March 1, Why Should We Care? Undergraduate Ethics and Political Philosophy Conference

Why Should We Care? An Undergraduate Ethics and Political Philosophy Conference

March 1st, 2024, 10h00 – 16h00

University of Pardubice, EB Building (See attached map).

(Sessions) Room E2; (Breaks) Room 01019

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Speaker Abstracts

Conference Schedule

9h45     —           Coffee and Registration

10h00   —           Welcome Address from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies (UPCE) and the Centre for Ethics as Study in Human Value

10h10   —           Keynote Lecture: Matej Cibik "Spread of Conspiracy Theories"

10h50   —           Panel 1: Life, Death, and Animality

·        Tansu Yeşilkır (University: Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Charles University) “Animal Ethics, Laws, and Justice for Animals”

·        Jakub Kast Novák (Charles University) “Suicide: Why Not?”

·        Inna Vadymivna Zahrebelna (Ukrainian State University, Mykhailo Drahomanov) “Human Obligation to Society and the Positive Consequences of their Implementation”

·        Filip Halečka (Charles University) “Evolutionary grounded ethics and self-coaching”

12h00   —           Lunch

13h00   —           Panel 2: Public Discourse and Political Culture

·        Kateryna Klimok (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy) “Normalization of War”

·        Mauricio Samuel Isrrade Huicochea (Charles University) “A Case for the Ethics of Corruption”

·        Zlata Pelykh (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy) “Emotional manipulation in political discourse: a balancing act of ethics and persuasion”

·        Liubomyr Vovnianko (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy) “The political environment as a myth-making space that influences human behavior: its origin and effects”

14h10   —           Coffee  

14h20   —           Panel 3: Feminism and the Care Ethics Tradition

·        Ellen Breen (University of Edinburgh) “A care ethic approach to nation healing in radical political environments”

·        Pelahiia Antonivna Kurbanova (Ukrainian State University, Mykhailo Drahomanov) “A Model of a Female Behavior in Feminism and Its Impact on the Modern Ethics”

·        Emmi Wilkinson (University of Edinburgh) “Care Ethics, Cottagecore and Tradwives: Is Care Ethics Successfully Feminist?”

15h20   —           Keynote Lecture: Lesley Jamieson "Loving Well and Badly"

16h00   —           Conference Closing, Sharing Final Reflections

*Those who are interested are welcome to join for an informal social after the conference closing at Plzeňka (Smilova 386, Pardubice I).

Organizing Committee: Laura Candiotto, Antony Fredriksson, Lesley Jamieson, Olena Kushyna 

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