VOEGELIN -- RESEARCH NEWS
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Volume I, No. 2                                             March 1995
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In this second number of _VOEGELIN -- RESEARCH NEWS_, we are pleased to 
announce: (1) the schedule of an informal reading workshop to study _In 
Search of Order_, Volume V of Eric Voegelin's _Order and History_ (Lou-
isiana State University Press, 1987) being convened in Dublin, Ireland 
on July 6th to 9th, 1995.  Please direct all queries to Dr. Geoffrey L.
Price at the address f=given below.  (2) the "preliminary programme" of 
the 11th Annual Meeting of the _ERIC VOEGELIN SOCIETY_, which is to take 
place in conjunction with the meeting of the _American Political Science 
Association_, to be held in Chicago, Ill., United States, in early Sep-
tember 1995.  Please direct all queries you might have in connection with
this programme to Prof. Ellis Sandoz.  

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* Centre for Voegelin Studies                 In cooperation with:
Dept. Religions & Theology                    Department of Philosophy
University of Manchester                      University College
MANCHESTER M13 9PL                            Belfield, DUBLIN

tel +44 161 275 3602/3595
fax +44 161 275 3613                          Milltown Institute for 
                                              Theology & Philosophy
e-mail g.price@man.ac.uk                      Milltown Park
                                              DUBLIN 
* correspondence address

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                         _IN SEARCH OF ORDER_
      Reading Workshop: University College, Dublin, 6-8 July 1995

An informal Reading Workshop to study _In Search of Order_, Volume V of 
Eric Voegelin:  _Order and History_ (Louisiana State University Press, 
1987) is being convened in Dublin this summer.  Academic and independent 
scholars who wish to further their understanding of this text are in-
vited to attend.

_Venue_:  Seminar Room D 418, Department of Philosophy, University Col-
lege, Belfield, DUBLIN 4, Ireland. 

_Session leaders_:  To be arranged when participant list finalized.

_Accommodation_:  15 places have been reserved in 3-bedroom shared flats 
at UCD Village, Belfield, Dublin (details attached). These places are 
primarily for long-distance travellers, on a first-come first served 
basis.  Accommodation at UCD cannot be guaranteed for numbers beyond 
15; if necessary, however, up to 2 May, efforts will be made to secure 
further places.  

_Alternative accommodation/additional nights_:  Participants requiring 
additional nights in Dublin and/or alternative accomodation, are asked 
to book independently through a local travel agent, or with the assist-
ance of the Irish Tourist Board, O'Connell Street, DUBLIN 1, Ireland, 
tel +353 1 284 1765 or +353 1 284 4768. 

_Cancellations_:  Refunds after 2 May cannot be guaranteed:  Please take 
out appropriate travel insurance. 

_Meals_:  UCD Student Refectory and local restaurants are available. 

_Cost_ (accommodation only, 2 nights): L(stg) 45. Any surplus will be 
refunded. 

All applications acknowledged; cheques for bookings for which places 
cannot be found will be returned by airmail as soon as possible after 
2 May.

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                               _Timetable_


Thursday 6 July        Chapter 1: "The Beginning of the Beginning"

       Session 1: 2:00-3:30 pm       Sect. 1-4  

       Session 2: 4:30-6:00 pm       Sect. 5-9

Friday 7 July          Chapter 1: "The Beginning of the Beginning," cont.

       Session 3: 9:30-10:30 am      Sect. 10-12

                       Chapter 2: "Reflective Distance vs. Reflective 
                                   Identity"

       Session 4: 11:00-12:30 pm     Sect. 1; 2: 1-7  GRC; Hegel I

       Session 5: 2:00-3:30 pm       Sect. 2: 8-16    Hegel I, cont.

       Session 6: 4:30-6:00 pm       Sect.  3         Hesiod's Mnemosyne

Saturday 8 July        Chapter 2: "Reflective Distance vs. Reflective 
                                   Identity", cont.

       Session 7: 9:30-10:30 am      Sect. 4     Remembrance of Reality

       Session 8: 10:30-12:30 pm     Sect. 5: 1-5   Plato's Timaeus

       Session 9: 2:00-3:30 pm       Sect. 5: 6-12  Plato's Timaeus,
cont.


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                 IN SEARCH OF ORDER:  Reading Workshop, 
               University College, Dublin, 6-8 July 1995

                             _Booking Form_

- I wish to attend this workshop as *resident at UCD Village/* non-
  resident (please delete one)

- (For applications from postgraduate and undergraduate students):  I 
  have consulted my supervisor/tutor/course director 


(name).................................at (college/university) 

.......................................................... concerning 
preparation for this Workshop).  

I would like to apply for apartment accommodation at UCD Village, and 
enclose full payment of L(stg) 45 payable to Dr. G.L. Price, Voegelin 
Conference a/c.  (Refunds cannot be guaranteed after 2 May).

Methods of payment. Payment can be accepted by cheque drawn on UK 
(London) or Ireland clearing bank; by International Money Order in 
sterling drawn on UK (London) clearing bank; by Eurocheque denomi-
nated in sterling with Eurocheque card number on reverse; in US dol-
lar cheque (endorseable) at current exchange equivalent plus $US 5 
to cover bank costs.

