The Reception of American Pragmatism in Europe
Conference at the University of St. Gall, Dufourstrasse 50, 9000 St. Gall
6th to 8th of June 2019; Room 09-012
Thursday, June 6th
1.45-2p Opening of Conference
2-3.15p Invited Talk: Dennis Sölch (Dusseldorf)
An American Existentialism?
3.30-4.45p Invited Talk: Arvi Särkelä (Lucerne)
Pragmatism and the Frankfurt School.
4.45-5.45p Talk: Christopher Gohl (Tübingen)
American Pragmatism in Service of the EU Social Market Economy.
6.05-7.20p Invited Talk: Shannon Sullivan (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Racism and the Crisis of Democracy: W.E.B. Du Bois in Dialogue with Dewey and James.
Friday, June 7th
8.30-9.45a Invited Talk: Henrik Rydenfelt (Helsinki)
Inquiry and Logic: Peirce’s Influence on Nordic Philosophy.
10.05-11.20a Invited Talk: Chiara Ambrosio (London)
The Richness of Pragmaticist Historicism.
11.20-12.20p Talk: Lotta Mayer (Heidelberg)
Dynamics of Interaction. What Pragmatism can Teach us about Escalating Social Conflicts.
12.20-1.45p Lunch for active participants
Young Scholars Afternoon
1.45-2.30p Moritz Gansen (Darmstadt): Heroes of Pragmatism: On the French Reception and Transformation of Pragmatism.
2.30-3.15p Francesca Sofia Alexandratos (Parma): The Structure of Human Action as a Criterion for Social Analysis. A Living Bond Between Honneth’ and Joas’ Project of Social Action and Human Nature and John Dewey’s Naturalistic Humanism.
3.35-4.20p Ymko Braaksma (Groningen): ‘Is Mr. Bradley Becoming a Pragmatist?’ Schiller’s Response to Bradley as a Key to the Kernel of Classical Pragmatism.
4.20-5.05p Simone Bernardi della Rosa (Milan): From the Pragmatic Maxim to Habit. A Comparison Between Peirce and Bourdieu.
5.30-6.45p Invited Talk: James Campbell (Toledo, Ohio)
Paul Carus and Pragmatism: A European Philosopher in America.
Saturday, June 8th
8.30-9.45a Invited Talk: Emmanuel Renault and Claude Gautier (Paris)
Pragmatism and Sociology: the French Debate.
9.45-10.45a Talk: Matteo Santarelli (Bologna) and Just Serrano (Munich)
Articulating the People. The Genesis of Political Identities between Inquiry and Rhetoric.
11.30-12.45p Invited Talk: Emil Višňovský (Bratislava)
Reception of Pragmatism in Central-Europe: The Case of Czecho-Slovakia.
12.45-2p Invited Talk: Núria Sara Miras Boronat (Barcelona)
Addams and Gilman: The European Roots of Pragmatist Feminism and Its Ramifications.
2-2.10p Farewell and End of Conference