Wild Coast Symposium – April 2012

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Wild Coast Philosophy Symposium

Theme: How does your environment Influence your Philosophy?

Crawford’s Beach Lodge, Cintsa

26 May 2012

Each speaker will have 15 minutes for presentation, and then we will have 15 minutes for discussion.


09h30 – 10h30: Welcoming and Coffee


Session 1  


10h30 – 11h00: Pedro Tabensky (Rhodes), Transforming Grahamstown


11h00 – 11h30: M John Lamola (UFH), Challenges and Prospects of a contextual South African Philosophy: A prolegomena

11h30 – 12h00:  Morning Tea


Session 2  


11h30 – 12h00: Sampie Terreblanche (UFH), The Threefold Meaning of Hope: thoughts on imagination and contextual philosophy


12h30 – 13h00 Sally Mathews (Rhodes), Writing from “traitorous” social locations


13h00 – 14h00: Lunch


Session 3


14h00 – 14h30: Andrea Hurst (NMMU), Philosophising in Contexts


14h30 – 15h00: Rianna Oelofsen (UFH), ‘Being’ South African


15h00 – 15h30: Afternoon Tea


Session 4  


15h30 – 16h00: Aidan Prinsloo (Rhodes & UFH), The place of mystery in philosophy


 Extra: Movie 5 mins of Fitzcarraldo


16h00 – 16h30 Abraham Olivier (UFH), Fitzcarraldo Philosophy – On getting the boat over the mountain


16h30 – 17h00 Thanks and discussion of ways forward for philosophy in the Eastern Cape


17h00 – 17h45: Free Time & Settlement of Payments to John Lamola


17h45 for 18h00: Assembling for Supper: booked at Michaela’s
Symposium Participants
(alphabetic by surname):

  1. Andrea Hurst (NMMU)
  2. M John Lamola (UFH)
  3. Sally Mathews (Rhodes)
  4. Mhlan Nqumshe (UFH)
  5. Rianna Oelofsen (UFH)
  6. Abraham Olivier (UFH)
  7. Aidan Prinsloo (Rhodes & UFH)
  8. Pedro Tabensky (Rhodes)
  9. Sampie Terreblanche (UFH)

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