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CFP – Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Conference – Approaching the Liminal

8 Apr

The Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Network is pleased to announce that we are now accepting submissions for our first annual Pittsbugh Continental Philosophy Conference entitled, Approaching the Liminal: Pushing the Boundaries of Continental Philosophy (Sept. 26th and 27th). The conference will feature Dr. Tom Sparrow (Slippery Rock University) and Dr. Erik Garrett (Duquesne University) as keynotes. The full CFP can be found here: CFP – Approaching the Liminal (abstracts due by June 15th). Interested parties throughout the greater Pittsburgh area, and in a wide variety of fields (including philosophy, psychology, communications, theology, and sociology, to name only a few) are strongly encouraged to apply.

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This Week:

15 Apr
  • 04/16, 7:00pm: the Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Discussion Group will be continuing its discussion of selections from Soren Kierkegaard’s Concluding Unscientific Postscript
  • 04/17, 4:30pm: the Phenomenology & Religion Reading Circle will be examining Paul Riceour’s Phenomenology and Hermeneutics.
  • 04/17, 5:00pm: the Duquesne Psychology Department is offering a Philosophical Psychology Symposium “Conversations with Martin Buber and Hans-Georg Gadamer.”
  • 04/20-04/22: the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh is presenting a conference entitled “Choosing the Future of Science: The Social Organization of Scientific Inquiry”.

This Week:

8 Apr
  • 04/09, 7:00pm. The Pittsburgh Continental Philosophy Reading Group is reading selections from Soren Kierkegaard’s Concluding Unscientific Postscript.
  • 04/10, 4:30pm. The Phenomenology & Religion Reading Circle is reading a selection from Jean-Yves Lacoste’s Experience and the Absolute.
  • 04/12, 2:00pm. The Point Park University Honors Student Organization and Global Solutions Pittsburgh are hosting the “Storytelling and Human Rights Symposium.”
  • 04/12, 3:00pm. The Duquesne Philosophy Department is hosting Jonathan Leer, who will be presenting a lecture entitled, “Wisdom Won from Illness: the Psychoanalytic Grasp of Human Being.”