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Unfortunately, the working group cannot take place at the moment due to Corona.

Symposium of the interdisciplinary working group of the IEPG


Image of man and the world

Creative forces in science and the arts

Saturday, May 11, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

Location: Institute IEPG, Lameystr. 36, 68165 Mannheim

Organized by

Interdisciplinary working group of the IEPG - Institute for Medical Ethics, Basics and Methods of Psychotherapy and Health Culture

The event is assigned to the joint action of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts Salzburg "Next Europe - in Search of its Narrative"


Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hartmann Römer


Prof. Dr. phil. Horst-Jürgen Gerigk

Heidelberg Prof. Rainer Mordmüller


Prof. Dr. phil. Dietrich von Engelhardt



Prof. Dr. HA kick

IEPG Secretariat: Ms. Martin, Ms. Weiss, Tel .: 0621 - 32 88 63 60 Fax: 0621 - 32 88 63 66, E-Mail:

Saturday 11th May 2019

Lectures 45 minutes each - followed by 15 minutes of discussion


from 9.30 am welcome coffee


10.00 am - 11.00 am Hartmann Römer

Homo Deus, the poor god. Image of man and transhumanism (YN Harari)

11.00 - 11.30 break

11.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. Horst-Jürgen Gerigk

Turgenev and the music. A comparison with Dostoevsky and Tolstoy. Paths to Transcendence


12.30pm - 2.30pm lunch break


14.30 - 15.30 Rainer Mordmüller

Impressions, improvisations, compositions. Existence and the visual as an experience

15.30 - 16.30 Dietrich von Engelhardt

The social world of the sick between self-orientation and support in the medium of literature


Finish with a small buffet


Institute for Medical Ethics, Psychotherapy and Health Culture

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