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What is SIF?

"SIF" stands for "Středoevropský Institut Filosofie" ("The Central-European Institute of Philosophy"). The Institute promotes philosophy and transdisciplinary research. It achieves its goals through a specific curriculum and research, emphasizing the transdisciplinary and intercultural aspects and international cooperation. Furthermore,it hosts workshops and conferences,participates in several publishing activities and promotes the exchange of students and professors.

Anthony Steinbock: Prague Lectures

Research program „Phenomenology and Semiotics“ of the Framework for the Developement of Scientific Domains at Charles University in Prague, accomplished by the Faculty of Humanities, has the honour of inviting you to a series of lectures on topics in contemporary French philosophy presented by Professor Anthony Steinbock from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, U. S.

Professor Steinbock’s research interests include primarily contemporary German and French philosophy, especially phenomenology and its development in thinkers like Husserl, Merleau-Ponty, Scheler, Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida, Marion, Waldenfels, and Lefort.

Venue: Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Jilska 1, Prague 1, room no. 124a

4 November 2014, 5 – 7 p. m.: “Erotic Perception: Intersubjectivity, History, and Shame”

5 November 2014, 5 – 7 p. m.: “Moral Emotions and Social Imaginaries”

6 November 2014, 5 – 7 p. m: “From the Gift to the Beloved: Toward a Phenomenology of Loving”

All students and researchers interested in the research topics are cordially invited to participate.

For more information on Professor Steinbock’s research interests please refer to: http://www.phenomenologyresearchcenter.org/?page_id=115

Karel Novotný PhD
Associate Professor
Department of German and French Philosophy (EuroPhilosophie), Faculty of Humanities Charles University in Prague
U Kříže 8
15800 Prague 5

Web: www.fhs.cuni.cz/europhilosophie