CFP: Values of the human person. Contemporary challenges

The University of Bucharest
The Faculty of Philosophy
The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy – Washington

Announce an international conference on

Values of the human person. Contemporary challenges

Bucharest, June 3-4, 2011

Times of changes provide special opportunities to discuss on important philosophical issues. The aim of this conference is to focus attention on the values of the human person considered under the paradigmatic changes of the contemporary process of globalization. Paradoxically, continuous qualitative increase and diversification of knowledge cause more and more fragmentation in the human being’s understanding of himself/herself and his/her own cultural and social environment which threatens human civilization in new ways. Within this perspective we identify new challenges addressed to the present role of the  humanities, knowledge and culture, arts, natural sciences, sociology which entail a diagnosis of classical, modern and postmodern models of theoretical, scientific, political and artistic thinking related to the problems of the main values of the human being.

Organizing Committee:

Professor dr. Romulus Brancoveanu – Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy
Associate Professors dr. Mihaela Pop, dr. Savu Totu, dr. Viorel Vizureanu

The selection of the Conference papers will be conducted on the basis of submitted applications and abstracts (up to 3500 signs in English) which should be sent via e-mail by April 30, 2011 to:

The schedule of the conference will be sent to the participants by the end of April, 2011.

There will be no application fee.

Travel and accommodation expenses are to be covered by participants or their home institutions. The organizers can book rooms in the University Hotel at 25 euros/day. The Students Cantina can provide food for a total amount of around 10 euros per day.

Application Form
Scientific Degree:
Place of work and position
Title of the submitted paper:
Abstract of the paper (up to 3500 signs)
Notes (requests, wishes):

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