Consequences of Realism

Rome, 4-6 May 2014, MAXXI Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo – National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Via Guido Reni 4A, Roma [Map]

Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) – National Research Council, Aula Marconi – Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, Roma [Map]

Università Roma Tre, Dipartimento di Filosofia Roma Tre University, Aula Verra – Department of Philosophy Via Ostiense 234, Roma  [Map]

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Organised by LabOnt
Mario De Caro, Maurizio Ferraris and Riccardo Pozzo
Sponsored by ILIESI-CNR, MAXXI, Università Roma Tre, Università di Torino —
In recent years, realism has had important consequences both in philosophy and in the arts and culture.
On the first day of the conference (“Irradiations”) there will be a discussion between philosophers, art critics, media experts, artists and educators.
On the second day (“Dialogues”) an exchange of views will take place between new realism, speculative realism and analytic realisms.
On the third day (“Perspectives”) we will evaluate the significance of the realist turn and outline an agenda for its future developments.

Monday 4th May | Museo MAXXI
ore 10.00 Il realismo e la necessità della filosofia Maurizio Ferraris (Università di Torino)
First Session | Fictions

Chair: Daniela Angelucci (Università Roma Tre)
10.30 Giacomo Marramao (Università Roma Tre)
11.00 Tiziana Andina (Università di Torino)
11.30 Carola Barbero (Università di Torino)
12.00 Paolo D’Angelo (Università Roma Tre)

Second Session | Visions
Chair: Maurizio Ferraris (Università di Torino)
15.00 Sebastiano Maffettone (LUISS, Roma)
15.30 Werner Gephart (Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität
Bonn / Käte Hamburger Kolleg, Bonn)
16.00 Susanne Pfeffer (Museum Fridericianum, Kassel)
16.30 Armen Avanessian (Freie Universität Berlin)
17.00 Liam Sprod (London Graduate School)
17.30 Enrico Terrone (Università di Torino)

Third Session | Intersection: round table
Chair: Mario De Caro (Università Roma Tre)
18.15 With: Gaetano Domenici (Università Roma Tre), Silvia Malcovati (Politecnico di Torino), Armando Massarenti (Il Sole 24 Ore), Luca Taddio (Università di Udine), Christoph Riedweg (Universität Zürich).

In order to present the New Archive Activity, where has been collected and organized several materials ( Monography, Newspapers, Media documents) as a evidence of discussion about realism in philosophy and others knowledge, is scheduled at MAXXI the documentary show: “The Consequences of Realism”.

Monday 5th May CNR
First Session | New realism and Speculative Realism
9:00 Introduction: Maurizio Ferraris (Università di Torino)
Chair: Riccardo Pozzo (ILIESI–CNR)
9.15 Graham Harman (American University in Cairo)
10:00 Sarah De Sanctis (London Graduate School) and Vincenzo Santarcangelo (Università di Torino)
10:45 Petar Bojanić (University of Belgrade)

Chair: Emanuela Fornari (Università Roma Tre)
11:45 Nenad Miscević (Maribor/Marbach University)
12.30 Jean-Maurice Monnoyer (Université de Provence)

Second Session | Analitic Realisms
15:00 Introduction: Mario De Caro (Università Roma Tre)
Chair: Mauro Dorato (Università Roma Tre)
15:15 Paul Boghossian (New York University)
16:00 Paolo Leonardi (Università di Bologna)


Chair: Massimo Dell’Utri (Università di Sassari)
17:00 Pierdaniele Giaretta (Università di Padova)
17:45 Alberto Voltolini (Università di Torino)

Tuesday 6th May | Università Roma Tre
First Session | Realism and Ontology
Introduction to workshop:
Riccardo Pozzo (ILIESI–CNR)
Chair: Francesco Ferretti (Università Roma Tre)
9:15 Barry Smith (State University of New York at Buffalo)
10.00 Enrico Berti (Università di Padova)


Chair: Matteo Morganti (Università Roma Tre)
11:00 Luigi Perissinotto (Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia)
11:45 Vincenzo Costa (Università del Molise)

Second Session | The Realism between theory and history
Chair: Stefano Poggi (Università di Firenze)
15:00 Vittorio Possenti (Università Ca’ Foscari, Venezia)
15.45 Costantino Esposito (Università di Bari)


Chair: Andrea Lavazza (Centro Universitario Internazionale, Arezzo)
16.45 Venanzio Raspa (Università di Urbino)
17.30 Pasquale Frascolla (Università della Basilicata)

Secretary and organization:
Steering Committee: Leonardo Caffo, Davide Dal Sasso, Matteo Grasso, Mattia Sorgon, Vera Tripodi