The 4th Annual Conference of International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry

‘Virtue and Economic Crises’

Thursday July 29 – Sunday August 1, 2010

Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius

Main Campus, Ateities st. 20

Day One – Thursday, 29th of July 2010

16.30 – Bus from Amberton Hotel to the University

17.00 – 18.00 Registration

18.00 – 19.30 Session 1 – Plenary (Room 1: I-414)

Bob Brecher ‘Neoliberalism: Its Threats to Moral Agency’

19.30 – 21.00 Wine Reception

21.00 Bus to Amberton Hotel

Day Two, Friday, 30th of July 2010

8.30 Bus to MRU campus

9.00 – 9.30 Registration

9.30 – 11.00 Session 2 – Plenary (Room 1: I-414)

John O’Neill ‘Independence, Dependence and Commercial Society: Smith and MacIntyre’

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 13.00 Session 3

Room 1: I-414

Russell Keat ‘Markets v. Households: MacIntyre and Polanyi’

Panel discussion between Russell Keat and John O’Neill ‘Markets, Production and Well-Being’

Room 2: I-408

Romuald Piekarski ‘Political Role of a (Political) Philosopher: Alasdair MacIntyre and Some Other Philosophers’

Robert Duncan ‘Phronēsis and Capitalism: Ethics and Economics in Alasdair MacIntyre and Deirdre McCloskey’

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Session 4

Room 1: I-414

Geoff Moore ‘The Virtue of Governance: the Governance of Virtue’

Ron Beadle ‘How should we Research Virtues in the Workplace?’

Room 2:

Tony Burns ‘The “Politics of Recognition” in the Thought of Hegel, MacIntyre and Foucault’

Mustafa Ongun ‘MacIntyre and Foucault: an Account of Modern Forms of Practical Rationality and their Relations to Disciplinary Society’

15.30 – 17.00 Session 5

Room 1: I-414

Niko Noponen “The Great Transformation”: the Origins of the Modern Market Economy and the Crisis of Virtues’

Peter McMylor ‘Bureaucratic Individualism and the Market Self: MacIntyre and Bauman and the Development of a Moral Sociology of Capitalist Modernity’

Room 2: I-408

Jim Murdoch ‘Levinas, Macintyre and Marx: an Inquiry into the Metaphysical Ground for a Theory of Justice’

Ken Casey ‘Do We Die Alone? Edith Stein’s Response to Martin Heidegger’

Room 3: I-409

Saulius Arlauskas ‘Freedom, Law and Virtues’

Harold Greenstein and Carol Horn ‘Ethics and Aristotelian Polis’

17.00 – 17.30 Coffee

17.30 – 19.00 Session 6

Room 1: I-414

Panel Discussion ‘Love, Truth, and Justice: Commentaries on Benedict XVI’s Caritas in Veritate’ Ron Beadle, Christopher Lutz (chaired by Jeffrey Nicholas)

19.00 Bus to the Hotel

Day Three, Saturday, 31st of July 2010

9.00 Bus to MRU Campus

9.30 – 11.00 Session 7 – Plenary (Room I: I-414)

Zenonas Norkus ‘Current Global Economic Crisis from the Viewpoint of “Kondratiev Waves” Theory’

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 13.00 Session 8

Room 1: I-414

Michael J. O’Neill ‘Can Economics Be a “Tradition Constituted Enquiry”?’

Tom Angier ‘MacIntyre’s Analysis of Tradition’

Room 2: I-408

Evelyn Mazzucco ‘Virtue, MacIntyre and Markets’

Jacqueline Laing ‘Technological Progress and Moral Development: Virtue, Vice and Ideological Evolution’

Room 3: I-409

Ignasi Llobera Trias ‘Rethinking MacIntyre’s Account of Human Vulnerability and its Ethical Significance’

Michael Funk Deckard ‘Disabled and Vulnerable Bodies in Times of Crisis: Health Care through the Prism of Alasdair MacIntyre’

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Session 9

Room 1: I-414

Kelvin Knight ‘MacIntyre’s Post-Idealism of the Good’

Piotr Machura ‘Goods, Interests and Language of Morals’

Room 2: I-408

Christopher Lutz, Andrius Bielskis & Michael J. O’Neill: Panel Discussion on Alasdair MacIntyre’s God, Philosophy, Universities, chaired by Jeffrey Nicholas

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee

16.00 – 17.30 Session 10

Room 1: I-414

ISME Business Meeting

17.30 Bus to the Hotel

19.00 Vilnius City Tour

Day Four, Sunday, 1st of August 2010

9.00 Bus to MRU Campus

9.30 – 11.00 Session 11 – Plenary (Room I: I-414)

Clemens Stepina ‘Praxeology’: Comments on MacIntyre’s Action Theory and Its Application to Economic Crises’

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee

11.30 – 13.00 Session 12

Room 1: I-414

Paul Blackledge ‘Marxism, Nihilism and the Problem of Ethical Politics Today’

Buket Korkut-Raptis ‘How is Revolution possible?’

Room 2: I-408

Jeffery Nicholas ‘Midwife to Tradition: Ideology, Marcuse and MacIntyre’

Philip E. Devine ‘The Concept of Europe’

Room 3: I-409

Dangis Gudelis ‘Being a Liberal in the MacIntyrean World’

Jenifer Booth ‘Against Liberalism as Ideology? Implications of the Museum as a Site of Aristotelian Enquiry within Liberalism’

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.30 Session 13

Room 1: I-414

Andrius Bielskis ‘Labour, Practice and the Free Market’

Ron Beadle & Kelvin Knight ‘Work and Human Fulfillment: What Types of Goods Are Most “Meaningful”?’

Room 2: I-408

Matthew Sinnicks ‘Utopian Ends and Utopian Means: A Critique of MacIntyre’s Politics’

Gintautas Mažeikis ‘Manufacturing of Virtues: from Karl Marx to Alasdair MacIntyre’

Room 3: I-409

Raj Sehgal ‘Aristotelian Capitalism: A Contradiction in Terms?’

Pedro J. Llosa-Vélez ‘Luck Egalitarianism and Power Abuse inside Market Transactions’

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee

16.30 – 17.00 Closing Plenary Session

Bob Brecher, Zenonas Norkus, Clemens Stepina, John O’Neil

17.00 Bus to the Hotel