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How to enhance the enhancement debate? – A multi-methodological approach

28 August - 30 August

The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) and the Erasmus University Rotterdam invite PhD students in philosophy to register for the course “How to enhance the enhancement debate? – A multi-methodological approach” to take place from August 28th – 30th 2019. Organizing university Erasmus University Rotterdam Date(s) August 28th-30th 2019 Location Erasmus University Rotterdam, Campus Woudestein, Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, 3062 PA Rotterdam, Nederland; Sanders Building, 1-12 and 1-13 https://www.eur.nl/campus/locaties/ruimtes/sanders-building Type of activity Workshop Type of activity For this activity PhD…

Book workshop on Nicholas Vrousalis’ Exploitation as Domination: A Theory of Inequalityand Power

13 September @ 12:00 - 18:00

Leiden University’s Institute for Philosophy is proud to host a book symposium on Nicholas Vrousalis' draft manuscript Exploitation as Domination: A Theory of Inequality and Power, as part of the OZSW study group in political philosophy.  The workshop is open to all, but please register at e.r.boot@uu.nl.   Date: September 13, 2019 Location: Leiden University Room: TBA Program   12.00 – 12:45 Chapter 2: Reclaiming Domination Commentator: Andreas Schmidt (University of Groningen) 13.00 – 13.45 Chapter 3: How Exploiters Dominate Commentator: Titus Stahl (University of Groningen) 14.00 –…

Seminar: The Discourses of the Buddha: A philosophical exploration

2 October @ 14:00 - 17:00
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One event on 13 December 2019 at 15:00

One event on 29 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 15 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 23 October 2019 at 14:00

One event on 16 October 2019 at 14:00

This seminar offers a philosophical exploration of one of the oldest founding collections of the Buddhist tradition: the Discourses preserved in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pāli Canon (first century BCE). The Discourses address a wide range of theoretical and practical issues, such as: the nature of persons, human psychology, happiness and suffering, causation, theory of knowledge, phenomenology of experience, the method for investigating reality. The Discourses offer thus a unique and enjoyable point of entrance in the ancient Buddhist…

Seminar: The Discourses of the Buddha: A philosophical exploration

16 October @ 14:00 - 17:00
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One event on 13 December 2019 at 15:00

One event on 29 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 15 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 23 October 2019 at 14:00

One event on 16 October 2019 at 14:00

This seminar offers a philosophical exploration of one of the oldest founding collections of the Buddhist tradition: the Discourses preserved in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pāli Canon (first century BCE). The Discourses address a wide range of theoretical and practical issues, such as: the nature of persons, human psychology, happiness and suffering, causation, theory of knowledge, phenomenology of experience, the method for investigating reality. The Discourses offer thus a unique and enjoyable point of entrance in the ancient Buddhist…

Seminar: The Discourses of the Buddha: A philosophical exploration

23 October @ 14:00 - 17:00
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One event on 13 December 2019 at 15:00

One event on 29 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 15 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 23 October 2019 at 14:00

One event on 16 October 2019 at 14:00

This seminar offers a philosophical exploration of one of the oldest founding collections of the Buddhist tradition: the Discourses preserved in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pāli Canon (first century BCE). The Discourses address a wide range of theoretical and practical issues, such as: the nature of persons, human psychology, happiness and suffering, causation, theory of knowledge, phenomenology of experience, the method for investigating reality. The Discourses offer thus a unique and enjoyable point of entrance in the ancient Buddhist…

Autumn School: “Beyond the Canon: Unexplored Topics and Forgotten Thinkers?”

25 October @ 08:00 - 26 October @ 17:00

Textbooks on the history of philosophy deal with what are widely agreed to be the most important themes and thinkers of the past two-and-a-half thousand years. They discuss, among others, the views of Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Locke, Hume, and Kant, as well as the major traditions and debates in epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics: rationalism vs. empiricism, essentialism vs. nominalism, realism vs. idealism, and consequentialism vs. deontology.But how did the philosophical canon presented in the textbooks arise? To what extent…

Symposium – Ancient Buddhist Meditation: Historical, Philosophical and Comparative Perspectives

6 November @ 10:00 - 17:00

Keynote Speaker: Prof. Rupert Gethin (Bristol)Description --Meditation practices are a core component of Ancient Indian Buddhism and an essential factor in the development of Buddhist philosophy as a whole. Ancient Buddhist meditation is naturally intertwined with key philosophical topics such as the nature of consciousness and qualia, the phenomenology of subjective experience, the nature of emotions, the self, causality, free will and the meaning of life. Today, scholars in cognitive psychology and neurosciences are actively engaged in exploring meditation practices…

Seminar: The Discourses of the Buddha: A philosophical exploration

15 November @ 15:00 - 18:00
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One event on 13 December 2019 at 15:00

One event on 29 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 15 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 23 October 2019 at 15:00

One event on 16 October 2019 at 15:00

This seminar offers a philosophical exploration of one of the oldest founding collections of the Buddhist tradition: the Discourses preserved in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pāli Canon (first century BCE). The Discourses address a wide range of theoretical and practical issues, such as: the nature of persons, human psychology, happiness and suffering, causation, theory of knowledge, phenomenology of experience, the method for investigating reality. The Discourses offer thus a unique and enjoyable point of entrance in the ancient Buddhist…

Seminar: The Discourses of the Buddha: A philosophical exploration

29 November @ 15:00 - 18:00
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One event on 13 December 2019 at 15:00

One event on 29 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 15 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 23 October 2019 at 15:00

One event on 16 October 2019 at 15:00

This seminar offers a philosophical exploration of one of the oldest founding collections of the Buddhist tradition: the Discourses preserved in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pāli Canon (first century BCE). The Discourses address a wide range of theoretical and practical issues, such as: the nature of persons, human psychology, happiness and suffering, causation, theory of knowledge, phenomenology of experience, the method for investigating reality. The Discourses offer thus a unique and enjoyable point of entrance in the ancient Buddhist…

Seminar: The Discourses of the Buddha: A philosophical exploration

13 December @ 15:00 - 18:00
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on 13 December 2019 at 15:00

One event on 29 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 15 November 2019 at 15:00

One event on 23 October 2019 at 15:00

One event on 16 October 2019 at 15:00

This seminar offers a philosophical exploration of one of the oldest founding collections of the Buddhist tradition: the Discourses preserved in the Sutta Pitaka of the Pāli Canon (first century BCE). The Discourses address a wide range of theoretical and practical issues, such as: the nature of persons, human psychology, happiness and suffering, causation, theory of knowledge, phenomenology of experience, the method for investigating reality. The Discourses offer thus a unique and enjoyable point of entrance in the ancient Buddhist…

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