Conference Program


16th Annual International Conference on Philosophy
6th Annual International Symposium on Religion & Theology
24-27 May 2021,
 Athens, Greece
Tentative Program (Athens Local Time)
(Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)


Monday 24 May 2021

10.00-11.00
Registration


11.00-11.30
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:

  • Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER

11.30-12:00
Lars Samuelsson
, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden.
Niclas Lindstrom, Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden.
Title: : A Counterfactual Argument for Environmentalists to Endorse Non-Instrumental Value in Nature.


12:00-12:30
Yih-Hsien Yu, Professor, Tunghai University, Taiwan.
Title: Moral Education, Global Ethics and Tianxia. 


12:30-13:00
Claudia Simone Dorchain
, Assistant Professor, BAGSS College, Germany.
Title: Sophism and Narcissism, Structural Parallels.


13:00-13:30
Antonio Queiros
, Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Title: The New Scholastic and the Critique of Environment Reason.


13:30-14:00
Raphael Shuchat
, Senior Lecturer, Bar ILan University, Israel.
Title: Mystical Paradigms and the Quest to Understand the Human Anima.


14:00-14:30
Ionut-Alexandru Barliba
, Researcher, “Gh. Zane” Institute of Economic and Social Research, Romanian Academy, Iași Branch, Romania.
Title: Existential Authenticity and the Challenges of a Post-Modern Society.


14:30-15:30 Lunch


15:30-16:00
William O’Meara, Professor, James Madison University, USA.
Title: Marx’s Theory of Knowledge.


16:00-16:30
Dylan Skurka
, PhD Student, York University, Canada.
Title: Righteous Propaganda: On Hip-Hop’s Response to Police Brutality.


16:30-17:00
Tennyson Samraj
, Professor, Burman University, Canada.
Title: Epistemic Awareness of Doxastic Distinctions: Delineating Types of Beliefs in Belief-Formation.


20:30-22:30
Greek Night


Tuesday 25 May 2021

08:00-11:00 Urban Walk


11:00-11:30
Rui Maia Rego, PhD Student, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Title:
The Problem of Moral Luck (Bernard Williams and Thomas Nagel).


11:30-12:00
Seweryn Osowski, PhD Student, Pontifical University of John Paul II, Poland.
Title:
Catholic Church in a dialog with Messianic Jews. 


12:00-12:30
Gintaras Sungaila, PhD Student, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania.
Title:
The Divine Liturgy as an Object of Philosophical Reflection in Greek Patristic Thought. 


12:30-13:00
Marie-Julie Maitre, Associate Professor, Tamkang University, Taiwan.
Title:
Is the Xiantiantu of Shao Yong Binary? Analyzing a Consequence of its Analogy with the Binary Arithmetic of Leibniz. 


13:00-13:30
Ettore Barbagallo, Lecturer, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Title:
Consciousness and Awareness. A Phenomenological Approach to the “Hard Problem of Consciousness”. 


13:30-14:00
Paolo Scolari
, Assistant Professor, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy.
Title:
For Money/For Food. Friedrich Nietzsche and the Waning of Culture.


14:00-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:30
Farhan Lakhany
, PhD Student, University of Iowa, USA.
Title: ‘This’.


15:30-16:00
Simon Glynn
, Professor, Florida Atlantic University, USA.
Title:
The Hermeneutic Structure of Perception.


16:00-16:30
Omid Payrow Shabani
, Professor, University of Guelph, Canada.
Title:
On Resistance as Evinced by the Iranian Politics.


 

20:00-21:30
Dinner


Wednesday 26 May 2021
Educational Islands Cruise

Thursday 27 May 2021
Delphi Tour