French Philosophy Conference, London, September 8th 2018

Day Conference on French Philosophy
Saturday September 8th 2018
Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London, WC1R 4RL

10.30 am       Sexual Desire in Scruton, Althusser, and Lacan

Alison Assiter

University of the West of England

11.45 am       Coffee

11.50 am       The Very Idea of a National Philosophy   (Accompanying sheet)

 Michael Lewis

University of Newcastle upon Tyne

1.15 pm        Lunch

2.00 pm         The Contribution of French Philosophy since World War 2 to Aesthetics

Jean-Baptiste Dussert

Ecole du Louvre, University of Paris-Sud,

Jean Monnet Faculty

3.15 pm        Tea

3.30 pm        The exemplary impatience of Emmanuel Levinas

Paul Davies

University of Sussex

5 pm               Close

Students and Unwaged – Free
Waged – £15 payable on the day
(includes tea and coffee throughout the day)
Organiser: Michael Bavidge (

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