Workshop Series

Heidegger und Gadamer

The BPC Workshop Series meets periodically to discuss work by BPC members or visitors. In these sessions, we aim to offer rigorous, constructive feedback on works in progress.


Fall 2020 

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October 23 (4 pm EST) – Paul Goldberg (Boston University), “Refuting the Vorhanden Readers of Heidegger’s Philosophy of Science in Being and Time“- 

November 5 (10 am EST) – Kadir Filiz (Radboud University Nijmegen), “Phenomenality of the Event in Claude Romano’s Evential Hermeneutics” –

November 20 (4 pm EST) – James Kinkaid (Boston University / Boston College) “Husserl, Ideal Verificationism, and the Knowability Paradox” –


Spring 2020

March 13 – Frances Maughan-Brown (College of the Holy Cross), “Eye and Eyes: ‘Windows’ on Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology” [2 pm, Stokes Hall North N228, Boston College] ***CANCELED***

March 25 – Kadir Filiz (Radboud University Nijmegen), “Phenomenality of the Event in Claude Romano’s Evential Hermeneutics. Going Beyond Fundamental Ontology” [3 pm, Stokes Hall North N115, Boston College] ***CANCELED***

April 22 – Andrea Staiti (Università degli Studi di Parma), “G.E. Moore’s Open Question Argument: A Phenomenological Interpretation” ***CANCELED***

June 18 – Zach Joachim (Boston University), “Idealism and the intercorporeality of the ‘I’: revisiting Husserl’s Fifth Cartesian Meditation” ***CANCELED***



March 27 – Len Lawlor (Penn State University), “The Ultimate Meaning of Counter-Actualization: On the Ethics of the Univocity of Being in Deleuze’s Logic of Sense” [3:30pm, Hovey House Library, Boston College]

March 29 – James Kinkaid (Boston University / Boston College), “Phenomenology and the Stratification of Reality” [4pm, School of Theology, STH 541, Boston University]

April 16 – Gustavo Gómez Pérez (Pontífica Universidad Javeriana, Colombia), “Being-Deceived. Heidegger and the Question of Deception” [11am, Stokes Hall North N228, Boston College]

May 23 – Jesse Lopes (Boston University), “Husserl’s Language of Thought” [4pm, School of Theology 508, Boston College]



May 31 – Jesse Lopes (Boston University), “Description & Explanation in Husserl & Cognitive Science”; Takaaki Matsui (Dartmouth College), “Husserl’s Transcendental Idealism as a Global Deflationary Realism”

July 7 – Bettina Bergo (Université de Montréal), “Husserl and the Political”