Tradition, Modernity, and Beyond
University of Athens, Greece, July 9-12, 2014
The 8th annual conference of the International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry
Conference Secretary: Eleni Leontsini
Nikolas Kompridis, Australian Catholic University
Stavroula F. Tsinorema, University of Crete
Papers are welcome in any substantive area of moral, political, social, or legal philosophy (democracy, justice, liberty, equality, rights, liberalism, Marxism, communitarianism, civic republicanism, virtue ethics, ethics of care, bioethics, virtue epistemology, critical theory, hermeneutics, etc) and from any philosophical methodological approach. Proposals for papers may address a broad range of issues including, but not limited, to: Moral and Political Theory in Times of Crisis; Moral and Political Rhetoric in a Fractured Society; Theories of Democracy and the Crisis of Democracy; Democracy and the Crisis of Democratic Institutions; The Revival of Community and Civil Society; Friendship, Solidarity and Civil Society; Liberty, Tradition, and Reason; Ancient and Contemporary Conceptions of Liberty; The Reception of Antiquity in Contemporary Moral and Political Philosophy; Tradition & Modernity in the Philosophy of Alasdair MacIntyre; MacIntyre’s Notion of the Aristotelian Tradition; MacIntyre’s Critique of the Enlightenment; Varieties of Contemporary Aristotelianism. In addition, there will be two special sections devoted on MacIntyre’s Reception in Greece and MacIntyre’s Reception in Continental Europe. It is not envisaged that all the papers presented at the conference will directly address the theme, and contributions devoted to all aspects of the work of Alasdair MacIntyre are most welcome.
Co-sponsored by the philosophy departments of the University of Athens and the University of Ioannina.