17.09.2018

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Upcoming  

From Shame to Disgust and Hatred:
Philosophical and Empirical Perspectives on Political Emotions – An International Conference in Phenomenological Philosophy, Moral Philosophy and Social Ontology.
October 11–12, 2018, venue: House of Science and Letters, Helsinki
Organised by Sara Heinämaa and Thomas Szanto (MEPA JyU) with Mikko Salmela (UH) and the Philosophical Society of Finland, assisted by Joni Puranen and Milla Rantala (MEPA JyU).
Conference website: https://mepaproject.home.blog

 

Ongoing

 

Phenomenological Research Seminar
(the so-called “Friday Seminar”)
Autumn 2018, venue: Topelia, room E107 (Unioninkatu 38E), 10:15–12:00.
PROGRAM
September 4 10-12 Kohji Ishihara, University of Tokyo: On phenomenological investigation on neuro-developmental/cognitive disorders.
September 21 Andrea Staiti, University of Parma: “Desire as the Individuation of Need, A Phenomenological Proposal in Dialogue with Barbaras and Husserl”
September 28 Sara Heinämaa: "Disgust: An emotion with political, moral and corporal dimensions"
October 8 14–16 Nicolas de Warren, Penn State University: “Flesh Made Into Meat: Verfleischlichung, torture, and disgust in Jean Améry”
October 11–12 “From Shame to Disgust” – Philosophical and Empirical Perspectives on Political Emotions – An International Conference in Phenomenological Philosophy, Moral Philosophy and Social Ontology.
October 19 Jaakko Vuori: TBA
October 26
November 2 Mirja Hartimo: “Husserl, Kant, and the Critical View of Logic”
November 9 Katja Keränen: TBA
November 16 Tuukka Brunila: “Schmitt, Mouffe, and Populism”
November 23 Harri Mäcklin: "Aesthetic Self-forgetfulness"
November 30 James Jardine: TBA
December 7 Milla Rantala: TBA
December 14 Joni Puranen: ”On Dreamless Sleep and Phenomenology”
For more information, please, contact Mirja.

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Reading group on Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception (in finnish)
Autumn 2018. Venue: Kaisa-Library Alumni & Researcher room (Kaisaniemi, Helsinki), 10:15–12:00.
PROGRAM
(TBA)
For more information, please, contact Milla or Joni.
 

Past

Phenomenological Research Seminar
(the so-called “Friday Seminar”)
Spring 2018, venue: Topelia, room E107 (Unioninkatu 38E), 10:15–12:00.
PROGRAM
February 23 Jaakko Belt: “Phenomenological Scepticism: Dennett’s Challenge and a Husserlian Answer”
March 3 Irina Poleschuk and Erika Ruonakoski: On the Centre of Practical Phenomenology
March 23 Minna-Kerttu Vienola: “The Conditions of Understanding the Other and the Possibilities of Public Dialogue”
April 6 Risto Tiihonen TBA
April 13 Hermanni Yli-Tepsa: TBA
April 20 NoSP2018: Gdańsk, Poland (19.–21.4.)
May 11 Ilpo Hirvonen: “Noema in the Middle: An Externalist Interpretation of Husserl's Account of Intentionality”
May 25 Milla Rantala: “Merleau-Ponty’s Concept of Embodied Intentionality (arc intentionnel) in Phénoménologie de la Perception
For more information, please, contact Mirja.





Reading group on Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception (in finnish)
Spring 2018. Venue: Kaisa-Library Alumni & Researcher room (Kaisaniemi, Helsinki), 10:15–12:00.
PROGRAM
January 23 Introduction: Classical Prejudices and the Return to Phenomena I & II
February 6 Introduction: Classical Prejudices and the Return to Phenomena III & IV
February 20 Part One: "The Body" I
March 6 Part One: "The Body" II & III
March 20 Part One: "The Body" III
April 4 Part One: "The Body" IV & V
May 8 Part One: "The Body" VI
May 22 The Perceived World (first 20 pages)
For more information, please, contact Milla or Joni.

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Phenomenology of Norms and Normativity
Research Symposium 
Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen
May 22, 2018, venue: Venue: University of Copenhagen, South Campus, Njalsgade 76, Lecture room 5B-1-08
PROGRAM
13:15–14:15 Sara Heinämaa (Academy of Finland, University of Jyväskylä): Three Types of Norms: Enabling, Prescriptive and Goal-Related
14:15–15:15 Smaranda Aldea (Kent State University): Experiencing Difference: Normativity, Orientation, and Modality in Imagining Consciousness
15:15–15:30 Coffee
15:30–16:30 Mirja Hartimo (University of Jyväskylä): Normativity of Husserl's Logic
http://cfs.ku.dk/calendar-main/2018/phenomenology-of-norms-and-normativity/

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Perspectives on Personhood and Communality
Conference
November 9–10 2017, Venue: House of Science and Letters, Helsinki
PROGRAM
Thursday – November 9. Tieteiden talo, room 312.
10:00–10:10 Welcoming words
10:10–11:45 Daniel Dalhstrom (Boston Univ.): “Revisiting Scheler on Shame.”
11:45–13:00 Lunch
13:00–14:00 Fredrik Westerlund (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Shame, Love, and Morality”
14:00–15:00 Jussi Saarinen & Joona Taipale (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Experiential Demarcation between Self and Others: Imagination, Affectivity, and Cognition"
15:00–15:30 Coffee
15:30–16:30 Thomas Szanto (CFS, Univ. of Copenhagen): “Collective Imagination and Imagining Collectives”
16:30–17:30 Michaela Summa (Univ. of Würzburg): “Fictional Emotions and Pluralization of Experience: Descriptive and Normative Implications”

Friday – November 10. Tieteiden talo, room 404.
09:30–10:30 Andrea Staiti (Univ. of Parma): “De-Psychologizing Benevolence: Lotze’s Ethics between Kant, Herbart, and the British Moralists”
10:30–11:30 Jussi Backman (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “The Invention of the Creative Imagination: Towards a Conceptual Genealogy of Creativity."
11:30–12:45 Lunch
12:45–13:45 Sophie Loidolt (Univ. of Kassel): “Appearance, Plurality, and Personhood”
13:45–14:45 Arto Laitinen (Univ. of Tampere): "Actualization of the Idea of Personhood (in a Human Being and in the Social World)"
14:45–15:15 Coffee
15:15–16:15 Mirja Hartimo (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Besinnung, Norms, and the Tasks for Transcendental Phenomenology”
16:15–17:15 Sara Heinämaa (Academy of Finland, Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Normativity and Intentionality: Concordance, Optimality and the Best Possible.
Organized by Sara Heinämaa (Academy of Finland, JyU) and Joona Taipale (JyU), assisted by Joni Puranen (JyU)