Feb 4th, 2014 by Gilad Nir
On Friday, February 14, at 10:30am, we will join the Literature and Philosophy Workshop to discuss Kelly Jolley’s paper “Disposable Thinking”. The paper is available to download here . Location: Foster 505.
Please note: Also on Friday, starting at 2pm, the Benjamin as Philosopher Conference will take place at the Franke Institute.
Jan 26th, 2014 by Gilad Nir
We are very excited to announce that this Friday (January 31) Prof. Matthias Haase (Leipzig) will present his paper “Power and Habit”. The paper is now available here
We meet at our usual time (1:30-4:30) and at the usual place (Wieboldt 408).
Reception and dinner to follow. Please contact Gilad if you would like to join dinner.
Jan 11th, 2014 by Gilad Nir
Dec 9th, 2013 by Gilad Nir
Nov 27th, 2013 by Gilad Nir
On Friday, December 6, we will join the Department of Philosophy’s Graduate Research conference to host Nic Koziolek, who will give his paper “Judgement, Belief, and the Psychological Principle of Non-Contradiction”. Please note the change in time and place: Nic’s talk will take place from 2:40-3:55, at Classics 110.
You may want to attend the entire conference, starting at 10:30, with a talk by David Holiday (“Moral Incapacity: When Can’t Means Can’t”), and continues at 1pm, with Silver Bronzo (“Understanding the Context Principle”). On Saturday, December 7, the conference continues at 10am with Mark Hopwood (“‘Only Connect': Contingency, Identity, and Love”) and at 11:45, with Joe Lubenow (“Eligibility for Human Rights”).
Nov 9th, 2013 by Gilad Nir
On Friday, November 22, we will hear and discuss Gilad Nir’s paper, “Rethinking the Logic of Duality: Truth, Inference and the Constants in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus“. We will read through the entire paper in our meeting.
We meet at our regular location and time, Wieboldt 408, 1:30-4:30. Reception to follow at the Anscombe Library.
Nov 4th, 2013 by Gilad Nir
This Friday we will host our very own Silver Bronzo. Silver will read and discuss his paper “Understanding the Context Principle”. We meet at the regular place and time: Wieboldt 408 at 1:30pm. There will be a reception to follow at the Philosophy Department’s Anscombe library.
Oct 20th, 2013 by Gilad Nir
On Friday, November 1, we will be hosting Cora Diamond (UVA). A longer version of Prof. Diamond’s paper, “Wittgenstein, Anscombe, and What Can Only Be True”, is available on this password protected page. If you do not have the password, please email giladnir at uchicago dot edu . At our meeting, Prof. Diamond will read a shortened version of this paper.
Oct 9th, 2013 by Gilad Nir
Next Friday, Oct 18, we host Ed Dain (Providence College) to discuss his paper, “Eliminating Ethics: Wittgenstein, Ethics and the Limits of Sense “. We will meet at Wieboldt 408, 1:30-4:30. Reception to follow.
Sep 29th, 2013 by Gilad Nir
This Friday, our very own Andy Werner will discuss his paper, McDowell on Animality, Mere and Rational: Motivating an Interest in the Method of Hegel’s Logic. The paper may be found here. In the meeting, Andy will only read a summary of sections 2-3.
The meeting will take place at Wieboldt 408, at 1:30pm.