Imagination in Kierkegaard (and Beyond)

October 17, 2019 - October 18, 2019
Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven

Institute of Philosophy, Leuven
LEUVEN 3000
Belgium

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities

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Charles University, Prague

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17 Oct. Thursday

16:00  - 16:45 Keynote address: Melissa Fox-Muraton (ESC-Clermont): “A World without Imagination: Consequences of Aphantasia for an Existential Account of Self."

16: 45 – 17:15:Discussion

17: 30 – 19:00 Drinks 

18 Oct. Friday

  • Session 1

9:00 – 9:30 (30’) Jakub Marek (Charles University): “How Deep Is Your Imagination? On the Constitution of the 'Synthesis' in Kierkegaard's Philosophy

9:30 – 9:45 Response (15’)

9:45 – 10:15 Discussion (30’)

10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break (30’)

  • Session 2

10:45 – 11:15 Liesbet Samyn (KU Leuven): “When actuality itself is the condition. The dissolving capacity of imagination

11:15 – 11:30 Response 

11:30 – 12:00 Discussion 

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch break (1h)

  • Session 3

13:00 – 13:30 Rob Compaijen (PThU Amsterdam): “Imagination and Fantasy in Ethical Life

13:30 – 13:45 Response

13:45 – 14:15 Discussion

14:15 – 14:45 Coffee break (30’)

  • Session 4

14:45 – 15:15 Martijn Boeven (Groningen/Leiden): “Speaking through silence: figures of the incognito in Fear and Trembling”

15:15 – 15:30 Response

15:30 – 16:00 Discussion

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break (30’)

  • Session 5

16:30 – 17:00 Viktoras Bachmetjevas (Levinas Centre/LSMU): “Imaginary Construction and Lessons in Living Forward

17:00 – 17:15 Response 

17:15 – 17:45 Discussion

The event is free of charge and no registration is required.

Organisers:

Jakub Marek (Charles University/ Czech Republic)

Wojciech Kaftanski (KU Leuven/Belgium).

Contact person: Wojciech Kaftanski (wojciech.kaftanski@kuleuven.be

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