Simon Morgan Wortham – Resistances of the Psycho-Political

  Event Date: 9 February 2017 Chelsea Lecture Theatre University of the Arts London John Islip Street London, SW1P 4JU The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) presents: Professor Simon Morgan Wortham (Kingston) – Resistances of the Psycho-Political  Recent reinvestments in the ‘political’ prospects of psychoanalysis, particularly Lacanianism, display a tendency to dismiss ‘poststructuralism’ (and any vestiges of …

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Simon Morgan Wortham – Realism and psychosis

To what extent is post-Kantian thought in pain? In what ways is such ‘pain’ prolonged in philosophies that seek a radical departure from Kant? For instance, in seeking an exit from the subjective representation of objects (for Lyotard, the source of Kant’s ‘pain’)? Does speculative materialism risk a certain lapse into a psychotic state that—as both Lacan and Kristeva suggest—may be arrested only through the onset of phobia?

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Simon Morgan Wortham – Auto-immune Narcissism

Event Date: 7 March 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present: Professor Simon Morgan Wortham (LGS) –  Auto-immune Narcissism For Plato, excessive sleep offends against citizenship and the polis. Kant, …

Ten Public Lectures on Philosophy, Politics and the Arts

                                      Event Dates: January – May 2013 Lecture Theatre E002, Granary Building, Central Saint Martins, London N1C 4AA The Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) and the London Graduate School in collaboration with Art and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins present:   31 January 2013  Howard Caygill (CRMEP) – Philosophy and The Black Panthers 7 February 2013   …

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SEP-FEP 2012 conference

Event Date: 5 – 7 September 2012 Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH The Society for European Philosophy (SEP) and the Forum for European Philosophy (FEP) 2012 Conference in association with The London Graduate School The Society for European Philosophy (SEP) aims to provide a forum for research and teaching in all areas of European …

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Transdisciplinary Problematics: Anti-humanism and Gender Study

Event Date 17 – 18 May 2012 Day 1:  Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London WC1. Day 2:  Large Common Room, Goodenough College, Mecklenburgh Square, London WC1N Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy Presents: Transdisciplinarity and the Humanities: Problems, Methods, Histories, Concepts 2011–2013 (AHRC 914469) Workshop 3          Case Studies 2. Transdisciplinary Problematics: Anti-humanism and Gender Study This two-day …