11th International Whitehead Conference Programme
Day Time Section Speaker Title Session Chair Location
TUESDAY, 25TH JULY
Tuesday, 25th July 8:30 – 9:00 1. Whitehead & Biology / Whitehead & Bergson Spyridon Koutroufini Intuiting Life: Feeling an Organism’s Processual Essence Magda Costa Carvalho Auditório Norte (Aula Magna building)
Tuesday, 25th July 8:30 – 9:00 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Luca Vanzago “Nature and Experience: between Process Philosophy and Phenomenology.” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 8:30 – 9:00 7. Whitehead, German Idealism and Modern German Philosophy Glen Veitch “Process Philosophy and Linguistic Relativity” Aljoscha Berve Aula Magna Building Floor 2
Tuesday, 25th July 8:30 – 9:00 8. Whitehead and Theology Franz Riffert “Nature in Process – Novel Approaches to Science and Metaphysics” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 8:30 – 9:00 9. Whitehead and Philosophy of Mind Robert Smid “Whitehead and the Possibility of Transpersonal John Pickering Room 7 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 9:00 – 9:30 1. Whitehead & Biology / Whitehead & Bergson Maria-Teresa Teixeira “Evolution and Reason” Magda Costa Carvalho Auditório Norte (Aula Magna building)
Tuesday, 25th July 9:00 – 9:30 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Andrew Kirkpatrick “Grasping Epochal Time: Overcoming the Fallacy of Simple Location Through Whitehead and Merleau-Ponty” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 9:00 – 9:30 6. Whitehead, Mathematics and Logic Michael Heather “Whitehead’s Logic-driven Scientific Revolution” Vesselin Petrov Aula Magna Building – floor 1
Tuesday, 25th July 9:00 – 9:30 7. Whitehead, German Idealism and Modern German Philosophy Ignacio Castuera “Alexander von Humboldt as Proto-Process thinker” Aljoscha Berve Aula Magna Building Floor 2
Tuesday, 25th July 9:00 – 9:30 8. Whitehead and Theology Michel Weber “Whitehead on Love, Passion, and Oblivion” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 9:00 – 9:30 9. Whitehead and Philosophy of Mind Philip Tyron “Whitehead, Mind, and recurring Processes” John Pickering Room 7 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 9:30 – 10:00 1. Whitehead & Biology / Whitehead & Bergson René Pikarski “The Mechanization of Organismic Subjectivity in Contemporary Social Dispositifs” Magda Costa Carvalho Auditório Norte (Aula Magna building)
Tuesday, 25th July 9:30 – 10:00 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Naoki Arimura “On Merleau-Ponty’s Understanding of Whitehead: through Raymond Ruyer’s Philosophy” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 9:30 – 10:00 6. Whitehead, Mathematics and Logic Nicola Graves-Gregory “The beauty of mathematics and the mathematics of beauty” Vesselin Petrov Aula Magna Building – floor 1
Tuesday, 25th July 9:30 – 10:00 7. Whitehead, German Idealism and Modern German Philosophy Katia Hay “Reflections on Life, Language, Poetry and Philosophy in Whitehead and Nietzsche” Aljoscha Berve Aula Magna Building Floor 2
Tuesday, 25th July 9:30 – 10:00 8. Whitehead and Theology Godehard Brüntrup “Process Theology and Panentheism” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 9:30 – 10:00 9. Whitehead and Philosophy of Mind Arran Gare “Re-integrating Process Philosophy through Human Ecology” John Pickering Room 7 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 10:00 – 10.30 Coffee break
Tuesday, 25th July 10:00 – 10.30 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Roland Cazalis “Whitehead and Barbaras: Toward a Universal Core Defining the Living Organism” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 10:30 – 11:00 1. Whitehead & Biology / Whitehead & Bergson Tanja Prokic/Nataliya Kolisnyk “Slow Motion, Fast Motion – Processing Nature by Cinematic Images” Magda Costa Carvalho Auditório Norte (Aula Magna building)
Tuesday, 25th July 10:30 – 11:00 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Friedrich Sieben “A Process-Oriented Approach to Mental Causation.” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 10:30 – 11:00 6. Whitehead, Mathematics and Logic Timothy Eastman “On Whiteheadian Process, Peircean Logic, and Quantum Physics” Vesselin Petrov Aula Magna Building – floor 1
Tuesday, 25th July 10:30 – 11:00 7. Whitehead, German Idealism and Modern German Philosophy Joaquim Braga “On the contributions of Whitehead and Cassirer to a general symbol theory” Aljoscha Berve Aula Magna Building Floor 2
Tuesday, 25th July 10:30 – 11:00 8. Whitehead and Theology Yamaura Yuzo “A. N. Whitehead’ philosophy of organism in reference to Hume’s “Dialogue Concerning Natural Religion” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 10:30 – 11:00 9. Whitehead and Philosophy of Mind Johanna Häusler “Science and the idea of man: On the topicality of Whitehead’s fallacy of misplaced concreteness. New arguments from philosophy of science” John Pickering Room 7 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 11:00 – 11:30 2. Whitehead & Biology Whitney Bauman “Ernst Haeckel’s Non-Reductive Materialism:
Re-thinking the Death of Nature”
Spyridon Koutroufinis Auditório Norte
