Philosophical Perspectives on Selfhood in Age-Related Dementia (Conference, Linköping Sweden, May 15-16 2014)

Philosophical Perspectives on Selfhood in Age-Related Dementia
May 15-16, 2014
CEDER: Centre for Dementia Research
Campus Norrköping, Linköping University, Sweden

Thursday May 15 (Room: Täppan TP55)

9.30 Welcome and Introduction

9.35-10.35 Wim Dekkers, “Dementia and the Notion of Home: A Phenomenological Perspective”

10.35-11.35 Julian Hughes, “The Aesthetic Approach to Dementia”

11.35-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 Kristin Zeiler, “Between Bodies in Dementia Care: An Intercorporeal Conception of Personhood”

14.00-15.00 Eva Schwarz, “The Singular of I is We: Personal Identity and Dementia”

15.00-15.30 Coffee

15.30-16.30 Lisa Folkmarson Käll, “No Simple Loss: Loss and Survival of Selfhood in Alzheimer’s Disease”

18.00 Dinner

Friday May 16 (Room: Täppan TP55)
9.30-10.30 Sara Heinämaa, “Three Beauvoirian perspectives on aging”

10.30-11.30 Mark Schweda, “Return to Childhood or Death in Advance? Late-onset Dementia in a Life Course Perspective”

11.30-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 Jonna Lappalainen, “The Notion of Time in the Extremities of Life”

14.00-15.00 Eric Matthews, “Memory, Self and Dementia”

15.00-15.30 Closing discussion and coffee.

Participation is free of charge but requires prior registration. For more information and to register, please contact Lisa Folkmarson Käll.

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