II International Seminar on “Centenary of Paul Ricoeur: Time, Pain, Justice


Second Conference II International Seminar

“The Centenary Of Paul Ricoeur: Time, Pain, Justice”

2 to 5 December 2013

Living room of Acts of the escuelas Pías (UNED)

C/ Tribulete 14, Madrid (Metro: Lavapiés, Embajadores)

II Seminario Internacional “Centenario de Paul Ricoeur: Tiempo, Dolor, Justicia”

“You are not really with the poor, but to fight against the poverty”

-Paul Ricoeur –

Note: This entry has been updated with links to the various sessions that can be viewed on Channel UNED.


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International seminar around the figure of the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur (known for the intricacy in their work of the phenomenological description with hermeneutics). With reason to honour his memory, on the centennial of his birth in 2013, will bring together in Madrid the researchers most reputable connoisseurs of his thinking for the exchange and update of the status of investigations.

In this unique occasion and leads and we will meet together again to do philosophy, and think together. That we focus on the problem of justice, the pain and the temporality of his hand, coming sadly demanded by the difficult critical moments that cuts through our current experience of the world.

At this time anonymous, in which we would have all become dispensable, critical thinking, requiring your presence.

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  • Monday 2 December

    • 10:00-10:30 h. Salutation and Presentation
      • Teresa Oñate and Zubia is a Professor of Philosophy. UNED
      • Angela Sierra, Professor of the Faculty of Philosophy. University of La Laguna
    • 10:30-11:30 h. Paul Ricoeur: Memory and Semblance of a Teacher.
      • Manuel Maceiras Teacher. ExDecano Faculty of Philosophy. Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    • 11:30-12:30 h. The Hermeneutics of Right in the Philosophy of Paul Ricoeur.
      • Marcelino Agís Professor. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
    • 13:00-14:00 h. Injustice: a symbolic perspective of the evil.
      • Angela Sierra, Professor of the Faculty of Philosophy. University of La Laguna
    • 16:30-18:00 h. Table of Papers: Justice and Education. Readings from Paul Ricoeur.
      • Claims against a broken world. Educational testing in three acts.
      • Educating as a political act: the conjugation of freedoms.
      • Of the good and the fair. Pushing the boundaries of what is possible.
      • Amnesty vs. Amnesia: the placebo effect in the historical memory.
      • Maria Lourdes Gonzalez, Luis Professor, University of La Laguna -Tenerife.
      • Peter Perera Méndez Professor. University of La Laguna
      • Martha Pine Teacher. University of Concepción (Chile)
      • José Miguel Zúñiga Professor. University of Concepción (Chile)
      • Ariadne Simó González Teacher ULL-Tenerife.
    • 18:20-19:20 h. The issue of Recognition and the legacy of Hegel in the thought of Paul Ricoeur. Maurizio Pagano Professor. U. Piemonte Orientale. Italy.
    • 19:20-20:20 h. Live with the Other in just Institutions. Jacinto Rivera de Rosales, Professor at UNED. Dean Faculty of Philosophy.
    • Joint Debate Maurizio Pagano and Jacinto Rivera de Rosales
  • Tuesday, 3 December

    • 10:00-10:50 h. Symbol and Hermeneutics: the ethical aspect of the donation of sense. Mary Jesus Beautiful Professor U. Valladolid.
    • 10:50-11:30 h. Justice delayed: about the future of the “step back” heideggeriano. Rafael Moreno Investigator ULL-Tenerife.
    • 12:00-13:00 h. Say the wrong. Symbolic and narratología of violence. Gabriel Aranzueque Professor UAM-Madrid.
    • Joint Debate Rafael Moreno and Gabriel Aranzueque
    • 13:00-14:00 h. Justice in time: on Ricoeur and memory. Antonio Gómez Ramos Professor U. Carlos III Madrid.
    • 17:00-17:30 h. Paris, Athens and Jerusalem: three places to meet a justice without penalty. Diego Garrocho Researcher Doctor. UAM-Madrid.
    • 17:30-18:00 h. Pedagogy (to think-to live-to educate) María Lourdes González, Luis Professor, University of La Laguna -Tenerife.
    • 18:30-19:00 h. The concept of Utopia in a world dis-utopian (apropos of Ideology and Utopia Paul Ricoeur). Carlos Gomez, Professor, UNED.
    • 19:00-20:00 h. Presentation and portrayal of the collective volume, “Criticism and crisis of the west”, editorial Dykinsson. Marco Antonio Gonzalez (UNED)
    • Joint Debate Carlos Gomez and Marco Antonio Gonzalez
  • Wednesday 4 December

