Tag Archives: Helsinki

Intensive Course: Pictorial Experience: A Philosophical Approach to Virtual Reality | UH

Master’s Level Intensive Course May 12  – 16, 2014 | University of Helsinki | ECTS: 5 Duration: 5 days Students: 24 (max) Teachers: Jūratė Baranova (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences) | Laura Junutytė (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences) | Liv Hausken (University of Oslo) | Regina-Nino Kurg (Tallinn University) | Kārlis Vērpe (University of Liepaja)

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Philip Kitcher: Reconstruction in Philosophy – a Deweyan Program for the Twenty-First Century

Professor Philip Kitcher (Columbia) will give a set of six lectures with the title “Reconstruction in Philosophy: A Deweyan Program for the Twenty-First Century” at the University of Helsinki in 9-11 May 2012. The course is organized by the Nordic Pragmatism Network in cooperation with theoretical philosophy department at the University of Helsinki. For more

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Samuel Weber’s guest lectures in Helsinki (December 2011)

Samuel Weber, one of the leading American thinkers across the disciplines of literary theory, philosophy, and psychoanalysis will visit Helsinki in December 2011, invited by the Figures of Touch research project. Weber will give three open lectures at Aalto/Taik. Additionally, he will be one of the main speakers at the Hölderlin Research Day on 17

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Symposium: Socrates, Wittgenstein, Freud and the Liberating Power of Philosophy (22nd of Nov, Helsinki)

How philosophers search for truth without finding it, and what the search is good for Socrates, Wittgenstein, Freud and the liberating power of philosophy. A public symposium with Prof. James Conant (University of Chicago) and Prof. Mladen Dolar (University of Ljubljana / Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht) at the University of Helsinki on November 22nd, 2011,

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CFP: Models and Simulations 5 (Helsinki, 14-16 June 2012)

Call for papers:MODELS AND SIMULATIONS 5, Helsinki, 14-16 June 2012. The Finnish Centre of Excellence in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences is delighted to host the 5th Models and Simulations (MS5) conference in Helsinki. Conference website: http://www.helsinki.fi/ms5 The previous MS meetings have taken place in Paris, Tilburg, Charlottesville, and Toronto. As before, the overall theme

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CFP: Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns (Helsinki 10-12 April 2012)

International symposium at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland, 10-12 April 2012. Keynote speakers include: Prof. Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK Dr. Jenny Slatman, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. This international and interdisciplinary symposium addresses how cultural, medical and political understandings of the self are shifting and changing in contemporary societies. It explores how

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Symposium: Feminist Theory and the Philosophical Tradition (2 Dec, Helsinki)

Feminist Theory and the Philosophical Tradition, 2nd December 2011, Helsinki. This symposium will explore the connections and the tensions between contemporary feminist theory and the tradition of philosophy. Contemporary feminist thinkers have appropriated the tradition of philosophy in imaginative ways, but these allegiances also divide feminist thinkers: they sometimes appropriate very different or even opposing philosophical

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Conference: Phenomenology and the Transcendental, September 8-10, 2011

Please note this upcoming conference in Helsinki. Phenomenology and the Transcendental, September 8-10, 2011, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Fabianinkatu 24, seminar room 136 (1st floor). Conference website: http://www.helsinki.fi/erbm/conference2011/index.html. Keynote speakers: Prof. Richard Cobb-Stevens (Boston College) Prof. Steven Crowell (Rice University) Prof. Dr. László Tengelyi (Bergische Universität Wuppertal) Organized by the research project European Rationality in the Break from

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Conference at Helsinki university: Phenomenology and the Transcendental

Dear members and readers, please note this upcoming conference in Helsinki: Phenomenology and the Transcendental, September 8-10, 2011, University of Helsinki. Click HERE to visit the conference website. Keynote speakers: Prof. Richard Cobb-Stevens (Boston College), Prof. Steven Crowell (Rice University), and Prof. Dr. László Tengelyi (Bergische Universität Wuppertal). Organized by the research project European Rationality in the Break

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Course at Åbo Academy: Aristotle and His Followers on Action, Choice and Purpose

There are still a few places left at the graduate course arranged by Åbo Akademi University in cooperation with the National Graduate School in Philosophy: “Aristotle and His Followers on Action, Choice and Purpose”, taught by Agnes Callard (University of Chicago). The course starts off on May 23rd with a workshop on “Aristotle and Agency”.

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