The Good Society and its Limits: Contemporary Challenges to Ethico-Political Legitimation and Grounding.
Institute of Philosophy, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow, 14th December 2017
All sessions take place in the ‘Aula’ Room no. 412 conference venue located on the 5th floor of the main building.
9.00-9.15: Welcome speech
9.15-10.45: SESSION 1 – DISCOURSE AND JUSTIFICATION
9.15-10.00: Anderson Borges (Free University, Berlin, Germany): The “Good” Democracy and the Challenge of Political Legitimation
10.00-10.45: Ugur Aytac (University of Amsterdam, Netherlands): Justification as a Sociological Phenomenon: Contesting the Empirical-Normative Divide in the Realist Theory of Legitimacy
11.15-13.30: SESSION 2 – VALUES AND PROCEDURALITY
11.15-12.00: Dariusz Dańkowski SJ (Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow, Poland): The Discursive Theory of Legitimacy
12.00-12.45: Damian Barnat (Academy of Physical Education in Krakow, Poland): “Secularism of Overlapping Consensus” – A Commentary on Charles Taylor’s Response to Moral and Religious Pluralism
12.45-13.30: Dovydas Caturianas (Vilnius University, Lithuania): Between Procedure and Substance: What Would Eric Voegelin Say about Political Legitimation Today?
14.30-16.00: SESSION 3 – HISTORICALITY AND CONTINGENCY
14.30-15.15: Carl Humphries (Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow, Poland): Contemporary Challenges to Political Legitimacy: The Crisis of Legitimation as a Crisis of Grounding
15.15-16.00: Igor Krasavin (Ural Federal University, Yekaterinburg, Russia): Unity in Being-with: On the Political Use of Historical Memory
16.30-19.00: SESSION 4 – POLITICAL ORDER
16.30-17.15: Domenico Cortese (University of Dundee, UK): Constitution and Political Power. Carl Schmitt’s Concept of ‘Enemy’ Revisited
17.15-18.00: Wojciech Engelking (University of Warsaw, Poland): Partisan and Katechon. Carl Schmitt’s Understanding of the Post-War International Order
18.00-18.45: Tamás Vasas (University of Debrecen, Hungary): Political Legitimation in the Political Thought of Győző (Victor) Concha
18.45-19.00: Closing speech
20.00 Conference dinner (for participating speakers)