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Nicholas De Warren CANCELLED

Colloquium lecture by prof.dr. Nicholas De Warren (Leuven, Belgium), organized by the Department of the History of Philosophy

WhenWe 13-05-2015
Start15:15
WhereRoom Omega

Feminist Philosophy with Nancy Bauer

Public lecture in the evening (8 - 9.30 pm)

Nancy Bauer (Tufts) will be delivering the third Aspasia Lecture based on her new book 'How to do things with pornography'. This public lecture is entitled: How to do things with pornography - a philosophical approach.

Pornography has always existed in one form or another, but since the advent of the Internet it has become a widespread phenomenon. Understanding pornography in its multiple dimensions has now become more crucial than ever, and philosophers are among those well placed to help us understand what it is all about. Indeed, influential philosophers have argued that...(continue reading...)

Workshop in the afternoon (1.30-5 pm)

On the same day, we'll be hosting a workshop on feminist philosophy in the afternoon with the following speakers:

  • Annemie Halsema (VU Amsterdam): How to talk about sex -- Merleau-Ponty and Irigaray on embodied relationships
  • Mari Mikkola (Humboldt Berlin): Pornography: a source of oppression or a tool for emancipation?
  • Nathanja van den Heuvel (Leiden): A feminist new materialist perspective on sport events. Desire, Affect and Deleuzian Becomings
WhenWe 20-05-2015
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, Oude Boteringestraat 52, Groningen

Aristotle and Early Modern Philosophy

The workshop is part of the activities of the OZSW Study Group in Early Modern Philosophy and it has been funded by the OZSW and the Faculty of Philosophy at Groningen. Speakers include Frans de Haas (Leiden), Helen Hattab (Houston), Marco Sgarbi (Venice) and Martin Lenz (Groningen). View program & registration

WhenWe 24-06-2015
Start11:00
End19:00
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, Room Alpha

Oldenburg-Groningen Workshop in Formal Epistemology

Workshop organized by the Department of Theoretical Philosophy

More information TBA

WhenTh 25-06-2015
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, Room Beta

Workshop on Epistemic Justification

On August 23 to 25 2015, the Workshop on Epistemic Justification JUSTGroningen is held at the Faculty of Philosophy. Invited speakers: Clayton Littlejohn (King's College London), Erik Olsson (Lund), Duncan Pritchard (Edinburgh), William Roche (Texas), Katie Steele (LSE) and Sylvia Wenmackers (Leuven). Call for Abstracts: We welcome submissions on all aspects of epistemic justification, and especially..... (continue reading...)

WhenSu 23-08-2015
WhereFaculty of Philosophy

Dutch Seminar in Medieval Philosophy

Two-day seminar: 30-31 October 2015. Keynote speaker: Prof. Russell Friedman

The DSMP is organized jointly by the Universities of Groningen, the Radboud University (Nijmegen), and the VU University Amsterdam.

The DSMP aims to bring together senior scholars, young researchers, and advanced graduate students working on medieval philosophy to discuss their work. The seminar will have a focus on philosophy in and around the Medieval universities, and welcomes papers on thinkers as early as Abelard, or as late as Suarez.

Call for Papers

Abstracts of approximately 500 words should be prepared for blind review, and sent to H.T.Adriaenssen@rug.nl by July 1st. Attendance is free. Please note that the DSMP cannot cover speakers’ travel expenses or accommodation. For further information, please contact Dr. Han Thomas Adriaenssen or Dr. Sander de Boer

WhenFr 30-10-2015
WhereFaculty of Philosophy
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