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  • lykkeillustrasjon_photo-by-edu-lauton-on-unsplash660 Vi trenger nok tid for å bli lykkelige 12. mai 2020 09:12

    Ifølge Aristoteles måtte det mer enn én god dag til for å leve et lykkelig liv. Men hvor lang tid trenger vi for å finne lykken? Filosof Hilde Vinje har lett etter svaret.

  • smk_koronapressekonferanse_660 Koronaepidemien styrker statens autoritet 4. mai 2020 09:50

    Håndteringen av covid-19-utbruddet aktualiserer en mange hundre år gammel diskusjon om grunnlaget for statens makt.


  • PhD course: Word use and meaning: the morphology/pragmatics interface 10. aug. 2020 00:00

    This course will bring students up to date with recent developments in morphology and pragmatics and show how convergences between these two areas of linguistics are being explored in current work.

  • Jack Wright 2. sep. 2020 14:15
  • Prof. Dr. Staffan Müller-Wille and Prof. Dr. Elena Esayev: Linnaeus in Lapland: Generating Knowledge in Transit 9. sep. 2020 14:15

    Prof. Dr. Staffan Müller-Wille and Prof. Dr. Elena Esayev are visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series.

    Müller- Wille is Associate Professor in the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences at the University of Exeter, His research covers the history of the life sciences from the early modern period to the early twentieth century, with a focus on the history of natural history, anthropology, and genetics. Among more recent publications is a book co-authored with Hans-Jörg Rheinberger on The Gene: From Genetics to Postgenomics (2018) and an article on “Names and Numbers: ‘Data’ in Classical Natural History,1758–1859” in Osiris (Vol. 32, 2017).

    Prof. Dr. Elena Isayev is Professor of Ancient History and Place at the University of Exeter. Her work addresses questions of migration, belonging, displacement, encounter, politics of exception and spatial perception from a longue durée perspective that includes current concerns. Investigations, drawing primarily on the ancient Mediterranean, range from histories of pre-Roman Italy through material remains (Lucania 2007) to confronting conceptual issues of mobility (Migration Mobility and Place in Ancient Italy, Cambridge, 2017).

    The seminar is open for everyone!

  • Online PhD course on Automaticity and Control: Philosophical and Empirical Perspectives 14. sep. 2020 15:00

    IFIKK is organizing a PhD course on "Automaticity and Control: Philosophical and Empirical Perspectives". The course will take place every Monday from 15 to 17 (CEST), from the 14th of September to the 19th of October. All the classes will be on Zoom. The course will be taught by Prof. Wayne Wu (Carnegie Mellon University).

    The primary audience for this course are PhD students in philosophy. PhD students from neighbouring disciplines are welcome after approval by the instructor. PhD students from other universities are invited to attend this course (though be aware that space is limited; see below). It will be possible to obtain 4 ECTS credits by attending the seminars and fulfilling the prescribed activities.

  • Angela Saini: The Return of Race Science 16. sep. 2020 14:15

    Angela Saini is visiting the Science Studies Colloqium Series. Saini has a Masters degree in Engineering from Oxford University and was a fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is an award-winning British science journalist and broadcaster. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, New Scientist, Wired, New Humanist, and she regularly presents science programmes on BBC radio. Saini has won awards from the Association of British Science Writers and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She was also named European Science Writer of the Year.

    The seminar is open for everyone!

  • Jim Porter 23. sep. 2020 14:15
  • johantrovik1018_0004 Practical Philosophy Seminar: Johan Andreas Trovik 6. okt. 2020 12:15

    Johan Andreas Trovik, Princeton University

    Title TBA

  • Katerina Fotopoulou 7. okt. 2020 14:15
  • Practical Philosophy Seminar: Anca Ghaus 20. okt. 2020 12:15

    Anca Ghaus, Pompeu Fabra University

    Title TBA

  • Sebastian Stein: Metaphilosophy: The search for the truth about truth 21. okt. 2020 14:15
  • holst-cathrine CPS Annual Lecture 2020 by Cathrine Holst 29. okt. 2020 14:15

    The 2020 CPS Annual Lecture will be given by Cathrine Holst. She is a professor at Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo and Research Professor at the ARENA Centre for European Studies.

  • Online Workshop on Conceptual Engineering 9. nov. 2020 09:00
  • logoannualworkshop Practical Philosophy Group – Annual Workshop 2020 19. nov. 2020 09:00

    Program TBA

  • Dr. Barbara Osimani (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) 25. nov. 2020 14:15

    Barbara Osimani is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Osimani obtained a PhD degree at the University of Lugano (2007) with a thesis on the interplay between regulatory and epistemological constraints in drug approval and informed consent. From 2008 to 2012 she has been working as Senior Researcher at the Centre for Bioethics of the Catholic University of Milan. Before joining the MCMP she worked as Research Fellow at the University of Camerino, Department of Pharmacology (2012-2015).

    The seminar is open for everyone!

  • Eric Turkheimer 9. des. 2020 14:15