Call for papers – The 2nd Edition of Bucharest Postgraduate Conference in Early Modern Philosophy

The 2nd Edition of Bucharest Postgraduate Conference in Early Modern Philosophy CALL FOR PAPERS The Center for the Logic, History and Philosophy of Science organizes its second postgraduate conference for advanced master students and Phd-students working on history and philosophy of science. This will be held on March 7-8, 2011 at the University of Bucharest, Romania. The invited speakers will be: Prof. Peter Anstey (University of Otago) Lect. Sorana Corneanu (University of Bucharest) Alexandra Ibad- Torero (Universite de Liege) We cordially invite graduate students to forward abstracts on any topic related to Early Modern Philosophy by February 4th, 2011. Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words prepared for blind review. Papers will have a presentation time of 30 minutes Mai multe detalii …

Call for papers – SIMPOZION NAŢIONAL Maiorescu şi maiorescianismul în conştiinţa filosofică românească actuală

SIMPOZION NAŢIONAL Maiorescu şi maiorescianismul în conştiinţa filosofică românească actuală, prilejuit de împlinirea a 170 de ani de la naşterea gânditorului. Simpozionul este organizat de Facultatea de Filosofie a Universităţii din Bucureşti împreună cu Societatea Română de Filosofie, în ziua de 26 noiembrie 2010.

Call for Papers – BUCHAREST CONFERENCE IN APPLIED ETHICS '10

BUCHAREST CONFERENCE IN APPLIED ETHICS ’10 “Legislating Ethics” Bucharest …October 29-30, 2010 What is a moral rule? How can an ethical norm become a legal rule? Is there a general tendency of translating moral prescriptions into laws? Can an ethical code produce legal effects directly? But what about other kinds of internal regulations dealing with moral behavior of employees, managers, board members et al.? These are only a few of the questions the BCAE ’10 participants will try to answer on October 29 and 30, 2010. This year edition is being organized by Smart Solutions & Support, Romania, and the Research Centre in Applied Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, with the support of the Romanian National Civil Servants Mai multe detalii …

Call for papers: Passionate Minds Knowledge and the Emotions in Intellectual History

SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS Passionate Minds Knowledge and the Emotions in Intellectual History The centrality of the emotions in all areas of human thought, action and expression has lately begun to be recognized and investigated with increasing interest within a variety of disciplines, from cognitive science and the philosophy of emotions to literary and anthropological studies. One central insight of such explorations is that the view of the separation and even opposition between cognition and affectivity is an unjust representation of the complexity of the life of both individuals and communities. Intellectual historians have also become sensitive to the issue and are in fact in a privileged position to bring to the fore the variety and richness of the approaches Mai multe detalii …

Call for papers: Cum citim azi, la 300 de ani de la publicare, Teodiceea lui Leibniz şi Tratat asupra principiilor cunoaşterii omeneşti al lui Berkeley

Cum citim azi, la 300 de ani de la publicare, Teodiceea lui Leibniz şi Tratat asupra principiilor cunoaşterii omeneşti al lui Berkeley 1710-2010 Bucureşti, 19-20 noiembrie 2010, COLOCVIU NAŢIONAL organizat de Facultatea de Filosofie a Universităţii din Bucureşti în colaborare cu Societatea Română de Filosofie, Societatea Română de Filosofie Analitică şi revista Analele Universităţii Bucureşti – seria Filosofie În timpul vieţii, Leibniz a publicat o singură lucrare filosofică importantă, Essais de Théodicée, în 1710; o lucrare complexă, abordând teme din metafizică, teologie raţională şi revelată, filosofie morală, filosofie naturală şi angajând diverse forme de argumentare. Tot în 1710, George Berkeley a publicat A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge, în care a analizat natura şi originea ideilor şi a Mai multe detalii …

Call for papers: Re-inventing utopia: science, politics and religion in early modern Europe

Re-inventing utopia: science, politics and religion in early modern Europe Editor: Dana Jalobeanu (University of Bucharest) Oana Matei (Western University Vasile Goldis, Arad) This special issue of the journal “Studii de stiinta si cultura” aims at bringing together research papers coming from the fields of early modern philosophy, intellectual history and history of political ideas, bearing upon the study and exploration of early modern utopia. The focus of our volume will be Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis and its reception in 17th century Europe. We are however equally interesting in the possible intellectual intersections between Francis Bacon’s utopia and other similar writings of the same period. The editors are especially looking for papers dealing with subjects as: • Intellectual sources of Mai multe detalii …

Call for papers: Colocviul national Leibniz – Berkley

Cum citim azi, la 300 de ani de la publicare, Teodiceea lui Leibniz şi Tratat asupra principiilor cunoaşterii omeneşti al lui Berkeley 1710-2010 Bucureşti, 19-20 noiembrie 2010, COLOCVIU NAŢIONAL organizat de Facultatea de Filosofie a Universităţii din Bucureşti în colaborare cu Societatea Română de Filosofie, Societatea Română de Filosofie Analitică şi revista Analele Universităţii Bucureşti – seria Filosofie

call for papers:”Managementul cunoașterii: probleme fundamentale”

Facultatea de Filosofie a Universității din București anunță simpozionul ”Managementul cunoașterii: probleme fundamentale”, programat pentru zilele de 11 și 12 iunie 2010, în București. Manifestarea este organizată în cadrul proiectului de cercetare “Epistemologia științei și managementul cunoașterii” , gestionat de către Centrul Pentru Studierea Raționalității și Credințelor al Facultății de Filosofie și finanțat de CNCSIS prin Programul PN II Idei.

Conferinţă Global Justice

International conference: Global Justice. Concepts, Theories and Constraints Bucharest, May 18-19, 2010 Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest Worldwide suffering caused by large-scale famine, poverty, human rights violations, military interventions or environmental degradation have a global dimension, because those responsible are not only individuals, but also states and international institutions. Recently, what some have perceived as global injustices related to military interventions and economic exploitation seem to motivate terrorist and piracy attacks that cause indiscriminate suffering. Having gained an unprecedented urgency, the topic of global justice has received increasingly public and academic attention, and has lately become a central issue in moral and political philosophy. Our conference seeks to be a forum for discussing the most important theories of global Mai multe detalii …