Seminarul CELFIS – program a.u. 2016-2017, Sem. I

CELFIS seminar is the weekly research seminar in Logic, History and Philosophy of science, hosted by the Department of Theoretical Philosophy and organized (since 2009) by Dana Jalobeanu. It takes place every Wednesday, from 6 pm, in the Faculty of Philosophy (Splaiul Independentei 204), room Titu Maiorescu.

CELFIS seminar’s speakers are established researchers and academics, young researchers and PhD students willing to discuss their work-in-progress with the rest of the academic community. Some of the CELFIS talks are recorded (see also the archive below for past talks). If you are interested in giving a talk in the CELFIS seminar please send a proposal and the abstract of your talk to


  • 5 October, Simo Knuuttila (University of Helsinki), The Upgrading of Emotions in Early Modern Philosophy
  • 12 October, Manuela Ungureanu (University of British Columbia), On the (non)Existence of Natural Languages: Reply to the Chomskyans’ Rejection of Public Languages
  • 19 October, Gabriel Sandu (University of Helsinki & Institute for Research in the Humanities-ICUB, University of Bucharest) Remarks on the legacy of the Finnish School in philosophical logic
  • 26 October, Mordechai Feingold (California Institute of Technology), Who Was the Experimental Philosopher? Reflections on the Origins of Practice
  • 2 November, Laura Georgescu (University of Ghent), TBA
  • 9 November, Cătălin Avramescu (University of Bucharest) TBA
  • 16 November, Paul Greenham (University of Tel Aviv), Biblical Hermeneutics and Early Modern Science: Isaac Newton’s Textual Methods in Chemistry, Alchemy, and Biblical Prophecy
  • 23 November, Antoni Malet (University of Barcelona), Practical Geometries, Measuring, and Tacit Knowledge in Early Modern Mathematics
  • 7 December, Tinca Prunea (Institute for Research in the Humanities -ICUB) TBA


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