Archive | Dec, 2011

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(Mis)Interpretations of Freud

Dec 30th, 20117 Comments

“While drawing from clinical theory and documenting paradigmatic shifts in psychoanalysis from Freud and his followers to Kleinian, Kohutian self-psychology, and relational psychoanalysis and more, Almond discusses the nuances of transference in practice.”

Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship

Dec 19th, 2011No Comments

“Contributions are called for that explore the interconnectedness of people and the environment, nature and natural-resource use, and which analyze the challenges such interconnectedness involves. In particular, papers are sought which investigate and question the inter-relationships between human and non-human interactions over time and the way decisions are made in environmental-developmental contexts.”

Virtue Ethics

Virtue Ethics

Dec 12th, 2011No Comments

“There is a rich diversity of topics in virtue ethics that can be pursued from the perspective of phenomenology, such as: the need for proper character dispositions (courage, humility, justice, etc.); the fundamental quest for fulfillment (eudaimonia); the role of moral exemplars, and the dilemmas of ignorance and incontinence.”

Transnational Organized Crime

Transnational Organized Crime

Dec 5th, 2011No Comments

“There is a large amount of research on Italy’s crime groups and growing scholarship on the transnational dimensions of the phenomenon. At the same time, political and law enforcement agencies which have to deal with the issues directly produce operational and policymaking material. The opportunities for the different fields to learn about the others and discuss issues and solutions are relatively rare; this initiative seeks to fill this gap and encourage a dialogue.”