date September 11th-12th, 2014

Sweden-Kyoto Symposium

Session 8 Ethics/Political Philosophy- Applied Ethics and Political Philosophy

Morning Session
@ Morning; Skytteanum, “Gyllenhjelmska biblioteket” (Gyllenhjelm Library), Valvgatan 4, Uppsala
Afternoon Session
@Nya konsistorierummet” (The New Board Room), Biskopsagatan 3, Uppsala

Johan Tralau、Uppsala University
Satoshi Kodama, Kyoto University

9:00-9:10 Introduction
9:10-9:40 Satoshi Kodama, Kyoto University Should we suffer at all?
9:40-10:10 Charlotta Weigelt, Södertörn University Socrates and the possibility of political art

10:10-10:20  Coffee Break

10:20-10:50 Yuichiro Kawana, Kyoto University Making the invisible character visible
10:50-11:20 Jörgen Hermansson, Uppsala University Roman virtues and the solution of the control game - Machiavelli vs. Rousseau
11:20-11:50 Michael Campbell Aidagara (間柄) and Second Nature: Two Sides of the Same Coin ?

11:55-13:25  Lunch Break

13:25-13:55 Niklas Möller, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Can democracy be grounded in epistemic principles ?
13:55-14:25 Satoshi Eguchi, Kyoto University Does mood enhancement threaten our authenticity?

14:25-14:40  Coffee Break

14:40-15:10 Otto Linderborg, Uppsala University Herodotus and Internal Critique
15:10-15:40 Masahiko Mizutani, Kyoto University The Philosophy of Ignorance: as the starting point of “applied philosophy"

15:40-15:55  Coffee Break

15:55-16:30 Johan Tralau, Uppsala University Cannibalism, vegetarianism, and interpretation. Rediscovering Euripides' Cretans and the origins of political philosophy
16:30-17:00 Wrap-up Session