SOPhiA 2018

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 page.

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Plenary Lecture. Helen Beebee: Peer Disagreement and Philosophical Commitment

Plenary Lecture. Elisa Aaltola: Moral Psychology and Animal Ethics

Plenary Lecture. Wolfgang Künne: Literally or Figuratively? -- Reflections on Bolzano's Philosophy of Religion and his Hermeneutics (Bolzano Lecture 2018)

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Conference programme in PDF
12 September 2018 (Wednesday)
Time Location
HS E.002 SR 1.003 SR 1.004 SR 1.005 SR 1.006 SR 1.007
10:00-10:15 Opening and Best Paper Award
10:15-11:45 Plenary Lecture
Helen Beebee
Peer Disagreement and Philosophical Commitment
Chair: Pascale Lötscher
(English, Location: HS E.002)
11:45-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 History of Philosophy
Petter Sandstad
Aristotle's Posterior Analytics: Euclidean Axiomatic Sciences or Husserlian Regional Ontologies?
Chair: Rareș Fogaș
(English)
Affiliated Workshop
Florian Fischer & Caroline Haupt & Philipp Ritzen
Der gegenwärtige Augenblick
Chair: Florian Fischer, Philipp Ritzen
(German)
Epistemology
Frenzis Herbert Scheffels
Skepticism and the Closure of Knowledge -- What are the Possible Objections to the Skeptical Challenge?
Chair: Wout Bisschop
(English)
Philosophy of Mathematics
Deniz Sarikaya
Theory Choice and Formalization: On the Paper-thin Difference between Formal and Informal Notions in Mathematical Practice
Chair: Sara Ayhan
(English)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Marta Emilia Bielińska
Space and Symmetries in Max Black's Argument
Chair: Markus Hierl
(English)
Ethics
Jordi Fairhurst
Problems in Pleasants' Wittgensteinian Idea of Basic Moral Certainties
Chair: Julia Mirkin
(English)
14:40-15:10 History of Philosophy
Mattia Sorgon
The Mereological and the Anti-Mereological View of the Matter-Form Compound. Two Readings of the Regress Argument
Chair: Rareș Fogaș
(English)
Affiliated Workshop
Florian Fischer & Caroline Haupt & Philipp Ritzen
Der gegenwärtige Augenblick
Chair: Florian Fischer, Philipp Ritzen
(German)
Epistemology
Guido Tana
Epistemological Dogmatism and the Problem of The Criterion
Chair: Wout Bisschop
(English)
Philosophy of Mathematics
Hans Robin Solberg
Pluralities, Sets and Indefinite Absolutism
Chair: Sara Ayhan
(English)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Nick Küspert
Berkeley's Temporal Simples - Towards a Subjectivist Theory of Time
Chair: Markus Hierl
(English)
Ethics
Sebastian Schmidt
Should We Respond Correctly to Our Reasons?
Chair: Julia Mirkin
(English)
15:20-15:50 History of Philosophy
Charles Boddicker
A Nietzschean Account of Valuing
Chair: Rareș Fogaș
(English)
Affiliated Workshop
Florian Fischer & Caroline Haupt & Philipp Ritzen
Der gegenwärtige Augenblick
Chair: Florian Fischer, Philipp Ritzen
(German)
Epistemology
Sergiu Spatan
On Certainty, Doubt and Confidence
Chair: Wout Bisschop
(English)
Philosophy of Mathematics
Paul Hasselkuß
The Mathematician vs. the Computer. On the Surprising Dislike for Computer-Assisted Proofs in Mathematics
Chair: Sara Ayhan
(English)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Eric Tremolanti
The Moving Spotlight via Temporal Logic
Chair: Markus Hierl
(English)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
Ethics
Petra Chudárková
Intuitionism, Skepticism, and Utilitarianism
Chair: Julia Mirkin
(English)
16:00-16:30 Affiliated Workshop
Florian Fischer & Caroline Haupt & Philipp Ritzen
Der gegenwärtige Augenblick
Chair: Florian Fischer, Philipp Ritzen
(German)
Epistemology
Eka Gamrekelashvili
Reasonable Doubt as the Possibility of Accepting Certainty as the Basis
Chair: Wout Bisschop
(English)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
Metaphysics and Ontology
Bogdan Andrei Dumitrescu
Time Travelling in the Block Universe: Is There Room for Free Will?
