Author Archives: Marc Artiga

Wednesday 17/04 – Ray Drainville: “Exploring the lives of images: Alan Kurdi on social media”

Next Wednesday, April 17thRay Drainville (Visual Social Media Lab- Manchester Metropolitan University) will be presenting the talk “Exploring the lives of images: Alan Kurdi on social media (abstract). The seminar will take place from 10 to 11:45 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), just before Jennifer Saul’s talk on “What is happening to our norms against racist speech?”

Philosophy of Science reading group starting next Monday

The first session of the Philosophy of Science: Decision Theory reading group, organized by Valeriano Iranzo, Saúl Perez and Fèlix Bou will take place on Monday, February 19th, from 10:30 to 12:00 at the Logic and Philosophy of Science seminar room (room 714). This reading group will be mainly devoted to discussing Martin Peterson (2008) An introduction to Decision Theory. In the first session we will be discussing an introductory paper:

Pacuit, E. (2011) Voting Methods. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

For further information about forthcoming sessions check Valencia Philosophy Lab or contact Saúl Perez.

Ethics and the Complexities of Experience reading group starting today

The first session of the Ethics and the Complexities of Experience reading group, organized by Chon Tejedor and Josep Corbí will take place on Wednesday, Feburary 14th, from 11:30 to 13:30 at room 509. This reading group will be devoted to discussing Judith Butler’s (1993) Bodies that Matter. In the first session we will be discussing the introductory chapter:

Butler, J. (1993) “Introduction”, in  Bodies that Matter, Routledge, p. xi-xxx

For further information about forthcoming sessions check Valencia Philosophy Lab or contact Chon Tejedor or Josep Corbí.

“Perplejidades e inquietudes sobre la responsabilidad moral y el libre albedrío” Carlos Moya

Next Friday, October 6thCarlos Moya will be presenting “Perplejidades e inquietudes sobre la responsabilidad moral y el libre albedrío”. The presentation will take place 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, from 11:30 to 13:30. Find the abstract here.

Fiction Theory Reading Group Starting Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the first session of the Fiction Theory Reading Group, organized by Josep Corbí and Jordi Valor, will take place at the Blasco’s Room (5th floor), from 12:00 until 14:00.

The following paper will be discussed:

Manuel García-Carpintero, ‘Referencia y ficción’. In Relatar lo ocurrido como invención (Madrid: Cátedra, 2016, ch. 4)

For more detailed information about the group and forthcoming sessions, click here.