2 December 2008
Chancellor’s Building, Room CBA 0.060 DOWNLOAD PAPER (PDF)
Professor Robert Hanna
University of Cambridge/University of Colorado at Boulder
ESSENTIALLY EMBODIED COGNITION & THE DEEP CONSCIOUSNESS THESIS
The abstract is pasted below. This is directly relevant to second years taking Philosophy of Mind, and indirectly relevant to all human beings who are minded and embodied. So I guess we can expect to have a huge audience.
Wine will be served, as usual.
Check out these meditations on the last sentence of Wittgenstein’s Tratatus:
Another paper from the Helsinki Collegium series, this time on religious toleration, given by the Collegium Director, Juha Sihvola. Basically Sihvola defends Rawls against the charge that he doesn’t (in Political Liberalism) make due allowance for the nature of specifically religious beliefs, as distinct from other kinds of “comprehensive doctrine”. sihvolabb25112008
I was in Southampton at the weekend for a conference entitled “What is the point of political philosophy”? with other political philosophers including Paul Kelly (LSE) and Susan Mendus (York). I argued that it has no point. A version of my paper “Political Philosophy: an infantile disorder?” is here. infantile-disorder
Double celebration tomorrow:
Forum for Philosophical Research Launch and World Philosophy Day
Click on the links for more information.