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Time and place: June 23, 2022 9:00 AMJune 24, 2022 5:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus

This Ph.D. course will focus on the role and implications of generic generalizations in science (e.g. Low interest rates cause inflation”), ethics (e.g. Lying is wrong”), and  society (e.g. Women are submissive”).

Time and place: June 20, 2022June 21, 2022, Georg Morgenstiernes hus and on Zoom
Time and place: June 19, 2022 9:00 AMJune 20, 2022 4:15 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus, room 452

Arranged by ConceptLab, New Frontiers of Speech and AI&Humanities-Lab@HKU

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Time and place: June 16, 2022 11:45 AM1:15 PM, GM 652 and Zoom

Talk by Andrew Lee, The Structure of Iconic Representation

Time and place: June 15, 2022 3:00 PM4:30 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes hus, Room 652 and on Zoom

Agustín Rayo (MIT) will give a talk titled "Why I'm not an Absolutist"

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Time and place: June 8, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Blindern, Georg Sverdrups Hus, Grupperom 4 (3. etasje: Rom 3524) / Zoom

Lara Keuck is a historian and philosopher of medicine. She leads the Max Planck Research Group “Practices of Validation in the Biomedical Sciences” at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.

Her research examines the making and changing of knowledge about disease in modern medicine, and has focused on medical classification systems, animal models of human disease, vagueness in psychiatry, and the question of validity. She is particularly interested in so-called borderline cases that in some way or the other fall in-between health and disease and challenge or alter their demarcations.

Doctoral candidate Max Johannes Kippersund
Time and place: June 3, 2022 2:15 PM, Gamle festsal, Domus Academica

Master Max Johannes Kippersund at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas will defend his dissertation Representational Riches – Papers on the Nature of Visual Experience for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

Time and place: May 31, 2022 4:15 PM6:00 PM, GM 652 and via Zoom

David Grimaldi presents his thesis project for his Master's Degree in Ancient Greek.

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Time: May 20, 2022

The project on Kantian Foundations of Democracy holds its second workshop on May 20, 2022, in Georg Morgenstiernes hus, room 652 on Blindern Campus. The workshop will not be zoomed.

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Time and place: May 19, 2022 1:15 PM2:30 PM, GM 652 and Zoom

Talk by Anna Drożdżowicz , Auditory illusions in speech sound and voice perception

Time and place: May 19, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, GM Room 452 and Zoom

"Progress and the Scale of History"

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Time and place: May 12, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, GM Room 452 and Zoom

"Reasons, relations and places: are environmental relational values necessary and sufficient for ethics and management?"

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Time and place: May 11, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom (see link and passcode below)

Julia Bursten is an associate professor in the department of Philosophy at The University of Kentucky, where she teaches a variety of courses about the relationships between science and society, as well as philosophy of science, logic, and health care ethics.

Her research has centered around building the philosophy of nanoscience, and she is now working on a project on agricultural science, which will complement her work on nanoscience and aims at generating a broader picture of knowledge construction in synthetic and applied sciences.

Time and place: May 10, 2022 4:15 PM6:00 PM, GM 652 and via Zoom

Knut Olav Sandvik presents his thesis for the Master's Degree in Latin: "Iocosa Imago: Resonant Forms in Horace"

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Time and place: May 9, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus, room 452

Alejandra Mancilla, Professor in Philosophy at IFIKK, will present ´Colonialism in and through Antarctica´.

Portrait of Karianne Hagen and Ane Maria Døhl.
Time and place: May 2, 2022 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Georg Morgenstiernes Hus, room 452

Karianne Hagen and Ane Maria Døhl (MA-students in philosophy, UiO) will give a talk in CPS Lunch Forum. 

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Time and place: Apr. 28, 2022 3:00 PM5:00 PM, ON ZOOM

In this lecture, Larisa Dryansky (Sorbonne) discusses parallels between 1960s artistic investigations of the relation between image and object, materiality and illusion, and computer scientists’ simultaneous quest for building 3D images.

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Time and place: Apr. 28, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, GM Room 452 and Zoom

"Muddling towards a field philosophy of phenology"

Time and place: Apr. 27, 2022 3:45 PM5:15 PM, On Zoom

Stewart Shapiro (Ohio State University and University of Oslo) will give a talk titled "Does God collapse potential infinity to actual infinity?"

(joint work with Samuel Levey and Øystein Linnebo)

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2022 4:15 PM6:00 PM, GM 652 and via Zoom

Paola d'Andrea: Ad usum Novae Romae: two vates for Fascist Italy

Doctoral candidate Sigurd Jorem
Time and place: Apr. 22, 2022 10:15 AM, Sophus Bugges hus, auditorium 2 / Zoom

Master Sigurd Jorem at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas will defend his dissertation Crafting Tools for Thought and Talk - Essays on the Theoretical Foundations of Conceptual Engineering for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).

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Time and place: Apr. 21, 2022 1:15 PM2:30 PM, GM 206 and Zoom

Talk by Fintan Mallory, Semantic competence and social justice

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Time and place: Apr. 7, 2022 1:15 PM2:30 PM, GM 213 and Zoom

Talk by Mirela Fus, Disjunctivism Approach to Objects of Engineering in Philosophy

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Time and place: Apr. 7, 2022 12:15 PM1:00 PM, GM Room 452 and Zoom

 "Angela Davis and Friedrich Schiller on Violence and Tragedy"

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Time and place: Mar. 31, 2022 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Forsamlingssalen, Harald Schelderups Hus, Blindern

In this lecture, Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen (U. of Zürich) discusses the significance of rhythm as a design feature in Bruckner's and Schubert's symphonies.