SOPhiA 2012

Salzburgiense Concilium Omnibus Philosophis Analyticis

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Programme

You find here some information about the programme of the conference. We are pleased to announce our keynote speakers below! The programme of the conference is complete. An overview of the locations can be found at the bottom of this site.

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Affiliated Symposium. Adam Green: Ritual Spaces and the Extended Mind

Affiliated Symposium. Patrick Todd: Why Your Modal Analysis Won't Work

Affiliated Symposium. Paul Weingartner: Similarities and Differences between Scientific and Religious Belief

Affiliated Symposium. Michael Grodzicki: Liefert Physik Beweise für eine kausale Struktur der Natur?

Affiliated Symposium. Andreas Hüttemann: A Process-theory of Causation

Affiliated Symposium. Gerhard Schurz: Why causality is not superfluous

Plenary Lecture. Charlotte Werndl: A Bayesian Perspective on Confirmation and Calibration Illustrated by Climate Science

Plenary Lecture. Stephan Hartmann: Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure

Plenary Lecture. Jeffrey Ketland: Mathematical Philosophy: Some Examples

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September 13th, 2012 (Thursday)
Time Location
HS 104 HS 101 HS 105
09:00-12:30 Affiliated Symposium: Analytic Philosophy of Religion
Adam Green & Patrick Todd & Paul Weingartner
Analytic Philosophy of Religion
Chair: Christian J. Feldbacher
(English)
Affiliated Symposium: Causality
Michael Grodzicki & Andreas Hüttemann & Gerhard Schurz
Causality
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
CHANGE. Lecture of Michael Grodzicki instead of Michael Baumgartner!
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Plenary Lecture
Stephan Hartmann
Updating on Conditionals = Kullback-Leibler + Causal Structure
Chair: Albert J.J. Anglberger
(English, Location: HS 208)
15:30-16:00 Break
16:00-16:30 Philosophy of Religion
Luise Kreis
Why Boethius Does Not Solve the Compatibility Problem. An Ontological Objection
Chair: Christian J. Feldbacher
(German)
Ethics
Yvonne Tam
The Structure of Authority in the Meta-Ethical Justification
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
16:45-17:15 Philosophy of Religion
Ulrich Lobis
The Structure of the Arian Argumentation
Chair: Christian J. Feldbacher
(German)
Ethics
Silvan Wittwer
Evolution, Luck and Moral Belief
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
17:30-18:00 Philosophy of Religion
Nicolas Faucher
Just Having to Believe: How it is possible to find an obvious justification for a religious belief you have no reason to think to be true.
Chair: Christian J. Feldbacher
(English)
Ethics
Anne Mazuga
The Dialogical Structure of Action and Responsibility
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(German)
18:15- Warm buffet at the Faculty of Catholic Theology
September 14th, 2012 (Friday)
Time Location
HS 104 HS 101 HS 105
09:00-09:30 Logic
Robert Ehrenleitner
Nominalistic Semantic of Predicate Logic
Chair: Albert J.J. Anglberger
(German)
Metaphysics & Ontology
Sonja Deppe
Are Presentism and Eternalism both Undermined by Special Relativity Theory?
Chair: Georg Gasser
(German)
Philosophy of Mind
Maria Serban
Another Defense of the Multiple Realizability Hypothesis
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
09:45-10:15 Logic
Christian Wimmer
Existential Import Re-revisited
Chair: Albert J.J. Anglberger
(German)
Metaphysics & Ontology
Matthias Warkus
The Concept of Change in Analytical Metaphysics – a Critical Appraisal
Chair: Georg Gasser
(German)
Philosophy of Mind
Richard König & Alexander G. Mirnig
On Monism, Dualism, and Explanations of Consciousness - Part I
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
10:30-11:00 Logic
Maria Kuper
Is a Prisoner's Dilemma a Newcomb Problem?
Chair: Albert J.J. Anglberger
(German)
Metaphysics & Ontology
Jönne Speck
Proper Classes and Metaphysical Reason
Chair: Georg Gasser
(German)
CHANGE. Modification of the title!
Philosophy of Mind
Richard König & Alexander G. Mirnig
On Monism, Dualism, and Explanations of Consciousness - Part II
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
11:15-11:45 Logic
Hans-Christoph Kotzsch
Note on Categorial Foundations of Mathematics
Chair: Albert J.J. Anglberger
(English)
Metaphysics & Ontology
Lukas Benedikt Kraus
Dividing Boundaries – Closing Boundaries
Chair: Georg Gasser
(German)
Philosophy of Mind
Mary Carman
Feeling One's Reasons: the rationalising potential of emotions
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
12:00-12:30 Logic
Thomas Schindler
Paradoxes of Truth
Chair: Albert J.J. Anglberger
(English)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
Metaphysics & Ontology
Gert Lehner
Do Fictional Objects exist?
Chair: Georg Gasser
(German)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
Philosophy of Mind
Fabian Hundertmark
Non-derived Representations and the Extended Mind Thesis
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(German)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 Philosophy of Science
