Heidegger Conference being held at King's
October 26, 2017
By Lindsay Marcaccio, Communications Intern
The Centre for Advanced Research in European Philosophy at King’s University College is presenting Heidegger: Dwelling, Thinking and the Ethical Life this weekend. Over the course of three days attendees will have the opportunity to hear panelists’ presentations centred on the themes of thinking, dwelling, and the ethical life as they relate to Heidegger’s work. King’s Philosophy professors, Dr. Antonio Calcagno and Dr. Stephen Lofts are among those presenting.
King’s is especially pleased to welcome to campus as plenary speakers: Dr. Dennis Schmidt, Western Sydney University, Dr. Julia Ireland, Whitman College and Dr. Andrew Mitchell, Emory University.
Recent philosophy alumni from King’s will be presenting their post-graduate research. Current King’s philosophy students will be helping to run the conference as volunteers.
The entire conference will take place in the Darryl J. King Student Life Centre starting with registration at 2:45 p.m. on Friday, October 27.
Dr. Lofts will present the closing keynote address at 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, October 29.
Find details and a full list of speakers.
Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher best known for his contributions to phenomenology and existentialism. His first and best known book, "Being and Time"(1927) is one of the central philosophical works of the 20th century.