Browsing All Posts published on »August, 2007«

Virtue Terrorists

August 24, 2007


“Mostly, what we’re concerned with is Jesus.” Whoever thought The Beatles were such a problem? Advertisements

Philosophy and Rubbish

August 20, 2007


This BBC News article introduces an Albanian chemist-cum-philosopher who is now producing the first translations of Bertrand Russell in Albanian. Though philosophy was his first love, he became a chemist for political reasons – and still got ten years in a brick factory for his trouble. He now assesses the levels of toxicity in Albanian […]

CFP: Beyond Signification

August 17, 2007


On the 7th and 8th of December 2007 the Department of Philosophy at Free University Berlin will host its second International Graduate Conference in Philosophy. This year´s conference addresses the recent comeback of concepts such as substance, presence and reality in and outside the Humanities as well as the crisis of poststructuralism that accompanies it. […]

Sartre: Human, All Too Human

August 16, 2007


Since a kindly soul has uploaded it to YouTube, I’m pleased to be able to bring you a recent BBC documentary on Sartre.  

CFP: Polish Journal of Philosophy

August 15, 2007


We invite the submission of articles on any aspect of philosophy, provided that they are not of a primarily expository or historical character. The articles should not exceed the length of 8000 words and should conform to the specific guidelines provided on our website You are welcome to send us either electronic or printed […]

Fear and Writing (Derrida)

August 13, 2007