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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | Institut für Philosophie | Studium | Fachschaftsinitiative | SVR18-19 | SVR: Jakob Eichler: Explaining Addiction. Epistemological Approaches

SVR: Jakob Eichler: Explaining Addiction. Epistemological Approaches

Students’ Lecture Series
Wann 06.02.2019 von 18:15 bis 19:45 (Europe/Berlin / UTC100) iCal
Wo Unter den Linden 6, room 2094
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Abstract:

Why do addicts engage in addictive behaviour? Do they choose to? Do they even have a choice? Many answers to these questions direct us at the individual, their moral character or their neurobiological features. But what if these explanations fail? In my talk, I utilise the concept of hermeneutical injustice to provide an explanation that directs us to an social epistemological answer to the question of addiction.

 

 

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