During our online seminar on October 5, 2017 (within “The Berlin Forum Seminars Online Project”) we discussed John Lachs’s “The Quality of Life (2017)” (READ it from HERE or DOWNLOAD PDF from HERE). Lachs (1934-) is one of leading American pragmatists. His interest in practical philosophy can best be seen in his texts devoted to […]
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“The Berlin Forum Seminars Online Project” intends to discuss ideas that deal with various aspects of the good life in the contemporary world. Our background is philosophical — both ancient (Greek stoicism in the first instance) and contemporary (predominantly American pragmatism) — but we also appreciate the interdisciplinary approaches. We want to use the social […]
Above and below: Pragmatist Kant at Berlin Finnish Institute. An International conference (within the series of American and European Values-Berlin Edition) that took place on July 10-13, 2017. 30 speakers from the US and Europe discussed on various topics related to the future developments of the Kantian philosophical tradition and the pragmatist philosophical tradition.
Chris Skowroński (Opole University/Berlin Practical Philosophy International Forum) talks to Sarin Marchetti (University of Sapienza, Rome, Italy) on the occasion of the Berlin Forum’s international conference they both co-organize at the Finnland Institut in Berlin (July 10-13, 2017). Professor Marchetti talks about his contribution to the Pragmatist Kant conference in Berlin. The title of his […]
A photographer loses his memory and he falls in love with his sister. It is the beginning of his destruction – this is what the official info tells you about Photographer, His Lover, His Sister, and Her Lover (2016). What’s this in my view? A sort of mysterious postmodern combination of narratives within 12 minutes […]
Chris Skowroński (Opole University/Berlin Practical Philosophy International Forum) talks to Sami Pihlström (Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki) on the occasion of the Berlin Forum’s international conference they both co-organize at the Finnland Institut in Berlin (July 10-13, 2017). The general title of the conference is “Pragmatist Kant” and its main idea is to discuss […]