Darshana Jayemanne on Virtual Reality

    “The Body Eclectic: Mimesis and Play in Contemporary V.R.” Darshana Jayemanne (Abertay University) 4 – 6pm, Wednesday 24 January Dalhousie Building, Room 1S05, University of Dundee All welcome! This talk extends Walter Benjamin’s concept of mimesis in order to...

Why Philosophy Deserves Its Day

by Dominic Smith Originally published on the University of Dundee blog, Nov 15. Today is UNESCO ‘World Philosophy Day.’ But does philosophy deserve this celebration? According to a famous assessment from Stephen Hawking, the answer is emphatically ‘no’:...
Belief as Emotion in Cinema

Belief as Emotion in Cinema

David Sorfa (University of Edinburgh) Philosophy Seminar this Wednesday 22nd November, 3-5pm (NOTE the earlier start) Dalhousie Building, Room 2F11, University of Dundee All welcome! In his most developed discussion of film, the interview “Cinema and Its Ghosts” in...