Democracy, Legality and Policy – May 31 through June 1, Tilburg University

Programme

Day 1: Thursday, 31 May

Room AZ 211, Academia Building

09:00 – 09:45
Registration (Foyer)

09:45 – 10:00
Welcome

 

Chair: Stephan Hartmann
10:00 – 11:15
Helen Longino

Science, Epistemology, and Politics 

11:15 – 12:00
Anna Leuschner

Pluralism, Objectivity, and Democracy

12:00 – 13:15
Lunch

 Chair: Hans Lindahl

13:15 – 14:00
Klemens Kappel

Factual Disagreement and Political Legitimacy

14:00 – 14:45
Maura Priest

The Binding Political Power of Collective Belief

14:45 – 15:15
Coffee break

15:15 – 16:00
Silke Schicktanz

Being Affected, Representation and Experts: How to Deal with Moral Pluralism and Democratic Ideals in Science Policy?
16:00 – 17:15
Alexander Somek

Accidental Cosmopolitanism: Citizenship at the End of History
20:00
Conference Dinner
(Café Anvers)

Day 2: Friday, 1 June

Room AZ 211, Academia Building


Chair: Alan Thomas
10:00 – 11:15
Annabelle Lever

Democracy, Ethics and Method
11:15 – 12:00
Marieke Borren

Illegal Subjectivity and The Politics of In/Visibility: Re-thinking the Ontological Condition of the ‘Illegal’ Alien

12:00 – 13:15
Lunch

 Chair: Helen Longino

13:15 – 14:00
Stephan Hartmann & Soroush Rafiee Rad

Voting, Deliberation and Truth
14:15 – 14:45
Conrad Heilmann & Philip Cook

The Structure of Censorship

14:45 – 15:15
Coffee break

15:15 – 16:00
Desire Louis Nizigiyimana

Social Justice and Capability Building: The Normative Grounds of Social Criticism

16:00 – 16:45
Alan Thomas

Politics Without Principles? – The Political Realist Critique of Rawls



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