An International symposium: "Evald Ilyenkov - Prospects and Retrospects in Philosophy and Psychology"
EVALD ILYENKOV – PROSPECTS AND RETROSPECTS IN PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY
AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ARRANGED BY THE ALEKSANTERI INSTITUTE AND THE CENTER OF RESEARCH ON ACTIVITY, DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING (CRADLE), UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
15TH AND 16TH OF APRIL, 2014
AT THE ALEKSANTERI INSTITUTE, UNIONINKATU 33, SEMINARIUM ROOM AT THE 2ND FLOOR
The methodological ideas of the Soviet philosopher and theoretician of the Activity Approach Evald Ilyenkov continue to exert their influence, as attested, for example, by a recent book Dialectics of the Ideal (ed. by Alex Levant and Vesa Oittinen, Brill/Historical Materialism series, 2013). The Aleksanteri Institute and the CRADLE will organize, in the aftermath of the book publication and a recent Ilyenkov conference in Russia, a two-day symposium on the different aspects of the heritage of Ilyenkov.
TUESDAY, 15TH OF APRIL
10.00 – 10.45 ALEX LEVANT – Activity Theory and Dialectics of the Ideal
10.45 – 11.30 PENTTI MÄÄTTÄNEN – Logic of action: Iljenkov, Peirce and Dewey
11.30 – 12.15 REIJO MIETTINEN & HANNELE KEROSUO – Ascending from abstract to concrete and practical experimentation: The case of knoworking in construction design
12.15 – 13.15 Lunch
13.15 – 14.00 ANNALISA SANNINO –Ascending from the abstract to the concrete and double stimulation: What is their relationship?
14.00.—14.45 YRJÖ ENGESTRÖM –Concept formation in the wild: Iljenkov's relevance rediscovered
WEDNESDAY, 16TH OF APRIL
10.00 – 10.45 CORINNA LOTZ & GERRY GOLD – Contradictions within the Ideal, Mediation and Transformation in Global Capitalist Society
10.45 – 11.30 MIIKA KABATA – Evald Ilyenkov and the Reflection Determination of the Commodity Form
11.30 – 12.15 PAULA RAUHALA – Ilyenkov as a Premonetary Value-Theorist
12.15 – 13.00 VESA OITTINEN – Ilyenkov and Helvétius' Thesis "L'homme est tout éducation"
In addition, there will be a short presentation of the book Dialectics of the Ideal.