Life-World and Natural World: Husserl and Patočka

November 29, 2012 - November 30, 2012
University College Dublin

Newman House
86 St Stephen’s Green
Dublin
Ireland

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A workshop will be held as part of the Irish Research Council (IRC) sponsored research project ‘Discovering the “We”: The Phenomenology of Sociality’ (PI: Dermot Moran) in partnership with the Australian Research Council (ARC) project “Judgement, Responsibility and the Life-World: The Phenomenological Critique of Formalism” (PIs: Lubica Učnik, Ivan Chvatík, and Dermot Moran)

Programme

Thursday, 29th November 2012

8.30–9.00 Registration & Tea/Coffee Reception, Newman House

9.00–9.15 Welcome Address by Dermot Moran (University College Dublin)

9.15–10.00 Ivan Chvatík (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic): TBA
Chair: Maria Baghramian (University College Dublin)

10.00–10.45 Dermot Moran (University College Dublin): Ineinandersein and the Constitution of the “We-World” (Wir-Welt) in Edmund Husserl
Chair: Maria Baghramian (University College Dublin)

10.45–11.00 Tea/Coffee Break

11.00–11.45 Lubica Učník (Murdoch University, Perth, Australia): Heretical Reading of Arendt
Chair: Tim Burns (University College Dublin)

11.45–12.15 Anthony Backhouse (Murdoch University, Perth, Australia): The Trouble with Harmony: Patočka’s early conception of a “philosophy of amplitude” and its relation to “care of the soul”
Chair: Tim Burns (University College Dublin)

12.15–12.45 Inês Pereira Rodrigues (IFP/University of Beira Interior, Portugal): A world of possibilities: The cosmological world in Jan Patočka
Chair: Tim Burns (University College Dublin)

12.45–14.15 Lunch

14.15–15.00 Nicolas de Warren (KU Leuven, Belgium): The Elder Zosima's Secret: Patočka's Envisioned Community of ‘Active Love’ in The Brothers Karamazov.
Chair: Tim Mooney (University College Dublin)

15.00–15.15 Tea/Coffee Break

15.15–15.45 Michael Staudigl (IWM, Vienna, Austria): The Lived Limits of the Natural World
Chair: Niall Keane (University of Limerick)

15.45–16.15 Joseph Cohen (University College Dublin): On the Memory of Sacrifice 
Chair: Niall Keane (University of Limerick)

16.15–16.30 Tea/Coffee Break

16.30–18.00 Erika Abrams (Paris, France): Translation Session (with A. Backhouse, I. Chvatík, N. de Warren, L. Hagedorn, J. Mensch, L. Učník)

19.30– Dinner

Friday, 30th November 2012

9.15–9.30 Coffee/Tea Reception

9.30–10.15 James Mensch (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic): Being Timed by the Other: Temporality and Alterity
Chair: Maeve Cooke (University College Dublin)

10.15–10.45 Danielle Petherbridge (University College Dublin): Towards a Theory of Intersubjectivity: On Axel Honneth's Social Philosophy
Chair: Maeve Cooke (University College Dublin)

10.45–11.15 Tea/Coffee Break

11.15–11.45 Ludger Hagedorn (IWM, Vienna, Austria): Quicquid cogitat. On the Uses and Disadvantages of Subjectivism
Chair: Cathal O’Madagain (University College Dublin)

11.45–12.15 Anita Williams (Murdoch University, Perth, Australia): The Thinking Brain? A Phenomenological Critique
Chair: Cathal O’Madagain (University College Dublin)

12.15–14.00 Lunch

14.00–14.30 Thomas Szanto (University College Dublin): Husserl and Stein on Higher-Order Personality and Community
Chair: Lisa Foran (University College Dublin)

14.30–15.00 Alessandro Salice (University of Vienna/University College Dublin): Husserl and Reinach on Social Ontology: Divergences and Convergences
Chair: Lisa Foran (University College Dublin)

15.00–15.15 Tea/Coffee Break

15.15–16.45 Mahon O’Brien (University College Dublin): Dasein, Mitsein and Authenticity 
Chair: Mette Lebech (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

16.45–16.15 Dylan Trigg (University College Dublin): The Body of the Other: Intercorporeality and the Phenomenology of Agoraphobia
Chair: Mette Lebech (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

16.15–16.30 Tea/Coffee Break

16.30–17.15 Tom Nenon (University of Memphis, USA): Husserl and Heidegger on the Social Dimensions of the Life-World
Chair: Tim Mooney (University College Dublin)

17.15–18.00 Closing Session: Round Table
Chair: Tom Nenon (University of Memphis, USA)

19.30– Wine Reception at the Czech Embassy in Dublin on the invitation of His Excellency Dr. Tomáš Kafka, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ireland

1. Conference Fees (incl. Coffee/Tea Breaks)

Full:  20.00 Euro      

Students/unwaged:  10.00 Euro      

2. Conference Dinner

A conference dinner will be held on Friday, November 29, 7.30pm, at the restaurant “Chez Max” (Baggot St, see: http://www.chezmax.ie/baggot/). The price for the dinner is € 40 Euro (this includes a three-course dinner and tea/coffee.)

For further information please contact:

Dr Thomas Szanto School of Philosophy, University College Dublin, Newman Building, Dublin 4, Ireland  Email: thomas.szanto@univie.ac.at 

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