CEPPA Talk (in person) – Christoph Schuringa (Northeastern University London)

Location: Edgecliffe G03 Title: Karl Marx and the Actualization of Philosophy Abstract: Marx’s Eleventh Thesis on Feuerbach famously states that ‘The philosophers have thus far merely interpreted the world; the point is to change it.’ In this talk, I begin to clear away some obstacles that stand in the way of an appreciation of the ... Read more

CEPPA Talk (in person) – Sigrún Svavarsdóttir (Tufts)

Location: Edgecliffe G03 Title: “On Seeking Objective Grounds for Moral Evaluation” Abstract: The paper argues that to do justice to questions of objectivity that arise within and about moral discourse, we must take into account that this discourse is embedded within a somewhat conventionally regimented practice that comprises attempts to guide attitude and action by ... Read more

CEPPA Talk (online only) – Edwin Etieyibo (University of the Witwatersrand)

Location: Teams (online only) Title: Disharmony as a Political Vice Abstract: In this presentation, I examine two important concepts, those of harmony and disharmony by drawing on some thoughts including in three areas of African philosophical ideas and understanding. While I take harmony as virtuous or at least valuable or desirable, I take disharmony as ... Read more

Special MPRG: Mattia Cecchinato

Mattia Cecchinato (DPhil Candidate at Oxford, former MPhil student at St Andrews) will give a paper at this week's MPRG.