SPAH Seminar Series: Professor Joseph Schear

'The Original Bond': Sartre's Theory of Intersubjectivity

  • Thu 21 Nov 19

    15:00 - 17:00

  • Colchester Campus

    LTB 4

  • Event speaker

    Professor Joseph Schear

  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars
    SPAH Seminar Series

  • Event organiser

    Philosophy and Art History, School of

  • Contact details

    James Jefferies
    01206 872705

Philosophy and Art History Research Seminar meets weekly in term on Thursday afternoons to discuss a paper by a visiting philosopher, art historian, or a member of our academic staff.

This week's speaker is Professor Joseph Schear, is a Professor in Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics at Christ Church, Oxford University.

"'The Original Bond': Sartre's Theory of Intersubjectivity" Sartre claims in Being and Nothingness that le Regard (the 'gaze', or the 'look') is the fundamental form of intersubjectivity. This claim has long been a target of criticism, from Merleau-Ponty to Thuenissen to Honneth, but it has not been widely understood. I develop an interpretation of Sartre's claim and consider its merits.

The seminar will be followed by informal drinks at Top Bar and a meal.

SPAH Seminar Series: Professor Joseph Schear

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