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Workshop “Democratic Culture(s)”

10 December 2016 @ 10:30 - 14:00

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Democracy is an object of political, philosophical and artistic conceptualization. Since Ancient Greece, it has been seen and performed in a variety of ways. The workshop aims to explore the relationship between "democracy" and "culture" in different philosophical traditions and revisit the problem of the universal rationale underlying the notion of democratic culture.   Program 10:30 – 12:00 Holger Zapf, Giving culture-specific reasons for democracy: ‘reiterative universalism’ or culturalist particularism? Jakub Szczepański, Democratic ideal as a cosmopolitan order. I. Kant’s concept Natalia Danilkina, Towards post-modernity: democracy as a “historical type” 12:00 – 12:45 Lunch break 12:45 – 14:00 Frédéric Tremblay, Dmitry Pisarev’s critique of metaphysics: destructing the old worldview to make way for the new democratic ideal Evert van der Zweerde, Democracy à la Russe – Ivan Ilyin and others Discussion The workshop will be followed by https://www.ozsw.nl/event-calendar/meeting-and-debat-the-common-good-in-modern-philosophy-and-contemporary-politics/ Both events are organized by the OZSW study group "Philosophy in Central and Eastern Europe" If you are thinking to attend the workshop, early registration is recommended, as the number of places is limited. Please contact the study group coordinators: Natalia Danilkina, natalia.danilkina@yahoo.com; Evi Zacharia, evizacharia@hotmail.com

Venue

Groninger Forum Library, Josef Cohen room
Oude Boteringestraat 18
Groningen, Netherlands
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Democracy is an object of political, philosophical and artistic conceptualization. Since Ancient Greece, it has been seen and performed in a variety of ways. The workshop aims to explore the relationship between “democracy” and “culture” in different philosophical traditions and revisit the problem of the universal rationale underlying the notion of democratic culture.

 

Program

10:30 – 12:00

Holger Zapf, Giving culture-specific reasons for democracy: ‘reiterative universalism’ or culturalist particularism?

Jakub Szczepański, Democratic ideal as a cosmopolitan order. I. Kant’s concept

Natalia Danilkina, Towards post-modernity: democracy as a “historical type”

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch break

12:45 – 14:00

Frédéric Tremblay, Dmitry Pisarev’s critique of metaphysics: destructing the old worldview to make way for the new democratic ideal

Evert van der Zweerde, Democracy à la Russe – Ivan Ilyin and others

Discussion

The workshop will be followed by

Meeting and Debate: The Common Good in Modern Philosophy and Contemporary Politics

Both events are organized by the OZSW study group “Philosophy in Central and Eastern Europe”

If you are thinking to attend the workshop, early registration is recommended, as the number of places is limited. Please contact the study group coordinators:

Natalia Danilkina, natalia.danilkina@yahoo.com; Evi Zacharia, evizacharia@hotmail.com

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