Digest Week 3 Michaelmas Term 2023

MT23, Week 3 (22nd-28th October)

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Notices - other Philosophy events, including those taking place elsewhere in the university and beyond


Inter-Philosophy Group Social

Organised by Oxford Philosophy Society, Philiminality Oxford, and opp (oxfordpublicphilosophy.com).

Tuesday 24 October at 7:30pm, location TBC.


Oxford University Philosophy Society

'Wittgenstein on Language, Religion, & Ethics'

This panel discussion will explore Wittgenstein's contributions on the limits of language in both his early and later works, specifically in relation to his philosophical views on ethics and religion. 

Date/Time: 24 October 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Venue: Talbot Hall, Lady Margaret Hall

Guest Panellists: Professors Adrian W. Moore, Genia Schönbaumsfeld, and William Child.



Hegel Reading Group

We shall be meeting Wednesdays 6-7.30 pm on Skype; please email louise.braddock@philosophy.ox.ac.uk or susanne.herrmann-sinai@philosophy.ox.ac.uk for the Skype link. This term we are reading texts by other authors discussing passages and problems of Hegel’s Anthropology, in the ‘Philosophy of Mind’ (translation is by Wallace and Miller) but we will work from the Michael Inwood revision (OUP 2007). Texts are shared via dropbox link and to be read in advance. Updates are posted on hegelinoxford.wordpress.com.


Philosophy of Mathematics Reading Group

The reading will be from Geoffrey Hellman & Stewart Shapiro's Varietes of continua. This week we will be looking at the second chapter. 

Everyone is welcome. Reading the paper would be strongly encouraged but people are welcome even if not. 

The group will meet on Wednesday 25 October, 1-2pm in the Lecture Room (Upstairs in the Radcliffe Humanities Building).