Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy: Launch Workshop

To celebrate the launch of the Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy in the School of Humanities at the University of Dundee, with the support of the Scots Philosophical Association, there will be a workshop open to all on the 21st of March 2014 as part of the School’s new Transforming Humanities research initiative.


11:00- 11:30 Coffee and welcome (Dalhousie 2F13 )

11:30 – 12:15 James Williams, Dundee ‘Continental philosophy? Oh, yes!’

12:15 – 1 Daniel Whistler, Liverpool ‘Naturphilosophie and Language’

1-2 Lunch (provided)

2-2:45 Pascale Gillot, Paris 1, ‘Foucault’s Archeology: the Notion of Epistemological Break’

2:45 – 3 Yoni Van Den Eede, VUB, ‘Instrumentalism vs. Essentialism in the Philosophy of Technology: An Ongoing Struggle’

Chair: Jeremy Dunham, Edinburgh

3:30 Coffee

3:30 – 4:15 Wahida Khandker, MMU, ‘Philosophy, Animality, and the Life Sciences’

4:15 – 5 Pierre Cassou-Noguès, Paris 8, ‘The waves and the day after’

Chair: Brian Smith, Dundee

Note: the afternoon sessions will be in Dalhousie 2S17

6pm Drinks

Contact: James Williams,