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The Human in Architecture and Philosophy (Bamberg, 20 - 23 Jul 16) Call for Papers

The Human in Architecture and Philosophy (Bamberg, 20 - 23 Jul 16)

Bamberg, Otto Friedrich Universität, July 20 - 23, 2016
Deadline: Feb 1, 2016

The Human in Architecture and Philosophy: Towards an Architectural

3rd International Conference of the International Society for the
Philosophy of Architecture (ISPA)

July 20-23 2016

Department of Philosophy, University of Bamberg

The Human in Architecture and Philosophy
Human beings normally live in buildings - structures built specifically
for this function. This raises interesting questions. Why do we build
dwellings (as the ones we do)? And for whom do architects build houses?
These questions view the same phenomenon from two different
perspectives: architecture can tell us something about the human
condition (in general or in a particular culture) and we can derive
insights about architecture from our understanding of human beings.
The 3rd ISPA International Conference seeks to answer these questions
(and to pose some new ones) by bringing together architecture and
philosophy with a variety of other disciplines.  It is envisaged that
architecture be approached through the means, methods, and models of
analytical philosophy with a particular focus on (philosophical)
anthropology. We aim to attract architects and philosophers; scholars
from across the humanities and social sciences are, however, also

For the full cfp, further details and updates please visit: <>  <>.

Karsten Harries, Roger Scruton, Angelika Krebs, Mari Hvattum, Andres
Lepik, Nicholas Ray.

Please submit a 250-300 word abstract by February 1, 2016 to <>

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