April 4, 2013 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
|The goal of my brief presentation is to point out why the event of
Being is an opportunity, rather than a threat, and how hermeneutic
ontology is a transformative thought interested in both welcoming and
generating events. If events have become an issue in contemporary
philosophy it is not because of their ontological status but rather
their potentiality to shake our current condition, that is, to
transform the so called “emergency” we live in. This emergency is both
philosophical and political given the strong support realist
metaphysical positions continue to receive from our conservative
democratic institutions. If such so-called realist analytical
philosophers as John Searle and Barry Smith are awarded and funded
excessively, it is not because their positions are “truer” than, for
example, the critical theory of Jürgen Habermas and Charles Taylor,
but because they provide a stronger refuge from the shocks and
disruptions of events.
Santiago Zabala is ICREA Research Professor of Philosophy at the
6 E 16 St Room D1103
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