A report from Britain’s biggest annual gathering of philosophers.
Conference Briefing: Wittgenstein and Forms of Life
TPM investigates Wittgenstein and his forms of life.
Conference Briefing: Whose Environment? Which Nature? – A Reply to Avner de Shalit
In response to Avner de-Shalit, John O’Neill asks if a neutral definition of “the environment” is possible.
Everyone Is Talking About The Environment. But What Is It?
Avner de Shalit on uses of the term “environment”. From the University of London’s Senate House day of talk and debate on the environment.
Conference Briefing: Aristotle’s Forms in this World?
Claude Pearson shows how Aristotle thought the world of Forms was redundant.
Conference Briefing: Aristotle’s Texts
Claude Pearson tells the story of Aristotle’s text.
Conference Briefing: Aristotle on Human Happiness
In the second talk, Claude Pearson outlined Aristotle’s different approach and conclusions on the topic of happiness.
Conference Briefing: Plato on The Forms
Jeff Mason and Plato debate the world of Forms.
Conference Briefing: Plato on Human Happiness
An audience of 100 A level teachers and their students attending a one-day conference was treated to a fascinating tour through the thought of Plato and Aristotle by Jeff Mason and Claude Pearson, of Middlesex University. The theme was “human happiness”, but the talks ranged far wider than the title suggests.