CFS Newsletter No. 10 - 2017

CFS Newsletter No. 10 - 2017

Dan Zahavi

The director of CFS, professor Dan Zahavi has been awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of the Dannebrog by her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.

Self and Other

Thanks to Takuya Nakamura, another one of Professor Dan Zahavi's books has been translated into Japanese. His 2014 work, entitled Self and Other: Exploring Subjectivity, Empathy, and Shame will be published in Japanese on November 10, 2017. 

You can find the cover and publishing information below, and purchase the book at Kyoto Shobo's website here.


25 January 2018,
CFS Workshop: Virtually Ourselves
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28 May - 30 May 2018
Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry V

Registration is open
The conference is free and open for participation for all with a professional interest (psychiatry, philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, related disciplines).
Registration is needed and will follow "first come, first serve" principle.
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Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry V

The Problems of Multiple Levels, Explanatory Pluralism, Reduction and Emergence
Confirmed Speakers:
William Bechtel, Robert Bilder, John Campbell, Shaun Gallagher, Stephan Heckers, Kenneth S. Kendler, Gregory A. Miller, Georg Northoff, Josef Parnas, Daniel Pine, Jan-Willem Romeijn, Kenneth Schaffner, Kathryn Tabb, Eric Turkheimer, James Woodward and Peter Zachar.
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Visiting researchers

Christopher Erhard, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, DE (02.05.2017-31.03.2018)
Takashi Ikeda, Meiji University, JP (02.11.2017-20.03.2018)
Xing Liu
, Zhejiang University of Technology, CN (04.09.2017-14.11.2018)
Yiwei Jin, Peking University, China (21.08.2017-31.08.2018)

See list of previous visiting researchers

CFS Blog at The Open Commons of Phenomenology

Juan Toro / Embodiment and the theory of affordances



Zahavi, D.: Fenomenologia lui Husserl. Oradea: Ratio et Revelatio, 2017. (p. 233).

Zahavi, D.: Jiko to Tasha. Shukansei, Kyoukan, Haji no Tankyu (『自己と他者―主観性・共感・恥の探究―』). Kyoto: Koyo Shobo, 2017. (320 p.)

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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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