Conference

Part II. Evil -

11 June 2002
9.20 – 21.45
Tilburg University

The Quest for Life

Speakers

France, 1932

Alain Besançon

historian, Russian expert
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United States, 1942

Robert Boyers

humanities scholar and author

South Africa, 1940

John M. Coetzee

writer and Noble Prize laureate

Canada, 1941 - 2009

Gerald Cohen

Marxist philosopher

United States, 1952

Andrew Delbanco

humanities scholar
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Serbia, 1953

Aleksa Djilas

writes on Yugoslavian history and politics
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United States, 1918 - 2013

Joseph Frank

biographer of Dostoevsky

United States, 1959

Daniel Goldhagen

controversial political theorist
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Uruquay, 1958

Moshe Halbertal

professor of Jewish thought
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Canada, 1947

Michael Ignatieff

politician, intellectual and moral philosopher

United States, 1948

Norman Kleeblatt

curator
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Poland, 1927 - 2009

Leszek Kolakowski

Polish thinker and historian of ideas
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United States, 1941

Paul Mendes-Flohr

specialist in Jewish history
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United States, 1955

Susan Neiman

philosopher

United Kingdom, 1949

Jacqueline Rose

writer and literary theorist

Canada, 1947

John Ralston Saul

writer and President of PEN International
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United Kingdom, 1944 - 2020

Roger Scruton

conservative philosopher and art expert
Mario-Vargas-Llosa

Peru, 1936

Mario Vargas Llosa

winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

United Kingdom, 1965

James Wood

literary critic

Cameroon, 1960

Achille Mbembe

expert in African history and politics

Romania, 1954

Mircea Mihaies

cultural scholar

United States, 1931 - 2007

Richard Rorty

pragmatist philosopher

South Africa, 1955

Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela

psychologist, member of Truth and Reconciliation Commission