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Frode Alfson Bjørdal: "All Properties are Divine or God exists"

On October 16th Frode Alfson Bjørdal (professor emeritus at The University of Oslo) presented a talk "All Properties are Divine or God exists" at the joint meeting of Logico-philosophical club and Formal philosophy group (HSE)

M.S. Kiseleva’s Presentation within the framework of the project "Anatomy of Philosophy: the Way Text Works" of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences and F.M. Dostoevsky Library

On June 15, 2017, the chief research fellow of the IL for the Study of Russian and European Intellectual Dialogue M. S. Kiseleva took part in the project "Anatomy of Philosophy: the Way Text Works. Series "Repliki" of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences and F.M. Dostoevsky Library.

Workshop "Logical and Linguistic Pragmatics"

The workshop "Logical and Linguistic Pragmatics" took place on 28 October 2015 at Higher School of Economics. It was held to mark the 40th anniversary of the publication of Paul Grice’s seminal work "Logic and Conversation". In this pioneering work Grice formulated some key concepts of modern pragmatics: the saying/implicating distinction, conventional and conversational implicatures, cooperative principle. The aim of the Workshop was to bring together linguists, logicians and philosophers to discuss the issues in the areas of both logical and linguistic pragmatics (and their interactions).

Stefan Hessbrüggen-Walter presented a talk "Accommodating Angels"

Assistant Professor Stefan Hessbrüggen-Walter gave a talk at the seminar "Contemporary metaphysics". He discussed some of the difficulties faced by Descartes, Hobbes, and Leibniz when trying to accomodate the spatial presence of angels in their theories, and argued that none of these attempts was ultimately successful.