mercredi 16 janvier 2019

Dilthey et le problème de la métaphysique (J.C. Anderson)

Séminaire de projet de thèse (M.A.)

Jean-Christophe Anderson

Dilthey et le problème de la métaphysique

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Mercredi 16 janvier 2019

University d'Ottawa
Pavillon Simard
Salle 125

Directeur:      Daniel Tanguay
Comité :         Denis Dumas
                       Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel
Président:       Patrice Philie

mercredi 9 janvier 2019

Christopher Lasch : De la critique du progrès au libéralisme tragique (T. Vachon)

Séminaire de projet de thèse (M.A.)

Thomas Vachon

Christopher Lasch : De la critique du progrès au libéralisme tragique

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Jeudi 10 janvier 2019

University d'Ottawa
Pavillon 100 Laurier
Salle 114

Directeur:      Daniel Tanguay
Comité :         Hilliard Aronovitch
                       Gilles Labelle
Président:       Mitia Rioux-Beaulne

vendredi 21 décembre 2018

PostDoctoral opportunity at Maastricht University

Subject: PostDoctoral opportunity at Maastricht University

Applicants are invited for a 17 month postdoctoral position supporting
the “IGNITE” project (
funded by Creative Europe, Media.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, multi-national
research team creating an online module in Design Thinking and Making to
be taught at MA level Maastricht and Aarhus Universities, as well as
online through the #dariahTeach platform.

We are looking for a talented and flexible early career researcher to be
part of the team to assist with a range of activities supporting both
the development of the module and the #dariahTeach platform

Researchers who have a completed a PhD in humanities, social science or
education, with methodological experience in one or more of the
following: e-learning, digital humanities, or design thinking are
invited to apply. Candidates who have recently submitted their thesis
can apply as well. The candidate should have interest in and (proven)
experience with a multidisciplinary approach to the areas of Knowledge,
Technology and Digitalisation. The postdoctoral researcher will be based
at Maastricht University.

Further details and application information are available at

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2019.

lundi 10 décembre 2018

PostDoc : Early Modern Cosmology: Institutions and Metaphysics

Please, find attached the call for one postdoctoral fellowship (1 year with the possibility of an extension of one extra year) linked to the research ERC endeavor EarlyModernCosmology – “Institutions and Metaphysics of Cosmology in the Epistemic Networks of Seventeenth-Century Europe” (GA 725883) which has received funding from the European Research Council - Horizon 2020 and is based at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (

The research endeavor addresses the confessional, political and ideological settings of early modern science, with a particular focus on cosmology. The project has an overarching thematic, geographical, and geopolitical scope and is reinforced by a methodological and philosophical reflection on political epistemology informed by Gramscian views on society, culture, and politics.

As Principal Investigator I am currently looking for one post-doctoral fellow with an outstanding project in one or more of the following research areas relevant to the ERC endeavor:

1.             Early-modern cultural history of science: Cosmology and related disciplines in their socio-political context;

2.            Early-modern institutional history: Early-modern institutional history of ideas    and/or epistemic webs in their socio-cultural and political entanglements;

3.                 Political epistemology: Methodological problems of historical epistemology for the investigation of science, religion and ideology.

Deadline: 31 January 2019 at 12:00 (Venice time)

For the details and the on-line submission, please follow the instructions in the call on the university’s official website:




Research support office (Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage):

Project Manager EarlyModernCosmology: Silvia Bellacicco

Principal Investigator EarlyModernCosmology: Pietro Daniel Omodeo

I would be very grateful if you consider this opportunity or forward this call to young scholars who may be interested.

Appel à contributions : The Ethics of Roles: Public, Professional, Personal : Call for papers

Call for Papers
7th Annual Graduate Conference at the Centre for Ethics
University of Toronto
May 3-4, 2019

The Ethics of Roles: Public, Professional, Personal

The Graduate Associates at the Universityof Toronto Centre for Ethics  are soliciting papers for their 7th annual graduate student conference. The conference theme is “The Ethics of Roles: Public, Professional, Personal.” We will use this opportunity to explore the place of roles within our ethical lives, such as the ways in which roles can alter our moral duties, improve or corrupt our moral character, and shape our understanding of others. We will also consider the ethical dimensions of specific roles, for example: public servants, lawyers, medical this breadth of focus to reveal common questions and further our understanding professionals, business professionals, academics, artists, religious or spiritual advisors, citizens, parents, siblings and friends. The hope is for of roles and their ethics.

The conference will feature a public keynote address by Arthur Applbaum, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values at Harvard University. Applbaum is the author of Ethics for Adversaries:
The Morality of Roles in Public and Professional Life. His
work has appeared in journals such as Philosophy
& Public Affairs, Journal of the American Medical Association, Harvard Law
Review, Ethics,
and Legal Theory.

The Graduate Associates invite participants to present their work in an interdisciplinary environment that takes a deliberately broad approach to ethics. We welcome submissions from a variety of fields, including, but not limited to: political science, studies, and history. Accepted submissions will be paired with a discussant philosophy, bioethics, literature, law, sociology, economics, religious from the Centre for Ethics community.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Ethical conceptions of roles and the “good life”
  • Philosophical analyses of roles and their relation to moral responsibility 
  • Contributions to sociological role theory
  • Literary and artistic perspectives on roles and their ethics 
  • The ethics of public service 
  • The ethics of lawyering and the adversary legal system 
  • Business ethics 
  • Bioethics 
  • The ethics of academia and/or journalism 
  • The ethics of family roles and friendships 
Submission Instructions

Interested participants should send an abstract of their paper, not exceeding 300 words, to with the subject line “Graduate Conference Proposal 2018”. Submissions must be prepared for blind review. In your email, please include your name, abstract title, and institutional affiliation. Submissions are restricted to persons currently enrolled in a graduate or professional program. We can only accept one submission per author. Submissions should be suitable for a 15-20 minute conference-style presentation.

Successful applicants will be contacted in February. Following acceptance, a paper version of the presentation will be requested, for use by discussants.

The deadline for submissions is January 31, 2018 For further information, please contact us at

mercredi 5 décembre 2018

Causalité dans la théorie darwinienne (J.-P. Dubé)

Soutenance de thèse (M. A.)

Jean-Philippe Dubé

Causalité dans la théorie darwinienne

Source : Wikipédia

Mardi, 11 décembre, 2018

Université d'Ottawa
Pavillon Desmarais
Salle 10161

Superviseur:            David Hyder
Examinateurs:         Vincent Bergeron
                                Paul Rusnock
Président:                Antoine Côté