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About the IPS:

The International Philosophical Seminar (IPS), held each summer in the pleasant alpine atmosphere of Northern Italy, brings together a group of highly distinguished international scholars in philosophy and literary theory. The seminar provides a framework for thought in an unconstrained environment with a view toward an intensely rigorous exchange of ideas, philosophical views, and theories.


READING DERRIDA=S POLITICS OF FRIENDSHIP
Hotel Tianes, Kastelruth/Castelrotto, Südtirol/Alto Adige, ITALIA

Registration: US$50. Payable upon arrival (to Prof. Wilhelm S. Wurzer)

SATURDAY, JUNE 30TH, 2001
Arrival, no later than 5 p.m.

SUNDAY, JULY 1st, 2001

11:00 - 13:00
Drew Hyland (Philosophy, Trinity College, Hartford, CT)
"O My Friend, What Is a Friend?: Derrida's Reading of Friendship in Plato"

14:30-16:30
Thorsten Hitz (Philosophy, Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe, GERMANY)
"In the Name of Philosophy. Derrida's Reading of Plato's Menexenus".

17:00-19:00
Apostolos Vasilakis (Comparative Literature, Emory University, Atlanta, GA)
"'Aporeitai de polla peri tes philias': On Derrida's Politics of Friendship"

MONDAY, JULY 2nd, 2001

14:00-16:00
Sophia Gabriel-Panteliadou (Philosophy, University of Vienna/ Galerie Gabriel, Vienna, AUSTRIA)
APolitical philia and Political Friendship@

16:30-18:30
Silvia Benso (Philosophy, Siena College, Albany, NY)
"The Friend Who Is Not Me: Aristotle, Levinas, and the Concept of Equality."

TUESDAY, JULY 3rd, 2001
Ausflug

WEDNESDAY, JULY 4th, 2001
10:00-12:00
Brian Schroeder (Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY)
AReversing the Flow: On the >Great Politics= of Heroic Friendship@

14:00-16:00
Peter Zeillinger (Fundamentaltheologie, Katholisch-Theologische Fakultät, University of Vienna, AUSTRIA)
"Perhaps the Impossible, therefore, will have been Necessary"

16:30-18:30
Wilhelm S. Wurzer (Philosophy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA)
AFriends-In-ThoughtB
Brooks/Heidegger/Derrida@


THURSDAY, JULY 5th, 2001
10:00-12:00
Tony O'Connor (Philosophy, University College, Cork, IRELAND)
"O Friend, Where Art Thou?.@

14:00-16:00

Hugh J. Silverman (Philosophy and Comparative Literature, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY/ Fulbright Distinguished Chair in the Humanities, University of Vienna, AUSTRIA)
AJust Friends: The Ethics of Postmodern Friendships@

16:30-18:30

Debra Bergoffen (Philosophy and Religion, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA)
AThe Politics of the Body@

FRIDAY, JULY 6th , 2001

Ausflug

SATURDAY, JULY 7th, 2001

10:00-12:00

Erik Vogt (Philosophy, University of Vienna, AUSTRIA)
ASchmitt and Derrida@


14:00-16:00

Robin Schott (Philosophy, University of Copenhagen, DENMARK)
"Friends-and-Enemies at the Extreme".

16:30-18:30
Thomas R. Flynn (Philosophy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA)
"Selfless Friends: Foucault and Derrida."

SUNDAY, JULY 8th, 2001

11:00-13:00
Stephen David Ross
"Doing Violence to Oneself in the Name of Friendship: Betraying the One, Betraying the Other."

14:30-16:30
Basil O=Neill (Philosophy, University of Dundee, SCOTLAND)
"Speaking To, Speaking At, Speaking To, Speaking for: the Questionable Politics of Ghostly Names"

17:00-19:00
Serge Trottein (Modern Philosophy, Centre National de Recherches Scientifiques, Paris, FRANCE)
AOf Friendship or Favor@

20:00 BANQUET


MONDAY, JULY 9th, 2001
Departure


Directors:

Hugh J. Silverman
Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature
Department of Philosophy
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3750
Tel.:  631-331-4598;  631-632-7592
Tel/Fax (summer): +43+1+317-70-05
e-mail:  hsilverman@ms.cc.sunysb.edu 

 



Wilhelm S. Wurzer
Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Tel.: 412-396-6572
Fax: 412-396-5353
e-mail: Wurzer@duq.edu or
            
Wurzer@usa.com 

 

Directions to the Hotel Tianes Hof

By plane from the U.S.:

The most convenient (and perhaps least expensive) flight is to Frankfurt or Munich or Milano. From some European cities, there may be flights directly to the Bolzano airportThe least expensive car rentals are located in Frankfurt or Munich. In Europe, take the train or drive to Bressanone (Brixen) or Bolzano (Bozen), Italy.  Upon arrival in Bolzano, call 700097 and ask for Konrad or Jasmine who will arrange to drive you to the hotel (about 45 minutes into the mountains).

By car:

From the South, take the autostrada to Bolzano (Bozen).  From Bolzano, continue north to Prato Isarco (Blumau), then to Siusi (Seis) and finally to Castelrotto (Kastelruth) with a very brief ride to Tianes Hof near S. Michele.

From the North, drive over the Brenner Pass to Bressanone [Brixen]. From Bressanone, continue south to Ponte Gardena (Waidbruck), cross the bridge, make a right after crossing the train tracks and follow the mountain road to Castelrotto and then to S. Michele. Another way from Ponte Gardena: make a left after crossing Ponte Gardena, follow road to St. Ulrich and just before St. Ulrich turn right on the road leading to Seiseralm and follow signs to Tianes Hof shortly after S. Michele.

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Reservations:

Herrn Konrad Goller
Hotel Tianes Hof
1-39040 St. Michele/ Kastelruth
Südtirol/ Alto Adige,
Italy
Tel.: 011 39 0471 700097
Fax: 011 39 0471 700017

 

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