The Gifford Lecture Series 2010 - 'The End of Reality'
GIFFORD LECTURES 2010 - The End of Reality
Date: Monday, June 7 2010 - Thursday, June 10 2010
Venue: Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT), off University Place, Glasgow
Category: Public lectures
Speaker: Professor Gianni Vattimo, Professor of Philosophy, Turin University
"The End of Reality"
Mon 7 June
Tarski and the quotation marks of His principle
Alfred Tarski argued that truth is indefinable. Yet truth in language, the kind of truth that perplexed Tarski, may be grounded in a more basic notion of truth explored by European thinkers. Vattimo explores the question of the relationship between human existence, language and truth.
Tues 8 June
Wed 9 June
Being and Event
Thurs 10 June
The Ethical Dissolution of Reality
Followed by drinks reception
All lectures will take place at the Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT), off University Place, Glasgow
Lectures start 18:00 (doors open 17:30)
Free and open to the public
For further information contact Angela Hair, Development and Alumni Office, Email: A.Hair@admin.gla.ac.uk, Tel: 0141 330 3593