Epigenesis and Philosophy: Schedule

Below is the final schedule for next week’s workshop on Epignesis and Philosophy which is taking place in Bristol. Please do come along if you’re in the vicinity.


Epigenesis and Philosophy: A Workshop on the work of Catherine Malabou

Sponsored by UWE-Bristol, Social Science in the City, The UWE Social Science Research Group,The Royal Institute of Philosophy and the Working Group on Contemporary Materialism

Tuesday 15 March, 6pm-8pm

Public Lecture by Prof. Catherine Malabou (CRMEP, Kingston), ‘Epigensis of The Text’

Hamilton House, Stokes Croft, Bristol

Wednesday 16 March, 9am-6pm

Workshop at Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Arts, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, Room 3AF013

9:30-11:00 Panel One

Martin Nitsche (Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)

Plasticity and Field: Are Phenomenological Topology and Malabou’s Theory of Plasticity Compatible?

Erin Obodiac (Cornell University)

Plastic Inscriptions

Tina Röck (University of Dundee)

Process and Plasticity

11:15-12:45 Panel Two

Isabell Dahms (CRMEP, Kingston)

On Necessity and Contingency in Kant, Hegel and Malabou

Søren Rosendal (Aarhus)

What is a Natural Order? Hegel as a Darwinian Idealist

Andrew Jones (Bristol)

Laws, Taxonomies and Organisms: What Can Transcendental Idealism offer Contemporary Philosophy of Science?

12:45pm-2:00pm Lunch Break

 2:00pm-3:30pm Panel Three

Diana C. Hereld (University of California, San Diego)

Recovering the Subject Through Sonic Gesture: Contending the Annihilation of Self

Miguel Prado Casanova (UWE-Bristol)

Developmental Noise and Stochastic Resonance

Maria Dada (Durham)

A Deep History of Technology

3:45pm-5:15pm Panel Four

Andrew Bevan (CRMEP, Kingston)

Affect as the Form of Time: On the Problem of Multiple Temporalities in New Materialisms

Julie Reshe (Global Center for Advanced Studies)

Destructive plasticity: Philosophical Encounter Between Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience

Thomas Wormald (Center for the Study of Theory and Criticism, Western University)

Peregrinations and Pathways: Malabou, Schelling and Plasticity

5:30-6:00 (Closing Discussion with Prof. Catherine Malabou)


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