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Lezing Tine Wilde: De Daimonion van Socrates. Over religieuze ervaring en artistieke processen

Socrates noemde het zijn Daimonion: een verborgen reisadviseur die hem beschermde op zijn levensreis door hem te weerhouden van iets wat hij op het punt stond uit te voeren. Socrates luisterde altijd zeer zorgvuldig naar deze gids, want volgens hem kwam deze stem van de Godheid. Kunnen we de Daimonion van Socrates vergelijken met wat … Continue reading Lezing Tine Wilde: De Daimonion van Socrates. Over religieuze ervaring en artistieke processen

Philosophy as Science. A Key Idea of the 19th Century

The international conference “Philosophy as Science: A Key Idea of the 19th Century”, organized by Paul Ziche and Carlo Ierna, will take place April 9-11 at the Fundatie van Renswoude (Agnietenstraat 5, 3512 XA) in Utrecht. Keynotes by: Barry Smith “Metaphysics After Darwin” Alan Richardson “Disillusionment, Inconvenience, and Scientific Philosophy: Logical Empiricism and Philosophical Modernism” … Continue reading Philosophy as Science. A Key Idea of the 19th Century

Conference “300 Years Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees”

Conference 300 Years Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees | REGISTRATION OPEN Science, Politics, and Economy The Unintended Consequences of a Diabolic Paradox 2014 marks the 300th anniversary of the publication of Bernard Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees, or Private Vices, Public Benefits and the Centennial of Erasmus University Rotterdam. Since 1988, the Foundation Bernard Mandeville (including Erasmus University … Continue reading Conference “300 Years Mandeville’s Fable of the Bees”

Symposium on “Contemporary Philosophy of Architecture”

You are cordially invited to attend a one day symposium on contemporary philosophy of architecture, to take place at Delft’s Architecture Faculty on April 1, 2014. For a full program including speakers and abstracts, please see the attached PDF, as well as a promotional flyer. We especially welcome philosophers working in aesthetics and applied ethics … Continue reading Symposium on “Contemporary Philosophy of Architecture”

Lecture Patricia Pisters on Film Philosophy: “Powers of Affect: The Neuro-Image in Digital Screen Culture”

Thinking Cinema. New Approaches in Film Philosophy In this five-part lecture series internationally renowned scholars will explore new approaches in film philosophy. The fact that this field has been steadily growing over the last decades emphasizes the increasing importance of philosophical interrogations of the ontology, phenomenology and ethics of moving images in our contemporary screen … Continue reading Lecture Patricia Pisters on Film Philosophy: “Powers of Affect: The Neuro-Image in Digital Screen Culture”

Workshop “Digital Humanities and Philosophy”

Workshop “Digital Humanities and Philosophy”     28 June 2013   VU University Amsterdam The Digital Humanities are booming. However, philosophy is underrepresented in the Digital Humanities. This workshop has three aims: (i) to present computational methods that can be used by philosophers; (ii) to present research in which philosophical problems are studied by means … Continue reading Workshop “Digital Humanities and Philosophy”