A lecture and a workshop with Paul Gilbert

The Department of Philosophy (University of Rijeka) and the Croatian Society for Analytic Philosophy are pleased to invite you to a lecture and a workshop with Paul Gilbert.

The title of professor Gilbert’s talk is “Deathbed Regrets (With examples from English poetry)”.
The talk will be followed by a workshop that is dedicated to themes from Gilbert and colleagues’ book “Metaphilosophy

See the invitation here.

The lecture and workshop will take place on Thursday 14.9.2017, at the Facutly of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka, room 401.

Collection “Perspectives on the Self” is published

2017. August

Cover: Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik


Berčić, B. (ed.) Perspectives on the Self. University of Rijeka 2017.

Can we upload ourselves to computers? Are our iPhones and Notebooks parts of us? Why is Know thyself! still a good advice? What did the logical positivists think about the Cogito? Why did the Buddha argued that the self does not exist? Did the Ancients have a notion of subjectivity? What does it mean to put oneself in someone else’s shoes? Should we feel sorry for those who have never been born? In what sense does Emma Bovary exist? What counts as a good answer to the question “Who am I?”

In this collection of articles an international team of seventeen authors raise and answer these and many other interesting questions about the self and related matters.

Read more

Notification about the death of professor Žarnić

We regret to inform our colleagues, friends, and acquaintances about the sudden and unexpected departure of professor Berislav Žarnić.

Professor Žarnić (born 1959) was one of the leading Croatian logicians and a member of the Croatian Society for Analytic Philosophy since it was founded in the year 2000. He was a full professor of philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Split. During his career, he thought undergraduate and graduate courses in different areas of logic at the University of Rijeka and University of Zagreb. He was also a visiting fellow at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation in the University of Amsterdam. In addition to being a logician, he was a passionate educator and philosopher of pedagogy. His personal web page can be seen here.

Berislave, dear professor, friend, and colleague, you will be greatly missed.

Invitation to a series of lectures by professor José Bermúdez

The doctoral programme “Philosophy and Contemporaneity” and the Department of Philosophy in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Rijeka invites you to a series of lectures by professor José Luis Bermúdez.

Professor Bermúdez (Texas A & M University) will deliver a series of 5 tele-lectures (via Skype) on his recent book:
Understanding “I”, Oxford University Press, 2017.

The lectures will be delivered on the 25., 26., 27., 29., 30. of May 2017 at 16:00 at the Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sveučilišna avenija 4, 51000 Rijeka.
For the detailed programme of lectures and their venues, please see here.

Call for papers – conference “Politics and Morality”

The Institute of Philosophy (Zagreb, Croatia) invites submissions for a two-day conference entitled “Politics and morality”.
Plenary lectures will be given by professor Giuseppe Girgenti (Milano), professor Christoph Horn (Bonn), and professor Neven Sesardić (Zagreb).

The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2017.
The conference will be held on 18-19 October 2017 at the Institute of Philosophy in Zagreb.

See the official call for papers here.
The application form can be downloaded here.

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