THE AGENTS OF THE REAL – International Symposium on Potentiality and Imagination
The symposium deals with the status shift of reality which emerges
in the context of various incarnations of realism and materialism,
questioning the centrality of humans and aiming to build-up new
images and potentialities of thought. In the light of these
polemics, philosophy faces the need to revise the role of
potentializing imagination and discover the agents that not only
represent but also intervene and transform the modalities of the
Speakers: Graham Harman, Kristupas Sabolius, Maurizio Ferraris, Rita Šerpytytė, Pietro Montani, Tiziana Andina, Gianluca Cuozzo, Anna Longo, Daina Habdankaitė, Martin Savransky, Chiara Vecchiarelli, Dario Cecchi, Ruslanas Baranovas, Ignas Šatkauskas.
More information - https://www.vu.lt/440/en/symposium
This symposium is a part of the European research project The Future of Humanity: New Scenarios of Imagination (Vilnius University). This project has received funding from European Social Fund (project No 09.3.3-LMT-K-712-01-0078) under grant agreement with the Research Council of Lithuania (LMTLT).
Institute of Philosophy, Vilnius University
09:00 - 17:00
What do we call real today? What can become real? How can we constitute access towards the matter liberated from anthropocentric correlation?