Please note:  Shared accomodation.  Participants of both sexes will be 
allocated to shared apartments (single bedrooms) unless otherwise in-
dicated to minimize costs and administration.  However, if you require 
single-sex accommodation, please advise accordingly.  

Title ....... FULL NAME (CAPITALS)...................................

ADDRESS (CAPITALS) ..................................................

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Zip/PostCode............................

Telephone: day.......................... evening .....................

Fax ..................................

Please return as soon as possible, at the latest by 2 May 1995 to:  Dr.
Geoffrey L. Price, Centre for Voegelin Studies, Department of Religions
and Theology, University of Manchester, MANCHESTER M13 9PL, England  
(Telephone +44-161-275-3602; Fax +44-161-275-3613; 
e-mail:  g.price@manchester.ac.uk).

Data Protection Act, 1984: Names and addresses will be held on computer-
ized database unless requested otherwise. 

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Delete as appropriate:

[]  Application for non-resident attendance acknowledged

[]  Application and payment acknowledged: UCD Village accommodation 
    available and booked for you.

[]  Application acknowledged: on waiting list for UCD Village 
    Accomodation:  Cheque will be returned by airmail as soon as 
    possible after 2 May if accommodation not available.

[]  Application acknowledged: UCD Village accommodation full: cheque 
    returned. For alternativeaccommodation in Dublin please contact your 
    local travel agent, or the Irish Tourist Board, O'Connell Street, 
    DUBLIN 1, telephone +353 1 284 1765 or +353 1 284 4768.
               Please advise if you will still be attending .......

    Date .....................

    Signed..........................


Dr. Geoffrey L. Price
Department of Religions and Theology
Oxford Road
University of Manchester
MANCHESTER M13 9PL

e-mail        : g.price@manchester.ac.uk    (INTERNET)
              : g.price@uk.ac.manchester    (JANET)

Telephone (UK): 061 275 3595  (International) +44 61 275 3595
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                          February 24, 1995    

   _ERIC VOEGELIN SOCIETY, 11TH ANNUAL MEETING, PRELIMINARY PROGRAM_

               Sept. 1-2, 1995, Chicago Hilton and Towers
     Program Organizer:  Ellis Sandoz, _Louisiana State University_

                        _Eric Voegelin Institute_
                           LSU/ 240 Stubbs Hall
                       Baton Rouge, LA  70803-5466
         TEL:504/ 388-2552: FAX 504/ 388-2540: (h) 504/766-9902


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   Panel 1:  NOMINALISM, REALISM, POST-MODERNISM--AND ERIC VOEGELIN

      Time:  8:45 a.m., Friday
     Chair:  Clarence F. Sills, Jr., _U.S. Naval Academy_

Papers:  "Telling Tales:  Intention, Participation & Narrative in      
          Voegelin's Theory of Consciousness," Thomas Heilke, _Univer- 
          sity of Kansas_.
         
         "Kicking the Rock & Viewing the Icon: Epistemology Between    
          Heaven & Earth,"  Jonathan Chaves, _George Washington Univer-
          sity_.
         
         "The Real Nominalism of Post-Modernity," J. Bottum, Associate
          Editor of _First Things_.
         
         "Consciousness and Reality: Eric Voegelin's Mitigated Realism"
          Clarence F. Sills, Jr., _U. S. Naval Academy_.
         
         Disc.:  Stuart D. Warner, _Roosevelt University_.


   Panel 2:  VOEGELIN AND RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE

      Time:  10:45 a.m., Friday
     Chair:  Glenn Hughes, St. Mary's University, San Antonio

Papers:  "The Figure of Experience and Expression in Voegelin's Philoso-
          phy of Religion," Frederick Lawrence, _Boston College_.

         "Voegelin and Creatio ex Nihilo," Ken Whelan, _The Peripatetic 
          Porch_.

         "Grounding Public Discourse: Eric Voegelin's Contribution," 
          John Ranieri, _Seton Hall University_.

         Disc.:  Paul Caringella, _Hoover Institution_.
                 Michael Morrissey, _University of St. Thomas_, (St. 
                 Paul, Minn.)
                 Michael P. Federici, _Mercyhurst College_.


   Panel 3:  THE NOTION OF POLITICS IN VOEGELIN'S POLITICAL THEORY

      Time:  1:30 p.m., Friday
     Chair:  Manfred Henningsen, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Papers:  "Between Philosophy and Common Sense: Voegelin's Evasion of
Politics," Manfred Henningsen, _University of Hawaii at Manoa_.

         "Voegelin and the Politics of Rebellion," Cindy Kobayashi, 
          _University of Hawaii at Manoa_.

         "Transcendence and Politics: Voegelin's Critique of Modernity"
          Louis Herman, _University of Hawaii at West Oahu_.

         Disc.: Barry Cooper, _University of Calgary_.
                Juergen Gebhardt, _University of Erlangen-Nuremberg_.


