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June 2016

Sensing Strange Things

4th June 2016 - 6th June 2016
School II, United College, St Salvator's Quad St Andrews, KY169AL United Kingdom + Google Map

Workshop Theme: What can (allegedly) strange cases of perception and misperception tell us about the nature of ordinary perception and indeed about the nature of objects perceived? Programme Saturday 4th June 13.00-14.30 Fiona Macpherson Redefining Illusion and Hallucination in Light of New Cases 14.30-14.45 Break 14.45-16.15 Jennifer Corns Hedonic qualities, independence, and heterogeneity 16.15-16.30 Break 16.30-18.00 Zoe Drayson Action-oriented perception 18:00-19:30 Workshop Reception 19:45 Workshop dinner Sunday 5th June 09.30-11.00. Ema Sullivan-Bissett and Paul Noordhof Delusional Experience and Relationist Accounts…

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Cardinality, Worlds and Paradox

7th June 2016 - 8th June 2016
Oslo, Norway,

A joint workshop between the Arché Research Centre and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Oslo. Confirmed speakers: Josh Dever (Texas at Austin and Arché) Peter Fritz (Oslo) Øystein Linnebo (Oslo) Lavinia Picollo (Munich) Graham Priest (CUNY Graduate Center) Agustin Rayo (MIT and Oslo) Stewart Shapiro (OSU) Gabriel Uzquiano (USC and Arché) Various relatives of Russell’s paradox have been thought to have important ramifications in logic and metaphysics. It has been thought, for example, that there are strictly…

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Concepts and Understanding

10th June 2016 - 11th June 2016
School II, United College, St Salvator's Quad St Andrews, KY169AL United Kingdom + Google Map

A number of traditional strands in thinking about concepts closely associate concept possession and understanding, but there are a number of widely discussed cases in which a thinker seems to possess a concept despite only partially understanding or misunderstanding it. How can these cases be explained? What are the connections between possessing concepts and understanding them? How should the phenomena of partial understanding and misunderstanding shape our view of concepts and concept possession? What other cognitive structures can we appeal…

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September 2016

The Metaphysics of Knowledge I: Epistemic Indexing

3rd September 2016 - 4th September 2016
School II, United College, St Salvator's Quad St Andrews, KY169AL United Kingdom + Google Map

  Time: 3 September, 2016 - 4 September, 2016 Location: School II An Arché/EIDYN Collaboration. EIDYN logo Confirmed Speakers: Kelly Becker (University of New Mexico), Jessica Brown (St Andrews), Julien Dutant (King’s College London), Daniel Greco (Yale), Patrick Greenough (St Andrews), Clayton Littlejohn (King’s College London), Sherrilyn Roush (Kings College London). Confirmed Roundtable: Jessica Brown (St Andrews), Jesper Kallestrup (Edinburgh) Since Nozick (1981) it has become standard practice to index various modal principles—such as tracking conditions and safety conditions—to methods…

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May 2017

Self-Control through Accountability to Others

May 8 - May 9
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University of St Andrews,

We invite proposals for talks at this workshop, which will feature keynote papers by Natalie Gold (KCL), Katherine Hawley (St Andrews), and David Owens (KCL).

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Proofs of Propositions in 14th-Century Logic

May 23 - May 24
Hebdomadar’s Room, St Salvator's Quad St Andrews, KY169AL United Kingdom + Google Map

The aim of this workshop is to reach a clearer understanding of the genre of 'proofs of propositions' (probationes propositionum) that came to characterize British logic in the second half of the 14th century.

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June 2017

Slurring and Swearing

June 3 - June 4
School II, United College, St Salvator's Quad St Andrews, KY169AL United Kingdom + Google Map

The conference brings together researchers from the philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, semantics and pragmatics to explore issues concerning pejoratives, swear words and expressive language.

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Blame and Norms

June 15 - June 16
School II, United College, St Salvator's Quad St Andrews, KY169AL United Kingdom + Google Map

The notion of blame has historically been central to much work in ethics. What is it to blame someone and what is it for someone to be blameworthy? It’s widely accepted that one can be blameless for violating a norm, say because one has an overriding reason to do so. More recently, the idea that whether one conforms to a norm can come apart from whether one is blameworthy has become central to epistemology. Much recent work focuses on the…

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September 2017

Fourth PLM Conference

September 21 - September 23
Bochum,
October 2017

Arché 10th Graduate Conference

October 14 - October 15
Edgecliffe, The Scores St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AR United Kingdom + Google Map

The 10th Arché Graduate Philosophy Conference will be an international event that will bring talented graduate students from around the world to the University of St Andrews for two days of research-led presentations and discussion.

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