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24 March 2017 (Fri) , 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Politics Talk: Trump, Brexit, and the Crisis of Ne...
In this talk, Prof. Eisler will link Trump and Brexit to “long-lasting structural trends that pose a fundamenta...
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23 March 2017 (Thu) , 6:30 PM
Philosophy Talk: Classical Confucian Thought
Confucian political thought is sometimes understood to focus primarily on inculcating virtue in its subjects. Against...
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15 March 2017 (Wed) , 4.30-6pm
Philosophy Café: The Art of Philosophical Writing
Jyl Gentzler will lead a practical workshop for students on writing in philosophy. As part of the workshop, she will ...
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15 March 2017 (Wed) , 1.30–3pm
Philosophy Talk: The Virtues and Vice of Thrasymachus
Jyk Gentzler will give a talk on “The Virtues and Vice of Thrasymachus.” Please find the abstract below. The talk wil...
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  • From Philosophical Investigations
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein

Philosophy unravels the knots in our thinking; hence its results must be simple, but its activity is as complicated as the knots that it unravels ”

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