Conference programme of International Conference Values of the Human Person: Contemporary Challenges

International Conference

Values of the Human Person: Contemporary Challenges

Bucharest, June, 3-4, 2011,

Organizers:    University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy

Council for Research in Values and Philosophy, Washington, U.S.A.

Friday, June, 3

9 – 9.30. Opening discourses

Professor Romulus Brâncoveanu – Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy,

Members of the Organizing Committee

Morning session

9.30 – 11.00 Plenary Session

9.30-10–John Farina (USA) – Conflicting Contemporary Understandings of the Person in Society

10.00–10.30 Vasiliki Solomou Papanikolaou (Greece) – Publicness and Human Dignity: In the Past and Nowadays

10.30–11.00 – Leon Dyczewski (Poland) – A man in the perspective of modern (popular) culture

11.00 – 11.30 – Coffee break

Section I – Chair – John Farina

11.30-12.00 – Marin Aiftincă (Romania) – Differentiation of Values and Humanity’s Ideals

12.00-12.30 – Helen  Karabatzaki (Greece) – Stoicism in the age of globalization

12.30-13.00 – Ştefan Afloroaei (Romania) -About the symbolical constitution of the person

13.00-13.30 – Adrian Costache (Romania) – Hermeneutic Dialogue As Social Value. An Inquiry into “Unfindable Objects of Thought”

Section II – Chair – Leon Dychewski

11.30-12.00 – Marek Pytko (Poland) – The authenticity of the human being in Christian existentialism and phenomenology: S. Kierkegaard and J. Tischner

12.00-12.30 – Remus Rus (Romania) –Reserved title

12.30-13.00 – Wilhelm Dancă (Romania) – Person in act and vertical experience: Karol Woityla

13.00-13.30 – Dan Chiţoiu (Romania) – Person and Personal Reality: The Actuality of the Eastern Christian Understanding of Man.


13.30-15.00 – Lunch in the Student Campus

Afternoon session

Section I – Chair – Marin Aiftincă

15.00-15.30 – BogdanaTodorova (Bulgaria) – The values of the new civilization: identity and dialogue in the context of value discourse

15.30-16.00 – Magdalena Dumitrana (Romania) – Awakening and awareness in Anthony de Mello’s Conception

16.00-16.30 – Sebastian Chirimbu (Romania) – Globalization and New Trends in Social Networking

Section II – Chair – Vasiliki Solomou Papanikolaou

15.00-15.30 – Gong Qun (China) – On the Intimate Relation Between Social Facts and Three Types of Values

15.30-16.00 – Romulus Brâncoveanu (Romania) – Toleration and Liberty as Institutions and Human Values

16.00-16.30 – Dorina Pătrunsu (Romania) – The Value of Civil Disobedience for Human Being in a Democratic Society

16.30-17.00 – Coffee break

Section I – Chair – Marek Pytko

17.00-17.30 – Seema Bose (India) – The Value of the Human Person: Rabindranath Tagore’s Relevance to the Challenges of Today’s World

17.30-18.00 – Ana Bazac (Romania) – The worth of man on the threshold of his technological transformation

18.00-18.30 – Cristian Popa (Romania) – The “Person” Concept in Orthodox Theology

Section II – Chair – Stefan Afloroaei

17.00-17.30 – Anatolij G. Kosichenko (Kazakhstan) – The spiritless person – the basic threat of the present

17.30-18.00 – Constantin Stoenescu (Romania) – Was the modern Cosmopolis transformed into a post/modern global village?

18.00-18.30 – Lavinia Marin (Romania) – Rationality as a human value


Dinner – Welcome Party



Morning session

Section I – Chair – Constantin Stoenescu

9.00-9.30 – Iulian Gabriel Hruşcă (Romania) – Aspirations and Anticipations of Universalism. Global Village in Ancient Rome

9.30-10.00 – Cornelia Găşpărel (Romania) – Contemporary society and its ethic dilemmas

10.00-10.30 – Tarciziu Şerban (Romania) – Guide marks for human dignity provided by Pope Benedict XVI

10.30-11.00- Cătălin Bobb (Romania) – Between a Cogito and a human person:  a hermeneutic -phenomenological perspective

Section II – Chair – Gong Qun

9.00-9.30 – Ulrich Steinvorth (Germany, Turkey) – What Kitsch Tells us about Our Time

9.30-10.00 – Viorel Vizureanu (Romania) – The Significance of Globalization for Human Beings: The Problem of Space

10.00-10.30 – Mihaela Pop (Romania) – The beautiful as an aesthetic value and its contemporary challenges

10.30-11- Vicenţiu Pătraşcu (Romania) – What emotions are more valued today?

11.00-11.30 -Coffee break

Section I – Chair – Ulrich Steinvorth

11.00-11.30 – Teodor Negru (Romania) – Self and Embodiment: Human Person from an Enactive Point of View

11.30-12.00 – Asya Markova (Bulgaria) – On the concept of dignity in the capability approach and in the tradition of personalism

12.00-12.30 – Bogdan Silion (Romania) – Lev Şestov’s view on the absurd circle and the limits of personal identity

12.30-13.00 – Gabriel Roman, (Romania) – Changes and Challenges in the Statement on Death Quality

Section II – Chair – Hu Yeping

11.00-11.30 – Cristian Berţi (Romania) – Human being – from spiritual values to technological progress

11.30-12.00 – Voichiţa Tebeanu (Romania) – Understanding Mental Health: Existential Situation and Social Attitudes

12.00-12.30 – Cristian Iftode (Romania) – Monadological Individualism or Relational Personalism? Ways of Subjectivation in the World of Today  

12.30-13.00 – Alexandru Năstase (Romania) – The individual identity ”trapped” in a new paradigm, global corporatism

13.30-15.00 –Lunch

Afternoon session

Section I – Chair – Romulus Brancoveanu

15.00-15.30 – Iulia Anghel (Romania) – Globalization:  modern myth or ideological project?

15.30-16.00 – Liviu Costin (Romania) – Mircea Eliade and the “Natural” Genesis of Religion

16.00-16.30 – Maria Gioga (Romania) – Foucault’s case against humanism

16.30-17.00 – Hu Yeping (USA) – reserved title

Section II – Chair- Viorel Vizureanu

15.00-15.30 – Florin Frunză (Romania) – The Human Being in the Areopagitic thought

15.30-16.00 – Costea Elena (Romania) – Heidegger and globalization, new perspectives on technology and human value

16.00-16.30 – Sabin Totu (Romania) – Self-knowledge and belief in God.

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