April 22 and 24: Jean Philippe Narboux (Bordeaux) on Sartre and on Wittgenstein

Jean-Philippe.001This week, the Wittgenstein Workshop & the Contemporary European Philosophy Workshop present two talks by Jean-Philippe Narboux (Bordeaux). On Wednesday, April 22, 4:30pm at Cobb 403, we will hear and discuss the paper “Intentionality and Negation in Sartre’s Being and Nothingness“.

On Friday, April 24, 1:30pm at Wieboldt 408, we will hear and discuss the paper “Simplicity and Rigidity. Reading PI #50 after Kripke”.


Thursday and Friday, April 16-17: Adrian Haddock and Katie Howe

Two events this week:

On Thursday, April 16, in Wieboldt 408 from 4:45pm to 6:45pm, we will have a workshop with Adrian Haddock (Stirling). Adrian’s paper is titled “Knowledge Aided by Observation”, and it is available here.




On Friday, April 17, we will have a workshop with Katie Howe. We meet, as usual, in Wieboldt 408 at 1:30pm. Her paper title is “Persistence, Thought, and Animality”, and it is now available for download.



Thursday, April 9: Chon Tejedor on Wittgenstein and the Natural Sciences

This Thursday Dr. Chon Tejedor (Hertfordshire) will present and discuss her paper, “The Early Tejedor.001Wittgenstein on the Principles of the Natural Sciences”.

Please note the irregular time: The meeting will take place at Wieboldt 408, from 4:45 to 6:45pm.

Dr. Tejedor’s recent book, The Early Wittgenstein on Metaphysics, Natural Science, Language and Value, has recently been reviewed in NDPR


Friday, April 3: Jason Bridges on The Mind as Mechanism

Bridges.001Please join us on April 3 for a workshop with Prof. Jason Bridges (Chicago), who will present a paper entitled “The Mind as Mechanism”. Prof. Bridges’s presentation will be based on his forthcoming paper, “Meaning and Understanding“, but there is no need to read it in advance in order to participate in the workshop.

We meet in Wieboldt 408, 1:30-4:30pm. Reception will follow at the Anscombe Lounge.