Chair: Markus Hierl
(English)
Ethics
Katharina Anna Sodoma
On Functionalist Conceptions of Moral Progress
Chair: Julia Mirkin
(English)
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:00-17:30 Affiliated Workshop
Florian Fischer & Caroline Haupt & Philipp Ritzen
Der gegenwärtige Augenblick
Chair: Florian Fischer, Philipp Ritzen
(German)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Henrik Rydéhn
Metaphysically Opaque Grounding and Constitutive Metaphysical Explanations
Chair: Bogdan Andrei Dumitrescu
(English)
Ethics
Hayden Wilkinson
Infinite Utility and Risk
Chair: Katharina Anna Sodoma
(English)
17:40-18:10 History of Philosophy
Mira Sarikaya
Leibniz' Dream and its Limits in Interlinguistic Projects
Chair: Petter Sandstad
(German)
Epistemology
Jonathan Egeland Harouny
Epistemic Internalism and Testimonial Justification
Chair: Victoria Lavorerio
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Vito Balorda
New Mechanistic Debate: The Devil Is in the Details
Chair: Till Gallasch
(English)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Artur Szachniewicz
Are the Modal Properties of Coincidents Really Primitive? Towards a Biologically-Oriented Solution to Grounding Problem
Chair: Bogdan Andrei Dumitrescu
(English)
Ethics
Bastian Steuwer
Constraints and You (In This Action)
Chair: Katharina Anna Sodoma
(English)
18:20-18:50 History of Philosophy
Jonathan Gombin
The Tractatus on the Unity of the Proposition and the Variety of Logical Categories
Chair: Petter Sandstad
(English)
Epistemology
Wout Bisschop
Text Interpretation as a Source of Knowledge
Chair: Victoria Lavorerio
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Adrian Stencel & Agnieszka Proszewska
How Research on Microbiomes is Changing the Concept of the Organism in Biological Sciences
Chair: Till Gallasch
(English)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Karol Lenart
On the Relation Between Metaphysical Anti-Haecceitism and Modal Haecceitism
Chair: Bogdan Andrei Dumitrescu
(English)
Ethics
Tom Swaine-Jameson
The Good, The Normative, & The Rational
Chair: Katharina Anna Sodoma
(English)
19:00-19:30 History of Philosophy
Rareș Fogaș
Not a matter of what happens but of what is: One Hundred Years from Frege's ''Der Gedanke''
Chair: Petter Sandstad
(English)
Epistemology
Eleanor Gwynne
The Uniqueness Problem for Transparent Self-Knowledge
Chair: Victoria Lavorerio
(English)
Philosophy of Sciecne
Mariusz Maziarz
The Presuppositions Behind Causal Inferences in Economics
Chair: Till Gallasch
(English)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Sachin Yadav
Things in Themselves and the Number of Worlds for Kant
Chair: Bogdan Andrei Dumitrescu
(English)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
Ethics
Lotte Spreeuwenberg
On the Duty to Love
Chair: Katharina Anna Sodoma
(English)
19:30- Warm evening buffet
13 September 2018 (Thursday)
Time Location
HS E.002 SR 1.003 SR 1.004 SR 1.005 SR 1.006 SR 1.007
10:00-10:30 Philosophy of Mind
Vanja Subotić
Philosophy of Perception Naturalized: A Take on Burge/Campbell Debate
Chair: Katsiaryna Suryna
(English)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
Epistemology
Victoria Lavorerio
The Fundamental Model of Deep Disagreements
Chair: Christian Feldbacher-Escamilla
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Färber Gian Andri
Can Systems of Rules be Capacities?
Chair: Mariusz Maziarz
(German)
Metaphysics and Ontology
César Frederico dos Santos
Easy, But Not That Much: How Easy Ontology Can Get Complicated
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
Ethics
Alexander Christian
Moral Judgements about Professional Conduct in Science
Chair: Sebastian Schmidt
(English)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
10:40-11:10 Philosophy of Mind
Marta Santuccio
Naturalizing the Mind: Intrinsic Nature, Misplaced Concreteness and where the Russelian Monist Goes Wrong
Chair: Katsiaryna Suryna
(English)
Epistemology
Robert Pal
Faulty Attitudes and Disagreement
Chair: Christian Feldbacher-Escamilla
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Till Gallasch
Evidence-based Medicine, Evidence and Medical Knowledge
Chair: Mariusz Maziarz
(English)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Timo Meier
Against an Identity Criterion for Fictional Ersatz Realism
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English)
Ethics
Jan Philip Vogelsang & Ina Gawel
An Analysis of ACEs-Studies and Their Implications for Philosophy and Public Health
Chair: Sebastian Schmidt
(English)
11:20-11:50 Philosophy of Mind
Giulia Lorenzi
Can a physical account of sounds provide a good foundation for the understanding of listening to music?
Chair: Katsiaryna Suryna
(English)
Epistemology
Valeria Zaitseva
Peerhood and Epistemic Character
Chair: Christian Feldbacher-Escamilla
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Ina Gawel
Are Methods of Disease Mongering Pseudo-scientific Methods?
