With the award of the Book and Reading Fund 2022, in the category of publishing collection, the International Institute of Philosophy and Social Studies (IIPSS) seeks to contribute to the public, social, political, and cultural discussion of the country through critical thinking.
Judith Butler’s conference on non-violence and equality in times of pandemic
We are delighted to invite you to the first season of the series “State of exception-exception of the State: conversations about the social revolt and the pandemic”, organized by the Centre of Studies of Applied Ethics (CEDEA) of the Facultad de Filosofía y Humanidades de la Universidad de Chile, supported by IIPSS. The first session will be on Monday 27th of July at 4pm, with the philosopher Judith Butler who will…
The Ends of Democracy: International Conference in Brazil
The Ends of Democracy: Populist Strategies, Skepticism about Democracy, and the Quest for Popular Sovereignty November 7-9, 2017 SESC Unidade Pompeia São Paulo, Brazil The rise of populist movements in recent years raises questions about the challenges for liberal democracy and its basic institutional forms. For instance, what are “the ends” of democracy in a double sense: what are the ends of democracy, that is, its purposes and promises, but…
Philosophical Perspectives on Critical Psychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities
29th Annual Meeting: Philosophical Perspectives on Critical Psychiatry: Challenges and
Opportunities, May 20-21, 2017
Call for Abstracts
Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry
San Diego, California
Critical Psychiatry is a wide-ranging movement that encompasses a highly varied, and possibly incommensurable, array of concepts, concerns, and activities.
Material and Concepts: working methods and theoretical relations of Walter Benjamin
Call for Papers. This workshop is interested in the relation between Benjamin’s work with different kinds of material and its conceptual articulation. The point of departure will be Benjamin’s working notes dealing with sociohistorical and political topics. Deadline: 1 October, 2016. The workshop will combine lectures (followed by Q&A) with a collective working method.
Republicanism and Agonistic Democratic Theory
Call for Papers Pléyade. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences ISSN 0718-655x / e-ISSN 0719-3696 Nº 20 July-December, 2017 Special Edition “Republicanism and Agonistic Democratic Theory” In recent decades, various theories have challenged what appears to be a hegemonic dominance of liberalism in at least three directions: economic, legal and the political dimension of the community. Among these, two stand out for the extent of their criticism.
International Workshop “Latin American Critical Theories: New Approaches”
Workshop organized by the Sociology and Political Science department of the Universidad Católica de Temuco with the International Institute for Philosophy and Social Studies. The activity discussed the new critical approaches on Latin America and the Global South.
La actualidad de la crítica. Ensayos sobre la Escuela de Frankfurt (2015)
Nicolás del Valle Orellana, editor. Critical theory is the theoretical project that began with the Frankfurt School, one of the most important German intellectual traditions of the twentieth century. This volume is on the discussions of the first three phases of the Frankfurt School. History, art, nature, law, justice, domination, public sphere and social rights are addressed in this book.
Research Members visited the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Nicolás del Valle and Damián Gálvez participated in the seminar Espace de Recherche, Sociologie et Anthropologie, giving talks on their current research.