Kyoto in Davos -- Author meet Critics

June 27, 2024 - June 28, 2024
Department of Philosophy, TU Braunschweig

PK 4.117
Pockelstraße 4

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Authors and critics meet to reflect on the results of the anthology Kyoto in Davos. Intercultural Readings of the Cassirer-Heidegger Debate (2023) in an international conference. Renowned speakers from Japanese and intercultural philosophy will come together to discuss fundamental questions about the human being in an open and global context. In addition to the three discussion panels and two keynotes on German-Japanese philosophy, there will be a poster competition by students of the KTW programme and students of philosophy on the topic of intercultural anthropology. The conference is made possible by funding from the Braunschweiger Hochschulbund e.V.


  • Davos debate between Ernst Cassirer and Martin Heidegger (Davos 1929
  • Global and intercultural philosophy
  • Japanese philosophy of the 19th and 20th century
  • Thought experiments on intercultural and multi-perspective thinking
  • Divided paths: lifting analytical and continental philosophy out of a Eurocentric context and placing it in a global perspective
  • Intercultural anthropology
  • Authors meet critics
  • Poster competition by KTW students and philosophy students on intercultural anthropology

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June 26, 2024, 9:00am CET

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