The Philosophy Research Group of the Center for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH) held the second session of the THINKING ARTS Colloquium, which had as its theme: Exhibition Spaces | Reflective Spaces. Museums, Academies and Galleries, today. Invited speakers were José María Luzon and Mário Sequeira, under presentation and moderation of Augusto Soares da Silva and Yolanda Espiña.+
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An open lecture entitled “Funeral Memorabilia in Isola Sacra”, taught by Prof. Dr. Luciane Omena, from the University of Goiás (Brazil), took place, on May 23, 2017, at 10:30 am, at the Isidro Alves Auditorium of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the Portuguese Catholic University – Braga Regional Center. The event was organized by the Research Group on Memory and Literary Dialogues of the Center for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH+
The Philosophy Research Group of the Center for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH) started a series of Colloquiums open to the general public entitled THINKING ARTS, playing with the double meaning of the English expression: Thinking Arts, and Thinking the Arts, and whose first session had as its theme:
Ars Sacra | Ars Humana. Challenges of Contemporary Sacred Art, with the invited speakers Alfredo Teixeira and Jonathan Saldanha, under moderation of João Manuel Duque.
The philosophical reflection on the knowledge of Nature from the dialogue with the natural sciences constitutes the Philosophy of Nature. Physics offers a set of theoretical representations to describe and explain the natural, observable and measured phenomena we perceive in the world. Among the concepts and presuppositions of physical theories we find the metaphysical ones, such as those of time, space, matter, objectivity, causality, continuity, individuality, etc. And it is at the level of presuppositions and concepts that physics and philosophy claim each other, for, as W. Heisenberg put it, “only by leaving open the question of the ultimate essence of bodies, matter, energy, etc., can the Physics to achieve an understanding of the properties of phenomena we describe with such concepts. ”
The Research Group Memory and Literary Dialogues of the Centre for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH), Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences, UCP – Braga, organizes the International Colloquium
Landscape and Literature: Cartographies of Space and Memory
Braga, March 27, 2017
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
The Philosophy Research group of CEFH presented another session of the Permanent Seminar which, under the general theme of time, took place on December 2, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in room 2.1 of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences.
The specific theme of this session, “Time and Tolerance”, was given by Professor José Henrique Silveira de Brito with the moderation of Professor João Duque