King’s College London History of Philosophy Seminar

This term we are launching the King’s History of Philosophy Seminar, which will meet regularly through the academic year at King’s College London.

The Seminar aims to promote discussion of methods and approaches to the History of Philosophy as well as of thinkers and topics within the tradition.

Meetings take place on Fridays. All welcome.

Seminar Programme:

February 19th, 2016, 11am-1pm:
Prof. Sarah Hutton (University of York)
Author of British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century (Oxford University Press, 2015)
Small Committee Room, King’s College London

March 18th, 2016, 3-5pm:
Dr James Harris (University of St Andrews)
Author of Hume: An Intellectual Biography (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and editor of Scottish Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century, Vol. I: Morals, Politics, Art, Religion (Oxford University Press, 2015)
Room 508, Department of Philosophy, King’s College London

May 27th, 2016, 11am-1pm:
Dr Christopher Brooke (University of Cambridge)
Author of Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau (Princeton University Press, 2012)
Small Committee Room, King’s College London

via Early Modern Philosophy Resources


CfP: Special Issue, Journal of Scottish Philosophy, “Adam Smith: from context to relevance”

Submissions are invited for a themed issue of the Journal of Scottish Philosophy that aims to explore the philosophy of Adam Smith both in context, and with a view to its relevance for contemporary philosophical debate and inquiry. Papers that engage in serious textual work, and papers that step away from a strictly historical approach are equally welcome. Preference may be given to papers that aim to bridge this division.
Submissions should be prepared for blind review, and sent as email attachments to The identity and institutional affiliation of the author should be confined to the accompanying email, which should also indicate that the submission is for the themed issue. Submissions that are not selected may be considered for a regular issue.
The deadline for initial submission is 1st May 2016. Authors whose papers are accepted will  be asked to provide final versions by 1st November 2016, with publication both online and in print in March 2017. Inquiries to the guest editor of this special issue are welcome and should be sent to