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Sloterdijk Workshop

Thursday 22 May, 10am - 4pm, M4, Maths Building
The workshop is devoted to the work of Peter Sloterdijk, one of Europe’s leading public intellectuals. It is part of events organised on the occasion of Professor Peter Sloterdijk’s stay at Warwick as guest of Warwick’s Social Theory Centre and as Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies.

Programme of events:

10.00-10.05: Introduction to the Workshop: Ralf Rogowski and Charles Turner, Social Theory Centre, University of Warwick

10.05-11.00: Roundtable on Ethics

Chair: Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor, University of Warwick

Participants: Robert Fine, Steve Fuller, Stephen Houlgate, Ralf Rogowski, Charles Turner and Peter Sloterdijk

11.00-11.15: Coffee

11.15-12.30: Philosophy as a Kind of Writing

Chair: Michael Bell, University of Warwick

Participants: Efrain Kristal, UCLA: Philosophy in Sloterdijk’s Literature, and Literature in his Philosophy; Miguel de Beistegui, University of Warwick: Anger and Time

12.30-13.45: Lunch

13.45-14.45: Spheres and Spaces

Chair: Steve Fuller, University of Warwick

Participants: Michael Bell, University of Warwick; Robert Halsall and Robert Gordon University of Aberdeen, Prolegomena to a Sphereology of Media Communication; Charles Turner, University of Warwick

14.45-15.00: Coffee

15.00-16.00: Sloterdijk and Nietzsche

Chair: Robert Fine, University of Warwick

Participants: Keith Ansell Pearson, University of Warwick; Ivan Soll, University of Wisconsin, Madison

For any more information please contact Dr Ralf Rogowski (R.Rogowski@warwick.ac.uk) , School of Law and Co-Director of the Social Theory Centre (STC)