Egan.001This 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.

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 “Power and Freedom in the Space of Reasons”. We encourage you to also attend other talks in this conference – please see the attached program.image003

Join us this Friday for Prof. David Finkelstein’s talk, “‘Can’t I say both?': Investigations §682 and Wittgenstein on First-Personal Memory”.

We meet, as usual, at Cobb 112, 1:30pm-4:30pm.  Finkelstein.001

Join us this Friday to hear and discuss Christian Martin’s papMartin.001er, “Poetry as a Form of Knowledge”. we meet as usual in Cobb 112, at 1:30pm.

This Friday, October 17, we will be hosting Prof. Irad Kimhi (Chicago) to heKimhi.001ar and discuss his paper, “Is the Mystery of Negation a Mystery for the Stranger? (Quietism and non-Quietism in Plato’s Sophist)”. We’ll meet in Cobb 112, at 1:30.



Please go to this page for our schedule for the year.

On Friday, June 13 we will hear and discuss Prof. Paulo Faria  (Rio Grande do Sul) “The Vagaries of Actions and the Verities of Meanings“.

Please note our irregular time: we will meet at 2:30pm, and our meeting will run until 5pm.

Location: Social Science 302

This Friday, our very own Amos Browne will be presenting his paper, “Expression and Understanding“.

We’ll meet at Social Science 302 at 1:30pm

Prof. Sören Stenlund (Uppsala) will be visiting us next weekend. On Friday, May 16, Prof. Stenlund will give his paper entitled “Wittgenstein and Symbolic Mathematics”. We will meet at 1:30 (at Social Science 302).

On Saturday, May 17, Prof. Stenlund will hold a mini-seminar on his short book, The Origin of Symbolic Mathematics and the End of the Science of Quantity. An electronic version is available. We will meet at 11am, at Stuart 216 (Anscombe Library). To enter Stuart building on Saturday, go to Harper 2 floor and use the bridge. Or call me at 773-251-6218.

Both events are organized jointly with the German Philosophy Workshop.


Sluga May 2.001This Friday, May 2, Prof. Hans Sluga (Berkeley) will be presenting his paper, “‘What has history to do with me?': Timelessness, Time, and Historical Contingency in Wittgenstein”.

Please note we will meet at an irregular location: Rosenwald 301, at 1:30.

The paper can be accessed here.



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