Programme

24-27 May, Università della Calabria, Italy

Conference Venue: Centro Congressi

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24 May 2017

12:00 – 15:00 Registration

15:00 Welcome and conference informations

Raffaele Perrelli (Head of the Department of Humanities, University of Calabria)

Claudia Stancati and Giusy Gallo (University of Calabria)

Room Sala Stampa

 

15:30 Keynote address

Carlo VINTI (University of Perugia): Epistemology and/or person? Some historiographical and critical remarks

Chair: Pio Colonnello

Room: Sala Stampa

16:40 Coffee break

17:00 – 19:00

Recovering the Baroque and Modern Conceptions and Ideas
of Person

Room Sala Stampa

Modern Philosophy and Persons

 

 Room Sala A

Bianca Bellini, “The Good Fortune to be Persons Besides
Individuals. The Sway of Personhood over Personality”

Spartaco
Pupo, “
Personal identity as political system in David Hume”

Deborah De Rosa, “The person and ‘the Thing,’ Divisions and
intersections, between Esposito and Lacan”

Craig DeLancey, “Personal Identity is Primarily Determined
by Emotional Dispositions”

Claudio D’Aurizio, “The allegory and person:about Benjamin
and Deleuze interpretations of Baroque”

Emilio M. De Tommaso, “Castor or Pollux? Catharine Trotter
in Defence of John Locke’s Theory of Personal Identity”

Commentator:Giulia Guadagni

Commentator: Claudia Stancati


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25 May 2017

9:00 – 10.20

Substantive,
Discursive, and Cosmological Personality

Room: Aula Magna

The Person, the Individual, the Interpersonal, and the
Other

Room: Sala Stampa

Kateryna Rassudina, “ ‘Person’ in the struggle of two
conceptions”

Domenico Cortese, “Phenomenology of authority:The formation
of person as a political aporia”

Reynaert Peter, “Bodily Self-Determination and The Limits
of Being One-Self”

Valentina Gaudiano, “

From me to you – Interpersonal “rooms” between gift and
annihilation”

Commentator:
Eugene Mills

Commentator:
Claudio D’Aurizio

10.20-10.40 Coffee break

10.40-11.50 PLENARY

Roberto POLI (University of Trento): Person and the future

 Room Aula Magna

11.40– 13.10

Ambivalent and Despairing Persons

 

Room Sala Stampa

The Destruction and Erasure of Persons

 

Room
Aula Magna

Mystery, Hiddenness, the divine, and the Person

 

Room
Sala A

Hili Razinsky, “Ambivalent persons”

 

 

Laura
J. Mueller, “The Person and Her Pathologies: The Skull Grins in at the
Banquet”

Daniel
Gustafsson, “The Language of Being: Divine and Personal Hiddenness”

Max Schaefer, “The Tragic Life of the Political Economy:
Michel Henry’s study of the Living Individual”

Eli
Kramer, “Sankofa, Person, and History.”

Henrieta Serban, “Lucian Blaga: The Human Being Destined
for Mystery, Creativity and Knowledge”

Commentator:
Reynaert Peter

Commentator:

Thurman
Willison

Comentator:
Richard Allen

 

15.00– 17.00

The Continuity of Persons and Selves at the
Intersection of Analytic philosophy

 

Room
Aula Magna

Thomism, Realism, and the Problems of Persons

 

 

Room
Sala Stampa

Alternative Accounts of the Person, Their Ethics, and
Their Contexts

 

Room
Sala A

Verbena Giambastiani, “The Derek Parfit’s interpretation of
personal identity: strong and weak point of his view”

John Hofbauer, “Personal Freedom, the Good, and the
Metaphysics of Morals: A Sympathetic, Thomistic Critique of Phenomenological
Realism’s Personalism”

Elisa Cacopardi, “The Phenomenon of Collective Personality:
Collective Persons as Freestanding Entities”

Zsuzsanna Balogh, “Thought-experiments and reductionism in
personal identity; criticisms of the method”

Colin
Patterson, “Aquinas’ Difficulties with ‘Person’”

Jan Prasil, “Non-binary gender identity, self-presentation
and hashtag”

Eugene Mills, “Composite Consciousness”

Gillian Prestidge, “Scholastic Animalism and the Metaphysics
of Human Persons”

 

Commentator: Xiaoxi Wu

Commentator: Kateryna Rassudina

Commentator:
Leslie Murray

 

17.00-17.15
Coffee break

17.15-18.45
Discussion Panel: The multilayered person

Enrico Caterini – Felice Cimatti – Ines Crispini –

Daniele Gambarara – Raffaele Perrelli

Chair: Claudia Stancati

Room Aula Magna

20.30
Conference Dinner at Hotel Europa (address: via Kennedy, Rende)

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26
May 2017

9:00-10:00
PLENARY

Gianfranco BASTI (Pontificia Università Lateranense) : Person, freedom and the neuroethics challenge

