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Intellectual History and Theory

Uniting fifty students from over eleven departments to form a scholarly community interested in the subjects and methods of intellectual history.

The Intellectual History and Theory Working Group brings together a scholarly community interested in the subjects and methods of intellectual history for regular, sustained engagement with current research. The group engages current scholarship in three ways: First, it hosts lectures that feature the latest research of local and visiting faculty members. Second, it offers opportunities for group members to workshop dissertation chapters, book chapters, and articles in progress.

Peter and Paul According to Bergson and Marx: Towards A Multirealist Methodology for an Anti-Global Society

April 22 | Peter and Paul According to Bergson and Marx: Towards A Multirealist Methodology for an Anti-Global Society | Hoon Song

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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221 Kroeber Hall, UC Berkeley

Medieval Philosophy

A group for those interested in Medieval Philosophy

This working group in medieval philosophy engages with those texts of the Middle Ages that are most important for later thinkers.  It provides an outlet for exploration not only to those people in history, literature, and foreign languages to study the philosophical systems that engaged their own objects of study, but also provides valuable background for those people working with later thinkers across the social sciences and humanities.  Many of the twentieth century‚Äôs most important thinkers worked on medieval philosophy early in their careers: Martin Heidegger wrote his dissert

Ancient Philosophy

Our main objective is to foster the interdisciplinary exchange between humanists working in Classics and in Philosophy

The Working Group in Ancient Philosophy has been in existence at UC Berkeley since 2001. Its main objective is to foster the interdisciplinary exchange between humanists working in Classics and in Philosophy. The group features talks by distinguished scholars from both fields, but it also provides a forum for graduate students from UC Berkeley to present their work in progress. In addition, it regularly meets to read and discuss Ancient philosophical texts in the original language.

Eighteenth-Century Studies

Our group fosters interdisciplinary exchange between faculty and graduate students working in the long eighteenth century.

Our main objective is to foster interdisciplinary exchange between faculty and graduate students working in the long eighteenth century. The group meets monthly to discuss works of eighteenth-century moral philosophy, social history, political economy, poetry, fiction, and literary and art criticism. We host talks by distinguished scholars from within and without the UC system and, beginning in Fall 2011, will offer a forum for graduate students from UC Berkeley to present their work in progress.

Frankfurt School of Aesthetics and Political Theory

The Frankfurt School working group traces the works of what came to be known as the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory.

Started in 2006, the Frankfurt School of Aesthetics and Political Theory working group traces the works of what came to be known as the Frankfurt School of Critical Theory, comprising a loose constellation of figures around The Institute for Social Research.

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