    • 10:00-10:50 h. Paul Ricoeur: The budget of phenomenological hermeneutics. Mari Carmen Lopez Professor, UNED.
    • 10:50-11:30 h. Play and be played. David Caceres Researcher. ULL-Tenerife.
    • Joint Debate Mari Carmen López and David Caceres.
    • 11:30-12:00 h. Ask forgiveness, give forgiveness. Miguel Angel Quintana Paz Professor U. European Cervantes, Valladolid.
    • 12:00-13:00 h. The sense of Injustice. Gaetano Chiurazzi University Professor. U. Torino. Italy.
    • 13:00-14:00 h. What is right and wrong. Juan Manuel Navarro Cordón Professor at UCM-Madrid. ExDecano Faculty of Philosophy.
    • Joint Debate Gaetano Chiurazzi and Juan Manuel Navarro
    • 17:00-17:30 h. Distance yes reading and to be irreducibly alone: reading as dialogue Broken in Paul Ricoeur. José Luis Díaz Arroyo Investigator. UNED.
    • 18:00-19:00 h. The power of the good. The Plato of Ricoeur in Strasbourg. José María Zamora Calvo Professor UAM-Madrid.
    • 19:00-20:00 h. The Epieíkeia aristotelian. As a solution, “fronética” the dialectic of good and legal in Paul Ricoeur. Iñaki Marieta Teacher ULL-Tenerife.
    • Joint Debate José María Zamora and Iñaki Marieta
  • Thursday, 5 December

    • 10:00-11:00 h. The story of the other: justice and otherness. Francisco Jose Martinez Professor of Philosophy. UNED
    • 11:00-12:00 h. Justice Nihilistic With Ricoeur and Derrida. Rita Serpytytes Professor. Vilnius University (Lithuanian)
    • Joint Debate Francisco José Martínez and Rita Serpytytes
    • 12:30-13:00 h. The knowledge as a normative claim. Jesus Zamora Bonilla, Professor. UNED
    • 13:00-14:00 h. Justice and ability in Paul Ricoeur and Amartya Sen. Francisco Álvarez Professor, UNED. ExVicerrector UNED.
    • Joint Debate José Francisco Álvarez Álvarez and Jesús Pedro Zamora Bonilla
    • 17:00-18:00 h. Man able: Recognition and justice in the Ethics of Paul Ricoeur. Antonio Pérez Quintana Professor ULL-Tenerife. Secretary-General of the Chair HERCRITIA UNED & ULL-Tenerife.
    • 18:00-19:00 h. Justice and Love. Teresa Oñate and Zubia is a Professor of Philosophy. UNED
    • Joint Debate Antonio Pérez Quintana and Teresa Oñate and Zubia
    • 19:29-19:30 h. Conference Closing:
    • 19:30-20:30 h. Défense de laveu. Merçe Boixareu Professor French Philology. ExVicerrectora UNED; Jérôme Porée Professor U. Rénnes. France. Steering Les Fonds Ricoeur.
    • 20:30-21:30 h. The most vulnerable: a story without a narrator. Alejandro Tiana Ferrer, Rector of UNED. Member of the board of trustees of Save the Children; Angel Gabilondo Pujol Professor UAM-Madrid. Former minister of Education, Government of Spain. Chair HERCRITIA together with Professor Gianni Vattimo (U. Torino. Italy).
    • 21:30-22:00 h. Words of farewell: academic authorities

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