19.01.2018

CFA: IUC Summer School "Relativism in Philosophy and Politics"

E-Mail Adresse für Einreichungen: martin.kusch@univie.ac.at
Call-Bezeichnung: Call for Papers
Deadline: March 15, 2018
Ort: Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik
Datum: 15.07.2018

Course Directors:

 

Prof. Martin Kusch, Univ. of Vienna

Prof. Jure Zovko, Univ. of Zadar and Zagreb

 

Course description:

 

Relativism has been a central topic of philosophical debate throughout the twentieth century, and it continues to be important and controversial in the twenty-first. And yet, precisely because relativism has been important in many different contexts, it can be difficult to form a comprehensive view of its many variants and versions. The purpose of this summer school is to bring together discussions concerning relativism in several subfields of philosophy – e.g. epistemology, metaphysics, ethics. An additional aim is to reflect on political uses of relativist themes.

 

The course is open to Master and PhD students. The language of instruction is English. The number of participants is restricted to 25. Pending approval of participants’ home university, it is possible to earn 5 ECTS credits through attending the course and fulfilling the course requirements.

 

The course fee is €60. Successful applicants will normally have to cover the costs of their travel, hotel and meals, though financial assistance might become available for students of the University of Vienna.

 

The application should contain copies of degrees, a transcript of marks, a letter explaining motivation, and one letter of recommendation. The latter should be sent directly to the above email address and should reach us by March 15th. Successful candidates will be informed by April 15th.

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