Consciousness and Temporality: from Finite Being to Eternal Being in Edith Stein

Another session of the Permanent Seminar of the Philosophy Group of the CEFH took place on June 28, 2017, from 11.15 a.m. at  the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of UCP. In the context of the general problem of time, this session, by Prof. Dr. Etelvina Nunes, was subordinate to the theme “Consciousness and temporality: from finite being to eternal Being in Edith Stein“. +

Interdisciplinary Seminar on Religion Studies

On June 26, 2017, an Interdisciplinary Seminar on Religion Studies was held at the Camões Campus of the Braga Regional Center of UCP. Speakers were Prof. Dr. João Décio Passos (PUC-S. Paulo) and Prof. Dr. João Manuel Duque (UCP/CITER/CEFH) with the interventions of M.A. Cristina Marques (UCP/CEFH) and M.A. Carolina Favero (UCP). The joint organization of the Center for Research in Theology and Religion Studies (CITER) and the Center for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH) aimed to promote debate among researchers. +

What is the Time?

The Philosophy Research Group of the Center for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH) of the UCP (FFCS), in partnership with the Department of Physics of UM, is promoting the INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR “Philosophy of Nature: Frontier Issues between Physics and Philosophy“.

The third session, “What is the Time?”, will take place on October 6, 2017, at 10:30 am, at the Auditorium Isidro Alves, Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of UCP. The speakers are Prof. Dr. Jaime Santos (CFUM) and Prof. Dr. Álvaro Balsas (UCP). +

THINKING ARTS. Exhibition Spaces | Reflexive Spaces. Museums, Academies and Galleries, today

The Philosophy Research Group of the Center for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH) held  the second session of the THINKING ARTS Colloquium, which had as its theme: Exhibition Spaces | Reflective Spaces. Museums, Academies and Galleries, today. Invited speakers were José María Luzon and Mário Sequeira, under presentation and moderation of Augusto Soares da Silva and Yolanda Espiña.

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Open Lecture: Funeral memorabilia in Isola Sacra

An open lecture entitled “Funeral Memorabilia in Isola Sacra”, taught by Prof. Dr. Luciane Omena, from the University of Goiás (Brazil), took place, on May 23, 2017, at 10:30 am, at the Isidro Alves Auditorium of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the Portuguese Catholic University – Braga Regional Center. The event was organized by the Research Group on Memory and Literary Dialogues of the Center for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH

THINKING ARTS. Ars Sacra | Ars Humana. Challenges of Contemporary Sacred Art

The Philosophy Research Group of the Center for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies (CEFH) started a series of Colloquiums open to the general public entitled THINKING ARTS, playing with the double meaning of the English expression:  Thinking Arts, and Thinking the Arts, and whose first session had as its theme:
Ars Sacra | Ars Humana. Challenges of Contemporary Sacred Art, with the invited speakers Alfredo Teixeira and Jonathan Saldanha, under moderation of João Manuel Duque. +

What is the Cosmos?

 

The philosophical reflection on the knowledge of Nature from the dialogue with the natural sciences constitutes the Philosophy of Nature. Physics offers a set of theoretical representations to describe and explain the natural, observable and measured phenomena we perceive in the world. Among the concepts and presuppositions of physical theories we find the metaphysical ones, such as those of time, space, matter, objectivity, causality, continuity, individuality, etc. And it is at the level of presuppositions and concepts that physics and philosophy claim each other, for, as W. Heisenberg put it, “only by leaving open the question of the ultimate essence of bodies, matter, energy, etc., can the Physics to achieve an understanding of the properties of phenomena we describe with such concepts. ”

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Time and Tolerance

The Philosophy Research group of CEFH presented another session of the Permanent Seminar which, under the general theme of time, took place on December 2, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in room 2.1 of the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences.

The specific theme of this session, “Time and Tolerance”, was given by Professor José Henrique Silveira de Brito with the moderation of Professor João Duque