Miloš Ćipranić Painter and the Pledge of Silence


The aim of the lecture is to reflect on the question whether painting can be considered a form of social engagement. Jean-Paul Sartre, Emmanuel Levinas and Maurice Merleau-Ponty provided the reasons...

Seminar Emotions and Social Theory


Without a doubt, emotions are one of the basic factors in our social reality. They coordinate the way that we relate to each other, and also the situation that we are part of, on various,...

Round Table The Role of Philosophy in Education


The round table will take place on 6 October 2018 at 10AM at the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory (Kraljice Natalije 45, 4th floor). The ongoing education reform forsees gradual...

Lev Kreft: Aristotle doing a Bradbury


Chapter 6 »Aristotle' Pentathlete« of Sport, Ethics and Philosophy 2010 Special Issue by Heather L. Reid opens with Steven Bradbury surprise victory in the 1.000-metre short track speed skating at...

Lecture and seminar with Monika Betzler


Lecture: The Relational Value of Empathy It is quite common to think that empathy and morality are closely linked. But this supposed tight connection between empathy and morality has recently come...