Room Aula Magna

10:00– 11:20

Medieval Christianity and the Person

Room Sala Stampa

Dramatis
Personae

Room
Sala A

Histories of Gods and Humans

Room Aula Magna

Matteo Scozia, “St. Augustine of Hippo on the Concept of
Person: A Philosophical Analysis”

Holly Moore, “Socrates as Narrator of the Republic”

Anthony
Cashio, “
Personalism and History”

Jiang Lu, “Friendship as Mutual Self-transcendence – A
Phenomenologically Inspired Reading of Aelred of Rievaulx’s Writings on Love
and Friendship”

Carlo
Fanelli, “
People, Actors, Ghosts in the Millennial History of Drama”

Laura
Wright, “
Depicting the Bodies of Gods before, during, and after
Colonization: Nubia and Egypt”

Commentator:
Colin Patterson

Commentator: Mark Morelli

Commentator: John Hofbauer

 

11.20-11.40
Coffee break

11.40 – 13.00

East Asian and Pacific Perspectives on Person

Room
Aula Magna

Death, Selves, Others, and the Divine

Room
Sala Stampa

Selfhood, Becoming, and Person

Room Sala A

Kenneth Liberman, “The ‘Person’ in Three Societies:
European, Aboriginal, Tibetan”

Ignacio Moya Arriagada, “When do I die? The concept of
extended death”

Michele Marchetto, “”Selfhood” and person: John
Henry Newman compared with Paul Ricoeur”

Yong Lu, “Humanity and “I-Thou” Relation in
Confucianism in Light of Christian Personalism.”

Mújdricza Ferenc, “The ‘Leap of Courage’ – Death Anxiety
and Social Trust”

Mark Morelli, “Closing the Gap of Becoming: An Operational
Account of Possible Existenz”

Commentator: EmanueleFadda

Commentator:

Diana Prokofyeva

Commentator:

Eleanor
Godway

 

 

14.30
– 16.45 Plenary Panel “
Polanyi and the Prospects of Personalism”

Richard Allen, “Is a Personalist Global Macro-economics Possible?”

Endre Nagy, “A Concept of the Self Based on the Theory of Michael Polanyi”

Randall Auxier, Toward a Personalist Aesthetics”

Room Aula Magna

16.45-17.00
Coffee break

17.00-19.00

Memory, Forgetfulness, and Person

Room Sala Stampa

The
Person in Process

Room
Aula Magna

Implications of Kantian Personhood

Room Sala A

James Beauregard (via skype?), “Forgetting and Remembering
Ourselves: Techne and the Rule of Metaphor”

Fr.
Grzegorz Holub,Some Critical Remarks on the Person as an Emergent
Reality.”

Xiaoxi Wu, “Beyond Rationality: Shaping One’s Own Agency”

 

Diana Prokofyeva, “Modern Human and a Problem of
Existential Estrangement”

Katie Javanaud, “The Constructed Self: analysing the
paradox of liberation”

 

Samuel
Kahn, “
The problem of the Kantian line”

 

Emanuele Fadda, “A person is not an individual”

Anna
Wilks, “
Are robotic persons possible?”

Commentator: Yong Lu

Commentator:
Matteo Scozia

Commentator:
Giusy Gallo

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27
May 2017

Conference
Venue: Cubo 28B and Cubo28C

9:00-10.20

Organic and Idealist Conceptions of Person and Their
Applications

Room
Alcaro

Dignity and Person

 

 

Room Filol 9

Elisabeth Yang, “Horace Bushnell’s notion of the essentia
organica in ‘Christian Nurture’ and his child-centered anthropology”

Sebastian Muders, “Human Dignity: Final, Inherent,
Absolute?”

Anna
Jellamo, “
The concept of person in the thought of Th.H. Green”

Stefan
Knau
ß, ““Nature as a Person – With Latin American Buen Vivir on
the way to a Universal Declaration of the Rights of Nature?”

Commentator:
Thurman Willison

Commentator:
Anthony Cashio

 

10.20-10.50
Coffee break


10.50-12.20

Royce and King: Justice and Reclamation

 

Room
Storia 1

Perception, the personal, and the Impersonal in
Merleau-Ponty

Room
Alcaro

What is the Impersonal?

 

 

Room Filol 9

Carol
Moeller, “Toward ‘beloved community’: Critical
Moral Attention”

Vaughn
Fayle, “
The ontology of sighted-guide in blind persons: exploring
the phenomenology of blind parügen with the help of Husserl and
Merleau-Ponty”

Giulia Guadagni, “Ça parle or on parle? What is the difference for a philosophy of the impersonal
?”

Leslie Murray, “Royce and Personal Reclamation”

Marc
Djaballah, “The Anonymous and the Personal in Merleau-Ponty’s Phenomenology
of Perception

Eleanor Godway, “John Macmurray on the “personal” as
involving a “practical contradiction.”

Commentator:

Randall E. Auxier

Commentator:

Domenico Cortese

Commentator:

Sebastian Muders

 

 

12.20-12.50
Closing remarks

Room
Alcaro