“Historical Dimension of Post-Truth”

“Historical Dimension of Post-Truth”

Media, Talks
The Cátedra Iberoamericana de Filosofía G.W. Leibniz and the Observatorio de la Verdad organize the session titled “Historical Dimension of the Post-Truth” on June 18, 2021 from 9 am to 2:45 pm. The session will be held online and is open to all university members who wish to participate. FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.leibniz.es    —  http://leibniz.es/observatorio_de_la_verdad.htm FUNDING: FIBICC (Ibero-American Foundation for Cultural and Creative Industries) – UGR (University of Granada) If you have any questions or doubts, please contact: anaramirez@ugr.es
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Summer School: “Leibniz’s Thinking. A First Immersion”

Summer School: “Leibniz’s Thinking. A First Immersion”

Activities, Conferences, workshops
The Red Iberoamericana Leibniz and the Panamerican University call for undergraduate and postgraduate students who are interested in learning about G. W. Leibniz’s philosophy to register in the Summer School called “Leibniz’s Thinking. A First Immersion”. The goal of the course is to offer an introduction to the thinking, life and work of G. W. Leibniz, thanks to the most renowned specialists of the author’s life in the Spanish speaking community. The course is being offered as part of the IV Ibero-American Congress on Leibniz: Reason, Truth and Dialogue (July 1-3, 2021, Mexico, online). The Summer School then acts as propaedeutic and as preparation for the highly specialized dialogue employed during the congress. Aimed at:  Undergraduate and postgraduate students who are looking for a solid and accurate introduction to G. W. Leibniz’s philosophy. Dates and times: Dates: June…
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“Challenges and Perspectives on Determining Criteria for Human Death”

“Challenges and Perspectives on Determining Criteria for Human Death”

Conferences, workshops
Alberto Molina, post-doctoral researcher at IESA (Institute for Advanced Social Studies) and member of Filolab, will present the seminar titled “Challenges and Perspectives on Determining Criteria for Human Death”, on Thursday June 3rd. In this online seminar, Alberto Molina will introduce the recent evolutions in the debate around the determination of human death and its social dimensions. He will also present some of his recent contributions to this debate, including two of his articles (one of them which has been peer-reviewed and approved but has yet to be published), as well as the general outlines for the Spanish Research, Development and Innovation project he offered to carry out at the IESA. In support to the current relevance of the issue, the author stated that “a few days ago a Declaration…
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Discussion on ‘Los pocos y los mejores’

Discussion on ‘Los pocos y los mejores’

Conferences, Talks
On the 2 June, José Luis Moreno Pestaña, researcher and member of FiloLab, will take part in a discussion on his work ‘Los pocos y los mejores. Localización y crítica del fetichismo político’ (Akal, 2021) organised by the Permanent Seminar of Philosophy of the University Carlos III of Madrid (U3CM). José Luis Moreno Pestaña’s work, awarded with the ‘Premio Internacional de Pensamiento 2030’, addresses the problem of current democracy with a historical perspective, analysing the ‘political fetishism’ that permeates the most common conceptions of democratic institutions, election processes and forms of representation. Its aim is to criticise the normalisation of dynamics that accumulate political capital in the hands of a few, while proposing mechanisms to distribute that capital amongst the majority—mechanisms whose origins can be traced back to Classical Greece—.…
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2nd International Conference on Fatphobia and Aesthtic Violence against Women: José Luis Moreno Pestaña’s Intervention

2nd International Conference on Fatphobia and Aesthtic Violence against Women: José Luis Moreno Pestaña’s Intervention

Conferences
On the 5 May, José Luis Moreno Pestaña, researcher at FiloLab, gave the conference ‘ Discriminación corporal en el trabajo’ (‘Body discrimination in the workplace’) as part of the  2nd International Conference on Fatphobia and Aesthetic Violence against Women, organised by the Canary Islands Government and the Equality Institute of the Canary Islands. Health professionals discussed the physical and mental dangers of dieting, addressing how to take care of our body and health without harming it. Fatphobia was also introduced  with a focus on its intersection with employment and racism. José Luis Moreno Pestaña’s  speech focused on the Guía sobre Discriminación Corporal en el Trabajo (Guidelines on Body Discrimination in the Workplace), written by José Luis Moreno Pestaña (FiloLab, University of Granada) in collaboration with Clara Castarnedo Calvo (Employment Secretary…
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“Colloque Jean-Claude Passeron en Perspective: José Luis Moreno Pestaña’s intervention”

“Colloque Jean-Claude Passeron en Perspective: José Luis Moreno Pestaña’s intervention”