Alexander Christian
What Complicates the Solution of the Problem of Demarcation?
Chair: Katharina Teresa Kraus
(German)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
Metaphysics & Ontology
Ludwig Jaskolla
Stage Theory, Structural Realism and Grounding
Chair: Florian Boge
(English)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
Ethics
Stefan Schlag
Paternalistic Reasoning Against Neuroenhancement
Chair: Silvan Wittwer
(German)
14:45-15:15 Philosophy of Science
Stefan Gugerell
Descriptive Arguments in the Social Sciences
Chair: Katharina Teresa Kraus
(German)
Metaphysics & Ontology
Thorben Petersen
The Language of the Metaphysics Class
Chair: Florian Boge
(English)
Ethics
Hannah Altehenger
Weakness of Will and Temptation
Chair: Silvan Wittwer
(German)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
15:30-16:00 Philosophy of Science
Lars Inderelst
Philosophical Terminology and Metaphor
Chair: Katharina Teresa Kraus
(German)
Metaphysics & Ontology
Sebastian Müller
Knowledge of Essence
Chair: Florian Boge
(English)
Ethics
Philipp Heinrich Bert
What Does it Mean to be Free in Thought and what has this to do with Duty?
Chair: Silvan Wittwer
(German)
16:00-16:30 Break
16:30-18:00 Plenary Lecture
Charlotte Werndl
A Bayesian Perspective on Confirmation and Calibration Illustrated by Climate Science
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English, Location: HS 101)
18:15- Warm buffet at the Faculty of Catholic Theology
September 15th, 2012 (Saturday)
Time Location
HS 104 HS 101 HS 105
09:00-09:30 Philosophy of Science
Florian Fischer
A Science-oriented Theory of Dispositions
Chair: Karine Fradet
(German)
CHANGE. New chair
Metaphysics & Ontology
Stefan Klingersberger
Sociality as Evolutionary Strategy?
Chair: Theresa Marx
(German)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
Philosophy of Language
Manuel Gustavo Isaac
The Ideography: a "writing-of" between syntax and semantics
Chair: Giulia Pravato
(English)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
09:45-10:15 Philosophy of Science
Karine Fradet
Causality in the Deductive-nomological Model and the Existence of Biological Laws
Chair: Thomas Meier
(English)
CHANGE. New chair
Metaphysics & Ontology
Georg Gasser
Agent-causation and Volitions: The irreducible basis of free human actions
Chair: Theresa Marx
(German)
Philosophy of Language
Jonathan Mai
Structuralism and Hyperintensionality
Chair: Giulia Pravato
(English)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
10:30-11:00 Philosophy of Science
Thomas Meier
From Carnap to Stegmüller – Structuralism in Epistemology and Philosophy of Science
Chair: Karine Fradet
(English)
CHANGE. New chair
Metaphysics & Ontology
Florian Boge
Some Aspects of Trope Theory
Chair: Theresa Marx
(English)
Philosophy of Language
Natalia Anna Pietrulewicz
Seeming Ambiguity of "donkey sentences" and Experimental Methodology in Philosophy
Chair: Giulia Pravato
(English)
11:15-11:45 Philosophy of Science
Katharina Teresa Kraus
Quantifying Psychology
Chair: Karine Fradet
(English)
CHANGE. New chair
Metaphysics & Ontology
Salim Hireche
Necessity, Essence, and Dispositions
Chair: Theresa Marx
(English)
Philosophy of Language
Luz Christopher Seiberth
Brandom on Objectivity
Chair: Giulia Pravato
(English)
12:00-12:30 Philosophy of Science
Insa Röpke
The Role of Perspective in Thinking about Mechanisms
Chair: Karine Fradet
(English)
CHANGE. New chair
Metaphysics & Ontology
Mattia Sorgon
Entia Successiva. The Stage Theory's View of Material Objects
Chair: Theresa Marx
(English)
Philosophy of Language
Giulia Pravato
Defining Disagreement
Chair: Luz Christopher Seiberth
(English)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 Philosophy of Science
Lena Pauline Alexandra Hofer
(Re)Production of Empirical Arrangements
Chair: Thomas Meier
(German)
Epistemology
Alexander Samans
The Ambiguity of "knowledge"
Chair: Hans-Christoph Kotzsch
(German)
Philosophy of Language
Stefan Rinner
Vacuous Names
Chair: Luz Christopher Seiberth
(German)
14:45-15:15 Philosophy of Science
Tilmann Massey
Can Bibliometric Methods Help in Determining Scientific Communities?
Chair: Thomas Meier
(German)
Epistemology
Deborah Sanaz Conti
Factive Verbs and Causality
Chair: Hans-Christoph Kotzsch
(English)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
Philosophy of Language
Theresa Marx
Are there Context-insensitive Non-gradable Adjectives?
Chair: Luz Christopher Seiberth
(German)
15:30-16:00 Philosophy of Science
Julia Friederike Göhner
Rudolf Carnap's "Elimination of Metaphysics" – Problems and Chances
Chair: Thomas Meier
(German)
Epistemology
Ivan Milic
Is Truth a Necessary Condition for Proper Assertions?
Chair: Hans-Christoph Kotzsch
(English)
Philosophy of Language
Bastian Reichardt
Cognitivist and Realistic Discourses
Chair: Luz Christopher Seiberth
(German)
16:00-16:30 Break
16:30-18:00 Plenary Lecture
Jeffrey Ketland
Mathematical Philosophy: Some Examples
Chair: Albert J.J. Anglberger
(English, Location: HS 101)
CHANGE. The lecture is canceled!
18:15- Closing Dinner

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