Iris Murdoch Symposium; 29.5.2009, Uppsala

Iris Murdoch Symposium

May 29, 2009
Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University
English Park Campus, Room, Eng 2/1077

09:45 – 10:45 Niklas Forsberg (Uppsala)
Knowing and Not Knowing What a Human Being Is
(Chair: Kim Solin)

11:00 – 12:00 Elin Svenneby (Oslo)
Kierkegaard was Parked Outside:The Intricacy of Existence and Moral Thinking in Iris Murdoch's Novel An Accidental Man (1971).
(Chair: Kim Solin)

12.00 – 13.45 LUNCH

13:45 – 14:45 Nora Hämäläinen (Helsinki)
What is a Wittgensteinian Neo-Platonist?
(Chair: Ingeborg Löfgren)

15:00 – 16:00 Anna Victoria Hallberg (Örebro)
Generality and Particularity: Philosophical Pictures and Unclassifiable Images
(Chair: Ingeborg Löfgren)

16:00 – 16:30 KAFFE

16:30 – 17:30 Kate Larson (Uppsala)
A Passionate but Troubled Affair - Iris Murdoch's Struggle with Martin Heidegger's Philosophy
(Chair: Pär Segerdahl)

17:30 Reception at the Department of Philosophy

19:30 Dinner at "Trattoria Commedia"

(Pre-registration required)
Arranged by the Department of Philosophy with support from SALT

If you want to participate at the dinner, please contact Niklas Forsberg (niklas.forsberg (at) no later than Tuesday, May 19.