Department of Philosophy

Conferences and Workshops

To 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 or 2012.


Varieties of Normativity – Workshop IV

December 4-5, 2017
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Workshop – Pictorial Semantics

November 29, 2017
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Workshop – Perspective in Language and Thought

November 16-17, 2017
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Workshop – Ontology and Metaontology

November 14-15, 2017
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The Philosophy Days 2017 ("Filosofidagarna 2017")

August 25-27, 2017
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Conference – Evidence, Disagreements & Rights

August 24, 2017
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Uppsala Workshop in The Philosophy of Language

June 12, 2017
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Conference – Women in Philosophy: Philosophy in Action

May 22-23, 2017
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The Third Varieties of Normativity Workshop

April 24-25, 2017
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From Thought to Perception: A Workshop in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

April 18, 2017
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Workshop – Democracy, Now and Then

March 22, 2017
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Plato’s Use of Logos – A Workshop on Reason, Language and Knowledge

December 8, 2016
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Conference – Existence

November 28-29, 2016
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Perception, Reason & Desire in Ancient & Medieval Philosophy

September 29-October 1, 2016
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Conference – Topics in Ontology and Metaontology

September 12-13, 2016
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Workshop – Harm: The Concept and Its Relevance

August 23-24, 2016
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Conference – The Language and Metaphysics of Normativity

May 30-31, 2016
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Conference – Philosophy, Imagination and the Arts

May 26-28, 2016
The Department of Philosophy hosts the Nordic Society of Aesthetics' annual conference.
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Workshop – Leibniz

March 17, 2016
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Inaugural Conference – Varieties of Normativity

February 1-2, 2016
Organized by the project Varieties of Normativity.
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Workshop – Is there a Philosophy of Fiction? On the Fiction/Non-fiction Distinction

November 23-24, 2015
Organizer: Department of Philosophy, Higher Seminar in Aesthetics
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Inaugural Workshop – The Lightness of Being

November 16-17, 2015
Organizer: Department of Philosophy, Higher Seminar in Theoretical Philosophy
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Nordic Network in Metaphysics – Conference

October 20-21, 2015
Organizer: Nordic Network in Metaphysics, Uppsala och Gothenburg University
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Virtue, Law and the Organization of Good Life – A Workshop with Julia Annas

September 3, 2015
Organizer: Department of Philosophy, Higher Seminar in the History of Philosophy
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Conference: Understanding Human Agency

December 11, 2014
Closure conference for the project "Understanding Human Agency"

Workshop: Morality and the Good Life

November 27-29, 2014
Organizer: Department of Philosophy, within the project "On the Conceptual History of the Good"
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Conference: Aesthetic Normativity

October 10-11, 2014
Organizer: Department of Philosophy, Section for Aesthetics

Conference: Public Domain and Democracy in the Digital Age

International Conference
September 18-19, 2014
Contact: Patricia Mindus
Poster, Programme and Abstract Book. The conference can be viewed on video here.

Stockholm June Workshop in Philosophy: "Metaphysics and Metaethics"

June 3, 2014
Organized by Jonas Olson, Stockholm University, and Jens Johansson, Uppsala University

Hartrey Field Workshop and Conference

May 30-31 2014
Organised by the project "Expressivism Generalised"
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Workshop: Rättens roll i den globaliserade samtiden (in Swedish)

April 9-10, 2014
Contact: Patricia Mindus


Workshop in Ancient Philosophy

October 28
Contact: Pauliina Remes

The Contemporary Significance of Ordinary Language Philosophy

May 24-25, 2013
Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
An event organized jointly by the Phalén Picnic, Uppsala University, and The Nordic Wittgenstein Society

Nordic Workshop in Philosophy of Science

22-24 april 2013
Abstracts and programme
Contact: Lars-Göran Johansson

Conference: Agency and the Good

April 24, 2013
Uppsala University
Contact: Frans Svensson
Organized by the project Understanding Agency

KUSKO - Workshop

April 18, 2013
The research node KUSKO ("Kunskapssamhällen. Kommunikation och organisation 1800-2020 inivites to a workshop with presentations of current projects in the node.
Register in advance to Andreas Åkerlund

European Citizenship: Twenty Years On - International Congress

March 21-22, 2013
Organized by the Department of Philosophy
Contact: Patricia Mindus
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KUSKO - Open Workshop

December 17, 2012
Organizer: KUSKO ("Kunskapssamhällen: Kommunikation och organisation 1800–2020")
Contact: Patricia Mindus

Action and Reason: A Symposium in Honour of Fred Stoutland

November 16-17, 2012
Organizer: Understanding Agency
Information and registration: Peter Myrdal

Workshop: Human Nature and Agency in Early Modern Philosophy

September 14-15, 2012
Organizer: Understanding Agency
Contact: Peter Myrdal

Conference: Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Agency in the Arabic and Latin Traditions

An international conference on the history of philosophical psychology and moral psychology
August 15-18, 2012
Organizer: Understanding Agency
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Democracy on the Net – or in the Net?

June 28-30, 2012

Stockholm June Workshop in Philosophy: Ethics and Metaphysics

June 4, 2012
Organizers: Jens Johansson (Uppsala) and Jonas Olson (Stockholm)

Conference: Interpretation and Evaluation of Art

May 31 - June 2, 2012
Open lectures
Organizer: Nordic Society for Aesthetics
Contact: Lars-Olof Åhlberg

Appetite, Voluntariness and Virtuous Action: A Workshop in Ancient Philosophy

May 24-25, 2012
Contact: Tor Freyr