Wittgensteinian Approaches to Ethics and the Philosophy of Culture, Åbo 26-29.3.2008

The Nordic Network for Wittgenstein Research
Workshop 2009, March 26 - 28. at Åbo Akademi University

Wittgensteinian Approaches to Ethics and the Philosophy of Culture


Thursday 26
14.00 - 14.15 Opening of the symposium
14.15 - 15.30 Olli Lagerspetz, Åbo Akademi University
Dirt and Cleanliness, and the Dialectic between Facts and Practices
15.30 - 15.45 Coffee
15.45 - 17.00 Duncan Richter, Virginia Military Institute
Wittgenstein, Bentham, Derrida: Ethics, Nonsense, Metaphysics, and Rights
19.00 Reception

Friday 27
10.15 - 11.30 Tove Österman, Uppsala University
                        To be announced later
11.45 - 13.00 Lars Hertzberg, Åbo Akademi University
                        On Knowing Right from Wrong
13.00 - 14.15 Lunch
14.15 - 15.30 Alice Crary, The New School for Social Research, New York
                        Ethics and the Logic of Life

15.30 - 15.45 Coffee
15.45 - 17.00 Joel Backström, Åbo Akademi
             Making the unconscious conscious in Wittgenstein and Freud
17.15 - 18.30 Sergio Benvenuto, Institute for Cognitive Sciences and
Technologies, Rome
            Ethics, Wonder and the Real in Wittgenstein
19.30 Conference dinner

Saturday 28
10.15 - 11.30 Anniken Greve, University of Tromsø:
                      The Holocaust and the Ethics of Remembering
11.45 - 13.00 Cora Diamond
                      To be announced later
13.00 - 14.15 Lunch
14.15 - 15.30 Carolyn Wilde
                        The Intersubjectivity of Aesthetic Judgment
15.30 - 15.45 Coffee
15.45 - 17.00 Pär Segerdahl, Uppsala universitet
            Gender, language and philosophical forgiveness

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