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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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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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Compassion for Schools

We are very pleased to announce a new and exciting project, Compassion for Schools. We are further delighted to announce that the project will be developed during the coming year in partnership with the renowned Dragon School in Oxford. Regular readers will recall that during August 2016, the Director of … Continue reading

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Why is Aristotle Relevant to Modern Economics?

On the afternoon of 28th October 2016 Professor Kenneth Stikkers will deliver a guest lecture for the DLCC entitled ‘Why is Aristotle Relevant to Modern Economics?’ Attendance at this event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to attend are asked to register by email to ralph@dlccoxford.org to help … 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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The Philosophy of Iris Murdoch

We are delighted to announce that the DLCC will co-sponsor the upcoming conference, ‘The Philosophy of Iris Murdoch’. This event will take place on 11th June, Seminar Room East, Mansfield College, Oxford, and will consider a number of different themes from the philosophical writings of Iris Murdoch including: Justin Broackes … Continue reading

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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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Dalai Lama Celebrates Inauguration of DLCC in Oxford

On Monday the 14th of September His Holiness the Dalai Lama visited Oxford for the formal launch of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion. Following a press conference at Magdalen College, the Dalai Lama arrived at Rhodes House for an event with local school children. His Holiness then addressed the … Continue reading

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First International Philosophical Dialogue, East-West

Three Fellows of the Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion delivered papers as delegates to the First International Philosophical Dialogue, East-West, on the topic of Science and Religion. This event took place in Skopje, Sveti Nikole and Ohrid, Macedonia under the auspices of the Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, the … Continue reading

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Paul Lodge to become Senior Research Fellow of the DLCC

The Centre is very pleased to announce that Paul Lodge will be joining the team as a Senior Research Fellow. Paul Lodge is University Lecturer in Early Modern Philosophy at the University  of Oxford and a Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy at Mansfield College. He has a BA  in Philosophy and … Continue reading

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