Eighteenth-century studies, Besterman and Voltaire

Voltaire Foundation

Edinburgh castle.

Edinburgh welcomed dix-huitiémistes this year for the fifteenth ISECS congress. The Voltaire Foundation’s newest staff member, who joined in April 2019, experienced ISECS for the first time and was impressed by the strong ties in the research community. Meeting many of the OCV authors at the book stand was also a very welcoming and enlightening experience.

In July 2017, 50 years after the idea of the OCV was formed, the Voltaire Foundation published a blogpost summarising its first 25 years. Now, as we approach the end of the print edition, only a little later than hoped (does Achilles ever catch the tortoise?), it is time to look at the next 25 years, from 1993-1994 to 2018-2019, where the dominant theme has been scholarly collaboration.

The Voltaire Foundation at 99 Banbury Road, Oxford.

In 1993 the Voltaire Foundation bought a large Victorian house at 99 Banbury Road…

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Modifica calendario delle lezioni di Storia della filosofia, corso di laurea in Educazione sociale e tecniche dell’intervento educativo


Le lezioni del corso di Storia della filosofia per il corso di Laurea in Educazione sociale e tecniche dell’intervento educativo inizieranno martedì 8 ottobre 2019 e si terranno tutti i martedì dalle ore 8 alle ore 10 e venerdì dalle ore 8 alle ore 11 – Aula SP2

Paintings in 1971 Dutch TV Interview with Foucault. Anybody know what these are? (2019)

Foucault News

Enquiry from one of the readers of Foucault News. Does anybody know what the two large paintings right at the beginning of this interview are?

15-minute footage is of an interview that was conducted by the Dutch philosopher Fons Elders in preparation for the debate between Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault, which was broadcasted on Dutch television on Sunday, Nov. 28, 1971

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