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The Last Systematic Philosopher - A retrospective on Jürgen Habermas

November 21-22, 2019

                         The last systematic philosopher

                     A retrospective on Jürgen Habermas

                                                    An international workshop

                        21-22 November 2019 | Colégio Almada Negreiros, Room 209 and 217

             

 

Habermas turned 90 this year. This international workshop aims to assess the scope and the international impact of life-long teaching and thinking in different domains of philosophy, as well as the reception of his work in different countries, with a special focus on his political theory.

 

PROGRAMME

 |21 NOV, Thursday| Room 209

 

9h30   Welcome and Practical Information

9h45   Alessandro Ferrara (Università La Sapienza, Rome): Post-metaphysical reason, solidarity and the reasonable: on Habermas’s Auch eine Geschichte der Philosophie

10h45 Isabelle Aubert (La Sorbonne, Paris): Social Inclusion and Public Sphere: Discussing Habermas' Conception of Democracy

11h45  coffee break

12h   António Marques (Universidade NOVA, Lisbon): Habermas on Kant and the Program of Enlightenment

 

13h Lunch break

 

14h30 Krysztof Kedziora (University of Lodz): Habermas and Strawson on the Free Will Problem and Responsibility

15h Valentina Rosina (University of Genova): Habermas on Free Will: A Critical Account

15h30 Stella Casola (University of Milan): Articulating What’s Missing: The Role of Religion in Political Modernity

16h coffee break

16h15 Peter Verovšek (University of Sheffield): The Philosopher as Engaged Citizen: Habermas on the Role of the Intellectual in the Modern Democratic Public Sphere

16h45 Matteo Bozzon (re:constitution fellow, Berlin): “In the Vertigo of this Freedom”: Democracy Between Procedural and Divided Sovereignty

17h15 Pedro Teixeira (Freie Universität, Berlin): A political economy for open democratic self-rule: the possibility of democratic socialism in Habermas

18h End of day 1

 

|22 NOV, Friday| Room 217

 

9h30   William Outhwaite (Universiy of Newcastle): The Postnational Constellation Revisited: Critical Thoughts on Sovereignty

10h30 Regina Kreide (University of Giessen): The Repression of Democracy. Habermas’s Colonization Thesis Revisited

11h30 coffee break

11h45 Gabriele De Angelis (Universidade NOVA, Lisbon): Is a “Project of Modernity” possible?

 

12h45 lunch break

 

14h30 Regina Queiroz (Universidade NOVA, Lisbon): Habermas on People-building in the European Union

15h Javier Gil (University of Oviedo): On the Democratic Scope and Legitimacy of Constitutional Review: Habermas and Beyond

15h30 Roderick Condon (University College, Cork): Reconsidering Habermas’s Thesis of the Colonisation of the Life World

16h coffee break

16h30 Jan Overwijk (University of Amsterdam): Rationalising Modernity: Habermas and the Third Way

17h Patrick O’Mahony (University College, Cork): Towards a Cognitive Sociological Re-elaboration of the Category of Public Sphere

 

17h30 Conclusions and Farewell

 

[20h00 - informal conference dinner]

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Events

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Martín Fleitas, "Kant's Conception of Inner Value"

November 29, 2019

EpLab Masterclass Series

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October 11, 2019

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Sofia Miguens - "I, Me, Mine - Back to Kant,…

September 27, 2019

EPLab Masterclass Series

Jeff McMahan - "Future People, Climate Change, and War"

September 12, 2019

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September 10, 2019

Kant Reading Group

António Marques, "Kant against the Animals"

July 19, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Olivier Chassaing, "The Expressive Function of Punishment"

June 26, 2019

EPLab Masterclass Series

Nuria Sánchez Madrid, "Linhas de fuga da comunidade estética e…

June 21, 2019

Kant Reading Group

Nuria Sánchez Madrid, "Oeuvre de l'Art et Oeuvre d'Art"

June 21, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Per Algander, "Needing and Necessity"

June 05, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Regina Queiroz, "European Liberalisms: An Essay in Comparative Political Thought"

May 23, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Roberto Merrill, "Ethically justifiable? Free riding versus fair shares"

May 02, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Dina Mendonça, "Kant on the Moral Cultivation of Feelings"

April 17, 2019

EPLab Masterclass Series

Theory and Practice of global governance: topical issues

April 05, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Luís Miguel Simões, "The Double Mouvement in Polanyi and Hayek:…

March 20, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Jorge Gonçalves, "A Darwinian Dilemma for Realist Theories of Value"

March 06, 2019

Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion

Alois Pichler (University of Bergen)

February 22, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

António Marques, What We Owe to Each Other (excerpt)

February 20, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Giovanni Damele, "On the Rationality of Democratic Choice"

February 06, 2019

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Erich Rast, "How to accept the transitivity of better than"

January 23, 2019

2nd ERB Project Lecture

Wagner Teles de Oliveira

January 14, 2019

Book Symposium

Nuno Venturinha's Description of Situations

December 10, 2018

1st ERB Project Lecture

Maria Filomena Molder

December 10, 2018

3rd NOVA Doctoral Conference in Epistemology

Knowledge, Morality and Society

December 05, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Filipe Faria, "The New Darwinian Naturalism in Political Theory"

November 21, 2018

Intensive PhD Seminar in Epistemology of Religion

Vicente Sanfélix Vidarte (University of Valencia)

November 14, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Pedro Abreu, "Deliberation and agreement"

November 07, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Javier de Prado Salas, "Moral Testimony"

October 24, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

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September 10, 2018

O Euro e a soberania económica

Conferência internacional

June 22, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Giovanni Damele, "Another Italian thought: elite theory and political realism"

June 21, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Erich Rast, "Value Disagreement and Two Aspects of Meaning"

May 24, 2018

Rules, normativity and values: revisiting the Kantian perspective and its critics

EpLab Conference

May 14, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

John Gibbons, "Things That Make Things Reasonable"

May 10, 2018

EPLAB Masterclass Series

Santoni de Sio

May 04, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Gilbert Harman, "Moral Realism is Moral Relativism"

April 19, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Berit Brogaard, "Moral Contextualism and Moral Relativism"

April 05, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Ronald de Sousa, "Moral Emotions"

March 12, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Uriah Kriegel, "Moral Phenomenology: Foundational issues"

February 22, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

Introduction to "A Treatise of Human Nature", D. Hume

January 18, 2018

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

"The Force of Law", F. Schauer

December 13, 2017

Ethics and Political Theory Reading Group

"The Priority of Democracy to Philosophy", R. Rorty

November 30, 2017

EPLAB Masterclass Series

Terry Eagleton - Marx and Morality

November 13, 2017

Institutions

IFILNOVA
Faculdade de Direito Universidade Nova de Lisboa
FCSH
UNL
FCT