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  • Sebastian Sunday Grève
  • Assistant Professor
  • Email: sebastian.sunday.greve@gmail.com
  • Homepage:philpeople.org/profiles/sebastian-sunday-greve
  • Areas of Research:Aesthetics, Epistemology, Ethics, History of Analytic Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of Mind
Bio

 

Sebastian teaches broadly in philosophy. He is interested in both practical and theoretical issues. In addition, he teaches the works of several important figures in the history of Western philosophy. Before joining Peking University, Sebastian taught philosophy at Christ Church, University of Oxford.

 

DPhil, 2018, University of Oxford

MPhil, 2014, University of London

BA, 2011, University of Göttingen

 

Research Interests (in alphabetical order)

Aesthetics, Epistemology, Ethics, History of Analytic Philosophy, Logic, Philosophy of Mind

 

Work in Progress

  1. 'Austin on Analysis'
  2. 'Entertaining Unhappiness'
  3. 'Formalisation for Philosophy'
  4. 'Intuition and Ideology'
  5. 'Intuitive Skill'
  6. 'Modern Socrates'
  7. 'On the Privacy of Complex Thought and Its Publication'
  8. 'What Is Intuition?'

 

Selected Publications

  1. 2019 Wittgenstein on Philosophy, Objectivity, and Meaning, co-edited with James Conant, Cambridge University Press
  2. 2018 'Logic and Philosophy of Logic in Wittgenstein', Australasian Journal of Philosophy 96/1: 168–82
  3. 2015 'The Importance of Understanding Each Other in Philosophy', Philosophy 90/2: 213–39 (awarded the Royal Institute of Philosophy Essay Prize)

 

Selected Talks

  1. 2020 Modern Socrates; Centre for Philosophy, Ethics and Religion, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic, Sept. 12–14
  2. 2020 Plato's paradox; 43rd International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, Aug. 9–15
  3. 2019 Intuitive skill, Peking University, China, Nov. 27
  4. 2019 Paradox, intuition and logic, Peking University, China, May 20
  5. 2018 Complex thought and private language; APA Eastern, Savannah, GA, USA, Jan. 3–6
  6. 2017 Intuitive judgement, Oxford, May 26
  7. 2016 Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems (symposium with L.C. Pereira), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, June 23
  8. 2016 Intuitions, logic and ordinary language, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, June 22
  9. 2016 Logical form and film, New University of Lisbon, Portugal, May 3
  10. 2015 Moral intuitions and ethical theory; Wittgensteinian Approaches to Moral Philosophy, KU Leuven, Belgium, Sept. 17–19
  11. 2015 Austin on analysis; Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, June 4–6
  12. 2015 The phenomenology of intuitions, Oxford, May 20

 

Recent and Upcoming Courses

Peking University

  1. Analytic philosophy, 2020

University of Oxford

  1. Early analytic philosophy, 2019
  2. Epistemology, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  3. Ethics, 2019
  4. Introduction to ethics, 2017, 2018, 2019
  5. Introduction to logic, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  6. Introduction to philosophy, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  7. Metaphysics, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  8. Philosophical logic, 2016
  9. Philosophy of logic and language, 2018, 2019
  10. Philosophy of mind, 2016, 2017, 2018
  11. Wittgenstein, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

 

Contact

Mail: Department of Philosophy, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China

Email: sebastian.sunday.greve@gmail.com

 

Links

Academia: oxford.academia.edu/sebastiansundaygreve

ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0001-5315-5733

PhilPeople: philpeople.org/profiles/sebastian-sunday-greve

Scholar: scholar.google.com/citations?user=u-RP8tYAAAAJ&hl

Website: yhposolihp.com

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