October 23rd-24th 2017
Philosophy of Popular Culture: Skepticism, Care, and Ordinary Life:
A Lecture by Professor Sandra Laugier
Professor of Philosophy, Université de Paris 1, Panthéon-Sorbonne and Scientific deputy director at the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (INSHS, Institut des sciences humaines et sociales) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, after being a professor at the University of Picardie Jules Verne in Amiens, France (until 2010)). She has written extensively on J. L. Austin and L. Wittgenstein and several aspects of American philosophy to French readers (Emerson, Thoreau, Quine, ordinary language philosophy, above all Stanley Cavell). She writes a column for Libération (http://www.liberation.fr/auteur/6377-sandra-laugier). Her recent work focuses on moral philosophy, the ethics of care and everyday life, feminism and aesthetics, especially the themes of scepticism, popular culture, and ordinary life in and out of cinema and in social media. Co-sponsored with the French Consulate of Boston.
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Prof. Sandra Laugier
Université de Paris 1, Professor of Philosophy,Panthéon-Sorbonne and Scientific deputy director at the INSHS