The Law and Love in Schelling’s Pauline Anthropology

The Law and Love in Schelling’s Pauline Anthropology 460 288 Tom Carlson

May 31, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A Schelling’s late philosophy is rightly held to have a strong, if not simply one-dimensional, connection to the question of the religious,…

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A Defense of Reading at the End of the World

A Defense of Reading at the End of the World 795 1024 Tom Carlson

May 13, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A In 1936, Wallace Stevens argued for the need for a poetic response to the crises of his age, writing that “[t]he…

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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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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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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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