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Prof. Seán D. Kelly (Harvard University) Visiting Professor

College of Business Visiting Scholar Scheme
Prof. Seán D. Kelly (Harvard University) Visiting Professor

Sean D. Kelly & Séamas B. Kelly at UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, Blackrock Campus

Prof. Seán D. Kelly will be joining us from 1-13 February under the auspices of the College of Business Visiting Scholar Scheme. Seán will be based in the Quinn School for the duration of his stay, and will be available to meet with PhD students or faculty who have an interest in phenomenology or cognitive neuroscience. During the course of his visit he will be contributing to two events organised within the College of Business: a CEMS conference on ‘Ethics in the Digital Society’, and a symposium on ‘The Phenomenology of Technology and Organising.'

Seán will also be giving a public lecture on the philosophy of creativity (entitled Technê, Technology, and Truth from Aristotle to Foucault) at 5pm on Tuesday 2 February in the UCD Lochlann Quinn School of Business, Belfield. (:see the event invitation":

Seán Dorrance Kelly is the Theresa G. and Ferdinand F. Martignetti Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. He served as Chair of the Philosophy Department at Harvard from 2009-2015. Before arriving at Harvard, Kelly taught at Stanford and Princeton, and he was a Visiting Professor at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. His work focuses on various aspects of the philosophical, phenomenological, and cognitive neuroscientific nature of human experience. Kelly has published articles in numerous journals and anthologies and has received fellowships or awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the NEH, the NSF and the James S. McDonnell Foundation, among others. His book, All Things Shining: Reading the Western Canon to Find Meaning in Our Secular Age, jointly written with Hubert Dreyfus, was a New York Times bestseller.