Digest Week 6 Hilary Term 2021

HT21, Week 6 (21st - 27th February)

If you have entries for the weekly Digest, please send information to admin@philosophy.ox.ac.uk by midday, Wednesday the week before the event. 

Unless otherwise stated, all events will take place online.

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

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Mesopotamian and Egyptian Cosmogonies Reading Group | 15:00 - 16:30pm | Online

The Egyptian Pyramid Texts, chaired by Jordan Miller (Oxford). Sign up here to receive Zoom details and bibliography. This reading group has been organised by Philiminality and Early Text Cultures.


The Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society | 17:30 - 19:15 | Online via Zoom

Title: Aristotle's Hylomorphism Reconceived 
Speaker: Mary-Louise Gill (Brown)

Further details | View the programme | Read the draft paper

Faraday Institute Research Seminars | 13:00 - 14:00 | Online via Zoom

Dr Bethany Sollereder (Oxford): Theology Past the Tipping Point: God’s goodness in a world of rapid change

The seminars will be held as Zoom Webinars and are free to attend.  All are welcome.  

More information can be found at faraday.institute/seminars  

Theaetetus Reading Group | 15:00 - 17:00 | Online  

Anyone who would like to join can email Dimosthenis Patramanis or Hermann Koerner and we can send out a Teams link. We will pick up at 199e7.

St Cross Special Ethics Seminar | 12:30 - 14:00 | Online via Zoom

Title: Towards a plasticity of the mind – New-ish ethical conundrums in dementia care, treatment, and research
Speaker: Dr David M. Lyreksog (Wellcome Centre for Ethics & Humanities; NEUROSEC, Department of Psychiatry) 
OxTalks: https://talks.ox.ac.uk/talks/id/6a0e826d-3ef6-4bdf-b506-70384294c9c1/ 


Aquinas Seminar Series | 16:30 - 18:00 | Online via Zoom; free registration required

Tittle: Can Aquinas’s sana doctrina on Learning and Teaching Be Extracted from Its Place in sacra doctrina?

Speaker: Rev Prof Vivian Boland, OP (Angelicum) 

Further information here.


South Asian Philosophy discussion group | 17:00 | Online

Title: Sanskrit, Prakrit, and Textualization: Grammar as Philosophy

Speaker: Prof Veena Das

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86071211077?pwd=RmMxSFp2aldXRTBGNTZ6UFFkN0swdz09 

Meeting ID: 860 7121 1077 | Passcode: 328331


The Joseph Butler Society | 20:00 - 21:30 | Online via Zoom
Title: God and the Grounds of Basic Equality
Speaker: Dr James Orr (University of Cambridge)
Register at Eventbrite here.