Norwegian-French Wittgenstein seminar 22-25 September 2005 in Bergen

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Bergen, the Wittgenstein Research Group at the University of Bergen, the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen, AKSIS, and the Centre de coopération franco-norvégienne en sciences sociales et humaines (Paris) organize a Norwegian-French Wittgenstein seminar "Language between Nature and Culture" in the period 22-25 September 2005 in Bergen. This seminar is the 4th in a series of annual Norwegian-French seminars on Wittgenstein, of which the first took place in 2002 in Norway. The seminar is financially supported by a research-agreement between Maison des sciences de l’homme (Paris) and the Norwegian Research Council (Oslo).

Language between Nature and Culture
(Bergen, September 23-24, 2005)

Org. Arild Utaker (Bergen) and Antonia Soulez (Paris)

Scientific programme

Friday, September 23, Faculty of Law, Dragefjellet, seminar room B
10.00-11.30: Allan Janik: Spengler and Wittgenstein’s physiognomical turn
11.30-12.45: Céline Vautrin: Deep grammar and conceptual differences at Wittgenstein
13.30-14.30: Arild Utaker: Wittgenstein’s distinction
14.30-15.30: Denis Perrin: On learning language
15.30-16.30: Harald Johannessen: While reading Wittgenstein, Philosophische Untersuchungen §§1-19 (1)

Saturday, September 24, Wittgenstein Archives, Aksis, Allégt. 27, Lunchroom
10.00-11.00 Antonia Soulez: "Understanding a musical phrase may also be called understanding a language" (Zettel § 172)
11.00-12.00 Simo Säätelä: McDowell and the limits of the conceptual
12.00-13.00 Deirdre C.P. Smith: Regularity, rule following and the paradox of interpretation
13.00-14.00 Nuno Venturinha: The method of the Philosophical Investigations: Prolegomena
14.00-15.00 Alois Pichler: The Wittgenstein Archives today

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The seminar website will be regularly updated.

  • Go to Wittgenstein Archives
  • Go to Philosophy Department
  • Go to Wittgenstein Research Group
  • Go to AKSIS: Department of Culture, Language and Information Technology