Chair: Mariusz Maziarz
(English)
Metaphysics and Ontology
Claudius Berger
The Neutrality of Relations: Not Adirectional, but Bidirectional
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(German)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
Ethics
Julia Mirkin
Social Responsibility and Mercenary Scientists
Chair: Sebastian Schmidt
(English)
12:00-12:30 Philosophy of Mind
Bendik Hellem Aaby
A Biological Approach to the Explanatory Gap
Chair: Katsiaryna Suryna
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Stefan Gugerell
Near Death Experiences - Operationalization and Definition
Chair: Mariusz Maziarz
(German)
Ethics
Anna Folland
The Disjunctive View of Harm: Problems in Combination
Chair: Sebastian Schmidt
(English)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Plenary Lecture
Elisa Aaltola
Moral Psychology and Animal Ethics
Chair: Alexander Gebharter
(English, Location: HS E.002)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-20:00 Affiliated Workshop
Frauke Albersmeier & Sascha Aulich & Alexander Christian & Oliver Victor
Popularizing Philosophy
Chair: Frauke Albersmeier
(English, German)
Affiliated Workshop
Nils Höppner & Sebastiano Moruzzi & Sandra Prinz & Luca Zanetti
Didactics of Philosophy
Chair: Bettina Bussmann
(English)
Affiliated Workshop
Anna Bellomo & Benjamin Schnieder & Kevin Mulligan
Bolzano and Contemporary Metaphysics
Chair: Stefan Roski
(English)
14 September 2018 (Friday)
Time Location
HS E.002 SR 1.003 SR 1.004 SR 1.005 SR 1.006 SR 1.007
10:00-10:30 Philosophy of Language
Thomas Mitchell
A Problem with Sense
Chair: Nadja-Mira Yolcu
(English)
Philosophy of Mind
Olga Kozyreva
Strawson's Objection to the Narrative Personal Identity and the Problem of the Privacy of the Self
Chair: Giulia Lorenzi
(English)
Epistemology
Paul Tucek
Knowing What one is Doing -- An Argument for the Knowledge Norm of Practical Reasons
Chair: Robert Pal
(English)
Philosophical Methodology
Silvan Hungerbuehler & Pauline van Wierst
A Computational Look at Bolzano
Chair: Albert Anglberger
(English)
Logic
Tobias Koch
Disagreement in Logic and the Meaning of Logical Constants
Chair: Stefan Forster
(English)
Political Philosophy & Philosophy of Law
Anton Emilsson
On Griffin's Personhood Account: The Agent-Restriction
Chair: Martina Valkovic
(English)
10:40-11:10 Philosophy of Language
Antonina Jamrozik
Principle of Compositionality, Context Principle and Inferential Role Semantics -- Are They All Compatible?
Chair: Nadja-Mira Yolcu
(English)
Philosophy of Mind
Jessica Struchhold
Understanding Others: Why We Can Learn From Invisible Friends
Chair: Giulia Lorenzi
(English)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
Epistemology
Roman Heil
Knowledge, Action and Partial Belief
Chair: Robert Pal
(English)
Philosophical Methodology
Aleksandra Gomułczak
Paraphrastic Analysis in Kazimerz Ajdukiewicz's Critique of Idealism
Chair: Albert Anglberger
(English)
Logic
Mathieu Berteloot
Criticism against a Naturalistic Explanation of Logical Validity
Chair: Stefan Forster
(English)
Political Philosophy & Philosophy of Law
Mario Josue Cunningham Matamoros
Taking Citizens Seriously: Towards a Pragmatist Justification of Property Rights
Chair: Martina Valkovic
(English)
11:20-11:50 Philosophy of Language
Frauke Albersmeier
Analyzing ways of thinking: the ontology of concepts and philosophical methods
Chair: Nadja-Mira Yolcu
(English)
Philosophy of Mind
Katsiaryna Suryna
Don't Abide by Intuition but Explain it: Illusionism as a Successor to Eliminativism
Chair: Giulia Lorenzi
(English)
Epistemology
Aurora Georgina Bustos Arellano
The Three Axes of Epistemic Injustice in the Testimony of Sexual Violence and Rape Culture Victims
Chair: Robert Pal
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Petar Srdanovic
Scientific Realism - Antirealism Debate and Kuhn's Incommensurability Thesis
Chair: Albert Anglberger
(English)
Logic
Elena Tassoni
Logic, Rationality, and the Bridge Principles
Chair: Stefan Forster
(English)
Political Philosophy & Philosophy of Law
Charlie Thomas Blunden
Libertarianism and Collective Action: Is there a Libertarian Case for Mandatory Vaccination?
