[Video] Philosophy Without Borders: Religion and Philosophy in the African, Chinese, Greek, Indian, and Islamic Traditions.

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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?

Watch full recording of the conference online: guest talks and Peter Adamson’s lecture. Details below.

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Knowledge First Philosophy of Mind

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– A new Templeton Funded research project led by Matthew Parrott (KCL) and Anil Gomes (Oxford) which will involve seminars exploring different ways in which central topics in the epistemology of mind can be brought to bear on questions concerning the nature of mind.  These will prepare the groundwork for a two-day international conference on the metaphysical implications of the epistemology of mind. Philosophical study of the mind has too long ignored epistemological considerations. The primary aim in this project is to explore an epistemology-first approach to understanding the nature of the mind.

The first seminar will be on 8 May.

The website of the entire project can be found here.

Mind at King’s

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King’s College London is one of the top 5 research centres for philosophy in the country. One of its particular strengths is in Mind.

Maria Alvarez, Bill Brewer, John CallananJulien DutantNadine ElzeinEllen FridlandDavid GallowaySacha GolobJurgis KarpusJessica Leech, Clayton LittlejohnMatteo Mameli, Eliot MichaelsonDavid PapineauMatthew ParrottThomas PinkSherri RoushMatthew Soteriou, Mark Textor and Robyn Repko Waller have all published in the subject or in closely related areas recently. Continue reading