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Eric Voegelin Society Meeting 2000

ERIC VOEGELIN SOCIETY 2000

Washington, D.C. , September 1-2, 2000

96th APSA Annual Meeting, 16th EVS Annual International Meeting

Organizer: Ellis Sandoz , Louisiana State University  

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Program Summary

 

Panel 1 : Representation, Ethics, and Sources of Order in the Thought of Eric Voegelin,  Paul Ricouer, Emmanuel Levinas, Gilles Deleuze, and Xavier Zubiri

 

Panel 2 : Voegelin and the Study of Machiavelli 

 

Panel 3 :Voegelin's Science of Human Affairs and German Geisteswissenschaft 

 

Panel 4 : Philosophy, Science, and Modernity 

 

Panel 5 : Voegelin, the Great Reformation, and Its Aftermath: A Critical Assessment

 

Panel 6 :Roundtable on Eric Voegelin and the Foundations of Modern Political Science, by Barry Cooper (University of Missouri Press, 1999)

 

Panel 7 : Order and History , vol. 5, and the Scope of "Noetic Science"

 

 

 

Program Details - 7 panels


Panel 1 : Representation, Ethics, and Sources of Order in the Thought of Eric Voegelin, Paul Ricouer, Emmanuel Levinas, Gilles Deleuze, and Xavier Zubiri

Chair: Paul Caringella, Hoover Institution 

Papers:

"Levinas and Voegelin on the 'Foundations' of Politics" - William Paul Simmons, Bethany College 

Transcendence and Immanence": Eric Voegelin and Gilles Deleuze on Conditions for Political Order" - Jeff Bell, Southeastern Louisiana University 

"Sight, Sound, and Postmodernity: The Role of Speech in Reconstructing Ethical Discourse" - Murray Jardine, Auburn University 


"Phenomenology, Representation, and Symbols in the Thought of Voegelin and Paul Ricoeur"  - Peter A. Petrakis, Southeastern Louisiana University


"Voegelin, Levinas, and Zubiri: Beginning A Conversation"
- Paul Caringella, Hoover Institution 


Disc: 

 

Marie Baird, Duquesne University 
Oona Ajzenstat, McMaster University 

 



Panel 2 : Voegelin and the Study of Machiavelli 
 
Chair: Athanasios Moulakis, University of Colorado-Boulder

Papers:

 

"Was Machiavelli a 'Spiritual Realist'?" - Dante Germino, University of Virginia


"Machiavelli: the Father of Leadership Studies"
- Nathan W. Harter, Purdue University 


"Strauss and Voegelin on Machiavelli"
- Athanasios Moulakis, University of Colorado-Boulder 


"Machiavelli on Growth as an End"  - William Connell, Seton Hall University 


"Voegelin's Interpretation of Machiavelli's Castruccio Castracani"
- Chaiwat Satha-Anand, Thammasat University (Bangkok)


Disc.: 

 

John von Heyking, University of Lethbridge
Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr., Harvard University 

 



Panel 3 :Voegelin's Science of Human Affairs and German Geisteswissenschaft 


Chairs: Gerald Day, McMaster University & Harald Bergbauer, Munich School of Politics

 

Papers:

"History as Horizon: Eric Voegelin's Philosophical Wissenschaft"  - Thomas Hollweck, University of Colorado


"Eric Voegelin and Karl Jaspers on History" - Harald Bergbauer, Munich School of Politics

 
"Social Science and Salvation: Notes on one Branch of German Sociology" - William Petropulos, The British Council


"Recovering the Spiritual Science of Philosophical Anthropology: F.W.J. Schelling and Voegelin" - Gerald L. Day, McMaster University


Disc.: 

 

Klaus Vondung, University of Siegen
Hans-Jörg Sigwart, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

 



Panel 4 : Philosophy, Science, and Modernity 

Chair: Ellis Sandoz, Louisiana State University

 

Papers:

"Voegelin and Heidegger as Critics of Modernity"  - Michael D. Henry, St. John's University 


"The Phenomenology of Moral Life: The Retrieval of the Christian-humanism in the Work of Scheler, Hartmann, and Hildebrand"  - Andreas A. M. Kinneging, University of Leiden 


"Episteme: Reflections on Voegelin, Hegel, and Modernity - Clarence Sills, Independent Scholar


Disc.: 

 

Glenn Hughes, St. Mary's University-San Antonio
Edward Findlay, Boston College
William Petropoulos, The British Council

 



Panel 5 : Voegelin, the Great Reformation, and Its Aftermath: A Critical Assessment

Chair: Mark W. Sinnett, St. John's College-Annapolis

 

Papers:

"Voegelin the Faithless: Thoughts from Luther" - Joshua Mitchell, Georgetown University 


"Was Eric Voegelin Fair to the Lutheran Reformation?"  - Henrik Syse, International Peace Institute (PRIO)BNorway & Asbjörn Bjornes,
University of Oslo 


"Calvin, Gnosis and Anti-Philosophy: Voegelin's Treatment of the Reformation"
- Thomas W. Heilke, University of Kansas


"An Agnostic View of Voegelin's Gnostic Calvin"
- William Stevenson, Calvin College


"History and Faith: Eric Voegelin and Historical Jesus Research" -Aaron D. Hoffman, Catholic University of America


Disc.:
 

 

David L. Morse, Duquesne University 
William M. Thompson, Duquesne University

 


Panel 6 :Roundtable on Eric Voegelin and the Foundations of Modern Political Science, by Barry Cooper (University of Missouri Press, 1999)

Chair:
Jene M. Porter, University of Saskatchewan


Parts.:
 

 

Martin Palous, Charles University (Prague)
Steven Ealy, Liberty Fund, Inc.
Michael Franz, Loyola College of Maryland
David Walsh, Catholic University of America
Walter J. Nicgorski, University of Notre Dame
Resp: Barry Cooper, University of Calgary

 



Panel 7 : Order and History , vol. 5, and the Scope of "Noetic Science"

Chair: Glenn Hughes, St. Mary's University-San Antonio 
 
Papers:

 

"The Experience of History and Place: A Voegelinian Perspective" - Jack D. Elliott, Miss. Dept. of Archives and History


"Aristotle, Voegelin, and Noesis"
- David D. Corey, Louisiana State University


"What is Noetic Science?"
- Thomas J. McPartland, Kentucky State University


Disc.:  

 

William M. Thompson, Duquesne University
Brian J. Braman, Boston College