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The Moral Imagination of the Novel
The Moral Imagination of the Novel @ Columbia U Philosophy Dept.
Oct 4 – Oct 5 all-day
Columbia University’s Department of Philosophy, the Morningside Institute, and the Thomistic Institute invite graduate students in philosophy, theology/religious studies, literature, and related disciplines to submit papers for “The Moral Imagination of the Novel.” The conference will examine the ways in which individual novels and the novel as a literary genre can be understood both to depict the search for moral, philosophical, and religious truth and to engage in this very search themselves. Is the novel[...]
Democracy and the Division of Labor. Axel Honneth (Columbia) 4:00 pm
Democracy and the Division of Labor. Axel Honneth (Columbia) @ Columbia U Philosophy Dept. 302
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The New York German Idealism Workshop will be having its second session of the semester Friday, October 4th from 4:00-6:00 pm (please note time change) at Columbia University (302 Philosophy Hall). Axel Honneth (Columbia) will be presenting a paper entitled “Democracy and the Division of Labor” and Aminah Hasan-Birdwell (Furman/Columbia) will be providing comments. For non-Columbia guests, please note that room 302 is located past the glass doors by the elevator; it requires a Columbia[...]
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Laughing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Comedic Imagination. Luvell E. Anderson (Syracuse) 4:10 pm
Laughing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Comedic Imagination. Luvell E. Anderson (Syracuse) @ Columbia U Philosophy Dept. 716
Oct 10 @ 4:10 pm – 6:00 pm
Thursday, October 10th, 2019 Luvell E. Anderson (Syracuse) Title: “Laughing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Comedic Imagination” 4:10 PM – 6:00 PM, 716 Philosophy Hall Reception to follow Thursday, November 14th, 2019 Frances Egan (Rutgers) Title: “TBA” 4:10 PM – 6:00 PM, 716 Philosophy Hall Reception to follow
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The Role of Negative Emotions in the Good Life: Reflections from the Zhuangzi. Richard Kim 5:30 pm
The Role of Negative Emotions in the Good Life: Reflections from the Zhuangzi. Richard Kim @ Columbia University Religion Dept. 101
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The philosophical and psychological literature on well-being tend to focus on the prudential value of positive emotions such as pleasure, joy, or gratitude. But how do the negative emotions such as grief fit into our understanding of well-being? It is often assumed that negative emotions are intrinsically bad far us and that we should work toward eliminating them, especially from the perspective of our own well-being. In this presentation I want to question this assumption[...]
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Pedagogy of Dignity Workshop
Pedagogy of Dignity Workshop @ Columbia University, Philosophy rm tba
Oct 12 all-day
Pedagogy of Dignity Workshop  Saturday, October 12, 2019 Workshop Organizer: Christia Mercer
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New Materialist Approaches to Sound
New Materialist Approaches to Sound @ Music Department, Columbia U
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day
Scholars working under the broad umbrella of New Materialism have offered compelling reappraisals of the ways in which we know, interact with, and exist in the world. This scholarship also intersects with recent work on music and sound, which raises rich sets of questions regarding human agency, material, ethics, aesthetics, embodiment, and the subject/object dichotomy, among other issues. We invite scholars working in the humanities, arts and sciences to submit proposals for papers and performances[...]
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