Tuesday, 25th July 11:00 – 11:30 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Lehel Simon, Levente Szilágyi, Anna Csetverikov “Object-Subject-Superject: the Nature of Autistic People without Being Sensible to Nature – Being Excluded from Nature.” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 11:00 – 11:30 6. Whitehead, Mathematics and Logic Ronald Preston Phipps “The Ontology of Fields” Vesselin Petrov Aula Magna Building – floor 1
Tuesday, 25th July 11:00 – 11:30 7. Whitehead, German Idealism and Modern German Philosophy Aljoscha Berve “The Gestalt paradigm and Process Philosophy” Aljoscha Berve Aula Magna Building Floor 2
Tuesday, 25th July 11:00 – 11:30 8. Whitehead and Theology Chun Chul “The Crisis of Religions and Reconstruction of Theism ― Focusing on Whitehead’s Theory on Religion from a Korean Perspective” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 11:30 – 12:00 2. Whitehead & Biology Regine Kather “EcoEvoDevo, Epigenetics and Whitehead’s Concept of Organism. Overcoming the Bifurcation of Matter and Mind in Nature” Spyridon Koutroufinis Auditório Norte
Tuesday, 25th July 11:30 – 12:00 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Eleonora Mingarelli “Becoming Mother: In Defense of a Process Approach to Pregnancy.” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 11:30 – 12:00 7. Whitehead, German Idealism and Modern German Philosophy Tim Grafe “‘The second side of life’: Fechner and Whitehead on plant living” Aljoscha Berve Aula Magna Building Floor 2
Tuesday, 25th July 11:30 – 12:00 8. Whitehead and Theology Hans-Ferdinand Angel “Process thinking in recent publications on religious cognition” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 12:00 – 13:15 KEYNOTE PLENARY Jason Brown “Microgenetic Theory and Process Thought” (Skype) Aula Magna
Tuesday, 25th July 13:15 – 14:30 LUNCH
Tuesday, 25th July 14:30 – 15:00 3. Whitehead and Biology Johanna Häusler “Whitehead’s Contribution for an Integrative Understanding of the Organism in Modern Biology” Spyridon Koutroufinis Auditório Norte
Tuesday, 25th July 14:30 – 15:00 4. Whitehead and Bergson Pedro Lopes “Bergson – from Virtual Action to the Melody of Time.” Maria-Teresa Teixeira Auditório Sul (Aula Magna building)
Tuesday, 25th July 14:30 – 15:00 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Diane Gamache “Le sens: Un phénomène induit par le contact des langues.” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 14:30 – 15:00 6. Whitehead, Mathematics and Logic Vesselin Petrov “The role of mathematics in humanitarian education according to Whitehead” Vesselin Petrov Aula Magna Building – floor 1
Tuesday, 25th July 14:30 – 15:00 8. Whitehead and Theology Farhan Shah “Seizing an Alternative – Towards an Organically Humanism: approaches by Muslim thinkers” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 14:30 – 15:00 10. Whitehead and Analytical Philosophy Gogehard Brüntrup “Libertarian Freedom, Science and Whitehead’s Metaphysics” Rui Sampaio da Silva Room 7 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 15:00 – 15:30 3. Whitehead and Biology Jonathan Delafield-Butt “Coherence of Consciousness in a Cell: Biological Criteria for Living Consciousness, Why Robots Don’t Have Minds” Spyridon Koutroufinis Auditório Norte
Tuesday, 25th July 15:00 – 15:30 4. Whitehead and Bergson Kan’ichi Hidemura “What is an Actual Occasion in Music? A Preliminary Approach.” Maria-Teresa Teixeira Auditório Sul (Aula Magna building)
Tuesday, 25th July 15:00 – 15:30 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Ichiro Hirata “Enactivism and the Theory of Perception in Whitehead’s Philosophy.” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 15:00 – 15:30 6. Whitehead, Mathematics and Logic Lina Georgieva “Why philosophy of AI needs process thought?” Vesselin Petrov Aula Magna Building – floor 1
Tuesday, 25th July 15:00 – 15:30 8. Whitehead and Theology Thomas Lynch “IT IS THE MESSAGE, STUPID!” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 15:00 – 15:30 10. Whitehead and Analytical Philosophy Glen McLaren “Gare’s process metaphysics and its challenge to both Whiteheadian and Continental positions” Rui Sampaio da Silva Room 7 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 15:30 – 16:00 3. Whitehead and Biology Attila Grandpierre “Biological Extension of the Quantum Theory” Spyridon Koutroufinis Auditório Norte
Tuesday, 25th July 15:30 – 16:00 4. Whitehead and Bergson Milos Sevcik “Whitehead and Bergson on Creativity in Art.” Maria-Teresa Teixeira Auditório Sul (Aula Magna building)
Tuesday, 25th July 15:30 – 16:00 5. Whitehead and Phenomenology Stephanie Erev “Feel the Vibrations: Climate Effects and Propaganda” Luca Vanzago Room 5, Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 15:30 – 16:00 6. Whitehead, Mathematics and Logic Michael Manthey “Awareness Is Outside Turing’s Box” Vesselin Petrov Aula Magna Building – floor 1
Tuesday, 25th July 15:30 – 16:00 8. Whitehead and Theology Katelynn Carver “21st Century Whitehead: Reinvigorating Process Studies via Theopoetic Turn” Hans-Ferdinand Angel Room 6 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 15:30 – 16:00 10. Whitehead and Analytical Philosophy Christoph Kann “Whitehead and the Tradition of Inductive Metaphysics” Rui Sampaio da Silva Room 7 Complexo Científico
Tuesday, 25th July 16:00 – 16.30 COFFEE BREAK
Tuesday, 25th July 17:00 – 18:00 OPENING SESSION PLENARY Igreja do Colégio
Tuesday, 25th July 18:00 – 19:30 PLENARY PANEL ON LAUDATO SI Igreja do Colégio
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