BSHP Annual Lecture
From 2017, the BSHP will now be hosting an annual lecture series. Information about the inaugural lecture is available below.
All are very welcome. NB: Attendance is free, but registration is obligatory. To be on the attendees list, please an email with your full name to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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