“Wonder & Co.” – varieties of intensified experience (CMH Symposium, Durham, 19 March 2014)

Centre for Medical Humanities second symposium on Wonder: “Wonder & Co.” – varieties of intensified experience 19th March 2014 Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College Durham, 9.30 – 4.30 Contributors include: Jules Evans (Queen Mary College London, Dept of Philosophy) ‘Experiences of ecstasy’ Ian Kidd (Durham University, Dept of Philosophy) ‘Deep and shallow wonder’ Veronica Strang Read the full article…

Losing it: the variety of ecstatic experiences – Jules Evans (Public Lecture, Durham, 20 November 2013)

Losing it: the variety of ecstatic experiences Jules Evans Wednesday 20 November, 5-7pm Senior Common Room, Trevelyan College, Durham University In our rational, self-controlled, and industrious society, have we forgotten the art of losing control? Jules Evans considers ecstatic experiences, how they were pathologised during the Enlightenment, and how people found new avenues to ecstasy, Read the full article…