Semester 2, Week 2 Events

Discussion Group

  • Tuesday 19th January; 7pm; Usher’s, West Nicolson St. (Map)
    Topic: Desire
    We’re normally at the back table. Grab a coffee/pint and join us for some philosophical discussion. NO assumed knowledge and all are welcome! You can also follow the discussion on twitter. 

Reading and Film Group

  • Monday 18th January; 7pm; B.57, Old College
    This week’s film: The Act of Killing (2012; dir. Joshua Oppenheimer)
    Next week’s reading: Heidegger’s “Building Dwelling Thinking”
    Our Reading and Film Groups begin with a film every three weeks, followed by two weeks of readings on a related topic. NO assumed knowledge.

Academic Support Office Hours

  • Thursday 21st January; 2pm until 4pm; Room 6.01, Dugald Stewart Building.
    Our academic support officer will be holding Open Access office hours. Open to all undergraduate philosophy students with focus on pre-honours. Come along at any time with queries such as class content (including logic), tutorial readings, class essays and exams, and general peer support.
  • Thursday 21st January, 6:15pm; Lecture Theatre 1, Appleton Tower.
    Speaker: Prof. Michael Devitt, The City University of New York
    Title: “Testing Theories of Reference”