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Selected Papers from the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy

Philosophy as Inquiry and Way of Life

Edited by Konstantine Boudouris, Costas Dimitracopoulos and Evangelos Protopapadakis

The twenty-third World Congress of Philosophy was held in Athens in 2013. It was sponsored by the Greek Philosophical Society, in cooperation with the Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie. This volume contains outstanding papers presented at the plenary session, symposia, and Endowed Lecture sessions of this congress. It has been published in both print and electronic formats as a special supplement to the Journal of Philosophical Research. Print copies are also available from Amazon.

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  • Contributors include Simon Critchley, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Umberto Eco, Dagfinn Føllesdal, Jürgen Habermas, Wenchao Li, Alexander Nehamas, and Ernest Sosa. All contributors are listed below.


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    CONTENTS

    1. Philosophical Method

    • The Methodological Turn in Philosophy
      - EVANDRO AGAZZI
    • La traduction comme méthode
      - SOULEYMANE BACHIR DIAGNE
    • The Role of Arguments in Philosophy
      - DAGFINN FØLLESDAL
    • Philosophical Method. Remarks for a Symposium on Philosophical Method at the World Congress of Philosophy
      - JOHN MCDOWELL

    2. Philosophy and the Sciences

    • On Scientific Realism and Naturalism
      - ALBERTO CORDERO
    • From the Philosophy of Science to the Philosophy of the Sciences
      - MARIA CARLA GALAVOTTI
    • Philosophy and Science after the East Japan Disaster
      - KEIICHI NOE

    3. Philosophy as Practical Wisdom

    • The Socratic Phronesis Today
      - JULIANA GONZÁLEZ
    • Practical Wisdom in Confucian Philosophy
      - CHEN LAI
    • Is Living an Art That can be Taught?
      - ALEXANDER NEHAMAS

    4. Philosophy and Public Life

    • Philosophy as an Ethical Project
      - ABDUSALAM GUSEYNOV
    • The Public: Its Concept and New Effects in the Internet and Multimedia Societies
      - HANS LENK

    5. The Relevance of Ancient Greek Philosophy Today

    • The Relevance of Aristotle’s Philosophy Today
      - ENRICO BERTI
    • Aristotle on the Importance of Rules, Laws, and Institutions in Ethics
      - DOROTHEA FREDE
    • Aristotle on Scholê and Nous as a Way of Life
      - KOSTAS KALIMTZIS
    • The Platonic Idea of Ideal and its Reception in East Asia
      - NOBURU NOTOMI

    6. Eros

    • Philosophical Eros
      - SIMON CRITCHLEY
    • Eros: An Unexpected God of the Stoic Cosmopolis
      - MYRTO DRAGONA-MONACHOU
    • Ironic Eros: Notes on a Fantastic Pregnancy
      - JONATHAN LEAR

    7. Philosophy and Religions

    • Philosophie et Religions
      - JEAN FERRARI
    • Silencing Metaphysics: Reflections on the Silence of the Buddha on Questions of Metaphysics
      - SUWANNA SATHA-ANAND
    • Philosophical Inquiries into Religions: A Japanese Old Testament Scholar’s Perspective
      - SEIZŌ SEKINE
    • Wisdom and Responsibility: Towards a Relationship of Knowing and Acting in Mahāyāna-Buddhism
      - MICHAEL VON BRÜCK

    8. Art and Cultures

    • Athens or the Fate of Europe
      - JOS DE MUL
    • Pour qui l’artiste contemporain Africain cree-t-il?
      - YACOUBA KONATÉ
    • Remarks on Art, Truth and Culture
      - TOM ROCKMORE
    • Protokulturelle und transkulturelle Dimensionen der Kunst
      - WOLFGANG WELSCH

    9. Technology and the Environment

    • Technology and the Environment
      - WORKINEH KELBESSA
    • What can we Learn from Fukushima? The Multi-Dimensionality of Technology
      - JUNICHI MURATA
    • Taking out the Trash - Radioactive Waste, Technology Assessment and Democracy
      - MORITZ RIEMANN
    • Life-Philosophical Lecturing as a Systems-Intelligent Technology of the Self
      - ESA SAARINEN
    • Wearing Glaucon’s Ring, Stopping Invisible Pollution Harms: Epigenetic Toxins, Child Malprogramming, Disease / Dysfunction
      - KRISTIN SHRADER-FRECHETTE

    10. Current Trends in Epistemology

    • Is there really Something Wrong with Contemporary Epistemology?
      - PASCAL ENGEL
    • Knowledge and the Social World: Ethical Problems with Non-Holistic Views of Science and Technology
      - DISMAS A. MASOLO
    • On Metaphysical Analysis
      - ERNEST SOSA
    • Knowledge, Habit, Practice, Skill
      - JASON STANLEY

    11. Philosophy in Modern and Contemporary Greece

    • Neo-Kantianism and Platonism in Neo-Hellenic Philosophy
      - GEORGIA APOSTOLOPOULOU
    • Neo-Hellenic Philosophy from Enlightenment to Romanticism
      - ATHANASIA GLYCOFRIDI-LEONTSINI
    • Être et vérité selon Pétros Braïlas-Arménis
      - EVANGELOS MOUTSOPOULOS
    • Continuities and Discontinuities among Neo-Hellenic and European Philosophy
      - KOSTANTINOS PETSIOS

    12. Lectures

    • Subject-Alienation as the Basis of an Eco-Ethical World View
      - KAH-KYUNG CHO
    • Some Remarks on a New Realism
      - UMBERTO ECO
    • Plea for a Constitutionalization of International Law
      - JÜRGEN HABERMAS
    • The Struggle over Kierkegaard
      - PETER KEMP
    • Trading with Light. G.W. Leibniz’ Interest on China and his Project of Asia-European Knowledge Exchange
      - WENCHAO LI


    · ISBN-13: 978-1-63435-001-3 · 447 pages · Published October 2015 ·
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