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Themes from the History of Philosophy

Saturday, 16 December 2017

Themes from the History of Philosophy

The focus of the workshop are early modern philosophy, the philosophy of Immanuel Kant and post-Kantian 19th century philosophy. Speakers will explore the ethics and epistemology of key philosophical figures of the early modern and post-Kantian era and relate these to contemporary issues, such as our duties towards the globally poor, limits of the authority of morality and the nature of knowledge and belief.

The workshop features speakers from Ireland, England, Germany, Turkey, and Finland.

All welcome, no prior registration required. Email for questions.

Friday 15.12, TRISS Seminar Room, Arts Building
2.00-3.15: Ruth Boeker (UCD): “Hume and Reid on promises, active powers and liberty”
3.15-4.30: Jim O’Shea (UCD): “Some Reflections on Kant’s Analysis of Perceptual Experience”

 4.30-5.15: Lucas Thorpe (Bogacizi, Istanbul): “Reid vs Williamson on perceptual Beliefs”

Drinks followed by dinner

Saturday 16.12, The Long Room Hub, Galbraith
10.30-11.45: James Camien McGuiggan (Southampton): “Not Enough, but Good Work: The Mobile Line of Duty”

11.45-1.00: Martin Sticker (TCD): “Kantian Beneficence and the Normativity of (Obligatory) Ends”


2.30-3.45: Ville Paukkonen (Helsinki): TBA

3.45-5.00: Corinna Mieth (Bochum): “Kant and social human rights”

Drinks followed by dinner

Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Accessibility: Yes
Room: Galbraith Seminar Room
Event Category: Conferences, Courses, Lectures and Seminars
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public

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