Talks
José Luis Moreno Pestaña, researcher at FiloLab, spoke at the Colloque Jean Claude Passeron en Perspective, organised by the Collège International de Philosophie (CIPh) of Paris on 12 and 13 February 2021.  ‘Jean-Claude Passeron’s work seems to have been received ambivalently: he is admired for his work in sociology of education, associated with Bourdieu, but less known for his later studies on art or popular culture; known as a defender of the epistemological specificity of social sciences, but little read and discussed on this conceptual ground, particularly by philosophers; and finally well-known in France and the Latin world, but not necessarily well identified in the English-speaking world. Is this division the classic fate of a long work? The aim of this conference is precisely to reopen this work within its…
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«Vulnerabilidad humana, pandemia y Antropoceno: una mirada interseccional»

«Vulnerabilidad humana, pandemia y Antropoceno: una mirada interseccional»

COVID-19, Conferences
Ester Massó Guijarro, researcher at Filolab, gave the opening speech ‘Vulnerabilidad humana, pandemia y Antropoceno: una mirada interseccional’ (Human vulnerability, pandemic and Anthropocene: an intersectional perspective), as part of the “COVID y Antropología” (COVID and Anthropology) blended conference that took place on 6 May 2021 at the Complutense University of Madrid. In her speech, Ester Massó addressed some holistic ethical and political reflections following Coronavirus, a broad and complex topic, from an intersectional perspective of the comprehension of human vulnerability as an existential human issue. She addressed several topics: from the ‘decolonisation2 of COVID-19 to the debates on the eco-sociological implications of quarantine (especially on the most vulnerable groups: minors, pregnant women, low-income people...) or the diversity of socio-political models of pandemic management, which are opposed to each other in…
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2021 APPLIED ETHICS SEMINAR

2021 APPLIED ETHICS SEMINAR

Activities, workshops
On 13th (afternoon) and 14th (morning) May, the ESPACyOS Network organises the ‘Seminario de Éticas Aplicadas’ (Applied Ethics Seminar).The Organising and Scientific Committee is made up of some FiloLab members: David Rodríguez-Arias (Deputy-Director at FiloLab) and Jon Rueda (Researcher in Training at FiloLab) are part of the Organising Committee while  Ester Massó Guijarro (Associate Researcher at FiloLab) and Ivar Hannikainen (Associate Researcher at FiloLab) are part of the Scientific Committee. This seminar will be held online and it will be an opportunity to share ongoing work in the field of applied ethics. It will be structured in short presentations (between 10 and 15 minutes long) followed by a discussion. We highly encourage you to share this invitation with members of your department who might be interested or who are currently working in the…
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Bayfal diaspora in Spain: Discussing Murid Senegalese Migration

Bayfal diaspora in Spain: Discussing Murid Senegalese Migration

Activities, Conferences
Ester Massó Guijarro, researcher at FiloLab, gave the conference entitled ‘Bayfal diaspora in Spain: Challenging Murid Senegalese Migration’ as part of the ‘Mystique et ésotérisme dans la diaspora’ round table in the framework of the ‘Journées d’études internationales sur les mystiques islamiques en Afrique’. This event was organised by the GRECS group of the University of Barcelona on 21st and 22nd April 2021. This work reflects on the bayfal movement (bayfalism) within muridism from a transnational perspective, seen as a specifically migratory affiliation with contemporaneity and within the field of African studies. It compares original bayfalism as a Sufi heterodoxy in Senegal within the Mouride brotherhood with the case study of migratory diaspora in Madrid (Spain) as well as with Granada (Andalusia, Spain) in a complementary and secondary way. It…
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Conversation between Carlos Fernández Liria and Mario Espinoza Pino on the book ‘Marx, 2857: el problema del método y la dialéctica’

Conversation between Carlos Fernández Liria and Mario Espinoza Pino on the book ‘Marx, 2857: el problema del método y la dialéctica’

Activities, workshops
From 4th February to 21st April 2021, two sessions of presentation, conversation, and debate on Carlos Fernández Liria’s work ‘Marx, 2857: el problema del método y la dialéctica’ took place. This event was organised by José Luis Moreno Pestaña and Mario Espinoza Pino, members of FiloLab and the Seminario de Filosofía Social ‘Capital (es), Cuerpos’. During the debate, they dealt with the methodological problems of Karl Marx’s work, which is paramount in the development of what Perry Anderson, Martin Jay, Russel Jacoby and Davic Mc Lellan, among others, called ‘Western Marxism’. Fernández Liria’s work, which focuses on rereading the 1857 Einleitung, radically criticises the Hegelian concept of dialectic, separating Marx from Hegel and approaching him towards the development of the history of sciences —with regards to Marxist authors such as…
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Publication of the article: “Childhood and Pandemic: Chronicle of an Absence Foretold”

