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Professor Maeve Cooke with visiting speaker Professor Judith Butler | January 2019

Visiting Speakers Autumn 2020

You are warmly invited to the 2020-21 Invited Speaker Seminars hosted by UCD School of Philosophy. In the Autumn trimester, the seminars will take place via Zoom every second Thursday from 4pm-6pm, starting on 24 September. The papers will be circulated in advance.  To register and receive a Zoom link, please contact maeve.cooke@ucd.ie at least one day in advance of the seminar. The schedule is as follows:

DateSpeakerTopic
Sept 24 Professor William Scheuerman (Indiana University) ‘Good-Bye to Non-Violence?’
Oct 8 Professor Barbara Vetter (Free University, Berlin) ‘Agency and Modal Knowledge’
Oct 22 Professor Andrea Westlund (Florida State University) 'Telling our Stories'
Nov 12 Professor Karin Nisenbaum (Boston College)

’Fichte's Perfectionist Solution to the 'Paradox' of Kantian Autonomy and the 'Dilemma' of Post-Kantian Autonomy’

Please note the different start time of 4.30pm.

Nov 26 Professor Olivier Massin (University of Neuchâtel) ‘The Nature of Efforts’

 

Past visiting speaker series

Spring 2020

UCD School of Philosophy Invited Speaker Seminars, 2019-2020, Spring Trimester

All events take place at 4pm in the Agnes Cuming Seminar (D520), Newman Building, UCD, unless otherwise noted.

Date

Speaker

Affiliation

Topic/Title

Respondent

23 Jan 2020

Ainsley Le Sure

Occidental University, USA

Democracy and the Project of Racial Equality

Antoine Athanassiodis

13 Feb 2020 *

Rico Gutschmidt

Universität

Konstanz

Transformative Experience in Skepticism

 

20 Feb 2020

Tereza Matejckova

Charles University

Hegel’s Concept of Personal Difference

 

5 March 2020

Jens Timmerman

St Andrew’s

Kant’s Conception of Happiness

 

26 March 2020

Philipp Rosemann

Maynooth University

The Creative Word:
Reflections on the Augustinian Episteme

Matthew Vanderkwaak

9 April 2020

Beate Rössler

University of Amsterdam

On Being Human in a Digital World

Marinus

Ferreira

23 April 2020

Lois McNay

Oxford University

The Incompatibility of Formalism and Negativism: On Rahel Jaeggi’s Critique of the Forms of Life

Clémence Saintemarie

 

Autumn 2019

 

Date

Speaker

Topic

12 Sept 2019

Richard Bourke

 "History and Normativity in Political Theory’

26 Sept 2019

Paul Lodge

TBA

10 Oct 2019

Carola Freiin von Villiez

TBA

24 Oct 2019

Ursula Renz

“Three Accounts of Laws and Time: or Does Science Need Metaphysics?”

7 Nov 2019

Peter Verovšek

"Public Intellectuals in the Democratic Public Sphere"

21 Nov 2019

Julia Borcherding

TBA

  

Autumn 2018

DateSpeakerTopic
13 September Philip Kitcher,
Columbia University
Truth to be Told: Understanding Truth in the Age of Post-Truth Politics
Venue & Time: UCD Humanities Institute, Room H204, 5:30 pm
20 September Tsarina Doyle,
NUI Galway
Nietzsche's Philosophical Naturalism
27–28 September Keynote Speaker: Jacqueline Broad,
Monash University
Agency in Early Modern Philosophy Workshop
Venues: NUI Merrion Square (Thursday 27th) and D522 (Friday 28th)
Website, Registration
1 October Keynote Speaker:
Steven Savitt,
University of British Columbia
Time and Time Again: A Workshop on Time
Venue: NUI Merrion Square
4 October Jonathan Tallant,
Nottingham University
There is No Such Thing as Presentism
5 October Jonathan Tallant and Daniel Deasy Masterclass on Timelessness
11am–1pm
11 October Tuomas Tahko,
University of Bristol
Special Science Laws and Higher-Level Kinds
25 October Andreas Mogensen,
University of Oxford
Meaning, Medicine, and Merit
9–10 November Invited speakers include:
Sandra Laugier, University of Paris 1; Davis Archard, QUB; Cara Nine, UCC; Heike Felzmann, NUI Galway
Irish Philosophical Society 2018 Annual Conference in collaboration with the UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life
Venue and other details: tba
15 November Pauline Kleingeld,
University of Groningen
Kant's 'Republican' Conception of Freedom of the Will
16 November Workshop with Ian Kidd,
Nottingham University
Empathy, Illness and Vulnerability Workshop,
10am–4:30pm
22 November Sam Ben-Meir,
Mercy College, New York
Ethical Interanimality
7–8 December Invited Speakers include:
Gail Weiss, Thiemo Breyer, Tim Mooney, Italo Testa, Ed Casey, Felix Ó Murchadha, Tanya Staehler
Habit and Social Experience
Conference

 

Spring 2018

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, Yale. 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. CANCELLED

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 

Autumn 2017

21 September. Prof Stelios Virvidakis, University of Athens. Topic: Living well and Having a Good Life: Interpreting the Distinction

28 September. Dr Irene McMullin, University of Essex. Topic: The Intersubjective Conditions of Normative Agency

12 October. Dr Kenneth Pearce, Trinity College Dublin. Topic: Ideas and Explanation in Early Modern Philosophy

19/20 October. 'John Dewey and Critical Philosophies for Critical Political Times'. Venue: UCD Humanities Institute. Registration is essential.

26 October. Book Symposium with Prof Édouard Machery (Pittsburgh)

26 October. Prof Ruth Sonderegger, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. Topic: Who is the subject of aesthetic education? Some remarks on Kant and Schiller

27 October. Workshop with Prof Édouard Machery (Pittsburgh). 'Evaluating Methods of Inquiry'
Programme Machery Workshop
Poster Machery Workshop

9 November. Distinguished Lecture in Consciousness & Embodiment. Prof Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen. Topic: Collective intentionality and plural pre-reflective self-awareness

16 November. WORLD PHILOSOPHY DAY

23 November. Conference: 'The Ethics of Vulnerability'. Launch of UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life
Venue: Ardmore House, UCD

14 December. Workshop: '‌Frontiers of Phenomenology'
Abstracts