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Invited Sessions

Invited Sessions

America the Philosophical

Chair: Carlin Romano

Ursinus College

USA

 

Participants:

a) Steve Fuller

University of Warwick

United Kingdom

b) Luca Scarantino

IULM University

Italy

c) Elena Chebotareva

St. Petersburg State University

Russian Federation

 

Aristotle and Contemporary Science

Chair:  Demetra Sfendoni-Mentzou

"Interdisciplinary Centre for Aristotle Studies", of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Greece

 

Participants:

a) Evangelos Moutsopoulos              

Academy of Athens

Greece

b) Enrico Berti

Università degli Studi di Padova

Italy

c) Lambros Couloubaritsis 

Université libre de Bruxelles

Belgium

d) Richard McKirahan                 

Pomona College

USA

e) Dory Scaltsas                 

University of Edinburgh

U.K.

f) Demetra Sfendoni-Mentzou

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Greece

 

Bioethical Dialogue in South-East Europe

Chair: Mislav Kukoč
University of Split
Faculty of Philosophy 
Croatia

 

Participants:

a) Ivana Zagorac

University of Zagreb

Croatia

b) Marija Todorovska

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje

FYROM

c) Sandra Radenovic
University of Belgrade
Serbia

d) Valentina Kaneva
St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia
Bulgaria

e) Stavroula Tsinorema
University of Crete
Greece

f) Harun Tepe
Hacettepe University, Ankara
Turkey

 

Business ethics and Globalization

Chair:  Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
Roskilde University
Denmark

 

Participants:

a) Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
Roskilde University
Denmark

b) Øjvind Larsen, Copenhagen Business School

c) Maria Bonnafous-Boucher

d) Eric Pezet

 

Centenaire de Paul Ricœur (Ricoeur at 100, a  French session)

Chair: Peter Kemp

            Past President of FISP

 

Participants:

a) Pall Skulason

Institut International de Philosophie

Iceland

b) Peter Kemp

Institut International de Philosophie

Denmark

c) Roberta Picardi

Fonds Paul Ricoeur

Italy

d) Luca Possati

Fonds Paul Ricoeur

Italy

 

Classical American Pragmatism: Practicing Philosophy as experiencing life

Chair: Krzysztof (Chris) Piotr Skowronski
Opole University
Poland

 

Participants:

a) Ludwig Nagl
University of Vienna
Austria

b) Jacquelyn Kegley
California State University, Bakersfield
USA

c) John Lachs
Vanderbilt University
USA

d) Emil Visnovsky
Comenius University
Slovakia

e) Krzysztof (Chris) Piotr Skowronski
Opole University
Poland

 

Confucianism: Human Understanding and World Philosophy

Chair: Chung-ying Cheng
University of Hawaii at Manoa and Shanghai Jiaotong University
USA / China

 

Participants:

a) Chung-ying Cheng
University of Hawaii at Manoa and Shanghai Jiaotong University
USA / China

b) Guenter Zoeller
Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich and McGill University
Germany / USA

c) Dagfinn Føllesdal
University of Oslo and Stanford University
Norway / USA

 

Contemporary Chinese Aesthetics and Art

Chair: Curtis Carter
Marquette University Dept. of Philosophy; International Association for Aesthetics President
USA

 

Participants:

a) Curtis Carter
Marquette University Dept. of Philosophy; International Association for Aesthetics President
USA

b) Jianping Gao
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
China

c) Feng Peng
Peiking University
China

d) Yuedi Liu
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Philosophy)

 

Content and Communication

(Philosophy of Language)
Chair: Maite Ezcurdia
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

 

Participants:

a) Eleonora Orlando
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Argentina

b) Marco Ruffino
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

c) Maite Ezcurdia
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

 

Cosmopolitanism

Chair: Noriko Hashimoto
University of Aoyamagakuin
Japan

 

Participants:

a) David Rasmussen
Boston College
USA

b) Jürgen Habermas
Goethe Universität
Germany

c) Arne Johan Vetlesen
University of Oslo
Norway

 

Critical Theology

Chair: Joseph Cohen
University College Dublin
Ireland

 

Participants:

a) Raphael Zagury – Orly
Bezalel School of Fine Arts and Design
Israel

b) Hent de Vries
John Hopkins University
USA

c) Orietta Ombrosi
University of Rome I – Sapienza
Italy

d) Itzhak Benjamini
University of Beer-Sheva
Israel

 

De se contents - problems and motivations

Chair: Manuel Garcia - Carpintero
University of Barcelona
Spain

 

