Workshop on Georges Canguilhem’s Philosophy of Life

The Center for Logic and Analytic Philosophy & the Husserl-Archives (Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Belgium) and the Centre for Critical Philosophy (Department of Philosophy & Moral Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium) organize a Workshop on Canguilhem’s Philosophy of Life on Monday June 11th, 2012, with the following program:

14:00 Introduction – Jens De Vleminck (Ghent University)
14:10 Was Canguilhem a biochauvinist? Goldstein, Canguilhem and the status of biophilosophy – Charles Wolfe (Ghent University)
14:50 Response and discussion – Paul Cortois (KU Leuven)
15:20 Coffee break
15:40 Problematizing a phenomenology of life: Goldstein, Merleau-Ponty and Canguilhem– Jonathan Sholl (KU Leuven)
16:20 Response and discussion – Jens De Vleminck (Ghent University)
16:50 Concluding remarks – Andreas De Block (KU Leuven)

The workshop will take place at the Institute of Psychology (PSI), Tiensestraat 102, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium, room: PSI 00.14 (ground floor). Attendance is free of charge, but registration is necessary. Contact and registration:


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