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CFP: The Philosophy of J. J. Abrams

October 24, 2009

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CALL FOR PAPERS The Philosophy of J. J. Abrams Edited by Patricia Brace and Robert Arp University Press of Kentucky’s The Philosophy of Popular Culture Series: http://www.kentuckypress.com/newsite/pages/series/series_philosophy.html Abrams’ filmography from the Internet Movie Database can be found here: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0009190/ Please send these two things to Patricia Brace at: pat.brace@smsu.edu,  by January 1, 2010: (1) A […]

Mark Sacks Memorial Conference

April 1, 2009

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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

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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 […]

Resurgence in Marx

October 20, 2008

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According to the BBC, sales of Marx’s Das Kapital are up more than 300% in Germany since the onset of the credit crunch, and have been on the rise since 2005.  Even the Times is asking whether Marx was on to something.  Could we be seeing the end of the popular embargo on Marxist thought?

CFP: The Future(s) of Critical Theory

October 7, 2008

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First Graduate Conference in Frankfurt am Main, 19.-21 March 2009 Whether or not “critical theory” constitutes a well-defined, easily identifiable and self-contained school of thought has been a matter of debate. For the organizers of this conference, given the plurality of theoretical projects that consider themselves in the tradition of the “Frankfurt School,” critical thinking […]

CFP – Doctor Who & Philosophy

July 30, 2008

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We are looking for scholarly philosophical essays written for a lay audience to be included in Doctor Who and Philosophy, to be published by Open Court Press. This is an opportunity for you to express your philosophical musings about your favorite Time Lord and popularize philosophy at the same time. All papers that focus on […]

Nietzsche: Human, All Too Human

February 15, 2008

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