Why the History of Philosophy Matters
Prof. John Cottingham (University of Reading)

November 3, 2017, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
British Society for the History of Philosophy

Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31), Second Floor, King's Building
King's College London, Strand (Main Campus)
London WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom

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  • King's College London

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BSHP Annual Lecture 2017:

JOHN COTTINGHAM: "WHY THE HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY MATTERS"

All are very welcome. NB: Attendance is free, but registration is obligatory. To be on the attendees list, please an email with your full name to: secretary@bshp.org.uk

John Cottingham is a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Reading, and Honorary Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. He is the author of a long list of book on the history of philosophy and on Descartes in particular, including Cartesian Reflections (Oxford University Press, 2008), Western Philosophy (Blackwell, 2007), Philosophy and the good life: reason and the passions in Greek, Cartesian and psychoanalytic ethics (Cambridge University Press, 1998), Descartes’s Philosophy of Mind (Orion, 1997), The Rationalists (Oxford University Press, 1988), and Descartes (Blackwell, 1986). Cottingham is also co-editor and translator of the three-volume Cambridge edition of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes.

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