Summer School with Professor Rae Langton, Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of

Ort: Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut, 45128 Essen
Beginn: 18.07.2018 16:00
Ende: 20.07.2018 18:00

Topic: Speech Acts and the Politics of Accommodation

Venue: Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities, Essen, Germany

Date: 18-20 July 2018

All PhD-Students and Post-Docs (and advanced students) are welcome!

The Summer School will focus on the discussion of some of Rae Langton’s recent texts. Rae Langton is known for combining speech act theory with topics from political and feminist philosophy, such as discrimination, hate speech and pornography. The summer School will deal mainly with her as yet unpublished texts ”The Authority of Hate Speech”, “Blocking as Counter Speech” and “How to Get a Norm from a Speech Act”, possibly also with some of the papers Langton collected in her “Sexual Solipsism”.

The texts will be sent out to the participants.

There will be no funding available for travel cost or accommodation, but there will be no fee.

If you would like to participate, please

- contact both organizers and also michaela.langhof@uni-due.de via email,

- briefly explain your interest and

- indicate whether you want to provide a short commentary on one of Langton´s texts and, if so, on which of them.

Deadline for application: 15. April 2018.


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