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Tuesday, 22 September

8.30 Opening

  • Tomasz Homa SJ (Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, Jesuit University Ignatianum)
  • Piotr Mazur (President of the Scientific Committee) 
  • Jarosław Kucharski (President of the Organizing Committee)

9.00 – 11.30 Two Parallel Sessions

Session 1

  • 9.00 – 9.30 Jean Gové, University of St Andrews
    Extended Mind. Extended Self? Extended Soul?! [online]
  • 9.30 – 10.00 Jacek Surzyn, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow
    Faith and Reason. Reflections on Anselm of Canterbury’s “Unum Argumentum”  [online]
  • 10.00 – 10.30 Anna Varga-Jani, Pázmány Péter Catholic University Budapest
    Husserlian Transcendental Idealism and the Question concerning Being. An Original Linkage between Phenomenology and Theology [online] 
  • 10.30 – 11.00 Jakub Pruś, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow
    St. Ignatius’s Presupponendum as Christian Extension of the Principle of Charity in Argumentation Theory [online]
  • 11.00 – 11.30 Kingsley Mbamara Sabastine, Catholic University of Lublin
    Methods of Practicing Christian Philosophy with Specific Reference to Stanislaw Kaminski [online]

Session 2

  • 9.00 – 9.30 Marek Urban, Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow
    The Philosophy of History of Konstanty Michalski and the Challenges of Today [onsite]
  • 9.30 – 10.00 Zbigniew Pańpuch, Catholic University of Lublin
    The Most Significant Contributions of M.A. Krąpiec to Philosophical Realism [onsite]
  • 10.00 – 10.30 Artur Andrzejuk, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    A Consistent Thomism by Mieczysław Gogacz [onsite]
  • 10.30 – 11.00 Jarosław Jagiełło, Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow
    Józef Tischner’s Metaphysical Anthropology [onsite]
  • 11.00 – 11.30 Paweł Skrzydlewski, Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa w Chełmie
    The Role of Latin Civilization in the Development of the Human Person [onsite]

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break

12.00 – 13.15 Keynote Lecture (Aula Magna): Alexander Pruss, Baylor University
God and Beauty [online]

13.30 – 15.00 Lunch

15.00 – 17.30 Two Parallel Sessions

Session 3

  • 15.00 – 15.30 Dariusz Dańkowski, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow
    Discerned Justice and Discursive Justice in Dialogue [onsite]
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Parker Haratine, University of St. Andrews
    Augustine’s Theory of Illumination: A Case Study of Faith and Reason [online]
  • 16.00 – 16.30 Evelina Deyneka, University Paris 8 Vincennes – Saint-Denis
    Defining Human Consciousness through the Concept of “Oneself as Another”: From the History of Christian Thought to the Contemporary Philosophy of Mind [onsite]
  • 16.30 – 17.00 Anthony W. Bartlett, Bethany Center for Nonviolent Theology and Spirituality
    Dynamic Contemporary Replacement for Traditional Christian Concept “Soul”: Relatio aliter quam esse. [online]
  • 17.00 – 17.30 Francisco Eduardo Plaza, University of St. Thomas
     Christian Philosophy as an Existential Habitus [online]

Session 4

  • 15.00 – 15.30 Piotr Duchliński, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow
    Critical Rationalism and Christian Philosophy [onsite]
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Adam Swieżyński, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    Kazimierz Kłósak’s Understanding of Relations between Theology and the Natural Sciences [onsite]
  • 16.00 – 16.30 Józef Bremer & Jolanta Koszteyn, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow
    The Philosophical Thought of Piotr Lenartowicz [onsite]
  • 16.30 – 17.00 Adam Swieżyński, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    Kazimierz Kloskowski’s Concept of Philosophy of Nature [onsite]
  • 17.00 – 17.30 Jacek Grzybowski, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    God or sacrum? – Zofia J. Zdybicka contribution to the discussion about the contemporary meaning of religion [onsite]

17.30 – 18.00 Coffee Break

18.00 – 19.15 Keynote Lecture (Aula Magna):  John Hittinger,  University of St. Thomas — Ask, Seek, Knock: An Augustinian Motif for Christian Philosophy [online]

