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Symposium on Ricoeur and Arendt

Forum for European Philosophy in Oxford

A One-Day Symposium on Ricoeur and Arendt

Thursday 20 June 2013
Lecture Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford


10:00–10:15 Opening Remarks: Dr Pamela S. Anderson (University of Oxford)
10:15–11:00 Ms Dana Mills (University of Oxford)
Reading Against the Grain: Reading History as Political Action
Coffee Break
11:15–12:00 Prof. Morny Joy (University of Calgary)
Paul Ricoeur and Hannah Arendt on Natality and Narrative
12:00–12:45 Mr Michael D’Angeli (University of Oxford)
“The Double Privilege of Athens and Jerusalem”: Ricoeur’s Late Reflections on the Convergence between Philosophical Critique and Religious Conviction
14:15–15:45 Dr Alana Vincent (University of Chester) and Dr Mark Godin (independent scholar)
Promises, Promises: Ricoeur Reading Arendt on the Perils and possibilities of Human Plurality
Coffee Break

Dr Marije Altorf (St Mary's University College, London)
On Arendt and Imagination

16:45– 17.30 Dr Eléonore Dispersyn (Institut Protestant de Théologie de Paris, Fonds Ricoeur)
From Kant’s Radical Evil to Ricoeur’s Hope: A Practical Regeneration?
17:40 Final Roundtable (30 mins)

Convenors: Dr Roxana Baiasu and Dr Pamela S. Anderson

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or the Forum Coordinator: Dr Juliana Cardinale: 020 7955 7539,  

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