“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 Read more…

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 Read more…