Sunday, December 20, 2009

MSCP 2010 Summer School

Seasons greetings from the Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy.

Our new website at www.mscp.org.au is almost complete. There you will find online enrolment for the 2010 summer school is now available. Please note that our 10% early bird discount ends January 5. If you would like to help the MSCP publicise its activities to the community, a pdf of our program is available for downloading on the website, or if you would like our leaflets posted to you in the future, please let me know at atma_the_dog@hotmail.com

Cheer,
James Garrett,
MSCP Publicity officer.

As always, please forward this information to interested students and colleagues.

MSCP PHILOSOPHY SUMMER SCHOOL

Venue: Weeks 1 and 2 will be in the multi-purpose room in the 1888 Building, and weeks 3 and 4 will be in the Academic Centre at Newman and St. Mary’s Colleges, both at the University of Melbourne.

January 25 – February 19, 2010
www.mscp.org.au

Week 1: Jan 25 - 29
11am-1pm DELEUZE’S LEIBNIZ: THE FOLD (Sean Bowden)
2pm-4pm FOUCAULT'S ARCHEOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE (Jon Roffe)

Week 2: Feb 1 - 5
11am-1pm NIETZSCHE’S LEGACY: EXISTENTIALISM, POST-STRUCTURALISM, TRANSHUMANISM (Dr Ashley Woodward)
2pm-4pm PHENOMENOLOGY MEETS THE NEUROSCIENCES (Dr Maurita Harney)

Week 3: Feb 8 - 12
11am-1pm THE PROBLEM OF SOCRATES: PLATO, XENOPHON AND THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHY (Bryan Cooke)
2pm-4pm HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY I: THE PRESOCRATICS (James Garrett)

Week 4: Feb 15 - 19
11am-1pm JACQUES LACAN AND LEO STRAUSS: A SYMPOSIUM ON THE ANCIENT AND THE MODERN (Dr Matthew Sharpe)
2pm-4pm EMMANUEL LEVINAS: PHILOSOPHY OF RADICAL ALTERITY (Dr Andrea León-Monterro)

Full course details, recommended readings and enrolment are available at: www.mscp.org.au
Each course consists of 5x2 hour seminars, from Monday to Friday. A course reader is provided on the first day of each course.

The Melbourne School of Continental Philosophy is an independent teaching and research group made up of graduate students and academics who share the goal of providing continental philosophy wherever it is needed. The MSCP runs philosophy workshops and teaches annual summer and winter schools. Join our mailing list on the website for updates on MSCP activities.
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