Joseph Schear/ Simon Glendinning
Tuesday 23 October 2012, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Joseph Schear, University Lecturer and Tutorial Fellow in Philosophy, Christ Church, University of Oxford
Chair: Simon Glendinning, Reader in European Philosophy, European Institute, LSE and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy
We are, according to tradition, finite beings, with finite intellects, cut to a measure forever beyond our reach. Kant and then Heidegger broke with tradition: our finitude is not a lack or a privation but something positive, something that enables.