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PPhil in Vilnius: 2 day. Seminars

Seminars: Presentations and discussions on the common topics On the second day there were three seminars on the three different traditions of philosophy. Siobhan Kattago from Tallinn University presented concept of banality of evil of Hanna Arendt of continental tradition. Lars Hertzberg from Åbo Akademi University reconstructed late Ludwig Wittgenstein theory of the language games

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PPhil in Vilnius: 1 day. Retrospective

A few words about the past: retrospective and self-reflection from the founders of the program Creators of the program are talking about reasons why they decided to create international master program “Practical Philosophy: Theories of the good society” (PPhil), how it was organized, what problems they faced and finally they revealed why they decided to

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CFP: Journal of Indian Philosophy and Religion

The Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion (SIPR) has commenced publishing the Journal on Indian Philosophy and Religion annually from Fall, 1996. The Journal covers the wide range of philosophies and religions which are indigenous to South Asia. It includes scholarly work of comparative and critical studies of Eastern and Western philosophies and religions. The

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BLOG: PhilosophyBro

An amusing and helpful set of summaries of well-known philosophers or philosophical suggestions can be found here: www.philosophybro.com

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Tenure Track Position in Philosophy at University of Oulu

Field and Location The Faculty of Humanities of the University of Oulu announces a full-time, tenure-track position for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Philosophy. The candidate is appointed for a period of three to five years and then eligible for promotion to permanent Associate or Full Professor through an assessment by international evaluators.

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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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New Left debates with M. M. Karlsson on how to prevent the capture of government by elites

The New Left debate series are inviting to participate in the public discussion “Democracy versus Elite Rule: the Road from Serfdom”, which will take place on Wednesday, 21 March at 6:30 pm at “La Boheme” (White room), Šv. Ignoto g. 4/3, Vilnius. The talk will be given in English with translation provided on site. The

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CFP: Nomos Journal

Nomos Journal is an online journal, publishing a revolving array of material that engages the intersection between contemporary expressions of religion and popular culture. NJ considers articles that explore this particular intersection in an analytical and critical manner, but is further unique in that it accepts submissions of poetry, original artwork and photography, and reflective

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Nordic Wittgenstein Review now accepts submissions!

The new journal Nordic Wittgenstein Review now accepts submissions! Deadline: December 31 2011. Papers are to be submitted through the journal platform. To submit, first register and then follow the procedure. http://www.nordicwittgensteinreview.com If you do not have an article to submit during December, you may want to visit the journal website to register as a

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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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