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Recent Discussions

*Recognition and Socialism*

*Recognition and Socialism*

 

Workshop at Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, Juli 18, 2014 on the

occasion of the 65th birthday of Axel Honneth

 

Call for Papers

 

It is one of the central claims of Hegel's social philosophy that modern

civil societies –especially as far as markets of goods and labor play a

central role within them – are not only spheres of self-interested,

strategic action, but also of intersubjective recognition. Hegel assumes

that, through their participation in the market, individuals can

Rudolf-Carnap-Lectures 2014 & Graduate Conference Institute of Philosophy

Rudolf-Carnap-Lectures 2014 & Graduate Conference Institute of Philosophy II Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany 10-12 March, 2014 Prof. Daniel C. Dennett (Tufts)

 

It's an honor and a pleasure to announce that this year's Carnap-Lectures will be presented by Daniel C. Dennett. He is Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University and is going to give four lectures in the context of a Graduate conference.

 

Nietzsche as Critic and as Thinker of Transformation

Call for Papers

Nietzsche as Critic and as Thinker of Transformation

International Congress

October 16th – 19th, 2014 in Naumburg (Saale)

 

We hereby invite papers for the annual conference at the Nietzsche Dokumentationszentrum in Naumburg, Germany. Organizers on behalf of the Nietzsche-Gesellschaft are Helmut Heit (Berlin) and Sigridur Thorgeirsdottir (Reykjavik).

 

Call for Papers: Dialogue

Call for Papers: Dialogue
 
2014 ISRLC Conference Re-Imagining Human, University of Leuven
18-20 September 2014
 
Abstracts are now being sought for a panel on the practice of dialogue at the 2014 International Society for Religion, Literature and Culture Conference
 
Re-imagining human through the practice of dialogue
Panel-convenor: Marije Altorf
 
The notion of dialogue denotes a range of diverse practices.

International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS)

 International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS)

20th Annual Conference

Conference theme: Re-thinking African Identity and Culture

20th Annual Conference of the ISAPS
International Society for African Philosophy and Studies
30th to 31st May, 2014,
Department of Philosophy, in conjunction with the Fort Hare Institute for Social and Economic Research (FHISER), Fort Hare University, Eastern Cape, Chintsa, South Africa.

Conference: The nature and value of childhood

Conference: The nature and value of childhood

 

Currently there is widespread philosophical interest in children's rights, parental rights and duties, and wider issues concerning good parenting and the social organisation of childrearing. Yet, to fully address these topics one needs to assume an answer to the question of 'What is a child?' To know who owes what to children in any detail, we need to know what distinguishes childhood from adulthood, and to answer questions about the relative value of childhood and adulthood in the overall life of a human being.

 

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