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Emil Visnovsky
co-chair, Slovakia
Department of Philosophy and
History of Philosophy

Faculty of Arts
Comenius University
Šafárikovo nám. 6
818 01 Bratislava
Slovakia
visnovsky@fphil.uniba.sk

John Ryder
Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
American University of Ras Al Khaimah
PO Box: 20012
Ras Al Khaimah
United Arab Emirates
john.ryder@aurak.ae

James Campbell
USA

Michael Eldridge †
USA

Igor Hanzel
Slovakia

Krystyna Wilkoszewska
Poland

Leszek Koczanowicz
Poland

Sandor Kremer
Hungary

Sami Pihlstrom
Findland

Lyubov Bugaeva
Russia

Radim Šíp
Czech Republic

Gert-R. Wegmarshaus
Germany

Carlos Mougan
Spain

Jane Skinner
South Africa

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CEPF Draft Program - 2004
 

30 May - 1 June Arrival
1 June 7:00 pm   Welcome Dinner


2 June 

8:00 am         Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30    Keynote Address
                     John Lachs Leaving Others Alone

10:30 - 11:00   Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:45   Session I   PRAGMATISM AND EDUCATION

Emil Višňovský - Education, Human Nature and Social Norms
James Campbell - Reconstruction Through Education

13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
14:15 - 16:00   Session II   COMPARATIVE PRAGMATISM I

Peter H. Hare - Varieties of Holistic Pragmatism in William James, W.V. Quine and Morton White
Jane Skinner - Dewey, Freire and Cognitive Science: Democracy Divided Against Itself


16:00 - 16:30  Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:15  Session III   A PROBLEM WITH PRAGMATISM?

John Ryder - Is Pragmatic Political Technology a Reasonable Possibility?
Michael Eldridge - Think Democracy Too Much? Try Pragmatism Lite


18:30   Dinner

Walks and Talk
s


3 June

8:00 am        Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30  Session IV  EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY

Gert Wegmarshaus - John Dewey on the Role of Schools in Teaching Democracy as a Way of Life: Implications for Germany in Research and Practice
Larry Hickman - Nature, Social Control and Social Efficiency: Educating for Democracy

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:45  Session V   PRAGMATISM AND MORALITY

Sami Pihlstrom - Pragmatic Moral Realism: Education for Ethical Seriousness
Richard Hart - Persons and Educational Values: Socrates, Buber and Dewey
Dirk Joerke - Against the Communitarian Absorption: John Dewey's Conception of Reflective Morality and Its Practical Implications

13:00 Lunch

Excursion


4 June

8:00 am          Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30    Session VI  UNDERSTANDING THE SELF

Kathleen Wallace - Educating for Autonomy: Identity and Intersectional Selves
Erin McKenna - Pluralism and Democracy: Individualism by Another Name

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:45  Session VII COMPARATIVE PRAGMATISM II

Paul Thompson - Polanyi and Pragmatism
Sophie Rost - How to Connect John Dewey's Conception of the Public with the Development of the Self in the Approach of George Herbert Mead
Vincent Colapietro - Pragmatic Steps to an Ecology of Creative Intelligence: John Dewey in Light of Gregory Bateson

13:00 - 14:00   Lunch
14:15 - 16:00   Session VIII  ART AND EDUCATION

Krystyna Wilkoszewska - Dewey's Idea of Aesthetic Experience in the Process of Education
Lyubov Bugaeva - Art as Education: Instrumentalism and Russian Constructivism
Leif Östman - The Contradiction between Dewey's Lessons on Art and the Structure of the Avant-Garde

16:00 - 16:30   Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:15   Session IX   CIVIC EDUCATION

Armen Marsoobian - Some Deweyan Lessons for Democratic Nation-Building
Carlos Mougan Rivero - John Dewey and the Necessity of Civic Democratic Education

18:30 Dinner

Walks and Talks


5 June

8:00 am         Breakfast
9:00 - 10:30   Session X  REFLECTIONS ON RORTY

Igor Hanzel - Consequences of Rorty's Pragmatist Turn for Humanities
Alexander Kremer - Philosophy and Education: About Dewey's and Rorty's Consideration

10:30 - 11:00  Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:45  Session XI   IMPLICATIONS OF PRAGMATISM

Donald Morse - The Necessity of Criticism: Dewey, Derrida, and Democratic Education Today
Hans Peter Krüger - Is Dewey's Pragmatism Only Instrumentalism

13:00 Lunch
14:30 Excursion


6 June

Bon Voyage



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