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Annual ETHU Seminar 2014-2015: Humanism in a historical perspective

February 5th, 2015 | Posted by admin in Events | News

The Centre for Ethics and Humanism is very pleased to announce the launch of the Annual ETHU Seminar: four philosophy-lunch-talks on humanism in a historical perspective by international scholars. Attendance is free, but registration is needed (max. 25 participants).

Program:

Thursday 12 Feb
from 12 to 14 – 5C406:

Prof. dr. Giorgia Cecchinato
(Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais):

Irony of genders: A study on F. Schlegel’s Lucinde and its philosophical context

* Deadline for registration: Monday 9 Feb

Thursday 26 Feb
from 12 to 14 – 5C402 (profzaal):

Prof. Dr. Andreas Speer
(Universität zu Köln/Thomas Institut)

Humanism in the Middle Ages?

* Deadline for registration: Friday 20 Feb

Thursday 12 March
from 12 to 14 – 5C402 (profzaal):

Prof. Dr. Jan Opsomer
(Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

Determinism and moral responsibility: The ancient Platonic critique of stoic compatibilism

* Deadline for registration: Friday 6 March

Thursday 26 March
from 12 to 14 – 5C406:

Prof. em. Dr. Else Walravens
(ETHU, VUB)

Sartre’s and Beauvoir’s critical and existentialist humanism

* Deadline for registration: Friday 20 March

For registration and further information contact: Emiliano.Acosta@vub.ac.be.