Call for abstracts 2022

Call for abstracts “Philosophy in the Public Space” Conference Trinity College Dublin, 21-22nd October 2022   Extended abstract deadline: Monday 9th May (midnight Irish time)   .pdf version of this call for abstracts We live in a time of multiple crises when philosophy’s public role is once again a matter of significant concern. Much public discourse, whether in parliaments and public squares, on traditional or social media, seems far removed from ideals of reasoned discussion Read more…

Postgraduate seminar series, Spring 2022

We aim to create a platform for postgraduate philosophy students at Irish Higher Education Institutions, enabling them to bond and share their research across the community. Our schedule for Spring 2022 is as follows: Time zone: Dublin/London          Location: online (via Zoom) The speakers (following the sequence of the timetable)   Marten Kaas, University College Cork Marten Kaas is a PhD candidate completing his studies at University College Cork on the philosophy Read more…

SEMINAR: Plato’s theory on Eros and the political implications

Wednesday January 12, 4:00PM GMT Zoom link will be sent to all IPS members in due course. If you are not a member and wish to PARTICIPATE, please contact felix.omurchadha [at] nuigalway.ie Plato’s theory on Eros and the political implications by Panos Eliopoulos University of Ioannina, Greece; Open University of Cyprus; Erasmus Visiting Scholar, University College Cork, Ireland (2022). ABSTRACT: In most of the platonic dialogues, it is emphasized that proper pleasures and likings comprise prerequisites Read more…

Colloquium Schedule, February-April 2021

Joint TCD/UCC Philosophy Colloquium Sponsored by The Irish Philosophical Society Friday afternoons, 3pm on Zoom (check individual events for times) February 5 (3pm) – Jenann Ismael (Columbia) – Time and the Visual Imagination:  from physics to philosophy February 12 (3pm) – Cara Nine (UCC) –  Secession: Crafting Borders and Environmental Responsibility February 19 (3pm) – Alba Montes Sánchez (UCC) – Three Forms of Pride March 5 (3pm) – Maria Baghramian (UCD) – Trust as a norm of science Read more…

Call for papers – ‘The Future as a Present Concern’

THE FUTURE AS A PRESENT CONCERN | NUIG – IPS – BSP | ONLINE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE | 1-3 SEPTEMBER 2021 Online international conference between the National University of Ireland Galway / Ollscoil Na Héireann Gaillimh, The Irish Philosophical Society / Cumann Fealsúnachta Na Héireann, and the British Society for Phenomenology. * * * Call for Papers * * * The organisers invite abstracts for the international conference The Future as a Present Concern. Due to Read more…

‘The Future as a Present Concern’ Online Conference 2021: NUIG – IPS – BSP

Online international conference between the National University of Ireland Galway / Ollscoil Na Héireann Gaillimh, The Irish Philosophical Society | Cumann Fealsúnachta Na Héireann, and the British Society for Phenomenology This conference explores the question of the future from phenomenological and other philosophical perspectives. There will be papers on various aspects of this question, whether ontological, ethical, aesthetical, epistemological, and in relation to political theory, gender theory, critical race theory, ecology, philosophy of religion, philosophy Read more…

Law/Gender/Body/Texts (LGBT)

IPS is proud to sponsor Law/Gender/Body/Texts (LGBT), an online speaker series organized by Valeria Venditti (UCC). LGBT Poster (.pdf) Law/Gender/Body/Texts is an online discussion that draws together international scholars from different disciplines to explore the issue of gender and its transformations. This series of workshops aims at envisioning alternative ways of conceiving gender by taking into account practices and material conditions that challenge the binary understanding of gender. Legal systems, bodies and texts will be Read more…

Joint TCD/UCC Philosophy Colloquium

Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork are hosting a philosophy colloquium together this year, sponsored by the Irish Philosophical Society. The printable schedule is here and will be updated as we receive abstracts. Venue Online, Zoom Time Mondays, 4-6pm, Irish Local Time Chair/organizers Adina Preda, Philosophy, TCD Director of Trinity Centre for Justice and Values Cara Nine, Philosophy, UCC President of Irish Philosophical Society   To be added to the Zoom invite list, please Read more…

Irish Philosophy ‘Work-in-Progress’ Seminar Series (online)

During this summer of cancelled conferences, workshops and other events, we are hosting an Irish Philosophy ‘Lock-In’ Work-In-Progress series. All sessions will be online and will not last more than an hour. The series is hosted in collaboration with Trinity’s new Centre for Justice and Values, Directed by Adina Preda. Several of the Centre’s members feature in this first set of speakers. We’re kicking things off with presentations by researchers from UCC, NUI Galway, and Read more…

CANCELLED: IPS Annual Conference 2020

We are sorry to report that the Irish Philosophical Society‘s 2020 conference has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In lieu of that, we have organised a ‘Work in Progress’ seminar series, featuring a range of fascinating talks and the opportunity for Q&A with some of Ireland’s leading philosophers. See our events page for details. The full programme is available here.

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