[MaFLa] Invitation to Subjectivity Workshop at CEU

Orsolya Illes Illeso at ceu.hu
Mon Sep 19 10:37:27 CEST 2011

The CEU Department  of Philosophy cordially invites you to the following
PETAF - Subjectivity Workshop  21-23 September 2011, Budapest
The FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network PETAF is the first
research and training network exclusively in philosophy ever to be
financed by the European Commission. It aims to serve as a European
research and training platform for joint philosophical research on
perspectival thought, its linguistic expression and its consequences for
our conception of objective, mind-independent reality. PETAF’s research
programme, which runs for four years, addresses both general issues in
metaphysics and in logic and semantics and specific issues in more
specialised areas in which perspective-bound cognition plays a pivotal
role, i.e. the philosophy of space and time, the philosophy of alethic
and epistemic modality, the philosophy of subjectivity and
consciousness, and the philosophy of norms and value.
Location: Central European University, 1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 9,
Gellner RoomProgramme
Wednesday, 21st of September
14:00-14:45 Coffee & Tea
14:40 – 14:45 Welcome

14:45-15:45 Barry C. Smith (
http://www.ub.edu/petaf/?q=content/barry-c-smith ), University of
London: The Fragility of Self‑Knowledge
16:00-17:30 Keynote Speaker – Brie Gertler (
http://www.virginia.edu/philosophy/Gertler.htm ), (University of
Virginia): Observational self-knowledge and the demands of rational
17.30-19.00 Wine Reception
Thursday, 22nd of September
09:00-10:00 Francois Recanati (
http://www.ub.edu/petaf/?q=content/fran%C3%A7ois-recanati ), Institiute
Jean Nicod:  Epistemic transparency in the mental file framework
10:15-11:15 Åsa Wikforss (
http://www.ub.edu/petaf/?q=content/%C3%A5sa-wikforss ), Stockholm
University:  Knowing Our Own Beliefs
11:30-12:30 Aidan McGlynn (
http://www.ub.edu/petaf/?q=content/aidan-mcglynn ), University of
Aberdeen: Luminous Beings are We
12:30-14:00 Lunch (arranged for conference participants)
14:00-15:00 Janine Gühler (
http://www.ub.edu/petaf/?q=content/janine-g%C3%BChler ), University of
St. Andrews (ESR): Abstraction of mathematical objects in Aristotle
15:15-16:15 Tom Avery ( http://www.ub.edu/petaf/?q=content/tom-avery ),
École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales  (ESR): Seeing Particular
16:30-17:30 Giovanni Merlo (
http://www.ub.edu/petaf/?q=content/giovanni-merlo ), University of
Barcelona  (ESR): The Univocity of Phenomenal Facts 

17:45–18:45 Howard Robinson (
http://www.philosophy.ceu.hu/profiles/faculty/howard_robinson ), CEU:
ineliminability - and maybe the primacy - of subjectivity
19:00-19:50 PETAF board meeting

20:00 Conference dinner
Friday, 23rd of September
09:00-10:00 Nenad Petkovic, CEU
10:15-11:15 Patrick Greenough (
http://www.ub.edu/petaf/?q=content/patrick-greenough ), University of
St. Andrews: How to be a Neo-Cartesian
11:30-12:30 Rory Madden ( http://www.ucl.ac.uk/philosophy/staff/rm.html
), University College London: Thinking-Parts and Thinking Parts
We are looking forward to your attendance, and would be especially
grateful if you could RSVP it to: illeso at ceu.hu
For more information please visit
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