Wild Coast Symposium Programme 2013

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Wild Coast Philosophy Symposium

Theme: LOVE

Crawford’s Beach Lodge, Cintsa

27 April 2013


09h00 – 09h30: Welcoming and Coffee


Session 1


09h30 – 10h00: Andrea Hurst (NMMU): Is this Love? Eros and Lacanian Psychoanalysis. Respondent: ?

10h00 – 10h30: Mark Kourie (UP): Where Truth Lies: Everlasting Love?

Respondent: Mhlan Nqumshe (UFH)

10h30 – 11h00: Rafael Winkler (UJ): The insufficiency love and the problem of modernity: Hegel’s fragment on Love and The Spirit of Christianity and Its Fate.

Respondent: Sampie Terreblance (UFH)


11h00  – 11h30:  Morning Tea


Session 2 


11h30 – 12h00: Kevin Behrens (Wits): Bioethics’ Principlism: Where’s the love? Respondent: Thad Metz (UJ)


12h00 – 12h30: Thad Metz (UJ): Love as normative foundation.

Respondent: John Lamola (UFH)

12h30 – 14h00: Lunch


Session 3 


14h00 – 14h30: Abraham Olivier (UFH):  The lover’s choice.

Respondent:  Sam Vice (Rhodes)


14h30 – 15h00: Francis Williamson (Rhodes): Romantic Love: Fundamentally Sexual, Necessarily Exclusive and Essentially Chaste.

Respondent: Rianna Oelofsen (UFH)


15h00 – 15h30: Afternoon Tea


Session 4 


15h30 – 16h00: Ward Jones (Rhodes): The lover’s shame.

Respondent:  Sam Vice (Rhodes)

16h00-16h30: Pedro Tabensky (Rhodes): Love and vulnerability.


Neal O‘Donnell (UFH)


16h30 – 17h00: Discussion of topic and host for next year


17h00: Free Time & Settlement of Payments to Sampie Terreblanche

18h00: Supper (The Barefoot Cafe)



Every speaker will have 15 minutes, every respondent 5 minutes, and 10 minutes are left for discussion.

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