Participants:

a) Kathrin Gluer
University of Stockholm
Germany

b) Teresa Marques
LANCOG, University of Lisbon
Portugal

c) Peter Pagin
University of Stockholm
Sweden

 

Epistemology of Knowing How
Chair:  Jesus Vega - Encabo
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Spain

 

Participants:

a) Jason Stanley
Rutgers University
USA

b) Josefa Toribio
iCREA and Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona
Spain

c) Eva – Maria Jung
Westfaelische Wilhelms – Universitaet Muenster
Germany

 

Experience, World and Time. Philosophical Perspectives in the Horizon of the 21st Century

Chair: Francisco Naishtat 
Universidad de Buenos Aires, Centro de Investigaciones Filosóficas (CIF), CONICET
Argentina

 

Participants:

a) Carlos Pereda
Instituto de Filosofía de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Mexico

b) Daniel Brauer
Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), CIF, CONICET
Argentina

c) Luca Maria Scarantino
IULM University, Milan - Secretary-general of FISP
Italy

 

Fallibilism and its Limits

Chair: Thomas Grundmann
University of Cologne
Germany

 

Participants:

a) Wolfgang Kuhlmann
RWTH Aachen
Germany

b) Stephen Hetherington
University of New South Wales
Australia

 

Freedom, Responsibility and Science

Chair: G. John Abbarno

D’ Youville College

USA

 

Participants:

a) G. John Abbarno

D’ Youville College

USA

b) Thomas Magnell

Drew University

USA

c) Juha Räikkä
Turku University
Finland

d) Ian Church

St. Louis University

USA

e) Lydia Amir

Israel

 

 

G.A. Cohen on Marxism, Socialism, and Social Justice

Chair: Rodney G. Peffer

University of San Diego

USA

 

Participants:

a) Richard Arneson

University of California

USA

b) Mark Evans

University of Swansei

U.K.

c) Hon Lam Li

Chinese University of Hong Kong

d) Rodney G. Peffer

University of San Diego

USA

e) Duon Zhonqqiao

Renmin University

P.R. China

 

Issues in Contemporary Epistemology

Chair: Claudio de Almeida
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
Brazil

 

Participants:

a) Ignacio Avila Canamares
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Colombia

b) Pablo Quintanilla
Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
Peru

c) Claudio de Almeida
Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS)
Brazil

 

Jain Philosophy of Anekanta as the Panacea for the Present-day Problems of the World

Chair: Dr. Dipak Jain 
Insead, The Business School for the World, France

 

Participants:

a) Narendra Bhandari
Indian National Science Academy

India

b) Mahavir Raj Gelra

India

c) Kusum Jain 
P.G. School of Humanities
U.G.C. Centre of Advanced Study in Philosophy, University of Rajasthan

India

d) Chaitanya Pragya
Jain Vishva Bharati University, INDIA & Florida International University

USA

 

Knowledge and the Space of Reasons

Chair: James O’Shea

University College Dublin

Ireland

 

Participants:

a) John McDowell

University of Pittsburgh

USA

b) James O’Shea

University College Dublin

Ireland

c) Michael Williams

Johns Hopkins University

USA

 

Knowledge, Understanding, and Wisdom

Chair: Nenad Miscevic
University of Maribor and CEU, Budapest

 

Participants: 
a) Iskra Fileva
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
USA / Bulgaria

b) Sharon Ryan
West Virginia University
USA

c) Sarah Wright
University of Georgia
USA

 

Leibniz’ s Synthesis of Platonism and Aristotelianism

Chair: Hans Poser
Institute of Philosophy, Technische Universität Berlin
Germany

 

Participants:

a) Michel Fichant
Université de Paris – Sorbonne
France

b) Christa Mercer
Columbia University, New York
USA

c) Riccardo Pozzo
Lessico Intellettuale Europeo e Storia delle Idee
Italy

 

Leonard Cohen: Philosophy, Music, Song

Chair: Gary Shapiro
University of Richmond
USA

Participants:

a) Babich Babette
Fordham University
USA

b) John McCumber
University of California – Los Angeles
USA

c) Gary Shapiro
University of Richmond
USA

 

Limits of knowledge: transparency, certainty, and chance

Chair: Paulo Faria
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil

 

Participants:

a) Eleonora Cresto
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Técnicas
Argentina

b) Gómez Antonio Modesto
Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca
Spain

c) Paulo Faria
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Brazil

 

Metaphysics: Logical inquiry and the way of life. Competing or corresponding?

