World Philosophy Day Celebrations at UCD, Dublin

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World Philosophy Day Celebrations at UCD, Dublin Maria Baghramian 11/8/12 4:42 AM
UCD School of Philosophy is celebrating UNESCO World Philosophy Day through a series of events organised around Professor Brian Leiter's visit to the School. 

On 15th November, Professor Leiter (University of Chicago) will give a paper on the topic of Nietzsche's idea that there is an aesthetic justification for existence, entitled "The Truth is Terrible". 
This will take place in the Agnes Cuming Seminar Room, School of Philosophy, Newman Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, at 5pm.

On Friday 16th November, Professor Leiter will launch three important new publications by members of the school: Brian O’Connor's Adorno, and Maria Baghramian's Donald Davidson: Life and Words and Reading Putnam. All three books are published by Routledge. 
The launch will take place in the Staff Common Room, Newman Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4 at 5.30pm. 
Please RSVP, if you wish to attend the launch. 

On 17th November UCD School of Philosophy will hold a symposium on Brian Leiter's recently published Why Tolerate Religion? (Princeton University Press, 2012).
The symposium will be held at Newman House, 86 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, from 2-6pm.
2.00 pm Brian Leiter (University of Chicago): ‘Why Tolerate Religion?’
Respondent: Desmond Clarke (UCC)
3.00 pm Graduate Session
Hugo Newman (UCD)
Joel F. Hanisek (TCD)
4.00 pm Coffee Break
4.30 pm Gerard Casey (UCD): ‘Is Tolerance Tolerable?’
5.15-6.00 Open Discussion 

Professor Maria Baghramian, MRIA
Head of School of Philosophy
UCD Dublin
Editor: International Journal of Philosophical Studies
Co-director: Postgraduate Programme in Cognitive Science, UCD

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