Chair: Martina Valkovic
(English)
12:00-12:30 Philosophy of Language
Karen Bröcker
Justifying the Evidential Use of Linguistic Intuitions
Chair: Nadja-Mira Yolcu
(English)
Philosophy of Mind
Niccolò Negro
IIT and the Science of Consciousness
Chair: Giulia Lorenzi
(English)
Epistemology
Jakob Eichler
The Shaping of Epistemic Resources
Chair: Robert Pal
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Aljosa Toplak
Scientific Theories and their Alternatives
Chair: Albert Anglberger
(English)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
Logic
Shota Uka
Tarski's Definition of Logical Consequence: Why Etchemendy's Criticism is Based on False Assumptions
Chair: Stefan Forster
(English)
Political Philosophy & Philosophy of Law
Jan Buran
Historicism and Ahistoricism: The Limits of Popper's Political Thought
Chair: Martina Valkovic
(English)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 Philosophy of Language
Dorijan Dobrić
Rationality in language
Chair: Pascale Lötscher
(English)
Epistemology
Petar Nurkic
Pseudogap between Descriptive and Normative in Process of Belief Formation
Chair: Jakob Eichler
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Haktan Akcin
What's Really Wrong with Ontic Structural Realism? On the Possibility of Reading off Ontology from Current Fundamental Science
Chair: Aleksandra Gomułczak
(English)
Logic
Sara Ayhan
Why "Tonk" is Nonsensical -- and Paradoxes aren't: an Approach in a Typed Sequent Calculus System
Chair: Tobias Koch
(English)
Political Philosophy & Philosophy of Law
Miljan Vasić
Condorcet's Jury Theorem: General Will and Epistemic Democracy
Chair: Jan Buran
(English)
14:40-15:10 Philosophy of Language
Felipe Morales
The Global Embedding Problem for Expressivism about Modality
Chair: Pascale Lötscher
(English)
Epistemology
Mahdi Ranaee
Does True Belief entail Knowledge?
Chair: Jakob Eichler
(English)
Philosophy of Science
Leonardo Ortiz-Arcuna
Ontic Structural Realism as a Plausible Answer to the Problem of the Applicability of Mathematics in Science
Chair: Aleksandra Gomułczak
(English)
Logic
Iaroslav Petik
Metatheory for Computational Complexity Theory
Chair: Tobias Koch
(English)
Political Philosophy & Philosophy of Law
Martina Valkovic
Normativity in Lewis' and Bicchieri's Accounts of Conventions and Norms
Chair: Jan Buran
(English)
15:20-15:50 Philosophy of Language
Nadja-Mira Yolcu
Explicit Cancellability of Conversational Implicatures
Chair: Pascale Lötscher
(English)
Epistemology
Isabelle Keßels
''Epistemic Frankfurt Cases'' against the Backdrop of the Original Frankfurt Case
Chair: Jakob Eichler
(English)
Philosopy of Science
Angelika Mus-Nowak
Does Contemporary Physics Compel Us to Revise Metaphysics? The critique of Ontic Structuralist Realism
Chair: Aleksandra Gomułczak
(English)
Logic
Marco Grossi
Tense and Logicality
Chair: Tobias Koch
(English)
Political Philosophy & Philosophy of Law
Szymon Mazurkiewicz
Metaphysical Grounding and Positivist Theory of Law -- How Social Facts Can Ground Legal Facts
Chair: Jan Buran
(English)
16:00-16:30 Philosophy of Language
Karim Baraghith
Emergence of Public Meaning from a Teleosemantic and Game Theoretical Perspective
Chair: Pascale Lötscher
(English)
Epistemology
Matthew Norris
Modal Surveys: Molinism and the Grounding Objection
Chair: Jakob Eichler
(English)
CHANGE. The talk is cancelled!
Philosophy of Science
Agnieszka Proszewska
Revisiting the Cobham-Edmonds Thesis: A Quantum Perspective
Chair: Aleksandra Gomułczak
(English)
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break
17:00-18:30 Plenary Lecture
Wolfgang Künne
Literally or Figuratively? -- Reflections on Bolzano's Philosophy of Religion and his Hermeneutics (Bolzano Lecture 2018)
Chair: Edgar Morscher
(English, Location: HS E.002)
18:30- Closing Dinner (Restaurant)
15 September 2018 (Saturday)
Time Location
HS E.002 SR 1.003 SR 1.004 SR 1.005 SR 1.006 SR 1.007
10:00-16:00 Affiliated Workshop
Steve Elliot & Thomas Reydon & Isabella Sarto-Jackson & Adrian Stencel & Agnieszka Proszewska & Javier Suárez & Özlem Yılmaz
Biological Individuality and other Issues in Contemporary Philosophy of Biology
Chair: Karim Baraghith & Gregor Greslehner
(English)

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