Department of Philosophy

Research seminars

These (mostly) weekly research seminars provide an opportunity for staff and students studying Philosophy/SPT at all levels to come together and listen to current research by leading scholars from the UK and abroad.

Sussex Philosophy Society & SPT,  2019-20 Semester One

Sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy

The University of Sussex Philosophy and Social and Political Thought seminars provide a friendly and intellectually stimulating environment to discuss new ideas. We meet on campus on Fridays 3.30-5.00 pm at Arts A 108*

WEEK 2 - 7 FEB
UG CONFERENCE

WEEK 3 - 14 FEB
Giulia Felappi (Southampton)
‘Propositions brought back to the activity of the mind? Ockham and Soames on the nature of propositions’

WEEK 4 - 21 FEB
Andrew Chitty (Sussex)
‘Species-existence and species-consciousness’

WEEK 5 - 28 FEB
Emma Borg (Reading)
‘Understanding our thought and talk about pain’

WEEK 6 - 6 MARCH
Tanja Staehler (Sussex) and Paul Coldwell (UAL)
‘The invisible in art and philosophy’

WEEK 7 - 13 MARCH
Maria Alvarez (KCL)
‘Anscombe on actions and descriptions’

WEEK 8 - 20 MARCH -  SPT
James Gledhill (Leiden)
‘Habermas on Morality and the Political: Ideal Theorist or Political Realist?’

WEEK 9 - 27 MARCH – SPT
Jan Kandiyali (LSE)
‘The importance of others: Marx on unalienated labour’

WEEK 10 - 24 APRIL
Special event – details to follow