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Book
When Wisdom Calls: Philosophical Protreptic in Antiquity
In print

Edited by: O. Alieva, A. Kotzé, S. Van der Meeren.

Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2017.

Article
Nikolai Berdyaev on the “Spirits of the Russian Revolution”

Porus V. N.

Russian Studies in Philosophy. 2017. Vol. 55. No. 3-4. P. 210-226.

Book chapter
The Science of the Physically Possible? Wolff's Definition of Philosophy in the German Logic and the Impossibiliy of Christian Physics

Hessbrüggen-Walter S.

In bk.: Christian Wolff's German Logic: Sources, Significance and Reception. Hildesheim; Zürich; NY: Georg Olms Verlag, 2017. P. 19-28.

The English Philosophy Colloquium at HSE

The English Philosophy Colloquium at National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, is happy to present its schedule for the academic year 2017-18, which includes an International Speaker Series with talks by fifteen scholars from foreign universities. We meet Fridays from 16.40-18.10, at Staraya Basmannaya ulitsa 21/4, room 508. Please note that the time and room might change — check back here or follow us on Facebook for updates. 

Fall 2017 

Sept 8 – International Speaker Series – Sebastian Gardner (University College London): “Faith and Hope: The Kantian Vindication”

Sept 15 – Alexander Sattar (HSE): “A Fichtean Perspective on Nietzsche’s Will to Power”

Sept 22 – Symposium: “Signs, Symbols, and Meaning”, organized by Tatiana Levina. Speakers: Tatiana Levina, Silver Bronzo, Diana Gasparyan, Aaron Wendland. Longer meeting: 16:40-19:30.

Sept 29 – Sean Winkler (HSE): “The Hessen-Grossmann Thesis and Lukács’s Reification Thesis – Prolegomena to a Study of the Mechanical Soul in Early Modernity”

Oct 6 – International Speaker Series – Anita Avramides (Oxford): “Knowing the Mind of Another”

Oct 13 – Jorge Luis Mendez-Martinez (HSE): “Vague Sounds? Acoustic Properties and Sorites Paradoxes”

Nov 3 – International Speaker Series – Sean Dyde (Leeds): “The Struggle for Money: TR Malthus and the Philosophy of Capitalism”

Nov 10 – International Speaker Series – James Conant (Chicago): “Thomas Kuhn’s Attempt to Break His Own Frame”

Nov 17 –Ilya Guryanov (HSE): “Historical Reasoning in the Mirror of Political Theory: from Q. Skinner to P. Pettit”

Nov 24 – Brian McLoone (HSE): “Does Natural Selection Create, or Only Destroy?”

Dec 8 – Nadia Moro (HSE): “The formality of logic in Johann Friedrich Herbart’s philosophy”

Dec 15 – Angelina Dimitrieva (Moscow State): “Modern Discussions on Introspection of the Phenomenal I”

 

Spring 2018

Jan 19 – Roger Smith (independent): “The Sense of Movement”

Jan 26 – Silver Bronzo (HSE): “Propositional Complexity and the Frege-Geach Point”

Feb 2 – Stefan Hessbruggen (HSE): “Rewriting the History of ‘Life’ in the Early Modern Period”

Feb 9 – Vera Pozzi (HSE): “Analyzing Orthodox Thought in the Post-Soviet Era”

Feb 16 – Tatiana Levina (HSE): “The Radiation of Divine Light: Abstractionism in the Hesychast Icon”

Mar 2 – Aaron Wendland (HSE): “Saving Socrates from Plato”

Mar 9 – Alexei Gloukhov (HSE): “A Tragic Concept of Truth in Plato”

Mar 16 – International Speaker Series – Alex Davis (Tartu): “Speech Act Pluralism: Homeomerous or Radical?”

Mar 23 – International Speaker Series – Bill Child (Oxford): “The Use of ‘I’ as Subject and the Use of ‘I’ as Object”

Apr 6 – International Speaker Series – Matteo Falomi (Essex): “One More Good Deed Before I Die: Suicide and Moral Perfectionism in Rousseau’s Julie”

Apr 13 – International Speaker Series – Joseph Schear and Sophie Archer (Oxford): “Agency in Mind”

(Apr 20 and 27 – HSE Conference–no meetings)

May 11 – International Speaker Series – Patricia Glazebrook (Washington State): “Heidegger and Economics: Gendering Gestell”

May 18 – International Speaker Series – Michael Della Rocca (Yale): “Kant and the Principle of Sufficient Reason”

May 25 – International Speaker Series – Frederick Neuhouser (Barnard/Columbia): “Marx and Hegel on the Demands of Spiritual Life”

June 1 – International Speaker Series – Piergiorgio Donatelli (Rome): “Democratic encounters: Wittgenstein, Cavell, and the Conditions of Political Community”

June 8 – International Speaker Series – Mark Kingwell (Toronto): “Boredom, Addiction, and the Interface: A Philosophical Critique”

June 15 – International Speaker Series – Jeff Noonan (Windsor): “Materialism and the Symbolic Dimension of Life: Meaning as Mattering”