Laurenzo Vinciguerra – The Prophet and the Sign

Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities Thinking with Spinoza: Politics, Philosophy and Religion Birkbeck College 7th & 8th May 2009 May 7th: Laurenzo Vinciguerra (Université de Reims) The Prophet and the Sign Chair: Susan James (Birkbeck) share this entry:

Andrew Bowie – The Future of Philosophy

10 December 2008 – (HARC) – speaker: Professor Andrew Bowie – Professor Bowie explores current trends in contemporary philosophy by stressing the continued importance of the German philosopher Theodor W. Adorno, and the need to re-contextualise Adorno for the Anglo-American world.

David Harvey – The Enigma of Capital

21 November 2008 – (HARC) – speaker: Professor David Harvey – Professor Harvey offers a detailed analysis of the current crisis of capitalism, examining – in orthodox Marxist terms – capitalism’s resilient reproductive abilities for continued survival and formulates severe criticism of the system of capitalist circulation of values.