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Professor Kimberley Brownlee Will Deliver the 2019 Julius Stone Address at Sydney Law School, Australia

Professor Kimberley Brownlee will deliver the prestigious Julius Stone Address 2019 at the Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney, on Tuesday 13 August 2019. Her Address is entitled 'Punishment and Precious Emotions: A Defence of a Hope Standard for Punishment'.

The Julius Stone Address, inaugurated in 2000, is an annual lecture given by a leading international scholar of jurisprudence and held at the Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence, which was opened in 1999 in recognition of the achievements of Julius Stone, who was Professor of Jurisprudence and International Law at the University of Sydney between 1942 and 1972.

The Address is attended by judges, academics, leading members of the legal profession and the wider community. Further information here: https://sydney.edu.au/law/our-research/research-centres-and-institutes/julius-stone-institute-of-jurisprudence.html

Mon 12 Aug 2019, 15:14 | Tags: socialsciences Home Page External Lecture

The Aristotelian Society Autumn Term Lecture Series: Guest Speaker - Professor Fabienne Peter on 29 October 2018

Professor Fabienne Peter will be the Guest Speaker at the next meeting of The Aristotelian Society, which takes place on Monday 29 October 2018, 1730-1915. Her subject will be 'Normative Facts and Reason'. All are welcome.

The Woburn Suite, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC13 7HU.


https://www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/the-proceedings/the-2018-19-programme/fabienne-peter/

Tue 23 Oct 2018, 11:09 | Tags: Home Page, Lecture, London

Two New Philosophy Titles by Professor Keith Ansell-Pearson

February 2018 marks the publication of two important philosophical texts by Professor Keith Ansell-Pearson, both published by Bloomsbury Academic.

‘Bergson: Thinking Beyond the Human Condition’ is described by the publishers as an elegant overview, bringing Bergson to a new generation of readers. ‘Ansell-Pearson contends that there is a Bergsonian revolution, an upheaval in philosophy comparable in significance to those that we are more familiar with, from Kant to Nietzsche and Heidegger, which make up our intellectual modernity’.

‘Nietzsche’s Search for Philosophy: On the Middle Writings’: PDF eBook. The publishers observe that ‘this study explores key aspects of Nietzsche’s philosophical activity in his middle writings, including his conceptions of philosophy, his commitment to various enlightenments, his critique of fanaticism, his search for the heroic-idyllic, his philosophy of modesty and his conception of ethics, and his search for joy and happiness. The book will appeal to readers across philosophy and the humanities, especially to those with an interest in Nietzsche and anyone who has a concern with the fate of philosophy in the modern world’.

https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/nietzsches-search-for-philosophy-9781474254717/

https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/bergson-9781350043947/


Aesthetics of Photography Lecture by Patrick Maynard - 3rd Feb 2009

Patrick Maynard (Emeritus Professor, University of Western Ontario) will visit the University of Warwick to present a lecture for the undergraduate Module 'Aesthetics and Photography' (PH249). He will discuss his theory of photography, published in The Engine of Visualisation: Thinking Through Photography. http://publish.uwo.ca/~pmaynard/

If you wish to attend this lecture, you must register in advance with Dr Dawn Phillips: dawn.phillips@warwick.ac.uk


Workshop with Kendall Walton - 16th June 2008

Kendall Walton will visit the Warwick Philosophy Department on Monday 16th June to participate in a one-day workshop.

Diarmuid Costello, Eileen John and Dawn Phillips will be among the speakers who will present responses to various aspects of Walton's work, including fiction and the imagination, poetry and photography.

Venue: SO.17 (Social Studies Building, University of Warwick)

Time: 11.00-18.00

Wed 21 May 2008, 14:53 | Tags: Aesthetics after Photography Research Workshop Lecture