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Honneth in London

March 30, 2007


Axel Honneth spoke in London last week as part of the Forum for European Philosophy series of ‘Conversations’. He was talking to Peter Dews, and the conversation spanned from his confessions of undermotivated scholarship in the 1960s to a brief discussion of his latest work on reification. The talk – which was both interesting and […]

10th Essex Conference

March 27, 2007


I am pleased to announce the schedule for the 10th International Graduate Conference in Philosophy at the University of Essex. The Conference will be held at the University on Saturday, 28th April 2007, and will feature papers by our visiting keynote speaker Dr. Karin de Boer (University of Groningen) and Dr.Wayne Martin (University of Essex). […]

CFP: Recognition

March 12, 2007


The Centre for research in ethics at the University of Montreal (CREUM) is sponsoring an international workshop on “The Plural States of Recognition,” to be held in Montreal, September 27-29, 2007. Twenty-four invited scholars will speak on three major themes that are at the cutting edge of academic research on recognition. Poster session. Three student […]

Baudrillard Dies

March 7, 2007


Jean Baudrillard, French philosopher and cultural realist, died today aged 77. His work, based upon Nietzschean sentiments of seduction and imitation, is most enduringly represented by the notion of the ‘hyper-real’. His notorious assertion that the first Gulf War ‘did not take place’ has been somewhat abused, but his concept of the ‘event’ – best […]


March 6, 2007


Panel “Habermas and Violence” – during the Political Theory Workshops, Fourth Annual Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, 3 – 5 September 2007 We are currently looking for contributions to the panel on “Habermas and Violence” to be held at the Fourth Annual conference of the Political Theory Workshops. We are specifically looking at the writings of […]