CFP: The Problem of Evil in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy

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Sep 212016
 

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The Problem of Evil in Modern and Contemporary

European Philosophy

For many, the developments and often dazzling breakthroughs of the modern sciences since the 19th century have sustained the hope that evil will find sociological, psychological and even neurological and genetic explanations. These explanations were looked to with the aspiration that they would eventually bring about measures  … Read More ...

Call for Papers: The Idea of God

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Jul 072016
 

Call for Papers: The Idea of God
Dates: 23-24- 25 November 2016

Venue: Memorial University of Newfoundland (St.John’s, Canada)

Topic Areas: Metaphysics
Philosophy of Religion
History of Philosophy
Philosophical Theology

Keynote Speakers: Dr. Garth Green (McGill)

Dr. Jean Grondin (Université de Montréal)

Title: The Idea of God – A Philosophical Investigation

Description: Until recently, the death of God in Western  … Read More ...

CFA: 8th Annual Canadian Hermeneutic Institute

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Mar 032016
 

The 8th Annual Canadian Hermeneutic Institute will take place in Toronto, June 15-17, 2016, sponsored by York University and Ryerson University.  The Institute aims to bring together scholars of hermeneutics and hermeneutic research across disciplines in creative dialogue and conversations of philosophy, research, and practice. This year’s seminar is led by Dr. Kym Maclaren, and entitled “Bodily ‘Knowledge,’ Existential Transformations,  … Read More ...

CFP: Mind and Nature

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Jan 142016
 

The relation between mind and nature is one of the oldest questions in philosophy. Already in Plato’s Phaedo, we find Socrates praising Anaxagoras for having introduced nous (mind) into the explanation of nature, but criticizing him for not having made sufficient use of this principle. Turning to the modern day, we see a wide variety of questions surrounding this  … Read More ...

CFP: Symposium for Phenomenology

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Oct 212015
 
20th Anniversary Meeting of the Symposium for Phenomenology
“Play and Power” – “Jeu et pouvoir”
July 4-9, 2016
PERUGIA, ITALIA

CFP Deadline : February 1st, 2016
https://symposiumphaenomenologicum.wordpress.com

On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Symposium for Phenomenology, we invite members for contributions to phenomenologies of play, in their critical, aesthetic, cultural, ontological and political dimensions. Although phenomenology arose  … Read More ...

CFP: PhaenEx: “Faces of Eros”

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Oct 212015
 

 

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PhænEx is an electronic peer-reviewed journal affiliated with the Canadian-based Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture (http://eptc-tcep.net).

Special Topic Issue : Faces of Eros

Eros plays a central role in Western thought. In the philosophical and spiritual traditions, it usually refers to physical love and desire. Eros is a recurring character  … Read More ...

CFP: Passionate Dis-attachments: The Work of Catherine Malabou

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Jul 222015
 

Centre for Advanced Research in European Philosophy

King’s University College, London, Canada

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Passionate Dis-attachments: The Work of Catherine Malabou

Catherine Malabou is one of Europe’s leading philosophers. Her work on the brain, plasticity and neuroscience has paved the way for new thinking about what it is to be embodied and conscious, challenging notions of the self as  … Read More ...

Call for Papers: Hegel, Religion and Politics

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May 282015
 

Call for Papers: Hegel, Religion, Politics

In the preface to the Phenomenology of Spirit (1807), G.W. F. Hegel stresses that his time is one of deep transformations affecting the very principles, beliefs and, more generally, the “worldview” (Weltanschauung) which have shaped the whole set of institutions constituting the Western world. Among those transformations, the ones altering religion and  … Read More ...