Arche is active during semesters: (17th September – 14th December 2018, 1st April – 28th June 2019).
In philosophy, genealogical analysis corresponds to an examination of the origins of specific concepts and accompanying practices. Some of the philosophers who have engaged in genealogical analysis are Hume, Nietzsche, Foucault, Bernard Williams, Edward Craig, Martin Kusch, among others. In this workshop, we will address questions such as: What are the relations between genealogical analysis and conceptual engineering in philosophy? Are they competing or complementary methods for philosophical analysis? What is the relevance of historical contextualization more generally for conceptual…Find out more »
This year, the University of St Andrews and the Arché Philosophical Research Centre will be hosting the 12th Arché Graduate Conference, running from the 23th to the 24th of May 2020. The Arché Graduate Conferences are international events gathering the most ambitious and talented postgraduate researchers from all over the world. Within two full days, six postgraduate students and two keynote speakers will deliver high-quality talks in all the areas of Philosophy currently pursued at Arché, in the exciting environment…Find out more »
N.B. Workshop postponed until October 2020. Watch for more information! Giorgione, Three Philosophers Paradoxes seized the attention of logicians in the middle ages, and were used both as tests for the viability of theories of logic, language, epistemology, and possibly every philosophical issue, and also in the specific genre of insolubles as needing a theoretical solution, usually involving issues about signification, truth, knowledge and modality. Numerous theories were developed, not only in the Latin West, but also in the Islamic…Find out more »