Digest Week 7 Michaelmas Term 2022

MT22, Week 7 (20th-26th November)

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

The Oxford Pastorate, Reading Group - Iris Murdoch’s The Sovereignty of Good

Monday 24th October, 7th November & 21st November – 8pm, on Zoom.

A reading group for postgrads and ECRs to explore this text and it’s themes of attention, beauty, imagination, humility, perfection and the good.

This forms part of the Stella Aldwinckle Series - lectures, seminars and reading groups which focus on exploring philosophies of life in an interdisciplinary context.

Sign up is available here. Email bethan.willis@oxfordpastorate.org for more details.


Hegel Reading Group

The Hegel Reading Group meets in term weekly on Tuesdays 6-7.30 pm by Skype. We continue with Hegel's 'Phenomenology of Spirit'; we are now at 'Spirit that is certain of itself. Morality', starting from paragraph 596 of the Miller translation (OUP 1977) although any translation may be used. Each week's reading is posted on hegelinoxford.wordpress.com

To join the Skype group or for enquiries contact susanne.herrmann-sinai@ philosophy.ox.ac.uk or louise.braddock@philosophy.ox.ac.uk


The Faraday Institute Research Seminars | 1.00 pm

Dr Mehdi Nassaji – The Quranic Notion of the Soul and Its Place in Science and Psychology