Guest lecture: «Why am I here?»

The lecture will be based on work of Alasdair MacIntyre, a Scottish philosopher and one of the great moral thinkers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. MacIntyre is well known for reintroducing Aristotelian ethics and politics into mainstream philosophy and for emphasizing the role of history in philosophical theorizing. During the lecture we will try to apply philosophical ideas to answer the practical question “Why am I here?”

Dr. Philip Enns is the Vice Dean of Academic Affairs in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dr. Enns teaches in the areas of Epistemology, Religion and Democracy, and Philosophy of Language. His research is focused broadly on epistemological issues surrounding the role of beliefs and reasons in public life. He also has research interests in a number of different philosophers including Kant, Wittgenstein, Habermas and Donald Davidson, Al Farabi, Ibn Sina and Al Ghazali.

Department of Liberal Studies is pleased to invite you to attend the fascinating lecture of the practicing philosopher Dr. Philip Enns on topic “Why am I here?”

Lecture will be held in English only

Date: October 15

Time: 13:30

Venue: M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University, room 402

Address: Kazakhstan, Astana, Korgalzhyn highway, 8

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