Phenomenology Workshop



Dorothée Legrand (CNRS, ENS, Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University - Paris):
Bodies in prey of language
15:15-16:00 Nicolas de Warren (Husserl Archives - University of Leuven): 
"He's mad that trusts in the tameness of a wolf" - Trust and Availability as Structures of the Life-World
16:15-17:00 Dan Zahavi (CFS, University of Copenhagen):
The minimal self revisited

The workshop is free and open to all, no registration is needed.

About the speakers:

Dorothée Legrand
Archives Husserl, CNRS, ENS, Paris Sciences et Lettres Research University, Paris   

Dorothée Legrand is a CNRS researcher at Les Archives Husserl, École Normale Supérieure, Paris, where she currently works at the articulation of philosophy with psychoanalysis. Her work mainly focuses on the structure of bodily self-consciousness, its perturbations in pathological cases such as anorexia nervosa and melancholia, and its restoration thanks to clinical encounters focusing on speech. She is also trained as a Clinical Psychologist, oriented by psychoanalysis. 


Recent Publication:
Legrand, D. (2017). The Violence of the Ethical Encounter: Listening to the Suffering Subject as a Speaking Body. Continental Philosophy Review. In Press.   

Nicolas de Warren
Husserl Archives - University of Leuven, Belgium 

Nicolas de Warren is Research Professor in Philosophy and Director of the Center for Phenomenology and Continental Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven. He obtained his PhD from Boston University and has written widely on phenomenology, aesthetics, political philosophy, and European philosophy. He is currently leading a European Research Council project on the First World War and Modern Philosophy as well as writing a book on the First World War and German Philosophy.


Recent publication:
de Warren, N. (2015). “Torture and Trust in the World: A Phenomenological Essay”. Phänomenologische Forschungen, p.83-99.

Dan Zahavi
Center for Subjectivity Research - University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Dan Zahavi was born in 1967 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Since 2002 he has been Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for Subjectivity Research at the University of Copenhagen. Zahavi writes on phenomenology (especially the philosophy of Edmund Husserl) and philosophy of mind. In his writings, he has dealt extensively with topics such as self, self-consciousness, intersubjectivity and social cognition. He is co-editor of the journal Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.  


Recent Publication:
Zahavi, D. & Salice, A. (2017). “Phenomenology of the We: Stein, Walther, Gurwitsch”. In ed. J. Kiverstein, The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the Social Mind. Routledge, p. 515-527.