Publication of the article: “Childhood and Pandemic: Chronicle of an Absence Foretold”

COVID-19, News, Publications
Ester Massó Guijarro, researcher at FiloLab, has published the article “Childhood and Pandemic: Chronicle of an Absence Foretold” in Salud Colectiva (vol. 17, 2021), the magazine of the National University of Lanús (Argentina). It is an open access magazine indexed in the Web of Science, PubMed and Scopus amongst others. Here is the abstract of the article: “The COVID-19 pandemic has made it clear that childhood is the global south of the virus: a world where care is not a freely chosen value and where children’s voices are being silenced in virtue of a long-held epistemic injustice. Thus, the transformation that societies are going through due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on children’s rights on both a small and a large scale. In Spain, a country particularly affected…
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CONFERENCE “EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE, INSTITUTIONS AND EPISTEMIC ACTIVISM”

CONFERENCE “EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE, INSTITUTIONS AND EPISTEMIC ACTIVISM”

Conferences
  José Medina, Walter Dill Scott Professor of Philosophy at Northwestern University (US) is the author of The Epistemology of Resistance: Gender and Racial Oppression, Epistemic Injustice, and Resistant Imaginations (Oxford University Press; recipient of the 2013 North-American Society for Social Philosophy Book Award). He will be the keynote speaker of the conference organised by the Doctoral Programme on Philosophy. Date: Friday 16th April 2021 Platform: https://oficinavirtual.ugr.es/redes/SOR/SALVEUGR/accesosala.jsp?IDSALA=22961761 Time : 12 am Organised by : For further information contact : Pedro Francés-Gómez Philosophy I (Political and Moral Philosophy) University of Granada Doctoral Programme on Philosophy Coordinator http://doctorados.ugr.es/filosofia/ pfg@ugr.es Please contact filolab@ugr.es with the subject “Injusticia epistémica, instituciones y activismo epistémico” to receive the password required to attend the event.
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«Doctor, Please Make Me Freer: Capabilities Enhancement as a Goal of Medicine. Medicine, Health Care & Philosophy»

«Doctor, Please Make Me Freer: Capabilities Enhancement as a Goal of Medicine. Medicine, Health Care & Philosophy»

News, Publications
Jon Rueda (FiloLab, UGR), Pablo Garía Barranquero (UMA) and Francisco Lara (FiloLab, UGR) have recently published an article entitled Doctor Please, Make Me Freer: Capabilities Enhancement as a Goal of Medicine (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11019-021-10016-5, 2021) in Medicine, Healthcare & Philosophy magazine. In their article, they address the debate on human enhancement and medicine’s goals. Here is the abstract of the research article: “Biomedical innovations are making possible the enhancement of human capabilities. There are two philosophical stances on the role that medicine should play in this respect. On the one hand, naturalism rejects every medical intervention that goes beyond preventing and treating disease. On the other hand, welfarism advocates enhancements that foster subjective well-being. We will show that both positions have considerable shortcomings. Consequently, we will introduce a third characterization in which therapies…
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“Ethics of Care” seminar

“Ethics of Care” seminar

Activities, Conferences, workshops
The 6th April, Esther Massó Guijarro—researcher at FiloLab— presented the “Ethics of Care” seminar together with Rosana Triviño at the Andalusian School of Public Health of Granada. This seminar took place in the framework of the 4th module on ethics, gender and care which is part of the 11th Diploma of Specialisation in Bioethics, organised by the Andalusian School of Public Health. Following the proposals and analyses of Kohlberg and Gilligan, this seminar shows how the ethics of care are a critical and complementary approach to traditional ethics of justice so as to move towards a non-binary and non-exclusive conception of gender, amongst other values. Through a hybrid methodology that combines theory and group practice, students are expected to develop and integrate approaches and guiding principles regarding ethics of care…
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EBEN Spain 2021: 28 th Online Conference

EBEN Spain 2021: 28 th Online Conference

Calls, Conferences, Posts, workshops
Rafael Cejudo (Cordoba University), member of FiloLab, is the organiser of the 28th EBEN (Erupopean Business Ethics Networks) Conference in Spain, which will take place on 10-12 June 2021. FiloLab would like to invite all of you to participate. The title of this conference is “Ethical and social economy: a new covenant between business and society” and it will be held online due to the social and health problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic has presented companies with new challenges in record time; it has speeded up technological change and it has created new consumer and work habits which were only starting to develop a few months ago. It has also plunged economies into an unprecedented crisis which has had uneven effects for each different sector. Therefore, citizens, consumers…
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