Venue

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

Date & Time

Postponed

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)