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…
Reconstructing history allows us to realise that bodies have not always been valued in the same way; a capital that is linked to bodies (sexual capital) exists as a consequence of transformations in the field of health, of relationships between social classes as well as the general conception of the conditions required to be an accomplished person. These changes allow us to identify possibilities for transformation. Because even though everybody should be able to express themselves through their bodies, this is far from reality as there are certain requirements that have been set which verge on the pathological. An empirical study on qualified and working class workers provides us with a contemporary view of how sexual capital is linked to eating disorders. An analysis of existing conflicts allows us…
On Friday, January 31th we will have a new session of TeC FiloLab: at 11:30 in Sala de Juntas of Philosophy (Building of the School of Psychology), Vladimir Drekalovic (University of Montenegro) will give a conference entitled: "How much does a mathematical explanation help a scientific explanation?" (more…)
Next Wednesday, December 11, in a new session of TeC FiloLab, Henrik Zinkernagel and Govert Vroom (IESE Business school in Barcelona) we will present a work that will focus on «Rethinking capitalism from within: The purpose of the firm and the 'good life'». The session will take place in the Board Room of Philosophy (Building of the School of Psychology), between 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Next Friday, April 5, at 10:30 h. in the Board Room of Philosophy (Building of the School of Psychology), Andrés Soria (Institute Jean Nicod, Paris) and Mora Maldonado (University of Edinburgh) will talk about "The Puzzle of Reflexive Belief Construction in Spanish", in the seminar TeC FiloLab. (more…)
Alberto Molina Pérez will be present at the 5th ELPAT Congress "Developing Dialogue - Pioneering Practice", organized by the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) and dedicated to the ethical, legal and psychosocial aspects of transplantation and donations. His presentation is titled "Public knowledge and attitudes towards consent policies for organ donation in Europe. A systematic review" and it will take place on April 28, between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland). (more…)
David Rodríguez-Arias will participate in the V ELPAT Congress "Developing Dialogue - Pioneering Practice", organized by the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) and dedicated to the ethical, legal and psychosocial aspects of transplantation and donations. His presentation is entitled "The ethics of consent policies and the role of families in deceased organ procurement" and will take place on April 27, between 8:30 am and 10:00 am, at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland). (more…)
David Rodríguez-Arias participates in a Bioethics Case Discussion on Transplantation and Organ Donation, at the School of Medicine in the Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio, USA). The title of his presentation will be "Spanish and American Perspectives on Health, Medicine, and Culture." The discussion will be held on March 1, 2019, in Room T-501, from 12.45 to 2.00 pm.