CFS Newsletter No. 4 - 2017

CFS Newsletter No. 4 - 2017

New Book edited by Giuseppina D'Oro and Søren Overgaard 

The Cambridge Companion to Philosophical Methodology offers clear and comprehensive coverage of the main methodological debates and approaches within philosophy. The chapters in this volume approach the question of how to do philosophy from a wide range of perspectives, including conceptual analysis, critical theory, deconstruction, experimental philosophy, hermeneutics, Kantianism, methodological naturalism, phenomenology, and pragmatism. Read more


5 April 2017, 13:00-17:30
Affective Spaces I
CFS Workshop with confirmed speakers: Henning Nörenberg (Rostock/Copenhagen), Jan Slaby (Berlin), Thomas Szanto (Copenhagen) and Gerhard Thonhauser (Vienna)
Place: 27.0.49
Go to webpage for programme and registration

20 April 2017, 13:00-15:00 (note earlier start)  
Merleau-Ponty's Tacit Cogito
CFS Lecture by Thomas Baldwin, York University, UK.
The lecture is open to all. Everyone is welcome!
Place: 15A.0.13
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28 - 29 April 2017
Shared and Temporally Extended Agency
CFS Workshop with confirmed speakers: Adrian Alsmith (University of Copenhagen), Michael E. Bratman (Stanford University), Stephen Butterfill (University of Warwick), Ezio Di Nucci (University of Copenhagen), Natalie Gold (King's College, London), Thor Grünbaum (University of Copenhagen), Lilian O'Brien (University College Cork), Thomas Smith (University of Manchester) and Johanna Thoma (London School of Economics).
Place: 27.0.09
Go to webpage for programme, abstracts and registration

12 June - 13 June 2017 
CFS Workshop: Improvisation in Arts
Speakers and artists included: Stefan Pagels Andersen, Olle Blomberg, Ingar Brinck, Tom Cochrane,  Anders Hougaard, Simon Høffding, Vida Midgelow, Barbara Montero, Torben Snekkestad,  John Sutton, Susanne Ravn and Rasmus Ölme.

Registration/expression of interest
Space is limited. If you are interested in participating, please email Olle Blomberg at olle.blomberg @ and briefly describe your background and interest in the workshop topic. Please use the subject line ‘Improvisation in Arts - expression of interest’.
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CFS Conference

Confirmed speakers: Alex Gillespie, Ernestine Gordijn, Douglas Hollan, Nils Holtug, Alba Montes Sánchez, Harriet Over, Olli Pyyhtinen, Philippe Rochat, Thomas Szanto and Kirsten Thisted.

Registration: The conference is open to all, but registration is required. Go to registration form

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Copenhagen Summer School


14 - 18 August 2017

EARLY BIRD registration fee (until 31 March) is 700 DKK including VAT.

We have already received applicants from Brazil, Denmark, Germany,
Hong Kong, Malta, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom and USA.
Come and join us!

Keynote Speakers: 
Rudolf Bernet, University of Leuven, Belgium
David Cerbone, West Virginia University, USA
Hanne Jacobs, Loyola University Chicago, USA
Søren Overgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Visiting researchers

Antony Fredriksson, Åbo Akademi, Finland (16.01.2017-31.07.2017)
Marine Kneubühler, University of Lausanne, Switzerland (12.08.2016-31.07.2017)
Mauro Pallagrosi, University of Rome, Italy (20.03.2017-25.03.2017)
Takuya Nakamura, Doshisha University, Japan (01.04.2016-31.03.2017)
Henning Nörenberg, University of Rostock, Germany (August 2015-July 2017)
Yunlong Xiao, Zhejiang University, China (22.09.2016-23.03.2017)
Emanuela Yeung, University of Victoria, Canada (03.01.2017-31.03.2017)

See list of previous visiting researchers

CFS Blog at The Open Commons of Phenomenology

Andrés Alonso Martos / On reading groups and other groups in general. The Brian Epstein’s case.

Takuya Nakamura / A multidimensional Account of the Ego

Daniel Wehinger / The Pre-Reflective Self. Subjectivity as Minimal Self-Consciousness. Mentis 2016.

Emanuela Yeung / The development of reflection


Full Bibliography: Dan Zahavi

A complete list of Dan’s publications is now available in The Open Commons of Phenomenology database. In addition, about a third of the publications are indexed with links to all their references.


Zahavi, D.: Husserleui Hyunsanghak. Paju: Hangilsa Publishers, 2017. (264 pp.)

D’Oro, G. and Overgaard, S. (eds.): The Cambridge Companion to Philosophical Methodology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Overgaard, S. and D’Oro, G.: “Introduction”. In G. D’Oro and S. Overgaard (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Philosophical Methodology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, 1-9.

Nordgaard, J., Handest, P., Vollmer-Larsen, A., Sæbye, D., Pedersen, J.T., Parnas, J.: "Temporal persistence of anomalous self-experience: A 5 years follow-up." Schizophrenia Research 179, 2017, 36-40.

Overgaard, S.: “The Unobservability Thesis.” Synthese 194, 2017, 743-760.

See full list

About the center

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.

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