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ASSOCIATION OF ANCIENT GREEK PHILOSOPHY «SYN ATHENA»

3rd CONFERENCE ON EPISTEMOLOGY

 

SCIENCE & IDEOLOGY

 

30/08/2019 – 01/09/2019, Kavala, Greece

Call for abstracts

 

 

 

The Association of Ancient Greek Philosophy ‘syn Athena’ is organizing the 3rd Conference on Epistemology ‘Science and ideology’, which will take place in Kavala, Greece on 30 August-1 September 2019. After the 1st conference ‘On the unity of knowledge’ (2015) and the 2nd conference ‘Didactics of science’ (2017), the present conference focuses on the relationship between science and the pretheoretical notion of ideology. The role and impact of various ideologies on the sciences is examined especially regarding: (i) the mechanisms of collection and evaluation of information, (ii) the ways of management of information and interpretation of reality, (iii) the limits or spectral relation between subjectivity and objectivity regarding what is true and what is good, what is knowledge and how can knowledge be optimally used in the various scientific fields. Researchers are invited to submit abstracts in English or Greek on one or more of the following topics.

 

MAIN TOPICS

  • Ideology & natural sciences
  • Ideology & social sciences
  • Language & ideology
  • Economy & ideology
  • Bioethics

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Anastasia Giannakidou, Professor of Linguistics, University of Chicago

Eleni Kalokerinou, Associate Professor of Philosophy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Thomas Vougiouklis, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, Democritus University of Thrace