Chair: Claudia Bickmann

 

Participants:

a) Ryosuke Ohashi

Japan

b) Chung-Ying Cheng

University of Hawai at Manoa and Shanghai Jiaotong University

USA / China

c) Gabor Boros

Hungary 

 

Morality and Rationality

Chair: Myrto Dragona – Monachou
University of Athens
Greece

Participants:

a) Ioanna Kuçuradi
Maltepe University 
Turkey

b) Voula Tsinorema
University of Crete
Greece

c) Amatayakul Supakwadee
Chulalongkorn University
Thailand

 

New Realism: Philosophy in a Cosmopolitan Sense

Chair: Maurizio Ferraris
Unversita di Torino 
Italy

 

Participants:

a) Peter Bojanic
University of Belgrade
Serbia

b) Maurizio Ferraris
Unversita di Torino 
Italy

c) Kurt Hilgenberg
Technische Universität Berlin
Germany

d) Riccardo Pozzo
Dipartimento Scienze Umane, Consiglio Nazionalle delle Ricerche 
Italy

 

Paradox and Predication

Chair: Mario Gomez – Torrente
Instituto de Investigaciones Filosoficas
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

 

Participants:

a) Eduardo Barrio
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Argentina

b) Jose Martinez Fernandez

Universidad de Barcelona

Spain

c) Mario Gomez - Torrente
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

 

 

Philosophy as a Way of Life – From Stoicism and Confucianism to Music as Philosophy

Chair: Hyun Höchsmann

East China Normal University

China

 

Participants:

a) Guorong Yang

East China Normal University

China

b) Arabella Pare

 Hochschule fuer Musik

Karlsruhe

c) Cheng Chung-Ying

University of Hawaii

d) Hyun Höchsmann

East China Normal University

China

 

Philosophy in the Media
Chair: Ernest Lepore
Rutgers University
USA

Participants: 
a) Peter Catapano 
New York Times
United States
b) Simon Critchley 
New School for Social Philosophy 
United Kingdom
c) Esa Saarinen 
Aalto University
Finland

 

Philosophy of Mind: Concept and Content

Chair: Laura Duhau Girola

Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM

Mexico

 

Participants:

a) Manuel Rodríguez Tudor

Universidad de Chile

Chile

b) Ernesto Perini Santos

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Brazil

c) Laura Duhau Girola

Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM

México

 

Philosophy of the Emotions

Chair: Olbeth Hansberg
Instituto de Investigaciones Filosoficas, UNAM
Mexico

 

Participants:

a) Juan Jose Acero
University of Granada
Spain

b) Miguel Angel Perez
Universidad Javeriana
Colombia

c) Olbeth Hansberg
Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM
Mexico

 

Place and Philosophy - Common Ground

Chairs:

Jeff Malpas 
University of Tasmania
Australia

 

Elias Constantopoulos
University of Patras
Greece

 

Participants:

a) Jeff Malpas
University of Tasmania
Australia

b) Elias Constantopoulos
University of Patras
Greece

c) Juhani Pallasmaa
Arkkitehtitoimisto Juhani Pallasmaa KY, in Helsinki
Washington University, St. Louis, U.S
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, U.S.
Finland

d) Giorgos Xiropaidis
University of Athens
Greece

e) Vassilis Ganiatsis
Technical University of Athens
Greece

f) Albert Perez-Gomez

McGill University

Canada

 

Radical Rawlsianism, Critical Theory, & Liberation

Philosophy:  A Common Project?

Chair: Rodney G. Peffer

University of San Diego

USA

 

Participants:

a) Lubos Baha

Slovakia Academy of Sciences

Slovakia

b) Enrique Dussel

Autonomous Metropolitan University

Mexico

c) Rodney G. Peffer

University of San Diego

USA

d) David Rasmussen

Boston College

USA

e) Gerald Doppelt

University of California

USA

 

Rationality as a Cultural Value

Chair: Vladislav Lektorskiy
Institute of Philosophy
Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia

 

Participants:

a) Vjacheslav Stepin
Institute of Philosophy
Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia

b) Hans Lenk
Karlsruhe University
Germany

c) Tom Rockmore
Duquesne University
USA

 

Ricoeur at 100

Chair: David Pellauer
DePaul University
USA

 

Participants:

a) David Pellauer
DePaul University
USA

b) Bengt Kristensson Uggla
Abo Akademi University
Finland

c) Morny Joy
University of Calgary
Canada

 

Skepticism and Epistemic Circularity

Chair: Miguel Angel Fernandez – Vargas
Instituto de Investigaciones Filosoficas, UNAM
Mexico

 

Participants:

a) Ernest Sosa
Rutgers University
USA

b) Jose Zalabrado
University College of London
Spain

c) Elia Zardini
Northern Institute of Philosophy 
Italy

d) Stewart Cohen 
University of Arizona
USA

 

