The Research Seminar in Philosophy; Univ. of Helsinki


University of Helsinki

meets on Thursdays from 16 to 18 in the department seminar room (Siltavuorenpenger 20 A, room 222), unless stated otherwise. The meetings are open for all. Papers may be available on the home page of the research seminar (


The current programme:

20.9 Prof. Helmut Pape (Bamberg): "Thinking and Acting. The Logical Background of Peirce's Pragmatism"

27.9 Jussi Backman: Being and Being-Something: Aristotle's Metaphysical Critique of Parmenides.

4.10 Susanna Lindberg : Thinking the Elemental: Schelling's Organism, Heidegger's fysis and Merleau-Ponty's flesh.

9.10 (Note! Tuesday!) Jacek Kornak : "Post-fenomenological Reading of Pornography"

11.10 (Note! Room 303)  Panu Raatikainen: "Ontological Relativity and the Inscrutability of Reference"

1.11 Juhana Lemetti: TBA

8.11 Nora Hämäläinen: Moral Particularism and Narrative Fiction.

22.11 Henrik Rydenfelt: TBA

13.12 Tuomas Tahko: TBA

14.12 (Note! Friday!) Mark Phelan (UNC) : TBA