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Vortrag entfällt: Prof. emerit. Peter Tepe (HHU): Schönheit im Alltag. Zur Theorie der ästhetischen Erfahrung (Zoom)

19.01.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Aus gesundheitlichen Gründen muss der Vortrag von Herrn Professor Tepe am 19.01.2021 leider entfallen.

Prof. Sander Verhaegh (Univ. Tilburg): Coming to America: Carnap, Reichenbach, and the Great Intellectual Migration (Zoom)

12.01.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr

Abstract In the years before the Second World War, Rudolf Carnap and Hans Reichenbach emigrated to the United States, escaping the quickly deteriorating political situation on [...]

Dr. Jan Philip Dapprich (Düsseldorf): The Problem of Original Acquisition in Robert Nozick’s Theory of Justice (Zoom)

15.12.2020, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


A major problem in Robert Nozick’s historical entitlement theory of justice is that he lacks an explanation of how property rights (or entitlements) first come [...]

Dr. Alexander Christian (HHU): On the Denial of Medical Knowledge During the COVID-19-Pandemic (Zoom)

08.12.2020, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


The denial of epidemiological and virological knowledge in wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is commonly seen as a serious problem for science communication, [...]

Prof. Joachim Horvarth (Univ. Bochum): The Myth of Intuitive Expertise (Zoom)

01.12.2020, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


Various findings from experimental philosophy suggest that intuitive judgments about hypothetical cases are untrustworthy because they are sensitive to irrelevant [...]