Social Epistemology after 25 years: Where We Have Been and Where We Might Go

Chair: Ilya Kasavin 
Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia

 

Participants:

a) Steve Fuller 
University of Warwick
United Kingdom

b) Ilya Kasavin 
Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences 
Russia

c) Joan Leach 
The University of Queensland 
Australia

d) James Collier 
Virginia Tech
USA

 

Temporal Points of View: Objective and Subjective Aspects

Chair: Margarita Vázquez

University of La Laguna

Spain

 

Participants:

a) David Pérez Chico

University of Zaragoza

Spain

b) Manuel Liz

University of La Laguna

Spain

c) Steven Hales

University of Bloomsburg

USA

d) Sebastián Álvarez

University of Salamanca

Spain

e) Mikel Henda Gómez de Segura

University of Salamanca

Spain

f) Jesús Ezquerro

University of Basque Country

Spain

 

The Analytic - Continental Divide

Chair: Stelios Virvidakis
University of Athens
Greece

 

Participants:

a) Pascal Engel
Université de Genève / Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales
Switzerland / France

b) Marina Bykova

North Carolina State University

USA

c) Simon Critchley
New School for Social Research
USA

 

The art of living and the life of art

Chair: Gerhard Seel
University of Bern
Switzerland

 

Participants:

a) Ben Ami Scharfstein
University of Tel Aviv
Israel

b) Curtis Carter
Marquette University
USA

c) Ken-ichi Sasaki
Nihon University, Tokyo University
Japan

 

The character of classical logic

Chair: Oswaldo Chateaubriand
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

 

Participants:

a) Daniel Isaacson
Oxford University
UK

b) Danielle MacBeth
Haverford College
USA

c) Oswaldo Chateaubriand
Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

 

The Ethics of Life

Chair: Jacob Dahl Rendtorff
Roskilde University 
Denmark

 

Participants:

a) Juha Räikkä
Turku University
Finland

b) Ulrik Hovlind Rasmussen
University of Copenhagen
Denmark

c) Rosa Rantanen
Turku University
Finland

d) Bernard Reber

CNRS, Sorbonne

France

 

The First Person:Alternative Views

Chair: Diana I. Pérez
Universidad de Buenos Aires- CONICET/SADAF
Argentina

 

Participants:
a) Angeles Eraña
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
México

b) Antoni Gomila Benejam
Universidad de las Islas Baleares
Spain

c) Diego Lawler
CONICET/ Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas- SADAF
Argentina

d) Diana Inés Pérez
University of Buenos Aires- CONICET/SADAF
Argentina

 

The Legitimacy of international Human Rights Courts and Tribunals

Chair: Andreas Follesdal
University of Oslo
Norway

 

Participants:

a) Reidar Maliks
University of Oslo 
Norway

b) James Nickel
University of Miami
USA

c) John Tasioulas
UCL - University College London
UK

 

The Philosophy of Information

Chair: Luciano Floridi
University of Hertfordshire, UK Fellow,
St. Cross College, University of Oxford
UK

 

Participants:

a) Guido Van Steendam

KULeuven Higher Institute of Philosophy

Belgium

b) Itala M.L. D’ Ottaviano
Centre for Logic, Epistemology and the History of Science – CLE State University of Campina (UNICAMP)
Brazil

c) Luciano Floridi
University of Hertfordshire, UK Fellow, St. Cross College, University of Oxford
UK

d) Jean Gabriel Ganascia
University Pierre at Marie Curie, Paris
France

e) Xiaohong Wang
Xian Jiaotong University
China

 

The Relativism Debate: Where are we now?

Chair: Maria Baghramian
University College Dublin
Ireland

 

Participants:

a) Paul Boghossioan
New York University
USA

b) Max Kölbel
University of Barcelona
Spain

c) Steven D. Hales
Bloomsberg University
USA

 

The Role of Humanities in the Intercultural Dialogue

Chair: Edward Demenchonok 
Fort Valley State University

USA

 

Partcipants:

a) Mikhail Epstein 
Emory University & Durham University

USA / UK

b) David Rasmussen 
Boston College

USA

c) Eduardo Mendieta 
Stony Brook University

USA

d) Rodney Peffer 
University of San Diego

USA

e) Edward Demenchonok 
Fort Valley State University
USA

 

The Role of Intuitions in Philosophy

Chair: Herman Cappelen
University of St. Andrews
UK

 

Participants:

a) Paul Boghossian
New York University
USA

b) Ernest Sosa
Rutgers
USA

c) Herman Cappelen
University of St. Andrews
UK

 

