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Philosophical Seminar

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Philosophical Seminar is a philosophy colloquium series, hosted by the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas at UiO. The departmental colloquium has previously hosted renowned philosophers such as Charles Taylor, Peter Railton, Galen Strawson, Julia Annas, Martin Kusch, Stephen Darwall, Berit Brogaard, John Sallis, Robert B. Pippin, Serena Parekh and Laurie Paul.

The colloquia are usually held on Thursdays from 14.15 - 16.00 in one of the seminar rooms in Georg Morgenstiernes Hus, and are followed by an open and informal reception on the third floor in the same building.

The colloquia are open to everyone. Students are especially encouraged to attend, and all participants are invited to the reception afterwards.

The responsible for Philosophical Seminar is Thomas Kjeller Johansen.

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The events held in Norwegian in this colloquium series can be found on the Norwegian website.

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Portrait of Cara Nine (Photo: University College Cork).
Time and place: Nov. 29, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 203 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Cara Nine, Senior Lecturer at University College Cork, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Bernhard Nickel (Photo: Harvard University).
Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Arne Næss Auditorium 103 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Bernhard Nickel, Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Tito Magri (Photo: The Sapienza University of Rome).
Time and place: Oct. 11, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 467 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Tito Magri, Professor of Philosophy at the Sapienza University of Rome, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: Sep. 12, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 452 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Agnes Callard, associate professor in philosophy at the University of Chicago, will deliver the first talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Laurie Paul (Photo: University of North Carolina).
Time and place: June 11, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 452 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Laurie Paul, Eugene Falk Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Professorial Fellow at St Andrews University in Scotland, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Professor Samir Okasha (Photo: University of Bristol).
Time and place: May 16, 2018 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Samir Okasha, Professor at University of Bristol, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Michael Neu (Photo: Private).
Time and place: Apr. 19, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 205 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Michael Neu, from the University of Brighton, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Constance Meinwald (Photo: Private).
Time and place: Mar. 22, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Constance Meinwald, Professor at University of Illinois, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Time and place: Mar. 1, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Torfinn Huvenes, Senior Lecturer at Umeå University, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Associate Professor Kristin Gjesdal
Time and place: Dec. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Kristin Gjesdal, Associate Professor at Temple University and Professor II at IFIKK, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception

Portrait of Professor Leif Wenar (Photo: King's College London).
Time and place: Oct. 19, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 219 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Professor Leif Wenar, Chair in Philosophy and Law at King's College London, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University (Photo from Yale University).
Time and place: Oct. 12, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 652 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Jason Stanley, Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy at Yale University, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

 

Portrait of Associate Professor Serena Parkeh (Photo: Northeastern University).
Time and place: Sep. 28, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

Serena Parekh, Associate Professor at Northeastern University in Boston, will deliver the talk "Rejecting Long-Term Encampment: Towards a Moral Framework for Refugee Resettlement" for Filosofisk seminar. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by a reception on the third floor of Georg Morgenstiernes hus.

Portrait of Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor Robert B. Pippin (Photo from University of Chicago).
Time and place: Sep. 7, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Møterom 452 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

We are very pleased to announce that Robert B. Pippin, Evelyn Stefansson Nef Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago, will deliver the talk "Hegel on Life as a Logical Concept" for the first Filosofisk seminar of the semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.

Portrait of Postdoctoral Research Fellow Ariel Zylberman (Photo: Ariel Zylberman)
Time and place: May 11, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

Ariel Zylberman, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UCLA, will deliver the talk "The Bounds of Rights" for this session of Filosofisk seminar. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by a reception on the third floor of Georg Morgenstiernes hus.

Portraits of Assistent Professor Lars Christie (UiO) and Assistent Professor Susanne Burri (LSE) (Photo: UiO & LSE).
Time and place: Mar. 31, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

Lars Christie, Associate Professor at UiO and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC), and Susanne Burri, Assistent Professor at London School of Economics and Political Science, will deliver a talk on the enforceability of duties towards the world's global poor entitled "Killing in the Name of Poverty?" for this session of Filosofisk seminar. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by a reception on the third floor of Georg Morgenstiernes hus.

Portrait of Distinguished ProfessorJeff Malpas (Photo: Freiburg Institute for Advance Studies Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg).
Time and place: Mar. 24, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

Jeff Malpas, Distinguished Professor at the University of Tasmania, will deliver the talk "In the Brightness of Place: From History to Topology" for this session of Filosofisk seminar. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by a reception on the third floor of Georg Morgenstiernes hus.

18th century portrait of Immanuel Kant, artist unknown
Time and place: Feb. 10, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Seminarrom 152 Georg Morgenstiernes Hus

For this session of Filosofisk seminar, in cooperation with Norsk Kant-selskap, research fellow at Trinity College Dublin, Martin Sticker, will deliver the talk "Kant’s case against Heterosexual Marriage". The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by a reception on the third floor of Georg Morgenstiernes hus.