Denmark, Aarhus

Value Conflicts, Intercultural Dialogue, and Comparative Philosophy

when 1 August 2011 - 26 August 2011
duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS

What is a value? Why do value conflicts arise? How should we react to them? Does ‘intercultural dialogue’ present a convincing solution to value conflicts? Drawing on the theoretical foundations of the notion of dialogue and the results of empirical conflict research, we investigate whether and how comparative and intercultural philosophy can contribute to a better understanding and resolution of our current value conflicts in the political, educational, and environmental domains. Course offered by Department of Philosophy and history of Ideas, AU.

Course leader

Johanna Seibt; three guest lectures by international specialists in the area.

Target group

BA degree in Philosophy or relevant discipline.

Course aim

The course shall investigate whether and how comparative and intercultural philosophy can contribute to a better understanding of our current value conflicts.

Fee info

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