Arche is active during semesters: (14th September – 18th December 2020, 5th April – 9th July 2021).
Workshop on themes from Herman Cappelen’s recent book Fixing Language. Schedule: Theme: Cappelen on Conceptual Engineering An Arché Workshop, University of St Andrews Tuesday 9th April 2019 15:00 – 18.45 Room G03 Department of Philosophy, Edgecliffe, The Scores, St Andrews. 15.00 – 15.30 Derek Ball: On Fixing Language Coffee/Tea 15.40 – 16.10. Patrick Greenough: Representation Engineering or Reality Engineering? 16.10 – 16.40 Kevin Scharp: Yes, there are concepts, and we can engineer them Hebdomadar's Room, St Salvators Quad, 75 North…Find out more »
The Workshop on History of Arabic Logic has two main aims: to make better known the richness and importance of Arabic logic, that is, logic developed and studied in Arabic-speaking lands from the 8th to the 15th centuries CE; and to provide a forum for interaction and discussion by scholars of Arabic logic. Since the last century, scholars have acknowledged the original and relevant contribution of medieval Arabic philosophers and thinkers to the development of medieval Western logic and, more…Find out more »
This summer we are hosting the Arché 20th Anniversary Conference, and everyone is invited to celebrate with us. Programme Wednesday 19th June 08.40 – 09.00: Tea & Coffee 09.00 – 10.30: Welcome by Kevin Scharp Symposium: Experience and Knowledge Yuri Cath: Knowledge of Experience for the Uninitiated Julia Langkau: The Empathic Skill Fiction Can’t Teach Us 10.30 – 10.50: Tea & Coffee 10.50 – 11.50: Flash Session Ira Kiourti: Desire and Contradiction Patrik Hummel: Epistemic Opacity and Trustworthy AI 11.50…Find out more »
St Salvators Quad, School III, The University of St Andrews. July 1-2, 2019 Local organiser: Jessica Brown (firstname.lastname@example.org). Speakers: Gunnar Bjornsson (Stockholm); Jessica Brown (St Andrews); Stephanie Collins (Australian Catholic University); Jennifer Lackey (Northwestern); Hans Bernard Schmid (Vienna); Deborah Tollefsen (Memphis). Traditionally, philosophical work on moral responsibility has focused on the individual agent. However, there’s been a recent explosion of work on the moral responsibility of groups, whether structured groups such as companies; or unstructured groups such as Westerners. In…Find out more »
In philosophy, genealogical analysis corresponds to an examination of the origins of specific concepts and accompanying practices. Some of the philosophers who have engaged in genealogical analysis are Hume, Nietzsche, Foucault, Bernard Williams, Edward Craig, Martin Kusch, among others. In this workshop, we will address questions such as: What are the relations between genealogical analysis and conceptual engineering in philosophy? Are they competing or complementary methods for philosophical analysis? What is the relevance of historical contextualization more generally for conceptual…Find out more »
This year, the University of St Andrews and the Arché Philosophical Research Centre will be hosting the 12th Arché Graduate Conference, running from the 23th to the 24th of May 2020. The Arché Graduate Conferences are international events gathering the most ambitious and talented postgraduate researchers from all over the world. Within two full days, six postgraduate students and two keynote speakers will deliver high-quality talks in all the areas of Philosophy currently pursued at Arché, in the exciting environment…Find out more »