Philosophy and Literature Reading Group

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.

Workshop on Phenomenology

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

 

Philosophy and Literature Reading Group

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 University Press, 1975), volume 2, pp. 1208-1220
The Phenomenology of Spirit, translated by A. V. Miller (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977), pp. 267-289
See attached
Any queries, please contact Bob Stern: r.stern@sheffield.ac.uk