoc. Prof. Dragos Calma in his ERC project NeoplAT

Dr Dragos Calma, Associate Professor at University College Dublin, School of Philosophy, is recruiting one PhD student for his European Research Council Consolidator Grant entitled Neoplatonism and Abrahamic Traditions. A Comparative Analysis of the Middle East, Byzantium and the Latin West (9th-16th Centuries).

Dr Dragos Calma (Clare College Cambridge), a recipient of ERC Consolidator Grant, joins UCD School of Philosophy

UCD School of Philosophy is pleased to announce that Dr Dragos Calma (Clare College Cambridge), a recipient of a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant for the project Neoplatonism and Abrahamic Traditions, is joining the School as an Associate Professor in History of Medieval Philosophy.

Workshop on Empathy, Vulnerability and Illness

Nov 16th 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. D522 Newman
Workshop co-sponored by UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life (CEPL) and Universitas 21 Exchange between UCD and Nottingham University
Speakers: Ian Kidd (Nottingham), Danielle Petherbridge (UCD), Elisa Magri (UCD), Rowland Stout (UCD)

 

Events

 

 

Events in 2018

See here for the list of visiting speakers this semester.

23 April 2018

President of FISP Prof. Dermot Moran visit to Nankai University

27 April 2018

Husserl Memorial Lecture 2018

17-19 May 2018

SWIP Ireland Annual Conference 

 21 May 2018

Workshop on Language, Reference and Meaning with Professor Stephen Yablo, MIT

 

June 6-9 2018 Three Day Multidisciplinary Conference "The Inhuman Gaze" to be held in Paris, France

https://theinhumangaze.com

The Inhuman Gaze

 

June 15-16 2018 Workshop 'The Relationship betweeen Aristotle's Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics'

Provisional Programme Aristotle's Ethics details and Aristotle's Ethics Conference Poster

September 27 & 28 2018 Agency in Early Modern Philosophy

 

 

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