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Wouter Kalf: Hybrid Expressivist Error Theory

Lecture organized by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

Moral antirealists traditionally embrace either error theory or expressivism. But these theories can also be combined into a hybrid expressivist-error theory, which merges non-cognitivist (expressivist) and cognitivist (error-theoretic) semantic elements. This hybrid view has been argued to provide...(continue reading...)

WhenWe 04-02-2015
Start15:15
End17:00
WhereRoom Omega, Faculty of Philosophy

GRIPh-lecture: Simon Blackburn on Hume

This year’s GRIPh-lecture is part of a programme of lectures by prominent thinkers, including Frans de Waal and Onora O'Neill, organized by Faculty of Philosophy on the occasion of its 50th anniversary as one of the ten Faculties of the University of Groningen.

Simon Blackburn: Religion, Morality, and Human Nature - Lessons from David Hume

David Hume (1711-1776) is a towering figure in the history of philosophy, who wrote extensively on human nature, on morals and on religion . One neglected but distinctive theme is the subject of this lecture: his economy in arguing for exactly what he needed, but no more.

WhenMo 09-02-2015
Start20:00
End21:30
WhereAcademy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen

Symposium Wijsbegeerte van een Wetenschapsgebied met Trudy Dehue

Trudy Dehue: Betere Mensen - Over Gezondheid als Keuze en Koopwaar
Co-referenten: Jan-Willem Romeijn en Joost van Driessche; Moderator: Hans Harbers

In haar nieuwste boek Betere Mensen. Over gezondheid als keuze en koopwaar (2014) laat Trudy Dehue aan de hand van onderzoek naar ADHD bij volwassenen en de ontwikkeling van nieuwe hersentechnologie zien...(lees verder....) Iedereen welkom!

WhenWe 11-02-2015
Start15:00
End17:00
WhereZaal Omega

Paolo Rubini: Pietro Pomponazzi's Theory of Cognition

Lecture by Paolo Rubini, organized by the Department of the History of Philosophy

The Aristotelian Pietro Pomponazzi (1462-1525) has been portrayed as a 'radical philosopher of the Renaissance' (M. Pine). His programme of a 'pure' Aristotelianism can be seen indeed as a form of pre-modern naturalism. In psychology Pomponazzi follows the ancient...(continue reading...)

WhenWe 18-02-2015
Start15:15
End17:00
WhereRoom Omega

Graduate workshop: Film Philosophy

Organized by the Faculty of Philosophy (Judith Vega) and the Department of Arts, Culture and Media (Julian Hanich)

Keynote lecture: 'Cinematic Art and Technology ', by prof. Berys Gaut.

The workshop is a follow-up of the lecture series 'Thinking Cinema: New Approaches in Film Philosophy’ (Jan-June '14). The graduate workshop will continue this endeavour of sampling and exploring a variety of theoretical angles for reflecting on film. It is meant to bring together junior and senior researchers in the field of film philosophy, and discuss their ongoing research. Read more information and Call for Papers....

WhenFr 27-02-2015
Start11:00
WhereFaculty of Philosophy

Nacht van de Filosofie 2015

De Groningse Nacht van de Filosofie vindt plaats op vrijdag 10 april 2015!

De Groningse Nacht van de Filosofie wordt georganiseerd door de Faculteit Wijsbegeerte i.s.m. Studium Generale Groningen en het Groninger Forum.

WhenFr 10-04-2015
WhereGroninger Forum, Hereplein 73

Lecture: Michael Bratman

Lecture by Michael Bratman (Stanford) in cooperation with Studium Generale

This lecture is organized by the Faculty of Philosophy, in cooperation with Studium Generale Groningen. It is part of a programme of lectures by prominent thinkers, including Simon Blackburn, Frans de Waal and Onora O'Neill, organized by Faculty of Philosophy on the occasion of its 50th anniversary as one of the ten Faculties of the University of Groningen.

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WhenWe 22-04-2015
WhereTBA (Groningen)

Workshop: Shared Actions and Collective Responsibilities

Two-days Workshop 23-24 April 2015, organized by Frank Hindriks (Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy): Shared Actions and Collective Responsibilities: How to Construct or Resist Social Reality

More information TBA

WhenTh 23-04-2015
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, Groningen

Nicholas De Warren

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

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
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