John Callanan will feature in tomorrow morning’s (25 Oct) In Our Time episode to discuss Bernard Mandeville’s “The Fable of the Bees”.
You will be able to listen to the broadcast live at 9:00am, or afterwards on the iPlayer.
Bill Brewer will be delivering a masterclass on personal identity for the Guardian newspaper next week (15th October).
More infromation can be found here.
King’s PhD candidate Vanessa Brassey interviews artists on the CPVA website.
Here’s an excerpt from an interview with artist Nicola Durvasula
I’ve always been deeply interested in the nature of line. For instance, what went on in the head and/or heart of the very first man (or woman) –the Caveperson – when they created a line which had the ability to ‘stir’ another? I think this is fundamental to what drawing is, or can be. The way in which I draw is visceral, immediate and there is a certain sensuality in the curvilinear qualities of the lines. I’m quite intrigued by the idea that these could actually be connected to our sense of movement or other sensory capacities. That seems to make sense on one level. On another, it’s not as if I consciously hear sounds when I’m drawing.
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Sacha Golob, Vanessa Brassey and Emma Syea will be leading a series of art/philosophy discussions at Tate Britain over the summer in response to their hugely popular All Too Human show (Bacon, Freud, Rego, Souza and others).
The first event features Amalia Ulman, described by the Telegraph as having created the first ever ‘Instagram masterpiece’, the philosopher Timothy Secret and the Bacon specialist Katharina Guenther:
WHAT MAKES US HUMAN: THE GAZE
12 May 2018
13:00-15:00 and 15:30-17:30
(full details and bookings)
Maria Rosa will participate in the Very Short Introductions Speed-Dating Evening, part of Oxford University Press – Blackwell’s Philosophy Festival.
When: Fri, 17th Nov, 19:00 -20:30
Where: The Norrington Room at Blackwell’s Bookshop, 51 Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BQ
What: VSI Speed-Dating evening – in small groups moving around the Norrington, the audience divided into groups of up to 10 people will have a 10 minute period with each author, having the opportunity to ask questions and receive a brief introduction to the subjects.