Join us this Friday for a workshop with Russell Johnson, who will read his paper “A Grammar of Persuasion: Wittgenstein on Communicating Faith.”

We meet, as usual, in Wieboldt 408, at 1:30pm.


Please join us this Thursday for a workshop with our own Rory O’Connell, discussing his paper, ‘Thought’s Efficacy’. Rory’s paper is Now available.

Please note the irregular time: Thursday, 4:45-6:45. We meet at Wieboldt room 408.


Join us on Thursday, April 30, for a workshop with Prof. Matthias Schirn (Munich). Prof. Schirn’s paper, “The consistency of mathematical theories — Wittgenstein contra Hilbert” will be read at the workshop. We meet from 4:45 to 6:45pm at Rosenwald 015.


Jean-Philippe.001This week, the Wittgenstein Workshop & the Contemporary European Philosophy Workshop present two talks by Jean-Philippe Narboux (Bordeaux). On Wednesday, April 22, 4:30pm at Cobb 403, we will hear and discuss the paper “Intentionality and Negation in Sartre’s Being and Nothingness“.

On Friday, April 24, 1:30pm at Wieboldt 408, we will hear and discuss the paper “Simplicity and Rigidity. Reading PI #50 after Kripke”.


TwAdrian Haddock 2015.001o events this week:

On Thursday, April 16, in Wieboldt 408 from 4:45pm to 6:45pm, we will have a workshop with Adrian Haddock (Stirling). Adrian’s paper is titled “Knowledge Aided by Observation”, and it is available here.




On Friday, April 17, we will have a workshop with Katie Howe. We meet, as usual, in Wieboldt 408 at 1:30pm. Her paper title is “Persistence, Thought, and Animality”, and it is now available for download.


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This Thursday Dr. Chon Tejedor (Hertfordshire) will present and discuss her paper, “The Early Tejedor.001Wittgenstein on the Principles of the Natural Sciences”.

Please note the irregular time: The meeting will take place at Wieboldt 408, from 4:45 to 6:45pm.

Dr. Tejedor’s recent book, The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value, has recently been reviewed in NDPR


Bridges.001Please join us on April 3 for a workshop with Prof. Jason Bridges (Chicago), who will present a paper entitled “The Mind as Mechanism”. Prof. Bridges’s presentation will be based on his forthcoming paper, “Meaning and Understanding“, but there is no need to read it in advance in order to participate in the workshop.

We meet in Wieboldt 408, 1:30-4:30pm. Reception will follow at the Anscombe Lounge.


George.001This Friday, March 13, we will host Prof. Alex George (Amherst). Prof. George will present his paper “‘For a blunder, that’s too big': Wittgenstein and Hume on Religious Belief”.

We meet, as usual, at Wieboldt 408. The workshop will run from 1:30-4:30, followed by a reception.

Haase 2015.001On Friday, February 27, we will host Dr. Matthias Haase (Leipzig), who will present his paper „I, You, We“. Dr. Haase suggested as background reading the attached paper, “Am I You?”.

We meet, as usual, at Wieboldt 408. The workshop will run from 1:30-4:30, followed by a reception.





Santiago Mejia.001This Friday, we are delighted to host Santiago Mejia to discuss his paper, The Ethical Relevance of First-Personal Self-Knowledge. The paper is available here.

We meet, as usual, at 1:30pm in Wieboldt 408.

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