Lecture Series

Lectures take place every Thursday at 6:30 pm. Our lectures are free for members. For non-members, entry to lectures costs ÂŁ2.50.

There is an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the lecture and we expect the event to run until 8pm after which we will go to the pub.


Lecture Series 2023/24

SEMESTER 2

THURSDAY NIGHTS, IN PERSON (UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED)

A full list of lecture series events will be posted before the semester begins 🙂

DateTimeLocationLecturer (Affiliation)InterestsTitle
18th Jan18.3050GS_G.03Stacie Friend
(Edinburgh)
Philosophy of FictionFiction, Fact and Value
25th Jan18.3050GS_G.03Dominic Smith (Dundee)Continental Philosophy and Technology Programme without Transmission: The Translatability of Benjamin’s Radio Work.
01st Feb18.3050GS_G.03Quan Nguyen
(Edinburgh)
Ethics, Rationality Theory, and Feminist PhilosophyWhy take the side of the powerful? Lessons from Feminist Ethics on Effective Altruism, Longtermism and Existential Risk
08th Feb18.3050GS_G.03 Timothy Williamson (Oxford)Philosophical LogicCollective Imagining
15th FebN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
22nd Feb READING WEEK18.3050GS_G.03 Michael Beaney
(Aberdeen)
Chinese Philosophy, Philosophical Logic, WittgensteinTalking Happily with Zhuangzi
29th Feb18.3050GS_G.03David Papinau (KCL)Epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science The Moral Standing of Animals (and Machines) Doesn’t Depend on Consciousness
07th MarN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
14th Mar18.3050GS_G.03TBATBATBA
21st Mar18.3050GS_G.03Jasjit Singh
(Leeds)
Sikh PhilosophyTBA
28th Mar18.3050GS_G.03David Sorfa (Edinburgh)Film-Philosophy, Film Theory, Phenomenology, ExistentialismImagination, Existentialism and Fiction Film: Marilyn Monroe and the Problem of Blonde