Thursday
28 Jun/18
00:00 (

Europe/Zurich

)

Ends: 29 Jun/18 13:00

System and Serendipity

This workshop is entitled 'System and Serendipity' and its purpose is to explore from various angle the philosophy of innovation. Since this is not (yet) a recognised sub-field of philosophy perhaps this needs explaining a little in advance. The idea is that after our workshop we might have something more concrete and programmatic.

Two of the generative insights of the German philosophical tradition of the early nineteenth century are, first, that although all meaningful patterns of human action are governed by rules, there cannot be rules for following rules, on pain of infinite regression