Jonathan M Bloom – Architecture and the Islamic West

Event Date: 1 July 2020 [via Zoom] Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Jonathan M Bloom (Boston College) – Architecture and the Islamic West Introduction by Dr Alison Otha (RAS): —————————- Talk: —————————- Questions: ————————– accompanying images:     share this entry:

Walter Dean – On Consistency and Existence in Mathematics

Event Date: 15 June 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Walter Dean (Warwick) – On Consistency and Existence in Mathematics Walter Dean works in philosophy of mathematics and mathematical and philosophical logic. He also has interests in theoretical computer science and the history and philosophy of computation. He is currently …

Béatrice Han-Pile – Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the Self: Reflections on Foucault’s Interpretation of John Cassian

Event Date: 8 June 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Béatrice Han-Pile (Essex) – Two Puzzles in the Early Christian Constitution of the Self: Reflections on Foucault’s Interpretation of John Cassian Béatrice Han-Pile studied philosophy, history and literature at the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Paris) and was awarded a Fellowship from …

Anna Mahtani – Dutch Book and Accuracy Theorems

Event Date: 1 June 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Anna Mahtani (LSE) – Dutch Book and Accuracy Theorems Anna Mahtani is Associate Professor in philosophy at the London School of Economics. She did her PhD on vagueness at Sheffield, and then worked at Oxford and the Open University, before …

Maria Rosa Antognazza – The Distinction of Kind between Knowledge and Belief

Event Date: 18 May 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Maria Rosa Antognazza (KCL) – The Distinction of Kind between Knowledge and Belief Maria Rosa Antognazza is Professor of Philosophy at King’s College London. Educated at the Catholic University of Milan, she has held research and visiting fellowships in Italy, …

Derrick Darby – Rights Externalism and Racial Injustice

Event Date: 11 May 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Derrick Darby (Rutgers University) – Rights Externalism and Racial Injustice Derrick Darby is Henry Rutgers Professor of Philosophy at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He discovered his passion for philosophy growing up in New York City’s Queensbridge public housing projects, as …

Nancy Cartwright – Why Trust Science?

Event Date: 27 April 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Nancy Cartwright (Durham) – Why Trust Science? Nancy Cartwright is a methodologist and philosopher of the natural and human sciences, with special focus on causation, evidence and modelling. Her recent work has been on scientific evidence, objectivity and how to …

Dana Nelkin – Equal Opportunity

Event Date: 30 March 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Professor Dana Nelkin (UC San Diego) – Equal Opportunity Dana Kay Nelkin is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, and an Affiliate Professor at the University of San Diego School of Law. Her areas of research …

Andrew Bacon – Vagueness at Every Order

Event Date: 16 March 2020 Virtual [ZOOM] University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The Aristotelian Society presents: Dr Andrew Bacon (Southern California) – Vagueness at Every Order Andrew Bacon is an associate professor at the University of Southern California. His main interests are in metaphysics, epistemology, the philosophy of language and philosophical logic. He has recently completed a …

Jules Lubbock – The Fallibility of Perception: Lorenzetti’s frescoes in Siena’s Sala della Pace

Event Date: 10 March 2020 The Lecture Room Warburg Institute Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AB The Warburg Institute presents: Professor Jules Lubbock (Essex) – The Fallibility of Perception: Lorenzetti’s frescoes in Siena’s Sala della Pace The dominant tradition of commentary on Ambrogio Lorenzetti’s frescoes of Peace and War is text based. The aim is to reconstruct the political theory …