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Contingency and Normativity: The Challenges of Richard Rorty, par Rosa Maria Calcaterra

Richard Rorty’s “neo-pragmatism” launched a powerful challenge to entrenched philosophical certainties of modernity, articulating a powerful picture of normativity as a distinctive activity of human beings. This “contingentism,” with its emphasis on indeterminacy, ambiguity, uncertainty, and chance, depicts normativity as a practical human possibility rather than a metaphysical bottleneck which we must overcome at the … Continuer de lire Contingency and Normativity: The Challenges of Richard Rorty, par Rosa Maria Calcaterra

Appel à participation

Experience :: Music :: Experiment Pragmatism and Artistic Research 13-14 February 2020 Orpheus Institute (Ghent, BE)  “Truth happens to an idea.” So wrote William James in 1907; and he continued “[truth] becomes true, is made true by events.” James was not thinking of musical performance or of artistic research, but his assertion would seem to apply equally or more so to … Continuer de lire Appel à participation

Premières lectures et premières traductions des ‘Principes de psychologie’ de William James

Journée d’études du jeudi 17 octobre 2019 - Maison des Sciences Humaines (MSH), Salle Bleue, Le Mans Université - Les Principles of Psychology (1890) marquent une étape importante dans l’histoire de la philosophie et de la psychologie du 20e siècle et ont influencé durablement d’autres sciences humaines et sociales. Cette journée d’étude a pour objectif … Continuer de lire Premières lectures et premières traductions des ‘Principes de psychologie’ de William James

Michela Bella – Ontology after Philosophical Psychology

The Continuity of Consciousness in William James's Philosophy of Mind - Endorsements - Henri Bergson said we were sure to misunderstand William James's thought if we did not read him “integrally.” Michela Bella's book perfectly rises to this challenge by showing that the idea of continuity illuminates his psychology as well as his philosophy. She … Continuer de lire Michela Bella – Ontology after Philosophical Psychology