Annual Conference

BSHP Antognazza Lecture

The BSHP Antognazza Lecture (formally the Annual Lecture), features an accessible paper from a distinguished speaker in the history of philosophy. It is normally held in the autumn at a UK university. Attendance is free, and everyone is welcome.

The lecture is name in memory of Prof. Maria Rosa Antognazza (1964-2023)

BSHP Antognazza Lecture 2024

Pauline Kleingeld (University of Groningen) in Edinburgh

The next Antognazza Lecture will take place on 8 November 2024 in Edinburgh. Title and details coming soon.

Past Antognazza Lectures

2023: Professor Peter Adamson, Kings College London / LMU, "Thinking With Rosa: Assent in the Islamic World" Click here to watch a recording

2022: Professor Clare Carlisle, King's College London, “Thought and Feeling: George Eliot and the Expansion of Philosophy” Click here to listen to recording

2021: Professor James A. Harris, “How to write a history of philosophy? The case of 18th-century Britain”, Newnham College, Cambridge.

2020: Prof. Jan Westerhoff, "For your eyes only: the Problem on Solipsism in Ancient Indian Philosophy", delivered online Click here to watch a recording.

2019: Prof. MM McCabe, "Taking time to talk: Plato's Euthydemus on the metaphysics of conversation", University of Aberdeen

2018: Prof. Sarah Hutton, "Women, Philosophy, and the History of Philosophy", Maison Francaise d'Oxford

2017: Prof. John Cottingham, "Why the History of Philosophy Matters", King’s College London