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Prof. Petroc Sumner from Cardiff University Gave a Lecture in School of Philosophy

​    At the invitation of our school, professor Petroc Sumner, dean of the School of Psychology, Cardiff University in the UK, visited our school and gave a talk on March 1st. The lecture is titled as "What do Psychopaths, Climate Change and Eye-movements Have in Common".                         At the start of the lecture, professor Sumner introduced the beautiful and quaint campus of Cardiff...

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    March 14 Dr Ian Leask Talk: Dialogical Difficulty: Re-Reading Plato’s Meno Dialogical Difficulty: Re-Reading Plato’s Meno对话困难:重读柏拉图的《美诺》Dr Ian LeaskWHU Philosophy Spring Seminar SeriesAbstractPlato’s Meno – in which an uneducated slave apparently demonstrates innate geometrical understanding – is often assumed to provide a paradigmatic example of what philosophical dialogue might achieve. This paper considers, instead, whether the assumption of clea...
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    FEB
    February 21 Matthew S. Bedke Talk: Naturalism and Normative Cognition ​自然主义和规范认知Matthew S. BedkeWHU Philosophy Spring Seminar SeriesThursday 21 February, 2019时间:2019年2月21日 下午15:00-17:00地点:哲学学院振华楼 B214The lecture is given in English AbstractNormative cognition seems rather important, even ineliminable. Communities that lack normative concepts like SHOULD, IS A REASON TO, JUSTIFIES, etc. seem cognitively handicapped and communicatively m...
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    NOV
    November 16 Dr. Scott Shalkowski Talk“No Cheating Allowed” No Cheating Allowed宗教哲学中的论证公平Dr. Scott ShalkowskiUniversity of Leeds (the U.K.)WHU Philosophy Fall Seminar SeriesFriday 16 November 2018时间:2018年11月16日 下午14:30-16:00地点:振华楼哲学学院B214报告厅AbstractBeginning with “The Standard Game” of philosophy of religion, I isolate some ways in which that game is structured unfairly, permitting rhetorical and intellectual cheating by...
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    NOV
    November 9 Jean-Michel DE WAELE Talk: Strengths and Weaknesses of the Radical Left in Europe Today Strengths and Weaknesses of the Radical Left in Europe Today当代欧洲激进左派的力量与困难Professor Jean-Michel DE WAELEUniversité Libre de Bruxelles(Belgium)WHU Philosophy Fall Seminar SeriesFriday 9 November 2018时间:2018年11月9日 上午9:30-11:30地点:哲学学院振华楼 B214AbstractThe radical left has had significant electoral successes in the last elections in some European countries. Our presen...
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    OCT
    November 1 Claude Schauder Talk: Normal or Abnormal? The Pathologies and Symptoms in Children 正常、病态以及孩子的症状Claude SchauderWHU Philosophy Fall Seminar SeriesThursday 1 November 2018时间:2018年11月1日 晚上19:00-21:00地点:哲学学院振华楼 B107The lecture is given in French (with French to Chinese interpreter)AbstractThe 1900s marked a true conceptual revolution, thanks largely to the Freudian discovery of infantile sexuality. The child is then conceived only as a savage to civil...
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    OCT
    October 26 Sébastien Charles Talk:“Scepticism in Early Modern Times” “Scepticism in Early Modern Times”近代早期的怀疑论Professor Sébastien CharlesUniversité du Quebec à Trois-Rivières (Canada)WHU Philosophy Fall Seminar SeriesFriday 26 October 2018时间:2018年10月26日 下午16:30-18:00地点:哲学学院振华楼214AbstractDefining modern scepticism is in itself a challenge. In fact, there is no specific form of scepticism in Modern Times, but different scepticisms, whi...
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