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April 2020

Uncertainty and Rationality Conference

27th April 2020 - 28th April 2020
School I, United College, St Salvator's Quad KY16 9AL United Kingdom + Google Map

Workshop on Theories of Paradox in the Middle Ages

29th April 2020 - 30th April 2020
School II, United College, St Salvator's Quad St Andrews, KY169AL United Kingdom + Google Map

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 world and in the Byzantine tradition. Some of these theories…

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May 2020

Workshop on Genealogy & Conceptual Engineering

1st May 2020 - 2nd May 2020
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

23rd May 2020 - 24th May 2020
Edgecliffe 104, University of St Andrews St Andrews, United Kingdom + Google Map
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