CFS Newsletter No. 2 - 2014

CFS Newsletter No. 2 - 2014

The Center for Subjectivity Research was established in 2002 as an interdisciplinary "Center of Excellence." In the period 2002-2012 it was funded by the Danish National Research Foundation, with supplementary funding from the University of Copenhagen. Currently it is host to a number of externally funded research projects. It is located at the Faculty of Humanities, and its current staff is affiliated with the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Theology, and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.


New book by Joona Taipale

Phenomenology and Embodiment: Husserl and the Constitution of Subjectivity (Northwestern University Press)
Joona Taipale, Center for Subjectivity Research, has published a new book on the phenomenology of the body.
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New book in Persian

Zahavi’s Husserl book now available in Persian: Padidehshenasi-e Husserl. Ruzbehan, 2012.
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Did you miss the Open House?

On 26 February we arranged Open House at CFS.


See the programme

Click to see the lectures online.


Adele-France Jourdan, University of Leuven, Belgium (01.09.2013-30.06.2014)
Bernardo Ainbinder, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (16.10.2012-30.06.2014)
Yoshiaki Motobayashi, Kobe University, Japan (18.04.2014-30.03.2015)
Zhiwei Zhang, Renmin University, China (01.09.2013-01.08.2014)


Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind 2014

Now open for registration

Deadline: 18 May, 2014

The Summer School will take place 18-22 August 2014.
Speakers include:
Walter Hopp, Boston University, USA
Julia Jansen, University College Cork, Ireland
Dorothée Legrand, Archives Husserl, France
Søren Overgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
To register and read more at the Summer School site


13 March - 14 March 2014
Workshop: Phenomenology of Intersubjectivity Organised by the Marie Curie ITN programme TESIS.
Speakers include Sara Heinämaa, Josef Parnas and Dan Zahavi.
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18 March 2014, 14:30-17:00
CFS Workshop: Collective Intentionality and the We: Game-Theoretic Perspectives
Speaker at the workshop is Raul Hakli, University of Aarhus.
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6 May 2014, 14:20
CFS Workshop: Forms of We-Intentionality
Speakers: Francesca De Vecchi, Università San Raffaele, Milano.
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26 May 2014, 14.15-16.00
What can the human sciences contribute to phenomenology
CFS Lecture by Ken Lieberman, Department of Sociology, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA.
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27 May 2014, 14.15-16.00
Intentional transaction
CFS Lecture by Sebastian Rödl, Institut für Philosophie, Universität Leipzig, Germany.
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Michael, J.: "Towards a Consensus About the Role of Empathy in Interpersonal Understanding." Topoi 33/1, 2014, 157-172.

Zahavi, D.: "Empathy and Other-Directed Intentionality." Topoi 33/1, 2014, 129-142.

Michael, J. & Fardo, F.: "What (if anything) is shared in pain empathy? A critical discussion of De Vignemont and Jacob’s (2012) theory of the neural substrate of pain empathy." Philosophy of Science 81, 2014, 154–160.

Taipale, J.: Phenomenology and Embodiment: Husserl and the Constitution of Subjectivity. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2014. (243 pp.).

Parnas, J.: "The RDoC program: psychiatry without psyche?" World Psychiatry 13/1, 2014, 46-47.

Zahavi, D., Overgaard, S.: "Fænomenologisk Sociologi - Hverdagslivets subjekt." In M.H. Jacobsen & S. Kristiansen (eds.): Hverdagslivet - sociologier om det upåagtede. 2. udgave. København: Hans Reitzels Forlag, 2014, 169-198.

Overgaard, S. “McNeill on Embodied Perception Theory”. The Philosophical Quarterly 64 (2014): 135-143

Taipale, J. “Facts and Fantasies. Embodiment and the Early Formation of Selfhood.” In Rasmus Jensen & Dermot Moran (eds.): The Phenomenology of Embodied Subjectivity. Dordrecht: Springer, 2013, 241-262.

Henriksen, M.G.: “応用現象学:統合失調症における言語性幻聴の発現." Annual Review of the Phenomenological Association of Japan 29, 2013, 27-35.

Høffding, S.: "A musical exploration of consciousness. Review of: Clarke & Clarke (eds.), Music and consciousness. Philosophical, psychological, and cultural perspectives." Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 12, 2013, 877-882.

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