Lisbon Wittgenstein Group



October 2017: Professor Itala D’Ottaviano (State University of Campinas - UNICAMP) visits the LWG on October 11th and speaks on “Contradiction, Consistency and the Paraconsistent Perspective in the Western thought".

October 2017: Nuno Venturinha gives a guest lecture at the University of Azores on "Epistemology of Psychology and Moral Knowledge". 

September 2017: Robert Vinten gives a guest lecture at the Centro de Investigaciones en Filosofía (CIeFi) of the National University of La Plata on "The Interpretations of Wittgenstein by English Marxist Thinkers (Anderson, Eagleton, Callinicos): A Critique".


August 2017: Nuno Venturinha gives the keynote lecture of the 6th Wittgenstein Workshop, "Cultura e Linguagem", held at the State University of Londrina, on "Knowledge: Between Science and Culture" [in Portuguese].

June 2017: Nuno Venturinha speaks at the Norwegian-Brazilian SPIRE Workshop, "Wittgenstein In/On Translation", held at the University of Bergen, on "Meaning and Sense".  

June 2017: Nuno Venturinha and Vanessa Latansio speak at the International Ludwig Wittgenstein Symposium, "Certainty, Limits and Animality: On the Writings of the Later Wittgenstein", held at the University of Extremadura, in Cáceres, on "Wittgenstein, Grammar and Assent" and "Our Enormous System of Knowledge and the Notion of an Epistemological Subject in Wittgenstein's On Certainty" [in Portuguese], respectively.  

June 2017: The 6th Symposium of the International Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, "Wittgenstein and Applied Epistemology", is hosted by the LWG on June 6th and 7th.

May 2017: Nuno Venturinha gives a guest lecture at the Philosophy Division Series of Lectures on 20th Century Philosophers of the Vienna University of Economics and Business on "Wittgenstein, von Wright and the Possibility of a Moral Epistemology".   

May 2017: Nuno Venturinha publishes the article "Matters of Fact and Relations of Ideas" in the Nordic Wittgenstein Review.

March 2017: Professor Modesto Gómez-Alonso (Pontifical University of Salamanca and University of Edinburgh) visits the LWG on March 29th and 30th and speaks, within the framework of the Workshop “Nietzsche and Wittgenstein on Values”, co-organized with the Lisbon Nietzsche Group, on “Wittgenstein and the Metaphysics of Suicide”. Nuno Venturinha also speaks at this event on “Knowledge by Self-description”.

March 2017: Nuno Venturinha gives a guest lecture at the Philosophy Research Seminar of the Åbo Akademi University, in Turku, on “A Wittgensteinian Epistemology of Religious Belief”.

February 2017: Robert Vinten publishes the article “Was Wittgenstein a Liberal Philosopher?” in the journal Teorema.

February 2017: Pedro Bergheim and Nuno Venturinha speak at the "2017 Winterschule" of the Erasmus Mundus Master’s Program “Europhilosophie”, held at the University of Wuppertal, on “A Telling of the Storyteller and the Listener” and “Epistemology of Autobiographical Writing”, respectively.    

February 2017: Professor Martin Kusch (University of Vienna) visits the LWG on February 15th and speaks, in articulation with the research project “Knowing How to Act: Current Challenges in Moral Epistemology” (PI: Nuno Venturinha), on “Wittgensteinian Certainties and the Epistemology of Peer Disagreement”.  

January 2017: Watch the video of the workshop “Wittgenstein Komplett: sein Nachlass”.

December 2016: Robert Vinten publishes the article "Is There Such a Thing as a Social Science?" in the journal Dokos.

December 2016: Nuno Venturinha speaks at the workshop “Wittgenstein Komplett: sein Nachlass” and at the “Experten-Gespräch: Wittgenstein Editionen digital und analog – Status quo” in Vienna, organized by the Wittgenstein Initiative, on “Evidence-Based Philosophical Methodology” and “A Fragment on Nazism”.

December 2016: Read the report on "von Wright and Wittgenstein in Cambridge: von Wright Centenary Symposium", by Ian Ground, Vice-President of the British Wittgenstein Society, published in the BWS Newsletter no. 26.

September 2016: Nuno Venturinha speaks at the "von Wright and Wittgenstein in Cambridge: von Wright Centenary Symposium” in Strathaird, Cambridge, organized by the von Wright and Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Helsinki, on “Wittgenstein’s Impact on von Wright’s Varieties of Goodness”.