Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

3-8-2019

Abstract

This year’s symposium will explore and celebrate the thought of one of the leading and most innovative philosophers of our time, John Sallis, who is the Frederick J. Adelmann, S.J. Professor of Philosophy at Boston College. He previously held Chairs at Pennsylvania State University, Vanderbilt University, Loyola University of Chicago, and Duquesne University, where he co-founded the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center. He is the founding editor of the journal Research in Phenomenology, and General Editor of Studies in Continental Thought for Indiana University Press. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Asia, North and South America and is the author of more than 20 books encompassing the areas of ancient philosophy, German idealism, art, and contemporary philosophy in the phenomenological tradition.

This video (.mp4) is of Bernard Freydberg's “Force of Imagination as Critical Turning Point: Sallis and the Future of Philosophy”

This lecture was originally presented as part of Session 2: Art & Imagination.

Due to Technical difficulties, Dr. Freydberg's lecture was not captured on Friday, October 26, 2018.

It was rerecorded on March 8, 2019.

Friday, October 26

Session 2: Art & Imagination – Africa Room, Student Union

Session Leader: Jeffrey Powell

1. James Risser, “Interpreting the ‘Sense’ of Art”

2. Alejandro Vallega, “Visions, Painting and Thought’s Twisting-Free from the Primacy of the Visible”

3. Bernard Freydberg, “Force of Imagination as Critical Turning Point: Sallis and the Future of Philosophy”

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