Philosophy of the Senses: Seeing
Start time: 14:00 / End time: 16:30 / Date: 13 Nov 2020 / Venue: Online event
Open to: Students in host dept/school/institute/centre / Staff in host dept/school/institute/centre / Students from same Faculty as host dept/school/institute/centre / Staff from same Faculty as host dept/school/institute/centre / Students within this Faculty / Staff within this Faculty / Specific UOL Students (for details see 'Suitable For') / Specific UOL Staff (for details see 'Suitable For') / Any UOL students / Any UOL staff / Students from other HEIs / Staff from other HEIs/research institutions / Any potential undergraduate students / Any potential postgraduate students / Any potential international students / University of Liverpool Alumni / Business/industry / General Public
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Philosophy of the Senses: Seeing - Free Online Workshop at the University of Liverpool
13 November 2020, 2 pm to 4.30 pm.
What do we do when we see things? Can we do something to them by looking at them, or is seeing simply a way of acquiring knowledge? Do we see what is really there? Do we see all that is there to be seen? Is seeing a practice that needs to be learned? Do we all see the same when we look at the same things? Does seeing involve conceptual thinking? Are there different kinds of seeing? Is there also an ethical seeing, just as there is an aesthetic seeing or a scientific seeing?
At this workshop, we will explore these and other related questions, taking our main cue from Eva Schuermann’s recent book Seeing as Practice. Philosophical Investigations into the Relation between Sight and Insight (Palgrave Macmillan 2019).
2.00-2.45 Keynote: Eva Schuermann (Magdeburg): Seeing as Practice
3.00-3.25 Laura Gow (Liverpool): Seeing the Unseen
3.25-3.50 Yiota Vassilopoulou (Liverpool): Sciamachy. Seeing as Sparring with Shadows
4.00-4.25 Vid Simoniti (Liverpool): Seeing Thought in Images
For further details please contact Michael Hauskeller: email@example.com
Attendance is free. There will be a 15 minute break after the keynote (2.45-3.00), and another 10 minute break after the third talk (3.50-4.00).
A Zoom meeting link and password will be communicated before the event.
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