Philosophy Forum 26/10/2017 -Sokolowski: Ontological Possibilities in Phenomenology: The Dyad and the One

Dear All

following the theme of dyad and one I thought we could look at this exciting looking Husserlian treatment of the matter. I have peaked ahead and it does  have the Gadamer-Plato thing in there, so don’t feel we’ve veered too far off topic.

The reading is available here and the meeting will be in UL102 14:15-15:45.

best

Graham

Lincoln Philosophy Forum 02/03/2017 -Martin Heidegger: On the Nature of Language

Dear All

it doesn’t take much of a Martin mention for me to shovel him back in for discussion and his recent Rorty pop-up provides exactly that. To this end I am suggesting we read section one (about the first 10 double pages of the pdf) of ‘The Nature of Language’ .

I would also suggest this small optional reading which might help uncover what on earth he means by Ereignis.

The meeting will be in UL102 14:15-15:45.

with best wishes

Graham

Philosophy Forum 11/02/2016- Marion Steel: Daring to Play: Art, Life and Therapy, From Heidegger to Gadamer, By Way of Barthes’ Punctum and the Paintings of Paul Klee

Dear All

continuing with our mix of art, psychoanalysis and phenomenology, this week the forum will look at the above paper.

The meeting is in the usual UL102 14:15-15:45 and the reading is available here.

With best wishes

Graham

Philosophy Forum 26/11/2015: Merleau-Ponty, Embodiment and Technology

Dear All

for the next meeting I thought we could try to get to grips with Merleau-Ponty a little better, whilst also pursuing the instrumental issues raised in the last paper. To this end I have found two papers i) ‘Habit and embodiment in Merleau-Ponty’ by Patricia Moya and ii)  ‘Technology and Embodiment in Ihde and Merleau-Ponty.’ by Brey, P.

The meeting will be UL102 14:15-15:45.

Best wishes

Graham

Philosophy Forum 12/11/2015 -Luna Dolezal: Reconsidering the Look in Sartre’s Being and Nothingness

Dear All

‘The Look’ came up in today’s discussion so I thought we could read something about it; to that end I’ve found this paper on the matter. If anyone wants to read the section in ‘Being and Nothingness’ itself, it can be found: part 3, chapter 1, section 4.

The meeting will be in UL102 14:15-15:45.

With best wishes

Graham

 

Philosophy Forum -5/11/2015: Betty Cannon ‘Sartre and existential psychoanalysis’

Dear All

this week we will continue the discussion on the excerpt from ‘Being and Nothingness’ accompanied by an additional paper by Betty Cannon entitled ‘Sartre and Existential Psychoanalysis’. The meeting will be in UL102 14:15-15:45 and the extra paper is available here.

With best wishes

Graham

Philosophy Forum 29/10/2015 -Jean-Paul Sartre: Existential Psychoanalysis

Dear All

Finally abandoning Badiou to the void, the forum will pick up on a thread previously explored only in a German sphere. This time however it is not Boss and Binswanger’s existential psychoanalytic experiment but rather Sartre’s. To be honest I didn’t know he advocated such a turn for psychoanalysis so I’m grateful to Alain for drawing my attention to this.

So this week we will be reading the section of Being and Nothingness entitled Existential Psychoanalysis which is section I of chapter 2 of part 4.

To be clear (and distinct) the meeting will be on Thursday the 29th of October 14:15-15:45 in UL102.

With best wishes

Graham