Cosmopolitanism and Patriotism in Democratic Armies

International Conference

Institut de Recherches Philosophiques de Lyon

Org: M. Kevin Buton-Maquet

25-26th October 2016

Université Jean Moulin Lyon III (site des quais)

15, quai Claude Bernard

Amphithéâtre Huvelin


Tuesday afternoon, 25th October 2016.

2pm-3.30pm. Daniel Rosenberg, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Great Chain of Unbeing: The Interplay of Ritual and Humanity in Joseph de Maistre’s Idea of War

Respondent: David Cumin, Univ. Jean Moulin Lyon III (CLESID)

3.45pm-5.15pm. Sarah Riot, École de Guerre Économique (Paris)

The Influence of the Crimean War on Moral Views of Warfare, National Pride, and Soldierly Heroism

Respondent: Cédric Astay, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon


Wednesday 26th October 2016.

9am-10.30am. Isabelle Delpla, Univ. Jean Moulin Lyon III (IRPhiL)

A Cosmopolitan Thought Experiment

Respondent: Blondine Desbiolles, Jean Moulin Lyon III (IRPhiL)

11.00am-12.30pm. Jeremy Davis, University of Toronto

National Partiality’s Scope Restrictions

Respondent: Isabelle Delpla, Jean Moulin Lyon III (IRPhiL)


2pm-3.30pm. Lior Erez, European University Institute (Florence)

Pro Patria Mori? The Problem of Cosmopolitan Motivation in War”

Respondent: Kévin Buton-Maquet, Jean Moulin Lyon III (IRPhiL)

3.45pm-5.15pm. Kévin Buton-Maquet, Jean Moulin Lyon III (IRPhiL)

Cosmopolitanism and Patriotic Partiality: Is a Democratic Army an Obstacle to a Transition from International to Cosmopolitan Norms of Justice?

Respondent: Sarah Riot, Ecole de Guerre Economique.

5.15pm-5.30pm. Conclusion