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Mark Sacks Memorial Conference

April 1, 2009


On the 4th and 5th of June 2009 philosophers will gather to honour Mark Sacks, who died last year. Mark was the founding editor of the European Journal of Philosophy and a leading scholar of Kantian and post-Kantian philosophy.   I can’t say that I got to know him as well as I would have liked, […]

CFP: How Not to do Philosophy

November 3, 2008


What is the appropriate way to do philosophy?   Historically, the form of philosophy has varied; Plato preferred the dialogue, Nietzsche the aphorism, Kierkegaard the parable. In the 20th century many philosophers pronounced a proper way to do philosophy. The logical positivists wanted to do away with metaphysics and held science as the ideal model for […]

Andrew Lehade’s Letter

October 18, 2008


This is a copy of the resignation letter of Andrew Lehade, manager of a small California hedge fund, who has decided to call it a day after making a killing betting against the sub-prime mortgage market.  Lehade rails against what he calls the ‘aristocracy’ of financial and government institutions in a week where Wall Street […]

Philosophy post-1968 (University of Essex)

February 7, 2008

0 The call for papers can be downloaded here.

Truth and Falsity (Warwick)

October 25, 2007


“True and false belong among those determinate notions which are held to be inert and wholly separate essences, one here and one there, each standing fixed and isolated from the other, with which it has nothing in common. Against this view it must be maintained that truth is not a minted coin that can be […]

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. […]

CFP: Nature & Classification

June 14, 2007


“Nature and its Classification” 1st International Conference hosted by the AHRC funded Metaphysics of Science Project University of Birmingham, 12th-14th October 2007 As part of a three year AHRC funded Metaphysics of Science project investigating the closely-related topics of causation, laws, dispositions and natural kinds, the universities of Birmingham, Bristol and Nottingham invite paper submissions […]