Friday 16/11 – Carla Bagnoli: “Disclaiming Responsibility, Voicing Disagreements, and Negotiating Boundaries”

Next Friday, November 16th, Carla Bagnoli (Universitetet i Oslo) will be presenting “Disclaiming responsibility, voicing disagreements, and negotiating boundaries“ (abstract). The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.

1st VLC Philosophy Workshop – 8th and 9th of November

We are pleased to announce that on 8th and 9th of November we will be hosting the first edition of the VLC Philosophy Workshop: Self-knowledge, moral responsibility and authenticity, an event devoted to exploring the various ways of connecting the three topics after which it is named. This workshop will feature several talks by many members of the Phronesis research group as well as invited speakers from several universities. It will take place at the Sala de Graus of the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Science; the schedule is available here.

Philosophy of Science reading group starting next Thursday

The first session of the Philosophy of Science reading group, organized by Valeriano Iranzo and Saúl Pérez, will take place, exceptionally, on Tuesday, November 6th, from 17:00 to 19:00 at the Logic and Philosophy of Science seminar room (714). This group will be devoted to reading recent papers on philosophy of science. In the first session we will be discussing the following paper:

Okasha, S. (2016), “On the interpretation of decision theory”, Economics & Philosophy, 32 (3).

Subsequent sessions will be held every two Thusdays from 12:00 to 14:00 at the same room. For further information contact Saúl Pérez or check the Methodos website.

Friday 26/10 – Pablo Rychter: “Truthmaking without truthmakers revisited”

Next Friday, October 26th, Pablo Rychter (Universitat de València) will be presenting “Truthmaking without truthmakers revisited“. The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.

Ethics and the complexities of experience reading group reprising next Wednesday

Next Wednesday, October 24th, the reading group Ethics and the complexities of experience, organized by Ana Batalla and Josep Corbí, will hold its first session of the academic year. This reading group will be devoted to reading a variety of texts by Judith Butler. In the first session we will discuss the chapter “Gender is burning”, from the book Bodies that matter (1993, Routledge), and the documentary “Paris is Burning”, which this chapter discusses. Sessions will take place every Wednesday from 12:00 to 14:00 at Blasco’s Room. The preliminary schedule for the upcoming sessions is as follows:

24-Oct: ‘Gender is Burning’ in Bodies that Matter
31-Oct: ‘Introduction to the Paperback’ in Frames of War
07-Nov: ‘Introduction: Precarious Life, Grievable Life’ in Frames of War
21-Nov: ‘Survivability, Vulnerability, Affect’ in Frames of War
28-Nov: ‘An Account of Oneself’ (1-26) in Giving An Account of Oneself
05-Dec: ‘An Account of Oneself’ (27-40) in Giving An Account of Oneself
19-Dec: ‘Against Ethical Violence’ in Giving An Account of Oneself

For further information contact Ana Batalla.