CFS Newsletter No. 2 - 2018

CFS Newsletter No. 2 - 2018

Registration is open

The Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind is an annual event organized by the Center of Subjectivity Research and co-funded by the PhD School at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen.

Topics: Intentionality, Perception, Memory, Corporeality and Intercorporeality, Illness and Suffering, Enactivism, Methodology, Qualitative research.

Deadline for registration is May 8, 2018
Early Bird registration fee (until April 3) is 850 DKK including VAT.
Regular registration fee (from April 4 - May 8) is 1000 DKK including VAT.

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Visiting researchers

Thomas Arnold, Heidelberg University, DE (04.01.2018 – 30.06.2018)
Christopher Erhard,Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, DE (02.05.2017-31.03.2018)
Christina Friedlaender
, University of Memphis, US (02.03.2018-05.06.2018)
Sara Heinämaa, University of Jyväskylä, FI (06.02.2018-31.05.2018)
Madelaine Ley, York University, CA (05.02.2018-30.05.2018)
Yiwei Jin, Peking University, CH (21.08.2017-31.08.2018)
Xing Liu, Zhejiang University of Technology, CH (04.09.2017-14.11.2018)
Fulin Yue, Nanjing University, CN (03.01.2018 - 30.12.2018)

See list of previous visiting researchers


3 May - 4 May 2018
I, Thou, and We: Phenomenological Perspectives
CFS Workshop with confirmed speakers: Petar Bojanic, Michael Fagenblat, Felipe León, Ashraf Noor, and Dan Zahavi.
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18 May 2018, 14:15-16:00 
CFS Lecture by Jean Moritz Müller, University of Bonn, Germany
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28 May - 30 May 2018
Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry V
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1 June 2018, 14:15-16:00 
Disclosive Freedom: Letting-be and a New Ethics of Community      
CFS Lecture by Jarrett Zigon, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Virginia, USA. 
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3:AM Magazine brings a long interview with Zahavi

Continuing the End Times series, Richard Marshall of 3:AM Magazine interviews Dan Zahavi. You can read about Zahavi's first interests in phenomenology, his perspectives on the analytic/continental divide, and other key issues in philosophy. Find the long interview, entitled "Phenomenology: Husserl’s Legacy", here.

The Consciousness Deniers | by Galen Strawson | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

CFS Affiliate Professor Galen Strawson has a brand new book out with the New York Review Books entitled Things That Bother Me: Death, Freedom, the Self, etc. The book is a collection of essays on topics ranging from the panpsychic existence of consciousness in nature to accounts of Strawson's own youth. 

You can read an adapted excerpt from the book, entitled "The Consciousness Deniers", on the New York Review of Books website here. In addition, you can order the book here.

CFS Blog at The Open Commons of Phenomenology

Takashi Ikeda / Phenomenological Perspectives on Implicit Bias


Montes Sánchez, A., Zahavi, D.: "Unraveling the Meaning of Survivor Shame." In T. Brudholm & J. Lang (eds.): Emotions and Mass Atrocity: Philosophical and Theoretical Explorations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018, 162-184.

Zahavi, D.: "Causation, constitution and context: Comment on 'Seeing mental states: An experimental strategy for measuring the observability of other minds' by Cristina Becchio et al." Physics of Life Reviews 24, 2018,

Overgaard, S.: "Perceptual Error, Conjunctivism, and Husserl." Husserl Studies 34/1, 2018, 25-45

Zahavi, D.: "Brain, Mind, World: Predictive Coding, Neo-Kantianism, and Transcendental Idealism." Husserl Studies 34/1, 2018, 47-61.

Zahavi, D. & Nonaka, I.: "Human-Centric Organizational Management: What Phenomenology Can Teach Us." ER 7, 2018, 36-41

Zahavi, D. & Marshall, R.: "Phenomenology: Husserl's Legacy: Interview with Dan Zahavi." 3:AM Magazine January 27, 2018.


León, F.: "Mental time travel and joint reminiscing." Australasian Philosophical Review 1/4, 2017, 426-431.

Zahavi, D.: "Ownership, memory, attention: Commentary on Ganeri." Australasian Philosophical Review 1/4, 2017, 406-415.

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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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