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News and Events
Blackstone Innovation Award 2018
Congratulations to the team from our Philosophical Dialogue Project on winning the Blackstone Innovation Award 2018 for their social innovation project in P4C.
Pupils from Sciol Iognaid 6th class took an entry to the Irish Young Philosopher's Awards Festival at UCD guided by facilitators from the Philosophical Dialogue Project.
World Philosophy Day 2017
PhD students Lucy Elvis and Annie McKeown O'Donovan were invited to a special reception at Áras an Uachtaráin to celebrate World Philosophy Day 2017 with 6th class students from Galway City who participated in our P4C in-school pilot.
Explore Project Funding 2017
Students and staff from NUIG Philosophy won the Explore grant to design and deliver Ireland's first Philosophy Summer Camp.
World Bioethics Day (19th October, 2016)
There will be a one-day symposium on Irish Bioethics on the above date from 10.00-16.15 in the Seminar Room 203 (the original Moore Institute seminar room), NUI Galway. To register (free, but limited numbers), or for further information, please go to: www. unescobioethicsireland.eu or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Culture Within Dialogue East-West
11th November, 2016 will see an International Conference on Cross-Cultural Philosophy coming to NUIGalway on 11 November, 2016. Venue: The Hardiman Building, Moore Institute Seminar Room, G011. Further information can be got at "International Research Group for Culture and Dialogue" www.irccd.org
Seminar on Poetry and Philosophy
You are cordially invited to above Seminar on Wednesday 25th May 2016 from 2-4 pm in Hardiman Building G011, NUIGalway.
Speakers: Prof. William Desmond (KU Leuven): "Poetic Porosity and Astonished Prayer: On the Poetics of Sean O'Riordain" and Prof. Felix O Murchadha (NUIG) "Gerald Manley Hopkins: Nature and Emotion". All Welcome
We are pleased to invite participation in a one day symposium on Paul Crowther's Aesthetics - to be held at the National University of Ireland, Galway; May 12, 2016.
There is no fee to attend this sympsoium and all are welcome. To register your interest or with any queries please email crowthersymposium email@example.com
This programme and further details about the symposium can be found at https://crowtherspymposium16.wordpress.com/
The Moore Institute and the Discipline of Philosophy are pleased to invite you to the following Research Seminar:
"Idea, Multiplicity, Reflection, Merleau-Ponty's Radical Concepts"
By Prof. Dorothea Olkowski, University of Colorado
Date: Tuesday, 12th April, 2016: Time: 4pm: Venue: The Hardiman Research Building, G011 Seminar Room.
The discipline of Philosophy is delighted to welcome Professor Jonathan Wolff to NUI, Galway as part of the President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative. He will deliver a public lecture on 'Social Equality and Poverty' to which you are warmly invited.
Date: Friday 10th October, 2014
Venue: Aula Maxima Lower
Nietzsche Symposium at NUI, Galway
The Galway Nietzsche Symposium is a one-day event that brings together academics and advanced graduate students working on Nietzsche from John Cabot University Rome, NUI Galway and University College Cork.
Date: 30th October, 2015
Venue: THB-G011 Seminar Room, James Hardiman Building
Please see the following link for further information:
Symposium: 29th February at 12.30 - 5.30pm. in G011 Hardiman Research Building on the Phenomenology of Theatre and Film. All Welcome.
Previous International Workshop: Kant and Nietzsche: Religion, 19th March 2014 at following link.
Conceptions of Causality and Freedom in the History of Metaphysics - Graduate Workshop - 2nd April, 2014
Philosophy Seminar Series 2015/2016
Ronan Powell will present a paper on "Pierre Hadot's Philosophy as a Way of Life: A Critique" on Monday 18th January, 2016 in Tom Duddy Seminar Room Philosophy Building, 19 Distillery Road at 3pm. All Welcome.
Lucy Elvis will present a paper 'On "Good" Buildings, the question of Architecture and Ethos' on Monday 1st February, 2016 at 3pm in Tom Duddy Seminar Room, Philosophy Building, 19 Distillery Road at 3pm. All Welcome.
Annie McKeown O'Donovan will present a paper on 'Acts, omissions and assisted suicide: some reflections on the Marie Fleming case' on Monday 15th February, 2016 at 3pm in Tom Duddy Seminar Room, Philosophy Building, 19 Distillery Road at 3pm. ALL WELCOME
Michael Hardiman will present a paper on "Hannah Arendt and the banality of human evil" on Thursday 3rd March 2016 at 2pm in Tom Duddy Seminar Room, Philosophy Buidling, 19 Distillery Road. All Welcome
Donna Maguire will present a paper on Deliberation: A Vehicle for Progress? on Monday March 7th at 3pm in Tom Duddy Seminar Room, Philosophy Building, 19 Distillery Road, Galway. All Welcome
Kathy Rooney will present a paper on 'Epistemic Injustice: An Analysis' on Monday March 14th, 2016 at 3pm in Tom Duddy Seminar Room, Philosophy Building, 19 Distillery Road, Galway. All Welcome
Aideen Clayton will present a paper on 'Are we distracted from leading a virtuous life? Reflections on the works of Gabriel Marcel' on Monday 4th April, 2016 at 3pm in the Tom Duddy Seminar Room , Philosophy Building, 19 Distillery Road, Galway. All Welcome.
Greg Crowley will present a paper on Derrida and Husserl "The Impossibility of a Naked Thought" on Monday 11th April, in the Tom Duddy Seminar Room, Philosophy Building,19 Distillery Road, at 3pm. All Welcome.