First GVA-BCN meeting




organisation

Financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation, supported by department of philosophy of the University of Geneva and in close cooperation with the series of talks organised by PhilEAs, the association of students in philosophy at the University of Geneva (which is subsidised by the Commission de la Gestion des Taxes Fixes of the University of Geneva) and the "Emotions, Values, and Norms" research project of the NCCR center of competence in affective sciences (dir: Kevin Mulligan), Kevin Mulligan (Geneva), Gianfranco Soldati (Fribourg), Michael Esfeld (Lausanne), Fabrice Teroni (Geneva) and I are organising a summer school ("├ęcole doctorale"/"Graduiertenkurs") on mind and metaphysics during summer term 2007.

Date: 16-18 May
Place: University of Geneva

Program (click here for a pdf version):

  • Wednesday, May 16, CMU, room S1-S2 (we meet 14h30 in front of the department):
    • 15h-16h30: Samia Hurst, Refusal of decision-making capacity assessment: a case of bioethics within the limits of human existence? (abstract); commentator: Sanna Hirvonen
    • 17h-18h30: Jessica Leech, Modalising the Copula (a copy of the paper is available to participants here); commentator: Luc Schneider
  • Thursday, May 17 (L208, 2nd floor in the department building; door code:1468):
    • 10h30-12h: Dominic Roser, Reparative and Distributive Justice in Climate Change (abstract); commentator: Miguel Angel Sebastián
    • 13h30-15h: Fabrice Correia, Necessity is Truth is Virtue of the Nature of all Things (abstract); commentator: Philipp Keller
    • 15h30-17h: Dan Zeman, Context-sensitivity: Indexicalism, Contextualism, Relativism (a copy of the paper is available to participants here); commentator: Julien Dutant
    • 17h30-19h: Mark Textor, The use theory of meaning and semantic stipulation (a copy of the paper is available to participants here); commentator: Philipp Keller
  • Friday, May 18, SO019 (St.-Ours):
    • 10h30-12h: Luis Robledo, Knowing the possible: on the evidential role of imagination (abstract, a copy of the paper is available to participants here); commentator: Fabrice Teroni
    • 14h-15h30: Alexandre Costa-Leite, Combining knowledge and contingency (a related paper is available to participants here, abstract); commentator: Ekain Garmendia
    • 16h-17h30: Sarah-Jane Conrad, Kent Bach on Saying and Implicating; commentator: Andreas Pietz
    • 18h15-20h (optional and in French): Jonathan Barnes, La Mort N'est Rien Pour Nous