   PANEL 4:  MAN AND NATURE IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT

      Time:  3:30 p.m., Friday
     Chair: Robert P. Kraynak, _Colgate University_.

Papers:  "Science and Gnosticism: Walker Percy and Vaclav Havel on Man
          in the Cosmos,"  Peter Augustine Lawler, _Berry College_.

         "The Experience of Totalitarianism & the Recovery of Nature:
          Thoughts on Solzhenitsyn, Havel, & Strauss," Daniel J. Mahoney,
          _Assumption College_.

         "The Christian View of Human Dignity: Ancient and Modern        
         Perspectives" Robert P. Kraynak, _Colgate University_.

         Disc.:  Cecil L. Eubanks, _Louisiana State University_.
                 Martin Palous, _Charles University_.


   Panel 5:  THE PERSISTENCE OF GNOSTIC ELITES DURING DEMOCRATIC
             REGIME TRANSITIONS IN LATIN AMERICA

      Time:  8:45 a.m., Saturday
     Chair:  David C. Jordan, _University of Virginia_.

Papers:  "Oligarchy and the Argentine Privatization," Lowell S. Gus-
          tafason, _Villanova University_.

         "Obstructing Transitions: The Case of Mexico," David C. 
          Jordan, _University of Virginia_.

         "Bolivia and Ecuador: Successes & Failures in Democratization"
          Edward A. Lynch, _Hollins College_.

         "The Orthodox Catholic View of Neoliberalism," Craig Waggaman, 
          _Radford University_.

         Disc.:  Robert A. Packenham, _Stanford University_.
                 Emilio Pacheco, _Liberty Fund, Inc._


   Panel 6:  ROUNDTABLE ON VOEGELIN'S "HISTORY OF POLITICAL IDEAS"

      Time:  10:45 a.m., Saturday
     Chair:  Ellis Sandoz, _Louisiana State University_.

     Parts:  Thomas Hollweck, _University of Colorado_, Boulder
             Paul Caringella, _Hoover Institution_.
             Peter von Sivers, _University of Utah_.
             Athanasios Moulakis, _University of Colorado_, Boulder
             David Walsh, _Catholic University of America_.


   Panel 7:  ANCIENTS, MEDIEVALS AND MODERNS IN VOEGELIN'S PHILOSOPHY

      Time:  1:30 p.m., Saturday
     Chair:  Jene M. Porter, University of Saskatchewan

Papers:  "Voegelin on Aristotelian Noesis," Gerald Day, _McMaster Univer-
         sity_.

         "Axis History and Participation in St. Augustine: Memory, Time,
         Mystery & Ascent," Mark L. Johnson, _Louisiana State            
         University_.

         "Voegelin and Thomas Hobbes," Henrik Syse, _University of Oslo_.

         "Plato's Metaxy in the Thought of Voegelin and Simone Weil,"  
         William P. Simmons, _Louisiana State University_.

         "Voegelin and Analytic Philosophy," Jene M. Porter, 
         _University of Saskatchewan_.

         Disc.:  John von Heyking, _Notre Dame University_.


   Panel 8:  VOEGELIN'S FROM ENLIGHTENMENT TO REVOLUTION AFTER 20 YEARS

      Time:  3:30 p.m., Saturday
     Chair:  Barry Cooper, _University of Calgary_.

Papers:  "Voegelin's Analysis of the Deformation of Consciousnes In
         Voltaire," Barry Cooper, _University of Calgary_.

         "The Moral Blindness of Scientific Man: Eric Voegelin & Hans
         Morganthau on the Ethics of Modernity," Greg Russell, 
         _University of Oklahoma_.

         "The Secularization of Natural Law and Its Consequences,"
         William Tete, _Loyola University of New Orleans_.

         Disc.:  Michael G. Franz, _Loyola College of Maryland_.
                 Murray Jardine, _Louisiana State University_.


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         BUSINESS MEETING OF THE ERIC VOEGELIN SOCIETY
         Time: 5:30 p.m., Saturday

         DUTCH TREAT RECEPTION FOR MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF THE ERIC VOE-
         GELIN SOCIETY
         Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m., Saturday


         Note:  The Eric Voegelin Society meets each year in conjunc-
         tion with the American Political Science Association.  The 
         information given herein is tentative and the times are sub-
         ject to final approval of the APSA.  For additional informa-
         tion contact Prof. Ellis Sandoz on Internet: 

                           Evelli@lsuvm.sncc.lsu.edu  

         Full address and telephone & fax nos. given at head of docu-
         ment.  

         Feb. 23, 1995.



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Dr. M.W. Poirier                  | Dr. Geoffrey L. Price
Dept. of Political Science        | Dept. of Religions and Theology
Concordia University              | University of Manchester
Loyola Campus                     | MANCHESTER M13 9PL
7141 Sherbrooke Street W.         | United Kingdom
MONTREAL, Quebec                  | 
H4B 1R6                           | 
E-Mail: poirmw@Vax2.Concordia.Ca  | E-Mail: g.price@manchester.ac.uk
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