Monday, September 3, 2012

First European Pragmatism Conference

First European Pragmatism Conference
Rome, 19-21 September 2012

The First European Pragmatism Conference, organized by the Nordic
Pragmatism Network <> and the Associazione
takes place in Rome on September 19-21, 2012. The conference will be held
in Roma Tre University, Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia, Via Ostiense 234,

The purpose of the conference is for the first time to bring
togetherdifferent European groups and individuals working on the tradition
of pragmatism and American philosophy. The focus of the conference is on a
better understanding of the contemporary relevance of American philosophy
in general, and pragmatism in particular. American philosophy is here
considered as a proper philosophical tradition, distinguished from, and
capable of a dialogue with other traditions.

The conference is sponsored by the Philosophy Department and the Head of
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy of Roma Tre University, and the Department
of Human Historical and Social Sciences of the University of Molise. The
Nordic Pragmatism Network has received financial support from NordForsk.

The organizing committee: Rosa M. Calcaterra (Università Roma Tre); Roberto
Frega (Institute for Advanced Studies, Paris); Giovanni Maddalena
(University of Molise); Sami Pihlström (University of Helsinki); Henrik
Rydenfelt (University of Helsinki).

For more details and the full conference programme, please visit the
conference webpage at:


  1. thought this might be of interest:

  2. Thanks. Almost all the names are familiar, and one of the submitters is a close friend of mine. This is definitely more my kind of pragmatism. The Confucian-Royce combo is novel.