The Ethics of Powerlessness

The Ethics of Powerlessness 700 525 Tom Carlson

Keynote PresentationsTuesday, April 16 Robertson Gymnasium 1000A, 4 pm The Idea of the Theological Virtues    Daniel Watts, University of Essex The doctrine of the theological virtues holds that faith,…

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HSC Venice Lecture Series: Michael Taussig

HSC Venice Lecture Series: Michael Taussig 655 491 Barbara Del Mercato

Michael Taussig with Franca Tamisari and Valentina Bonifacio Monday April 15th 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Aula B Ca’ Bottacin, Dorsoduro 3911, Venice Michael Taussig in conversation with Franca Tamisari and…

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Maja Lunde at Incroci di civiltà Festival in Venice

Maja Lunde at Incroci di civiltà Festival in Venice 800 800 Barbara Del Mercato

The Venice Center for the Humanities and Social Change supports the presence of  Maja Lunde at the literary festival Incroci di civiltà Venice, 06/04/2019 at 2.00 p.m.  Ocean Space, Chiesa…

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The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Language, Ethics, Technology

The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Language, Ethics, Technology 1024 341 CRASSH Cambridge

This is the inaugural workshop of Giving Voice to Digital Democracies: The Social Impact of Artificially Intelligent Communications Technology, a research project which is part of the Centre for the Humanities and…

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Regression, Ressentiment and the Crisis of Democracy

Regression, Ressentiment and the Crisis of Democracy 900 201 Tom Carlson

March 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A In this seminar discussion of her paper “Regression, Ressentiment and the Crisis of Democracy,” Rahel Jaeggi responds to the question, “Are…

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Afropean Bridges 2019. Identity, Representation, Opportunities

Afropean Bridges 2019. Identity, Representation, Opportunities 1024 768 Barbara Del Mercato

Afropean Bridges is an international workshop aimed at opening a discussion about the identity of Europeans of African origin and about the post-colonial relationship between European and African countries. The…

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Moral Grace: On K.E. Løgstrup’s Theory of Expressions of Life

Moral Grace: On K.E. Løgstrup’s Theory of Expressions of Life 816 1024 Tom Carlson

March 15, 2019 at 10 a.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A K.E. Løgstrup’s (1905-1981) signature theory of “expressions of life” represents the culmination of his ethical thought. According to this theory, some…

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The Cognitive Value of Love in Tolstoy’s Philosophy and Aesthetics

The Cognitive Value of Love in Tolstoy’s Philosophy and Aesthetics 1024 576 Tom Carlson

March 1, 2019 at 10 a.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A The cognitive value of love or the dynamic between love and knowledge for Tolstoy is not only a philosophical conundrum explored…

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The Universal, the Individual, and the Novel: Hegel, Austen, and Ethical Formation

The Universal, the Individual, and the Novel: Hegel, Austen, and Ethical Formation 1024 649 Tom Carlson

February 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A The seminar will focus on Professor Lewis’s recent piece “The Universal, the Individual, and the Novel: Hegel, Austen, and Ethical Formation,”…

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Democratic Affections

Democratic Affections 1024 768 Tom Carlson

The death in 2018 of Stanley Cavell brought to its ends an exceptionally rich life in philosophy, one that continues to inspire readers and colleagues throughout the humanities and the…

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