Digest Week 8 Hilary Term 2021

HT21, Week 8 (7th - 13th March)

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 Coffin Texts, chaired by Ilaria Cariddi (Firenze). 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: Gambling on Others and Relying on Others
Speaker: Nicolas Cornell (Michigan)

Further details | View the programme | Read the draft paper


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

Dr Mirjam Schilling (Oxford): From Biology to Theology: How viruses challenge our perception of good and evil

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  


The Joseph Butler Society | 20:00 - 21:30 | Online via Zoom
Title: Faith and Traditions
Speaker: Prof Lara Buchak (Princeton)
Register at Eventbrite here.

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 201c7 (the 3rd definition of knowledge begins).

South Asian Philosophy discussion group | 17:00 | Online

Title: South Asian Islamic Thought: Trajectories of Non-violent Resistance

Speaker: Dr Humeira Iqtidar 

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

Meeting ID: 860 7121 1077 | Passcode: 328331