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HANS BLUMENBERG SEMINAR
Convener: Audrey Borowski (Oxford)
The centenary of Hans Blumenberg’s (1920-1996) birth provide an occasion to revisit some aspects of his life and thought.
All seminars take place on Mondays at 5 pm (UK time) on zoom at:
All welcome and no registration necessary.
5 October Rüdiger Zill (Einstein Forum), author of Der absolute Leser - Hans Blumenberg. Eine intellektuelle Biographie in conversation with Nicholas Halmi (Oxford)
12 October Jeffrey Barash (Amiens)
The Power of Rhetoric. Hans Blumenberg, Ernst Cassirer and the Legacy of Herder
19 October Jean-Claude Monod (ENS)
Rhetorical concept and platonic concept of politics - from Blumenberg to the ‘post-truth era’
26 October Leif Weatherby (NYU)
Illegitimate Intelligence: Hans Blumenberg and AI
2 November Angus Nicholls (QMUL) and Felix Heidenreich (Stuttgart)
The Original Context and Contemporary Relevance of Hans Blumenberg's Präfiguration
9 November Paul Fleming (Cornell)
Giving Pause: Blumenberg and Freud
16 November Hannes Bajohr (Basel), Florian Fuchs (Princeton) and Joe Kroll (Princeton), editors and translators of History, Metaphors, Fables. A Hans Blumenberg Reader (2020) in conversation with Nicholas Halmi (Oxford) and Audrey Borowski (Oxford)
23 November Eva Geulen (ZFL Berlin)
Blumenberg 'in the Horizon'
30 November Willem Styfhalls (Leuven)
Hans Blumenberg’s eschatology – On the Metaphor of the World’s Doom
7 December Pini Ifergan (Bar-Ilan)
Goethe and Philosophy? Blumenberg’s version
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