Seminar with Jonathan Lear: Gettysburg Mourning

Seminar with Jonathan Lear: Gettysburg Mourning 1003 816 Nina Rismal

December 6, 2018 at 3 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor at the Committee on Social Thought and in the Department of Philosophy; Roman Family Director of…

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From Anxiety to Boredom: Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and the Secularization of Anxiety in Existentialist Thought

From Anxiety to Boredom: Kierkegaard, Heidegger, and the Secularization of Anxiety in Existentialist Thought 150 150 Tom Carlson

November 30, 2018 at 1 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  While Kierkegaard conceives of anxiety as the psychological presupposition of the dogma of original sin, and while Heidegger himself draws heavily…

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God and the Science of Emotion, or A Spinozist Answer to the Question: “Why Did the Affective Turn Take Place?”

God and the Science of Emotion, or A Spinozist Answer to the Question: “Why Did the Affective Turn Take Place?” 150 150 Tom Carlson

November 29, 2018 at 4 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge of interest in emotional phenomena. But while the emotions themselves have been extensively studied, the…

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Seminar with Robert Pogue Harrison: Amor Mundi

Seminar with Robert Pogue Harrison: Amor Mundi 150 150 Tom Carlson

October 26, 2018 at 1-4 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  Through a discussion of “Amor Mundi,” the final chapter of Harrison’s 2014 work Juvenescence: A Cultural History of Our Age, this…

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Seminar with Robert Pogue Harrison: Pondus Amoris

Seminar with Robert Pogue Harrison: Pondus Amoris 1024 1024 Tom Carlson

October 25, 2018 at 4 p.m. Robertson Gymnasium 1000A  Saint Augustine famously declared, “my weight is my love [pondus meum amor meus]. Wherever I am carried by it, it is…

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Trajectories of Spirit

Trajectories of Spirit 500 300 Nina Rismal

Trajectories of Spirit Three events with philosopher Hans Ruin Professor at Södertörn University, Stockholm and author of Being with the Dead: Burial, Ancestral Politics, and the Roots of Historical Consciousness…

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PROVOCATIONS | Session #1 | What do we owe to trolls and Nazis?

PROVOCATIONS | Session #1 | What do we owe to trolls and Nazis? 500 300 Nina Rismal

What do we owe to trolls and Nazis? Community Discussion Group PROVOCATIONS | Session #1 March 16th, 2018, 6-8 p.m. SBCAST @ 513 Garden St., Santa Barbara   How do democratic virtues change…

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Stanley Cavell and Emersonian Perfectionism

Stanley Cavell and Emersonian Perfectionism 807 459 Nina Rismal

Stanley Cavell and Emersonian Perfectionism A Seminar with Andrew Norris (UCSB) & Sandra Laugier (Panthéon Sorbonne) February 13th, 2018, 2-5 p.m. Board Room @ Mosher Alumni House, University of California, Santa…

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The Politics of Voice

The Politics of Voice 500 300 Nina Rismal

The Politics of Voice PERFECTIONISM AND RADICAL DEMOCRACY with Sandra Laugier Author of Recommencer la philosophie: Stanley Cavell et la philosophie en Amérique (Vrin, 2014) and Why We Need Ordinary…

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Animals, Contradictions and Value

Animals, Contradictions and Value 500 300 Nina Rismal

Animals, Contradiction, and Value Dinesh Wadiwel, University of Sydney Author of The War Against Animals (Brill, 2015), co-editor of Foucault and Animals (Brill, 2016), and convenor of the Human Animal Research…

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