John Cottingham spoke on “Why the history of philosophy matters”, on Friday 3 November 2017.
This Thursday, 9 November – 19:30-21:00:
Mental Health and Justice: Classical and Romantic perspectives
(followed by a reception)
Lecture: Gareth Owen – King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience
Location: Theatre 2 — New Hunt’s House, KCL Guy’s Campus, London
All very welcome!
Bring your KCL ID card — those with no KCL ID need to register here: http://philosophyandmedicine.org/events/annual-lecture-3/
Does anger impede political progress or is it essential for change? Does love make us biased or is it the foundation of ethical thinking? Might shame alter not merely our perception of the world, but the very world itself? Reason is often contrasted with emotion, but what if emotion is essential for understanding traditional philosophical ideas? And how did we end up thinking that reason could ever do without emotion? (more details)
Next week: 14 November, 18:30 — 20:00
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
Claire will chair and MM will be a speaker.
Last week Julien Dutant took part in a conference on “The Principles of Epistemology” at the College de France in Paris.
Ellen Fridland will talk on the topic ‘Do as I say and as I do: imitation, pedagogy, and cumulative culture.‘
7.00 p.m. at Blackwell’s bookshop on Broad Street, Oxford.
african philosophy, Alena Rettova, chinese philosophy, greek philosophy, history of philosophy without gaps, indian philosophy, islamic philosophy, Jessica Frazier, Katherine Swancutt, Peter Adamson, religion, Shaul Tor, video
A one-day conference organized in association with Peter Adamson’s History of Philosophy without Gaps project at King’s College London brought together a number of acclaimed scholars to discuss the relationship between religion and philosophy in a variety of traditions across the globe. How is philosophical thought influenced by religious views and practice in different cultures and civilizations? How did the relationship between the two develop throughout ages in different parts of the world? How do philosophical and theological arguments differ or relate?