"Isn’t it possible – or even, tautological – that many of us feel threatened by the idea of human-like machines precisely because they will be, in certain respects, like humans? Of course, this raises the question of what humans are like ..." In a new essay for The Philosophical Salon (Los Angeles Review of Books), Dusenbury asks… Continue reading “Trouble in Paradise” in the Los Angeles Review of Books
Dusenbury will give a lecture titled "The World City" at the Seventh British Patristics Conference. The conference will be held on 5-7 September 2018, hosted by Cardiff University's Centre for Late Antique Religion and Culture. Mandorla Mappa Mundi (Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford), from a vellum MS of Ranulf Higden's Polychronicon sive Historia Polycratica ... (mid-14th c.)
In the context of a seminar convened by the Institute of Classical Studies, Dusenbury will offer some remarks on Nemesius of Emesa's 'cosmopolitical' theory. The seminar will be held on 1 December 2017, at 2 p.m., in the Museumzaal (02.08) of the Mgr. Sencie-Instituut, K.U. Leuven.
As part of a conference titled Philosophy of Borders, Dusenbury will give a lecture on the fictional border-regimes in Thomas More's Utopia and Francis Bacon's New Atlantis, on 4 February 2017, at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
Dusenbury will give a seminar on Nemesius of Emesa's theory of elements (Elementenlehre) on 8 December 2016, 12 noon, in LETT 3.30 of the Erasmushuis, K.U. Leuven.
As part of a conference marking the quincentennial of Utopia's first edition (Leuven, 1516), Dusenbury will give a lecture titled "Utopia's Borders" on 2 December 2016, 10 a.m., at the Irish College of K.U. Leuven.
Dusenbury will give a seminar titled “Giorgio Agamben and the Judgement of Pontius Pilate” on 27 October 2016, 12 noon, at the Department of Public Law, Jurisprudence and Legal History, Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Fra Angelico, “Cristo deriso”, c. 1441, Museo di San Marco, Firenze
Dusenbury will discuss the hypothesis of Marc Van De Mieroop's book Philosophy before the Greeks: The Pursuit of Truth in Ancient Babylonia (Princeton 2016), on 12 October 2016, 6.00 pm, in the Raadzaal of the Institute of Philosophy at the University of Leuven.
Dusenbury will give a lecture on Giorgio Agamben’s reading of the Roman trial of Jesus on 7 October 2016, 5.30 pm, at the Centre for Legal History, School of Law, University of Edinburgh. Event details here. Fra Angelico, "Cristo deriso", c. 1441, Museo di San Marco, Firenze
Dusenbury will give a lecture on Giorgio Agamben's reading of the Roman trial of Jesus on 20 October 2016, 6.00 pm, at the Faculty of Law, University of Leuven. Event details here, and registration here. Fra Angelico, “Cristo deriso”, c. 1441, Museo di San Marco, Firenze