BSHP Annual Lecture Series | Events

From 2018, the BSHP will now be hosting an annual lecture series. Information about the inaugural lecture is available below.

2018 - Sarah Hutton

"WOMEN, PHILOSOPHY AND THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY"

The poster for the event is available here.

Contact and information

Mogens Lærke : secretary@bshp.org.uk

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2017 - John Cottingham

"WHY THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY MATTERS"

John Cottingham is a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Reading, and Honorary Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. He is the author of a long list of book on the history of philosophy and on Descartes in particular, including Cartesian Reflections (Oxford University Press, 2008), Western Philosophy (Blackwell, 2007), Philosophy and the good life: reason and the passions in Greek, Cartesian and psychoanalytic ethics (Cambridge University Press, 1998), Descartes’s Philosophy of Mind (Orion, 1997), The Rationalists (Oxford University Press, 1988), and Descartes (Blackwell, 1986). Cottingham is also co-editor and translator of the three-volume Cambridge edition of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes.

Location: Nash Lecture Theatre, King's College London

Date: Friday 3 November 2017, 6.30pm

Directions: Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31), Second Floor, King’s Building, Strand (Main Campus), London WC2R 2LS. For further directions, please visit the KCL website

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