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New Research Fellow, Stefan Riedener

The DLCC is very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Stefan Riedener as a Research Fellow of the DLCC. Dr Riedener is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of Zurich’s Centre for Ethics. He received his undergraduate degree in philosophy, German literature and mathematics from the University of Zurich, and … Continue reading

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DLCC Reception, The Charterhouse

Last week, in the Elizabethan splendour of the Great Chamber of London’s Charterhouse, an evening reception hosted by world-renowned actress and activist Joanna Lumley marked the launch of the DLCC’s major fundraising programme. The event also marked the launch of its Compassion Matters programme, in partnership with the Dragon School, … Continue reading

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Conference: Transhumanism

On 3rd-8th April 2017 DLCC Fellow Dr. Dr. Benedikt Göcke has organised a wide ranging conference on the theme of transhumanism. This event will also feature a talk by DLCC Fellow Ralph Weir. Transhumanism is the thesis that we should deploy the means provided by the sciences to change human nature and … Continue reading

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Death of DLCC Fellow, Derek Parfit

Death of DLCC Fellow, Derek Parfit DLCC Fellow and Emeritus Professor of All Souls College, University of Oxford, Derek Parfit died on 1st January 2017. Professor Parfit was an immensely influential ethicist whose groundbreaking work served to define several ongoing discussions. His 1984 book, Reasons and Persons advanced challenging arguments … Continue reading

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DLCC Lecture, Simon Baron-Cohen

On 16th January 2017 DLCC Fellow, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen will deliver a talk entitled ‘Zero Degrees of Empathy’ on the psychology of empathy. This event is free and open to the public and will take place in the Danson Room, Trinity College, Oxford from 1:30pm-3:00pm. A sandwich lunch will be … Continue reading

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Communicating Values Today

DLCC Fellow Dr Mikolaj Sławkowski-Rode has been invited to give a keynote address to the European bishops responsible for social communications on the theme of communicating values today. This event will take place in Glasgow, November 2016. In addition to being a Fellow of the DLCC Dr Sławkowski-Rode member of the … Continue reading

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DLCC Fellow Charles Taylor Awarded Berggruen Prize

Charles Taylor, Senior Research Fellow of the DLCC, has been named winner of the inaugural Berggruen Prize. The Berggruen prize of $1 million is awarded by the Berggruen Institute annually to a thinker whose ideas are of broad significance for shaping human self-understanding and the advancement of humanity. According the … Continue reading

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International Summer School, Croatia

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In the coming week four Fellows of the DLCC, Dr. Dr. Benedikt Goecke, Samuel Hughes, Dr. Mikolaj Slawkowski-Rode, and Ralph Weir will be teaching at an international summer school at Sveti Kriz, near Trogir, Croatia. The summer school will bring together students from across Europe to discuss responses to evil in … Continue reading

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DLCC Fellow Sandy Stoddart Interview

DLCC Honorary Fellow, Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland, Sandy Stoddart has recently been interviewed by DLCC Fellow Mikolaj Slawkowski-Rode for the Polish magazine Arttak. An English language version of the interview will soon be available at www.humanephilosophy.com. Related posts: No related posts.

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True and False Mysticism in Leibniz

On Tuesday 24th November, 12:30-14:00 the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities will host DLCC Senior Research Fellow, Paul Lodge to deliver a talk entitled ‘True and False Mysticism in Leibniz’. Please see here for further details. The question of Leibniz’s relationship to mysticism has been a topic of some … Continue reading

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