Researchers at the Department work whithin the disciplines Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas. Research is often carried out within the the frame of a collaborative project, or by individual scholars. Visit our project presentations to learn more.
For over 70 years seven different countries have claimed sovereignty over parts of Antarctica. But are these claims legitimate? This issue is now going to be considered by a group of philosophers.
Truth. Race. Knowledge. Man. Woman. These concepts define how we think about the world and ourselves, but they are not stable. Many concepts are defective and should be improved. Some must be revised.
Responding to Global Poverty: Harm, Responsibility, and Agency
June 30, 2017 5:48 PM
Boken "Responding to Global Poverty: Harm, Responsibility, and Agency" (Cambridge University Press, 2016) er skrevet av Christian Barry og Gerhard Øverland. Øverland var professor ved IFIKK inntil hans tragiske og altfor tidlige bortgang i 2014.
Structuring Mind: The Nature of Attention and How It Shapes Consciousness
Apr. 4, 2017 10:01 AM
Sebastian Watzl, førsteamanuensis i filosofi ved IFIKK, er aktuell med boken "Structuring Mind: The Nature of Attention and How It Shapes Consciousness" (Oxford University Press).