MBBS Curriculum 2020

David Galloway



Past Events



Reading Group: Death and Mortality
6 October 2016 - 16:00-18:00

Reading:

The following readings will anchor our discussion, in this order, and we’ll see how far we get each time. The papers can be found online, but the first one takes some digging.

Reading beforehand is not required. Feel free to come as you are.

  • Bernard Williams, ‘The Makropulos Case: reflections on the tedium of immortality’
  • Bernard Williams, ‘Unbearable suffering’, in his The Sense of the Past.
  • Ben Bradley, ‘Existential terror’, Journal of Ethics 19 (2015)
  • Adrian Moore, ‘Williams, Nietzsche and the meaninglessness of immortality’, Mind 115 April 2006
  • Galen Strawson, ‘Against narrativity’, in Ratio XVII 4 (December 2004)
  • Samuel Scheffler, Death and the Afterlife
  • Susan Woolf, Meaning in Life

Convenor: Dr David Galloway

K-1.56, Strand Building, Strand, King’s College London

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Reading Group: Death and Mortality
20 October 2016 - 16:00-18:00

Convenor: Dr David Galloway

K-1.56, King’s Building, Strand, King’s College London

(See this event also on Facebook)

Reading:

The following readings will anchor our discussion, in this order, and we’ll see how far we get each time. The papers can be found online, but the first one takes some digging.

Reading beforehand is not required. Feel free to come as you are.

  • Bernard Williams, ‘The Makropulos Case: reflections on the tedium of immortality’
  • Bernard Williams, ‘Unbearable suffering’, in his The Sense of the Past.
  • Ben Bradley, ‘Existential terror’, Journal of Ethics 19 (2015)
  • Adrian Moore, ‘Williams, Nietzsche and the meaninglessness of immortality’, Mind 115 April 2006
  • Galen Strawson, ‘Against narrativity’, in Ratio XVII 4 (December 2004)
  • Samuel Scheffler, Death and the Afterlife
  • Susan Woolf, Meaning in Life

 

After-event Film Screening

“Highlander”

6:30pm – 405 Philosophy Building
 
 


Reading Group: Death and Mortality
17 November 2016 - 16:00-18:00

Convenor: Dr David Galloway

K-1.56, King’s Building, Strand, King’s College London

(See this event also on Facebook)
 

Film Screening

“Children of Men”
 


Reading Group: Death and Mortality
1 December 2016 - 16:00-18:00

Convenor: Dr David Galloway

K-1.56, King’s Building, Strand, King’s College London

(See this event also on Facebook)

Reading:

  • Samuel Scheffler, Death and the Afterlife