Arche is active during semesters: (18 September – 16 December 2017, 2nd April – 29th June 2018).
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While emotions have a significant effect on our daily lives, they are deeply complex and notoriously difficult to understand. Many of the great philosophers (e.g., Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hume) put forward theories of emotions. Nonetheless, philosophy of emotion has become more active within the past decade or so. It turns out that there are a decent number of philosophers within Scotland who do research on emotions. We thought it would be fruitful to come together and engage with one another’s…Find out more »
This is the second of two Arche/Eidyn workshops on the metaphysics of knowledge and justification.Find out more »
Edgecliffe: the Philosophy Department George Santayana once observed that those who do not remember the past are doomed to repeat it. Of course, history can be studied for many reasons, even for its own sake. But studying medieval logic, in particular, can make us aware of the consequences of certain ideas in at least two ways. First, the problems that medieval logicians were tackling are in many cases still with us today and still unresolved, more…Find out more »