Activities in English during Spring term 2015
Below is an overview (latest activities first) of guest lectures, seminars, etc. in the Department of Philosophy in 2015 to be held in English. Open for all!
Wed 17 June, seminar:
Christian Erbacher: The Intellectual History of Editing Wittgenstein - Summary of Research Results
Thu 28 May, guest lecture:
Rico Gutschmidt: Neither Context nor Foundation - Wittgenstein and Cavell on Acknowledgement in Skepticism
Fri 22 May, PhD seminar:
Anders Reiersgaard: Between Scientism and Pragmatism - An Analysis of Some Philosophical Foundations in a Definition of Evidence Based Medicine
Mon 18 - Tue 19 May, 2-day workshop:
Auditory hallucinations and "hearing voices" - common challenges for neuroscience and philosophy?
Thu 7 May, guest lecture:
Alexander Berg: Absolute Knowledge and Ungrounded Certainty in Hegel and Wittgenstein – What Wittgenstein thought of Hegel's philosophy
Thu 30 Apr, guest lecture:
Mauro Dorato: 'Now' from Physics to Psychology
Thu 26 Mar, department seminar:
David G.C. Vogt: Understanding Justice Through Injustice
Tue 24 Mar, guest lecture:
Pascal Nouvel: Modifying the Laws of Nature; the Concept of Neo-Nature
Tue 17 Mar, guest lecture:
Pascal Nouvel: Changing Nature by Technology
Mon 16 Mar, guest lecture:
Nicholas D. Smith: Socrates on the Human Condition
Tue 10 Mar, guest lecture:
Pascal Nouvel: The Origins of the Concept of Nature
Thu 5 Mar, guest lecture:
Aloisia Moser: Picture Theory and Projection Method
Tue 24 Feb, guest lecture:
Pål Fjeldvig Antonsen: Truth in Fiction and Indexicality
Mon 2 Feb, trial lecture for position as Associate Professor in philosophy:
Thomas Land: Belief and Agency
Thu 22 Jan, department seminar:
Ivar Russøy Labukt: Evolutionary debunking arguments: a threat to egoism or impartialism?
Thu 15 Jan, trial lecture for position as Associate Professor in philosophy:
Franz Knappik: Hegel on the Freedom of Thinking
Previous activities, Fall term 2014:
Fri 5 - Sat 6 Dec, international workshop:
Frege zwischen Dichtung und Wissenschaft
Thu 4 Dec, department seminar:
Hallvard Fossheim: Aristotle on Collective Agency
Thu 20 Nov, department seminar:
Ole Hjortland: The Normativity of Logic
Tue 21 Oct, PhD seminar:
John Barugahare: 'Mode 2' as an Appropriate Framework for Understanding Normative Moral Philosophy
Thu 25 Sep, guest lecture:
Julia Tanney: Subtracting My Arm's Going Up from My Raising My Arm - Wittgenstein and Ryle on the 'Thickness' of Action
Tue 23 Sep, guest lecture:
Julia Tanney: Ryle on Thinking - A Peg for Some Thoughts
Tue 2 Sep, guest lecture:
Peter Hacker: The Nature of Consciousness
Mon 1 Sep, guest lecture:
Peter Hacker: Philosophy and Neuroscience
Wed 20 - Fri 22 Aug, PhD seminar:
Catherine Wilson: Philosophy, History and the History of Philosophy
Tue 12 - Fri 15 Aug, PhD seminar:
Mark Bevir: Philosophy, History and the History of Philosophy
The department seminar will also be held regularly. Dates and speakers for the Fall term are as follows:
Thu 4 Sep, Jørgen Pedersen
Thu 16 Oct, cancelled
Thu 6 Nov, Ole Hjortland
Thu 4 Dec, Hallvard Fossheim
...and here's what went on in Spring term 2014:
27 Feb, department seminar:
Ragnhild Jordahl, "Possible Worlds, Dispositions and Powers"
17 Mar, workshop:
Roland Bluhm, "Computerised Ordinary Language Philosophy: An Introduction to Using Linguistic Text Corpora for Philosophical Purposes"
18 Mar, guest lecture:
Roland Bluhm, "The Affectivity of Hoping"
20 March, department seminar:
Gro Rørstadbotten, "Reading a Platonic Dialogue: The Protagoras and Hippocrates' Dream of Education"
26 March, guest lecture:
Pascal Nouvel, "The relevance of Spinoza's project analysed through some major contributions in science"
2 April, guest lecture:
Pascal Nouvel, "The relevance of Spinoza's project analysed through some major contributions about the nature of feelings"
9 April, guest lecture:
Pascal Nouvel, "The relevance of Spinoza's project analysed through some major contributions about the nature of “strong feelings” (feelings associated with the use of psychotropic substances) following the work of the chemist Alexander Shulgin"
10 April, guest lecture:
Hayden Ausland, ""What was the 'Liberal Temper' in Ancient Greek Political Thought? Protagoras and Sophocles on Politics and Cultural Development"
24 April, guest lecture:
Simon Glendinning, "Wittgenstein and Heidegger and the 'Face' of Life in Our Time"
24 April, department seminar:
Alexander Cappelen, "Fairness in the lab"
28 April, guest lecture:
Allan Janik, "The Philosophical Importance of Wittgenstein's War Experiences"
29 April, guest lecture:
Allan Janik, "Wittgenstein at the Brenner Archives"
8 May, guest lecture:
Edmund Dain, "Ethics Without Propositions"
12-14 May, workshop:
Jens Timmermann, workshop on Kant's moral philosophy
22 May, department seminar:
Olof Pettersson, "The Hazards of the Voice: On Human Trust in Discursive Proficiency in Plato"
2 June, talks/lectures:
Talks by Sarah Anna Szeltner, Ragnhild Hogstad Jordahl and Morten Nag Opsal on the Theory of Science (mandatory lectures for PhD candidates)
4-6 June, international conference:
"Poetry and Philosophy in the Light of Plato's Protagoras"
10 June, guest lecture:
Dorit Bar-On, "Transparency, Expression and Self-Knowledge"
11 June, guest lecture:
Ivan Mladenov, "Conceptualizing Peirce"