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12:00 pm Empirical and Normative Truth in Democracy – Julian Nida-Rümelin (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) @ NYU Philosophy Dept. 6th flr. lounge
Empirical and Normative Truth in Democracy – Julian Nida-Rümelin (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) @ NYU Philosophy Dept. 6th flr. lounge
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In public discourse, but also in political theory, the opinion prevails, that democracy is incompatible with aspirations of truth. Some assume, in the Hobbesian tradition, that civic peace requires that truth assertions be restricted to science and religion (normative positivism), whereas the political sphere is constituted by interests, bargaining and collective decisions based on interests, bargaining and rules of aggregation, be they implicit or explicit. In this perspective Collective Choice as preference aggregation is paradigmatic for the[...]
6:00 pm Freud: An Intellectual Biography. Joel Whitebook @ Wolff Conference Room, D1106
Freud: An Intellectual Biography. Joel Whitebook @ Wolff Conference Room, D1106
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr.Joel Whitebook, Philosopher and Psychoanalyst will discuss his book Freud: An Intellectual Biography As Hegel observed, the “Objective Spirit” never stands still — an observation that is especially true today. As a result, members of every generation have to return to the classics and reappropriate them for themselves. This is what Joel Whitebook has done in his recently published intellectual biography of Freud (Cambridge University Press) that we will be discussing in this workshop. Cutting through the tired[...]
7:00 pm CANCELLED – Philosophy of Psychology Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
CANCELLED – Philosophy of Psychology Workshop @ NYU Philosophy Dept. rm 202
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Here is the tentative schedule for PoPRocks sessions this semester. We will be meeting, usually, on Thursday or Friday evenings from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the 2nd floor seminar room at the NYU philosophy department. Th. 10/03 Luke Roelofs Fr. 10/18 Josh Myers CANCELLED Fr. 10/25 Sam Clarke CANCELLED Th. 10/31 Simon Brown Th. 11/14 Noga Gratvol Fr. 11/22 Cristina Ballarini Th. 12/12 Rodrigo Diaz You can still sign up to present! Of[...]