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Board of Directors

Emil Visnovsky
co-chair, Slovakia
Department of Philosophy and History of Philosophy
Faculty of Arts
Comenius University
Šafárikovo nám. 6
818 01 Bratislava
Slovakia
emil.visnovsky@uniba.sk

John Ryder
co-chair, Slovakia
Provost, American University of Malta, Triq Dom Mintoff Bormla, BML 1013, Malta jryder6682@gmail.com

James Campbell
USA

Scott L. Pratt
USA

Roberta Dreon
Italy

Krystyna Wilkoszewska
Poland

Leszek Koczanowicz
Poland

Alexander Kremer
Hungary

Sami Pihlstrom
Findland

Lyubov Bugaeva
Russia

Radim Šíp
Czech Republic

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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