19.30 Banquet

Wednesday, 23 September

9.00 – 11.30 Two Parallel Sessions

Session 5

  • 9.00 – 9.30 Anna Zhyrkova, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow             
    Can We Predicate of and Speak about God, and What are the Rules for Doing So? On the Epistemological and Logical Premises of Conciliar Trinitarianism [onsite]
  • 9.30 – 10.00 Joshua Cedric A. Gundayao, University of the Philippines Diliman
    De Triplicia Via: Revisiting St. Bonaventure’s Rectification of the Will in the Modern World [online]
  • 10.00 – 10.30 Marcin Podbielski, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow
    Trusting the Words, Trusting the Truth: How Theology Created the First Christian Philosophy [onsite]
  • 10.30 – 11.00 Silvia Parigi, Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici
    Jesuits and Action at a Distance: Athanasius Kircher’s Universal Magnetism [online]
  • 11.00 – 11.30 Wojciech Szczerba, Evangelical School of Theology, Wrocław & Von Hügel Institute at St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge
    The Concept of Universal Salvation in the Thought of Friedrich Schleiermacher [online]

Session 6

  • 9.00 – 9.30 Piotr Mazur, Jesuit University Ignatianum in Krakow
    Christian Philosophy – Its Struggles and Challenges [onsite]
  • 9.30 – 10.00 Ryszard Moń, Collegium Joanneum
    The Experience of a Person as a Starting Point in the Search for Truth and Good. Philosophy of Tadeusz Styczeń[onsite]
  • 10.00 – 10.30 Andrzej Kobyliński, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    Józef Maria Bocheński vs. Tadeusz Ślipko. A Critical Analysis of Marxism and Communism from the Perspective of Christian Philosophy on Both Sides of the Iron Curtain [onsite]
  • 10.30 – 11.00 Ewa Podrez, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    Christian Ethics and its Relation to Culture. Reflections on the Existence of a Values [onsite]
  • 11.00 – 11.30 Maciej Bała, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw
    From a Foundation to a Phenomenon or from a Phenomenon to a Foundation? Two Polish Schools of Philosophy of Religion [onsite]

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee Break

12.00 – 13.15 Keynote Lecture (Aula Magna): Berthold Wald, Theologische Fakultät Paderborn — Viatory Existence. Foundation of a Philosophy of Hope with Josef Pieper – cancelled (please see the script of the lecture in German).

13.30 – 15.00 Lunch

15.00 – 17.00 Two Parallel Sessions

Session 7

  • 15.00 – 15.30 Anthony Chukwuebuka Ohaekwusi, Catholic University of Lublin
    Religion and Counterterrorism: Any Lessons from Christian Philosophy of Nonviolence? [online]
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Daniel Spencer, University of St Andrews
    Mysticism and Philosophical Analysis: Some Christian Strategies [online]
  • 16.00 – 16.30 James D. Capehart
    Étienne Gilson and Three Stages of His Christian Philosophy [online]
  • 16.30 – 17.00 Bálint Békefi, King’s Evangelical Divinity School, University of Chester
    Knowledge and the Fall in American Neo-Calvinism: Toward a Van Til–Plantinga Synthesis [online]

Session 8

  • 15.00 – 15.30 Grzegorz Hołub, Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow
    Validity of Karol Wojtyła’s Philosophy Today [onsite]
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Enrico Cerasi, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
    George Lindbeck and Post-Liberal Theology [online]
  • 16.00 – 16.30 Alex R Gillham, St. Bonaventure University
    Epicurean Ethics, Completeness, and the Problem of Creation [online]
  • 16.30 – 17.00 Tommaso Manzon, University of Trento
    On the Concept of Sapientiae Christianae in St. Bonaventure: the Itinerarium Mentis in Deum as a Framework for a Christian Approach to Human Knowledge [online]

17.00 – 17.30 Coffee Break

17.30 – 18.45 Keynote Lecture (Aula Magna): Ted Peters, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley
Natural Science in Public Christian Philosophy and Public Systematic Theology [online]

19.00 Closing of the Conference
President of the Scientific Committee