BSHP Annual Lecture Series | Events

Annual Lecture 2019 - Prof. MM McCabe

"Taking time to talk: Plato's Euthydemus on the metaphysics of conversation"

Speaker: Prof. MM McCabe, King's College London

Date: Thursday 7 November, 6:00-7:30 PM

Location: Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen

Register for 2019 Annual Lecture

The event is free and open to all. The talk will be followed by a wine reception. Advance registration is required in order to access the Library.


Contact for any queries: Dr. Beth Lord, University of Aberdeen

Past Lectures

2018 - Sarah Hutton


The poster for the event is available here.

This lecture was recorded and is available here:

2017 - John Cottingham


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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