Keynote speakers – 2021

Lee McIntyre is a Research Fellow at the Center for Philosophy and History of Science at Boston University and a Lecturer in Ethics at Harvard Extension School. Formerly Executive Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, he previously taught philosophy at Colgate University, Boston University, Simmons College, and Tufts Experimental College. McIntyre is the bestselling author of POST TRUTH — which was named a CNN Book-of-the-Week and a Best Book of 2018 by the PBS News Hour — along with eleven other works of fiction and nonfiction. His essays have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Newsweek, Scientific American, The Chronicle of Higher Education and numerous other popular venues. He has appeared on CNN International, the BBC, and National Public Radio and has spoken at the United Nations, the Getty Museum, and the Aspen Institute. McIntyre’s new book HOW TO TALK TO A SCIENCE DENIER was published MIT Press in August 2021.

More info available at: https://leemcintyrebooks.com/


Kristijan Krkač has been a Professor at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM) since 2003. Prior to joining the ZSEM he was an Associate Professor at Faculty of Philosophy and Religious Sciences of the University of Zagreb (1996-2017). He was guest professor at Science Po Lille (France) and RISEBA University (Latvia). His research interests are mainly in a business ethics, CSR and sustainability and in the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein. In these areas he published 12 books, edited and co-edited 8 textbooks, conference proceedings, and as a guest editor co-edited an issue of Social Responsibility Journal. He is the author and co-author of more than 120 original scientific, professional and review articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries. He published for De Gruyter, Springer, Ashgate, Emerald, and Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. He is an associate editor at Social Responsibility Journal (Emerald) and served as an editorial board member and a reviewer for several international journals and conferences (Europe, Asia, North America), and as a section editor for two encyclopedias of CSR (Springer). His notable ideas include the pragmatic/morphological analysis of later philosophy of L. Wittgenstein, the criterion of lying by default, and the remodeled concept of corporate social irresponsibility.

More info available at: https://www.academia.edu/47893320/Kristijan_Krka%C4%8D_Biography_and_Bibliography

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