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Democratic Affections: Film, Philosophy, and Religion in the Thought of Stanley Cavell

Wallis Annenberg Conference Room 4315 SSMS, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

The death this year of Stanley Cavell brought to an end a unique and exceptionally rich life in philosophy, one that continues to inspire readers and colleagues throughout the humanities and the humanistic social sciences. In this two-day interdisciplinary symposium commemorating Cavell’s career, UCSB faculty from across the campus invite Cavell scholars from Europe and America to join in a discussion of his extraordinary contributions to our understanding of the affective dimensions of democratic life, ...