15th Annual International Symposium on Environment Tentative Program (Athens Local Time) (In the program presentations are included from all the subjects scheduled to be presented in parallel) (Note: each presentation includes at least 10 minutes for questions and discussions if available)
Monday 25 May 2020
Opening and Welcoming Remarks:
- Gregory T. Papanikos, President, ATINER
Dominika Szoldrowska, Researcher, Mineral and Energy Economy Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland.
Title: Inventory of the Secondary Sources of the Biogenic Raw Materials in the Context of the Circular Economy (CE) Implementation in the Fertilizer Sector. (PowerPoint)
Agata Zdyb, Associate Professor, Lublin University of Technology, Poland.
Title: The Study on the Performance of Thin Film Photovoltaic Technologies under Temperate Climatic Conditions (PowerPoint)
Myriam Elizabeth Vargas Morales, PhD Student, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.
Title: Characterizing Livelihoods of Artisanal Fishing Communities in Developing Countries: A Mid-Term Analysis. (PowerPoint)
Tovo M. Andrianjafy, Research Scientist, Andriani Institute, Research Center, USA.
Title: Chemical Ecology: Integrated Vector Management as an Alternative to Insecticides (Study in Madagascar). (PowerPoint)
Meredith Drees, Chair, Department of Religion and Philosophy, Kansas Wesleyan University, USA.
Title: Sin, Death, and Moral Growth in Iris Murdoch’s Discussion of Art. (PowerPoint)
Meredith McFadden, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA.
Title: When is it Wrong NOT to Have a Child? (PowerPoint)
Tennyson Samraj, Professor, Burman University, Canada.
Title: Right to Life/Live – Core Tenets and the Inalienability Question.
Mark Morelli, Distinguished Professor, Loyola Marymount University, USA.
Title: Plato’s Gorgias: Uncovering the Spiritual Corruption of a Respectable Man.
Hugh Deery, Term Instructor, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA.
Title: From Hawking to Nagarjuna: Interdisciplinary Infusion Tactics as a Means of Meeting Challenges, in a Competitive Work Environment.
Pavel Stankov, Graduate Assistant, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, USA.
Title: The Ontological Primacy of Life as an Argument against Abortion. (PowerPoint)
Tuesday 26 May 2020 (Joined Sessions with the Philosophy Conference)
09:00-12:00 Urban Walk
Daniela Matysová, PhD Student, Charles University, Czech Republic.
Title: Emmanuel Levinas: Beauty and its Evil
Marko Jakic, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Split, Croatia.
Title: Ethical Actuality of Kant’s Categorical Imperative. (PowerPoint)
Madara Vilne, PhD Student, University of Latvia, Latvia.
Title: New Human and New Age – is it coming? Reflection about Some 20th-21st Century Spiritual Ideas and their Plausibility.
Carlos Correia, Associate Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal.
Title: Redefinition of Art: A New Αesthetical Proposal.
Andrew Ward, Lecturer, University of York, UK.
Title: Kant and Hume on the Judgment of Taste.
Angela Michelis, Teacher, “G. Peano – S. Pellico” High School in Cuneo (Grammar and Scientific Lyceum), Italy.
Title: The Idea of Justice: Between Eros and Thanatos.
Thomas Auxter, Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA.
Title: Socrates at Eleusis: Existential Questions.
Katherine Cooklin, Professor, Slippery Rock University, USA.
Title: Ignorance, Epistemic Injustice, and Rape Myths.
William O’Meara, Professor, James Madison University, USA.
Title: Dewey on Moral Principles as Hypotheses (PowerPoint)
Chin-Tai Kim, Professor, Case Western Reserve University, USA.
Title: Rethinking the Foundation of Normative Ethics.
Peter Simpson, Professor, The City University of New York, USA.
Title: A Suggestion for Abortion Laws. (PowerPoint)
Katerina Psaroudaki, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.
Title: Group Reparations and Race-Conscious Affirmative Action.
Aaron Kilbourn, Professor, Sioux Falls Seminary, USA.
Title: “Suffering” in Christianity.
Wednesday 27 May 2020 Educational Islands Cruise
Thursday 28 May 2020 Delphi Tour