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One-day conference on "Wittgenstein: Critique and Reconstruction in Philosophical Culture"

February 17, 2017

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Dipartimento di Filosofia
Sapienza Università di Roma
Dottorato di Filosofia

17 February 2017, 9:45 - 16:50 Room XII
Dipartimento di Filosofia
Villa Mirafiori – Via Carlo Fea 2, Roma
According to the perspective advanced among others by Stanley Cavell and Aldo Giorgio Gargani, Wittgenstein presented philosophy as a formidable and articulated reflection on the critique and reconstruction of culture at the crossroads of modernism. This results in an anti-intellectualistic approach aimed at the revitalization of the ways we understand and practice philosophy. Philosophy is taken as a form of culture and a way of living rather than as a specialized discipline. The conference aims to elaborate on the pivotal themes of this interpretative line revolving around the key notions of forms of life, backgrounds, normativity and naturality, and investigate the contrast between, on the one hand, the foundation and justification of human practices and, on the other, their clarification and transformation. Conference languages will be English and Italian. No registration needed.


9.45 Piergiorgio Donatelli (Sapienza Università di Roma)
Welcome and introduction

10.00 Sandra Laugier (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
The Cultivation of the Ordinary and the Democratization of Culture-s

10.40 Cecilia Rofena (Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia)
Chi ha bisogno dei fondamenti?

10.20 Coffee break

11.30 Piergiorgio Donatelli (Sapienza Università di Roma)
Wittgenstein e il modernismo filosofico

12.10 Sarin Marchetti (Università degli Studi di Milano)
Progresso e cultura filosofica in Rorty e Wittgenstein

12.50 Lunch

14.00 Silver Bronzo (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
Wittgenstein, Philosophy, and Demystification

14.40 Matteo Falomi (University of Essex)
Neoliberalism and/as Ethics: A Wittgensteinian Approach

15.20 Coffee break

15.40 Jocelyn Benoist (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
Culture as Given and as Quest: Reconsidering Rule-Following Considerations

16.10 General discussion


February 17, 2017
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Villa Mirafiori – Via Carlo Fea 2, Roma
Via Carlo Fea 2
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