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June 2016

Løgstrup and Levinas Conference

29/06/2016 - 01/07/2016
Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield,
34 Gell Street
Sheffield, S3 7QY United Kingdom
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The aim of the conference is to explore the philosophical links between the two thinkers, looking both at shared ground but also potential differences. Themes include the backgrounds to both in Heidegger and others; their respective treatments of ethics and religion, and of ethics and politics; their conception of the place of the other person in ethics, and his or her demands on us; their phenomenological methodologies; how they relate to other figures in the ethical tradition such as Kant…

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May 2016

Edward Herbert on Reason, Religion and Toleration

13/05/2016 - 14/05/2016
Humanities Research Centre, University of York

The University of York will host a conference on Edward Herbert on reason, religion and toleration on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th May. The conference is supported by the Morrell Centre for Toleration, the Department of Philosophy and the Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies. For further details please see the conference website: https://sites.google.com/a/york.ac.uk/edward-herbert/

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Ancient Philosophy Workshop – YAPN/CHiPHi Summer Meeting

06/05/2016
University of Sheffield

The summer meeting of the Yorkshire Ancient Philosophy Network will take place in Sheffield on Friday 6th May, 2016. We will meet for opening tea and coffee in Room B23 in the Department of Philosophy, 45 Victoria Street, Sheffield S3 7QB 9.30-10.00    Tea/Coffee The morning Reading Group and the afternoon papers will take place in Room 127, The Information Commons, University of Sheffield. This is a very short walk from the Philosophy Department. 10.00-12.00    Reading Group Aristotle Rhetoric…

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December 2015

Philosophy and Literature Reading Group

10/12/2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Room B09, Dept of Philosophy,
45 Victoria Street
Sheffield, S3 7QB United Kingdom
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On Thursday 10th December we will be holding the third of our series of reading groups, run in collaboration with the Sheffield Centre for 19th Century Studies, exploring the relationship between nineteenth-century literature and philosophy. This time we will be discussion Chapter 1 of Dickens's Hard Times, and a lecture by R. W. Emerson called 'Humanity of Science'. The meeting will be in B09 in Victoria Street, from 5.30-7.00pm. All welcome.

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November 2015

Workshop on Phenomenology

11/11/2015 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday 11th November 2015. The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York. Speakers: 1-2.15 Tom Baldwin (York): 'The Double Role of the Body and Language in Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology'; 2.15-3.45 Kathleen Lennon (Hull): 'De Beauvoir and Old Age'; 4-5.30 Komarine Romdenh-Romluc (Sheffield): 'Image: For the Eye and in Mind'. For further details, email Keith Allen: keith.allen@york.ac.uk  

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Philosophy and Literature Reading Group

05/11/2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dept of Philosophy,
45 Victoria Street
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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On Thursday 5th November we will be holding the second of our series of reading groups, run in collaboration with the Sheffield Centre for 19th Century Studies, exploring the relationship between nineteenth-century literature and philosophy. This time we will be taking on George Eliot and G. W. F. Hegel on theories of tragedy, specifically Antigone. The meeting will be in B09 in Victoria Street, from 5.30-7.00pm. Reading: Eliot: here Hegel: Hegel's Aesthetics, translated by T. Knox, 2 vols (Oxford: Oxford…

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October 2015
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Philosophy and Literature Reading Group

01/10/2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Room B09, Dept of Philosophy,
45 Victoria Street
Sheffield, S3 7QB United Kingdom
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Byron, Manfred and Nietzsche, Ecce Homo This will be the first of a series of monthly reading groups that aim to take selections from paired literary and philosophical texts as a starting point for free-ranging interdisciplinary dialogue. No prior expertise in either discipline required. Copies of the reading provided on request: please email Anna Barton, a.j.barton@sheffield.ac.uk, or Bob Stern, r.stern@sheffield.ac.uk Held in conjunction with The Centre for Nineteenth Century Studies, Sheffield

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June 2015

Rethinking Modern Philosophy: Origins, Connections, and Traditions

14/06/2015 - 15/06/2015
Halifax Hall,
Endcliffe Vale Rd
Sheffield, S10 3ER United Kingdom
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Sunday 14 and Monday 15 June 2015. This workshop asks how historical research on the history of modern philosophy might inspire us to think differently about contemporary problems.

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May 2015

The Idea of Pragmatism: Conference in honour of the work of Chris Hookway

18/05/2015 @ 11:00 am - 19/05/2015 @ 5:00 pm
The Council Room, Firth Court, University of Sheffield,
Western Bank
Sheffield, 10 2TN United Kingdom
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Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 May 2015, a conference in honour of the work of Chris Hookway (University of Sheffield).

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CHiPhi Book-in-Progress Workshop on ‘Absolute Time and Early Modern British Metaphysics’

08/05/2015 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Conference Room, ICOSS (Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences), Sheffield,
219 Portobello
Sheffield, S1 4DP United Kingdom
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Friday 8 May 2015. Featuring Emily Thomas (Groningen), Robin Le Poidevin (Leeds) Introducing the book: themes, structure, and a brief history of time, Tom Stoneham (York) A new reading of Isaac Barrow on time, and Jeremy Dunham (Sheffield) Anne Conway on time and ontology.

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