Pragmatic Perspectives on Phenomenology
International Philosophical Conference in Prague
February 5 th- 6 th, 2015
Institute of Philosophy and Religious Studies (Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts) organizes an international philosophical conference focused on the pragmatic theses that are present in the phenomenological works of M. Heidegger, M. Merleau-Ponty and J. Patočka. Inspired by a critical reassessment of already existing pragmatic readings of Heidegger, we want to explore the following themes as possible justifications for speaking about the pragmatic turn in phenomenology: the primacy of the practical over theoretical understanding, criticism of the representationalist account of perception and analysis of language and truth claims within the context of social and cultural practices.
The goals of our conference are thus the following ones:
Conference language is English. Publication of selected conference papers is planned in a collected volume.
The conference is organized by Ondřej Švec and Jakub Čapek (Charles University, Prague)
|(c) Content: Jakub Čapek & Ondřej Švec; Code: Helena Jura & Jakub Jura, Prague 2014|