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This 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 […]

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Two 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 […]

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This Thursday Dr. Chon Tejedor (Hertfordshire) will present and discuss her paper, “The Early Wittgenstein 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.   

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Please 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 […]

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This 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.

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On 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.        

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This 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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Please join us this Friday January 30 for a workshop with Prof. James Shaw (University of Pittsburgh), discussing his paper “Agreement and Circumstance in the Philosophical Investigations”.     As background for the meeting, Prof. Shaw proposes we look into the first part of his short, two-part monograph on the role of human agreement in the Philosophical Investigations. […]

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This Friday, January 16 we will host David Egan (Chicago, Society of Fellows) to discuss his paper, “How To Undo Things With Words: Wittgenstein and Heidegger on Dissolving Philosophical Problems”. The paper is now available, Here. Our meetings this quarter will take place at Wieboldt 408. We meet, as usual, at 1:30pm.

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This Friday, the workshop will join forces with the Department of Philosophy’s Graduate Research Conference. We will meet at 1:15 pm at Saieh Hall room 021. Please note the irregular time and place. Saieh 021 is in the basement level of the old Seminary building. Our speaker will be Tuomo Tiisala, who’s talk is titled […]

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