The Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy Blog

Wahida Khandker: Prehensive Unification and Symbiogenesis: From Whitehead to Margulis

This week, the Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy has the pleasure of welcoming Dr Wahida Khandker from the University of Manchester. Wahida Khandker will be giving a talk on "Prehensive Unification and Symbiogenesis: From Whitehead to Margulis". Date and Location: Wednesday, December 18. 4-6pm 2.84 Sir Kenneth and Lady Noreen Seminar...

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': ‘How can we...

Issue 25 of Parrhesia Journal

The editors of Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy are pleased to announce the publication of Issue 25. FEATURES '(Neuro)plasticity, Epigenesis and the Void' by Ian James 'From "L'inexistance divine"' by Quentin Meillassoux (transl. Nathan Brown) 'What is a...

Hermeneutics and its History: A Personal View

by Prof Nicholas Davey It is an interesting question. Why do we read? Why do we read texts, signs, situations and each other? The ever changing contingencies of existence and the precariousness of our enterprises mean that getting a judgement “right” about a problem,...

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