Susanne Sreedhar (Boston University) will speak at our KHOPS on:
‘Hobbes and the Dethroning of Sex’
Friday, November 16, 11:00-13:00
Room 405, Philosophy Building, Strand Campus
We look forward to seeing you there.
[Updated] The KHOPS schedule for this year is as follows:
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Tom Pink has a new paper out in a special issue of Philosophical Explorations on agency: ‘
Agents, objects, and their powers in Suarez and Hobbes’ – subscription access here:
Thu Feb 8th, 14:00-16:00
Philosophy building, room 508
King’s College London
Sven Rosenkranz (LOGOS, ICREA, U Barcelona), will give a talk titled “The Logic of Justification – Reloaded” at the Formal Methods research seminar, King’s College London, this Thursday 2-4pm. Open to all graduates and scholars interested. Please sign in as a visitor at the entrance, follow the signs to the Philosophy building, follow the signs to the philosophy office, room 508 is just right of the office.
Clare Carlisle (Department of Theology & Religious Studies and Cognate Faculty in the Philosophy Department, as well as co-organizer of the King’s History of Philosophy Seminar) has won the prize for the best article to appear in the pages of the Journal of the History of Philosophy in 2017 with her article, “Spinoza’s Acquiescentia“, JHP 55.2 (April 2017): 209-236.
The winner is selected by a committee of the Board of Directors from among the two dozen or so articles published over four issues each year, with the result approved by the entire Board. There were 26 articles published in Volume 55 (2017).
The prize has been awarded annually since 2005. A list of previous winners can be seen here: https://sites.ualberta.ca/~jhphil/book.article.prize.html.
Warmest congratulations to Clare!
King’s History of Philosophy Seminar will meet regularly through the academic year at King’s College London. The Seminar aims to promote discussion of methods and approaches to the History of Philosophy as well as of thinkers and topics within the tradition. We wish to encourage contextual and interdisciplinary perspectives, and welcome researchers in disciplines such as History, Theology, and Political Theory as well as Philosophy. Meetings take place on Fridays from 11am to 1pm. All welcome. For inquiries contact John Callanan (firstname.lastname@example.org or Clare Carlisle (email@example.com).
November 10th 2017 (K2.41, King’s Building) – Niall O’Flaherty (KCL), On Malthus.
December 1st 2017 (K2.41, King’s Building) – David McNaughton (Edinburgh), On Joseph Butler.
February 16th 2018 (Small Committee Room, King’s Building)– Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins), On Spinoza.
March 23rd 2018 (Small Committee Room, King’s Building)–- Sharon Kirshek (Tel Aviv), On Kierkegaard.
April 27th 2081 (Small Committee Room, King’s Building) – Christopher Insole (Durham), On Kant.
May 25th 2018 (Small Committee Room, King’s Building) – Emily Thomas (Durham), On May Sinclair.