Ian Ramsey Centre


Humane Philosophy and the Arts 19 July 2014 Blackfriars Hall Oxford

  • 19 June 2014
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Humane Philosophy Conference Poster

The organisers of the Humane Philosophy Project, in partnership with the Ian Ramsey Centre, are proud to announce the project’s 2014 summer conference ‘Humane Philosophy and the Arts’, 19 July 2014, at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford.

The aim of the 2014 conference of the Humane Philosophy Project is to re-examine the philosophical import of the arts and the relationship between philosophical enquiry and artistic endeavour. In addition to talks on the conference theme the event will include a number of talks representing some of the broader interests of the Humane Philosophy Project.

Keynote speakers and timetable:

9:00 a.m.              Welcome and Introduction, Ralph Weir

9:30 a.m.              Zofia Rosińska

10:30 a.m.           Break with tea and coffee

11:00 a.m.           John Cottingham

12:00 p.m.           Stewart Sutherland

1:00 p.m.             Lunch, tea and coffee

2:00 p.m.             Parallel short papers (2 x 3 papers 20 minutes + 10 minutes Q&A each)

3:30 p.m.             Break with tea and coffee

4:00 p.m.             Lousie Hanson

5:00 p.m.             Colin McGinn

6:00 p.m.             Break with tea, coffee and snacks

6:30 p.m.             Roger Scruton

7:30 p.m.             Drinks reception, and conference end


Przemysław Bursztyka (University of Warsaw)
Mikolaj Slawkowski-Rode <http://philevents.org/user/profile/5946> (University of Warsaw)
Ralph Weir (Oxford University)


All those wishing to attend the conference are invited to contact Mikolaj Slawkowski-Rode at m.slawkowski-rode@uw.edu.pl. Please title your message 'conference registration'.

The registration fee of 10 pounds contributes towards a simple lunch, tea and coffee for the day, and a wine reception at the event’s close. Details concerning ways to pay, and the payment deadline will be given in the confirmation.

This conference is organised by the Humane Philosophy Project. The Humane Philosophy Project is an international initiative based at the Universities of Oxford and Warsaw which aims to provide a home and a platform for the best contemporary examples of humane philosophy. For more information please contact ralph.weir@bfriars.ox.ac.uk (UK) or m.slawkowski-rode@uw.edu.pl (PL).