Tom Cohen (Professor in Literary, Cultural and Media Studies, SUNY at Albany) will give a lecture on Tuesday 21st February, 6-8pm, at the Swedenborg Hall, Bloomsbury Way, London, on ‘Theory and the Disappearing Future 1: Oil and the End of Philosophy’. There will also be a seminar the following day, Wednesday 22nd February, 4pm, in EM330, […]
Film-Philosophy Conference 2012 Kingston, KCL and QMUL September 12-14, 2012 http://www.film-philosophy.com/conference/index.php/conf/2012 Film-philosophy continues to grow as an important discipline within the fields of both Film Studies and Philosophy. The Film-Philosophy Conference brings together scholars from all over the world to present their research on a broad range of topics within the subject area. The 2012 […]
Contra Harman’s faith in the transparent singularity and worthiness of notions such as ‘clarity’ and ‘proof’, a non-philosophical approach would contest whether their meaning is singular at all. Do we have a clear and universal concept of ‘clarity’, for example (that would avoid the obvious circularity of the question in its answer)? Harman remains insensitive to the force of such questions, seeing ‘method’ and ‘form’ as issues only concerning effectiveness (in capturing reality) and communicative facility (in convincing others of one’s mastery).
Date: 18 June 2012 , 10:00 to 18:00 Location: Flett Lecture Theatre, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD Fee: Free Unruly Creatures 2: Creative Revolutions Speakers: Anat Pick (University of East London) Jonathan Burt (Series Editor, ‘Animal’ – Reaktion Books) Erica Fudge (University of Strathclyde) André Dias (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) This is […]
Catherine Malabou will give her Inaugural Lecture at Kingston University on February 2nd, 2012, 6-8pm. The venue will be the Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road Campus. The lecture is entitled ‘Continental Philosophy and the Brain: Towards a Critical Neuroscience’, and will be presented under the auspices of the Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy. The […]
Event Date: 8 December 2011 Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH Julia Reinhard Lupton, ‘The Renaissance Republic of Furniture: From Political Theology to Political Ecology’: click here Julia Reinhard Lupton is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, with a joint appointment in Education. In 2010-2011, she is […]