Chris Skowroński gave talks about stoic pragmatism at Viadrina University, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany (for students of cultural studies), and at University of Opole, Poland (for students of English philology). Stoic pragmatism is a term coined by John Lachs (1934-) for theory and practice of the good life both in social and individual contexts. In his book […]
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Most happy to announce that Maja Niestroj’s “The Solomonic Strategy – the Brain as Hardware, Culture as Software: Rereading Rorty’s Criticism of Cognitive Science” and Chris Skowronski’s “Naturalistic Axiology and Normativity in Rorty” are chapters in the volume Rorty and Beyond just published (January 2020) by Lexington Press (Rowman&Littlefield Group). The book’s editors are Auxier […]
We are happy to announce that Pragmatist Kant has been published. The volume can be read from here
We are happy to announce that John Lachs’s Practical Philosophy: Critical Essays on His Thought with Replies and Bibliography, edited by Chris Skowroński, has just been published by Brill (Leiden-Boston). The idea of the volume was born during the international conference on John Lachs (with his participation) that was organized by Berlin Forum in 2015 […]
We are happy to announce that the prestigious publishing house, Brill (Leiden-Boston), has just published The Life of Reason in an Age of Terrorism, co- edited by the members of Berlin Forum (Charles Padrón and Chris Skowoński). The idea of the book was born during the international conference organized by Berlin Forum in 2016 (special […]
The Santayana Society, including its President, dr. Richard Rubin, should be thanked for help with organizing an international online seminar on February 16, 2018. Our 2-hour-long discussion – click the recording above – circled around the following issues/questions: How does Santayana characterize the spiritual life in PSL and did his characterization of the spiritual life […]