Christianity Unthought

Friday, 8 April 2011, 9:30am - Saturday, 9 April 2011, 5:30pm, IWM library


Thursday, 7 April 2011
6:00pm Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback, Södertörn University College, Stockholm
On Hope.
Some Notes on Patocka and Christianity Unthought.

Keynote Lecture
Friday, 8 April 2011
9:30 am Welcome
Ludger Hagedorn & Klaus Nellen, IWM, Vienna
9:45 am Session I
Chair: Ivan Chvatík, Patocka Archive, Prague
Ludger Hagedorn, IWM, Vienna
Der Schleier der Vernunft:
Bemerkungen zu Philosophie und Christentum.
Martin Cajthaml, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic
Patocka’s Critique of the Traditional Christianity in the Context of his Late Philosophy of History
11:15 am Coffee Break
11:45 am Session II
Chair: Klaus Nellen, IWM, Vienna
Gustav Strandberg, Södertörn University College, Stockholm
Jan Patocka’s Reading of the Death of God
James Dodd, New School for Social Research, New York
Nietzsche’s Challenge:
Patocka’s Assessment of the Legacy of the 19 th Century.
1:15 pm Lunch at the IWM
2:30 pm Session III
Chair: Tamara Caraus, New Europe College, Bucharest
Witold M. Nowak, Rzeszow University, Poland
Modernity and what has been Lost:
Charles Taylor, Alasdair MacIntyre and Jan Patocka on Modernity and Religion.
Nicolas de Warren, Wellesly College, Massachusetts
Patocka’s Secret
4:00 pm Coffee Break
4:30pm Session IV
Chair: Erika Abrams, Editor and Translator, Paris
Sandra Lehmann, Philosophy, Vienna
Eine neue Synthese:
Jan Patockas frühe Aufklärungskritik im Schnittpunkt von Christentum und Antike.
Saturday, 9 April 2011
9:30 am Session V
Chair: Dragan Prole, University of Novi Sad
Michael Staudigl, University of Vienna
Die “theologische Wende” der französischen Phänomenologie und ihr sozialphänomenologisches Potential.
Jan Frei, Charles University, Prague
Was ist und wofür steht „die reife Gestalt des entmythologisierten Christentums“?
11:00 pm Coffee Break
11:30 am Session VI
Chair: Ivan Chvatík, Patocka Archive, Prague
Eddo Evink, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
Personal Love.
A History?
12:30 pm End of Conference

The workshop is generously supported by the Austrian Science Fund.