Gregorio Piaia (University of Padua)
Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins University)
Pierre-François Moreau (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon)
Call for applications: Partial funding (10 bursaries) available for both French and non-French graduate students, postdocs or young academics who wish to take part in the school and contribute to the discussions.
This research school is dedicated to the study of the relations between the history, methods and practices in the historiography of philosophy. The aim is to submit the historiography of philosophy itself to historical study by asking how the reading of past philosophical texts has been adapted to the institutional and intellectual context of historiography of philosophy itself. Throughout the three days it lasts, the school will thus follow a double itinerary: on the one hand, we put into perspective the evolution of the historiography of philosophy from the early the seventeenth century onward; on the other hand, we focus on the ways in which, historically, different methodological orientations have concretely shaped the interpretation of philosophical texts. At the same time, we will question the ways in which the historiography of philosophy can be, and has been, put into dialogue with other disciplines, in particular sociology and the history and philosophy of science.
Those who wish to apply should send a letter of motivation of two pages maximum (word or pdf), explaining how participation the research school can contribute to their current research, to Mogens Lærke (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Raphaële Andrault (email@example.com). Please include all contact information in the letter and entitle your email HISTOPHIL. The deadline for submissions is 10 March 2016.
The Research School is organized by the Institut d’histoire des representations et des idées dans les modernités (IHRIM, UMR 5317) in collaboration with the LabEx COMOD (University of Lyon) and the Doctoral School of the University of Lyon (ED 487)
Raphaële Andrault (CNRS, UMR 5317, ENS de Lyon) Mogens Lærke (CNRS, UMR 5317, ENS de Lyon) Pierre-François Moreau (ENS de Lyon).