The Role of Passion in Sören Kierkegaard’s Authorship

Chair: Pia Soeltoft

Sören Kierkegaard Research Center, University of Copenhagen

Denmark

 

Participants:

a) Pia Soeltoft

Sören Kierkegaard Research Center, University of Copenhagen

Denmark

b) Joakim Garff

Sören Kierkegaard Research Center, University of Copenhagen

Denmark

c) Réne Rosfort

Sören Kierkegaard Research Center, University of Copenhagen

Denmark

 

The Way of Living: Competition, Cooperation and the Art of Controversies

Chair: Marcelo Dascal

Tel Aviv University

Israel

 

Participants:

a) Anna Carolina Regner

Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS)

Brasil

b) Matthias Armgardt

University of Konstanz

Germany

c) Daniel L. Everett

Bentley University

USA

d) Thomas Gloning

Justus-Liebig-Universität

Germany

e) Shahid Rahman

Université Charles de Gaulle III

France

 

Thinking in the flesh: Carnal Hermeneutics

Chair: Richard Kearney
Boston College
USA / Ireland

 

Participants:

a) John Panteleimon Manoussakis

University of the Holy Cross

USA

b) Simon Critchley
New School, New York
USA / UK

c) Richard Kearney
Boston College
USA /Ireland

 

Time and time measuring in Mesoamerican cultures

Chair: Lourdez Velázquez
Universidad Anáhuac
Mexico

 

Participants:

a) Laura Sotelo
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

b) Martha Ilia Nájera
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

c) Roberto Romero
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

d) Lourdez Velázquez
Universidad Anáhuac
Mexico

 

Time in Mesoamerican Thought

Chair: Mercedes de la Garza
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

 

Participants:

a) Alfredo Lopez Austin
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

b) Carmen Valverde 
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

c) Michela Craveri
Universidad Catolica de Milan
Italy

d) Mercedes de la Garza
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Mexico

 

Transcendentalisms? session I

Chair: Gertrudis Van de Vijver
Ghent University
Belgium

 

Participants:

a) Jan De Vos
Ghent University
Belgium

b) Santiago Zúňiga 
Senescyt, Équateur/ UCL)
Belgium

c) Jens De Vleminck
Ghent University
Belgium

 

Transcendentalisms? session II

Chair: Gertrudis Van de Vijver
Ghent University
Belgium

 

Participants:

a) Delia Popa                               

FNRS/Université Catholique de Louvain

Belgium

b) Filip Kolen

Centre for Critical Philosophy, Ghent University

Belgium

c) Quentin Landenne                

Centre for Théorie Politique, ULB

Belgium

 

Value and Norm

Chair: Chienkuo Mi
Soochow University 
Taiwan

 

Participants:

a) Wan-Chuan Fang
Institute of European and American Studies
Academia Sinica
Taiwan

b) Peter Graham
Department of Philosophy 
University of California at Riverside
USA

c) Stephen Grimm
Department of Philosophy
Fordham University
USA

d) Chienkuo Mi
Soochow University 
Taiwan

 

Varieties of scientific realism

Chair: Stathis Psillos
Department of Philosophy and History of Science
University of Athens
Greece

 

Participants:

a) Ilkka Niiniluoto
University of Helsinki
Finland

b) Michel Ghinis
Institut Supérieur de Philosophie
Université catholique de Louvain
Belguim

c) Mario Alai
Universita di Urbino “Carlo Bo”
Italy

 

Western Philosophy in South Korea I

Chair: Hwa Yol Jung
Moravian College
USA

 

Participants:

a) Hwa Yol Jung
Moravian College
USA

b) Nam-in Lee
Seoul National University
South Korea

c) Heisook Kim
Ewha Womans University
South Korea

d) Young Ahn Kang

Sogang University

South Korea

 

Western Philosophy in South Korea II

Chair: Hwa Yol Jung
Moravian College
USA

 

Participants:

a) Chung Shig Shin
Kyung Hee University
South Korea

b) Yersu Kim
Kyung Hee University
South Korea

c) Seon-Wook Kim
Soongsil University
South Korea

d) Jin Park
The American University
USA

 

Why History of Philosophy?

Chair: Riccardo Pozzo
Istituto per il Lessico Intellettuale Europeo e Storia delle Idee (ILIESI-CNR)
Italy

 

Participants:

a) Gholamreza Aavani
Iranian Institute of Philosophy
Iran

b) Marcelo Dascal
Tel Aviv University
Israel

c) Hans Poser
Technische Universitaet Berlin
Germany

d) David Schrader
University of Delaware

USA