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>9th International French-German Philosophy Colloquium
>9Ëme colloque philosophique international franco-allemand
>9. Internationales Franz–sisch-Deutsches Philosophie-Kolloquium
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>What is a human being?
>Qu'est-ce que l'homme?
>Was ist der Mensch?
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>Evian (Lake Geneva / Lac Leman / Genfer See), France
>July / Juillet / Juli 13-19, 2003.
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>The goal of the International French-German Philosophy Colloquium is to
>bring Continental philosophy, and in particular contemporary French
>philosophy, into dialogue with other philosophical traditions. The
>colloquium aims at the greatest possible diversity with respect to the
>native languages and intellectual backgrounds of participants.
>This year's topic, "What is a human being?", seems particularly suited to
>achieve this goal. Indeed, it is not only according to Kant that the
>question of the human being is regarded as the most essential question that
>lies behind all other philosophical questions. It can be read as the driving
>force behind many of the most important philosophical movements of the 20th
>century and as a hidden connection between them. The question even drives
>those currents in contemporary philosophy that have radically called into
>question the concept of the human being and have pleaded for its abolition.
>The colloquium invites participants to pose the question of the human being
>once again and to debate its relevance for today's philosophy.
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>Call for Papers:
>We invite half-page proposals for papers and workshops for immediate
>submission. The final deadline is March 31, 2003. Please send your proposals
>to one of the organizers.
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>A detailed exposition of the topic and all relevant information concerning
>the character and history of the colloquium as well as matters of
>accomodation and costs can be found at our trilingual website:
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>www.uni-hildesheim.de/eviancolloquium/
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>Organizers:
>Georg W. Bertram (Hildesheim) [log in to unmask]
>Stefan Blank (Berlin) [log in to unmask]
>David Lauer (Berlin) [log in to unmask]
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>Contact:
>Georg W. Bertram
>Institut f¸r Philosophie
>Universit”t Hildesheim
>Marienburger Platz 2
>D-31141 Hildesheim
>Germany
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>In cooperation with:
>Stefan Deines (Gieþen), Karen Feldman (Berkeley), Christophe Laudou
>(Madrid), Kurt R–ttgers (Hagen), Chris Doude van Troostwijk (Strasbourg /
>Amsterdam), Agata Zielinski (Lyon)
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