Venue

Good Heavens Cafe & Bar, Shimokitazawa
5 Chome-32-5 Daizawa, Setagaya City, Tokyo 155-0032

Date & Time

Sunday, 19th April 2020
3pm

Information for guests

Open to the public, no ticket required

Istvan Zoltan Zardai

István Zardai

Philosopher

Yasuhiro Yotsumoto

Yasuhiro Yotsumoto

Poet

Shoko Kinoshita

Shoko Kinoshita

Translator

Yasuhiro Yotsumoto & István Zardai will be discussing the theme of instinct in Mary Midgley's work, and a number of connected issues, like rationality, imagination and poetry in front of an audience. The discussion will be accompanied by a poetry display, and followed by a round-table discussion on poetry and language, with questions from the audience welcome.

Requests and queries can be sent by email to the organiser at i.zardai@keio.jp

Theme

Instinct

Reading

Concept of Beastliness: Philosophy, Ethics and Animal Behaviour
Philosophy, vol. 48 (1973), pp. 111-135

Heart and Mind
Midgley, M. (1981)
Brighton: The Harvester Press Limited
Chapter 9 (p.151-166)