Existentialist Society

Monthly lectures from previous years


7 Feb 2017
Dr. Gordon Preece (Centre for Research in Religion & Social Policy, University of Divinity)
"Re-Tayloring the Secular Towards Transcendence: Charles Taylor's 'A Secular Age'"
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7 Mar 2017
Dr. Maurita Harney (Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne)
"Anticipatory Being: Re-thinking the Concept of Agency"
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4 Apr 2017
Assoc. Prof. Janice Richardson (Author, 'Law and the Philosophy of Privacy')
"The Philosophy of Privacy"
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2 May 2017
Dr. Nick Trakakis (Philosophy, Australian Catholic University)
"Existentialist Vs. Idealist Philosophy"

6 Jun 2017
Dr. Pierre Van Osselaer
"Michel Foucault and the Quandary of the Body"
June 2017 lecture transcript (Adobe Acrobat format, 75 kB)

4 Jul 2017
John Ebel (Existentialist Psychotherapist)
"Sleepwalking Towards a Nuclear Holocaust: A Sartrean and de Beauvoirian Perspective"

1 Aug 2017
Dr. Lachlan Ross (Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne)
"The Neglected Emphasis on 'Alienation' in Marx's Mature Works"
August 2017 lecture transcript (Adobe Acrobat format, 262 kB)

5 Sep 2017
Dr. Colin Goodwin (Independent Scholar)
"The Existentialism of Sir John Eccles, Neurophysiologist and Philosopher"

3 Oct 2017
Dr. Vaughan Rapatahana (Writer, Poet, Critic)
"Colin Wilson as Existential Outsider"
October 2017 lecture transcript (Microsoft Powerpoint format, 1.1 MB)

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