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April 2020

Workshop on Logical Disagreement – Cancelled

April 17
Castlecliffe F2: John B Henderson Lecture Room,

Description: Over the last 15 years the epistemology of disagreement has been one of the most blooming research interests in epistemology. A special case of disagreement is logical disagreement, i.e. disputes regarding the validity of certain inference rules, or the status of fundamental logical principles. This Arché workshop is dedicated to the topic Logical Disagreement and related issues such as logical pluralism, the normativity of logic, logical evidence etc. It will feature renowned experts of epistemology of logic as well as early-career researchers. …

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Uncertainty and Rationality Conference – cancelled

April 27 - April 28
School I, United College, St Salvator's Quad KY16 9AL United Kingdom + Google Map

May 2020

Workshop on Genealogy & Conceptual Engineering – cancelled

May 1 - May 2
Edgecliffe 104, University of St Andrews St Andrews, United Kingdom + Google Map

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…

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12th Arché Graduate Conference

May 23 - May 24
Edgecliffe 104, University of St Andrews St Andrews, United Kingdom + Google Map

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…

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October 2020

Workshop on Theories of Paradox in the Middle Ages

October 21 - October 22
School II, United College, St Salvator's Quad St Andrews, KY169AL United Kingdom + Google Map

N.B. Workshop postponed until October 2020. Watch for more information! Giorgione, Three Philosophers Paradoxes seized the attention of logicians in the middle ages, and were used both as tests for the viability of theories of logic, language, epistemology, and possibly every philosophical issue, and also in the specific genre of insolubles as needing a theoretical solution, usually involving issues about signification, truth, knowledge and modality. Numerous theories were developed, not only in the Latin West, but also in the Islamic…

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