World Philosophy Day: Love & literature

Date : 
16 November 2017 
Venue: Stanton Library
Council Event
Cost: Free

Event Details

Join Dr Sam Sphall from the University of Sydney for a lively discussion exploring the philosophy of love and literature. Online bookings essential.

Celebrated on the 3rd Thursday in November, World Philosophy Day underlines the enduring value of philosophy for the development of human thought. In establishing World Philosophy Day, UNESCO strives to promote an international culture of philosophical debate that respects human dignity and diversity. The Day encourages academic exchange and highlights the contribution of philosophical knowledge in addressing global issues.

Sam Shpall is a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Sydney. His main interests are in ethics and moral psychology; aesthetics, especially the interpretation and value of art; the philosophy of action; social and political philosophy; and the philosophy of law. Dr. Shpall is currently writing on the nature of love, and the relationship of love to agency, rationality, ethics, and the meaning of life.

 

Refreshments from 6pm, discussion starts 6.30pm. 

Booking Essential

Time

Thursday
16 November 2017 at 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Venue

Stanton Library
234 Miller
North Sydney
New South Wales 2060

Contact

Telephone
: 9936 8425

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