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Kazimierz Naturalism Workshop 08

KAZIMIERZ NATURALISM WORKSHOP 2008

September 6th – 10th 2008

Kazimierz Dolny, Poland

 

Invited key speakers

Susan Stuart (University of Glasgow, UK)

David Papineau (King’s College London, UK)

Susan Haack (University of Miami, USA)

Peter Gärdenfors (Lund University, Sweden)

Ingo Brigandt (University of Alberta, Canada)

Naturalism is currently the most vibrantly developing approach to philosophy, with naturalised methodologies being applied across all the philosophical disciplines. While discussions over the appropriateness of naturalist assumptions are ongoing, many philosophers are simply forging ahead with a range of interdisciplinary projects that show how philosophy and various sciences such as biology, psychology and cognitive science can work hand in hand. The workshop aims to further the development of naturalism through focussed, friendly discussion in the relaxed atmosphere of a picturesque historical town.

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KNEW 08 Preliminary programme

Kazimierz Naturalism Workshop Preliminary Schedule

September 6th

2:00pm Leaving Warsaw airport

5:00pm Arriving Kazimierz

5:30pm – Grill

September 7th

8:00am – 8:30am Breakfast

8:30am – 10:00am Peter Gärdenfors – Representing actions in conceptual spaces

10:00am – 10:30am Mark Alfino – Naturalizing wisdom

10:30am – 11:00am Coffee break

11:00am – 11:30am G. Randolph Mayes – Naturalizing cruelty

11:30 – 12:00 Christian Cocos – Natural kinds and axiomatic science

12:00 – 12:30 Nicholas Wiltsher – Kornblith on knowledge and natural kinds

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch at the hotel

1:30 – 2:00 John Collier – System interpretable signs: Where mere information ends and meaning begins

2:30 – 3:00 Jonathan Knowles – Is naturalism a threat to metaphysics?

3:00 – 3:30 Coffee break 3:30 – 5:00

Ingo Brigandt – Reductive naturalism and the use of intuitions: two lessons from biology

September 8th

8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 Susan Haack – Belief in Naturalism

10:00 – 10:30 Szymon Nowak – Who is a thinker, and why do we know that?

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Rui Silva – Explaining human action: On Susan Haack’s account of the relation between social and natural sciences

11:30 – 12:00 Piotr Leśniak – Three aspects of perceptual states

12:00 – 12:30 Lisa Warenski – Epistemic norms and objectivity: Toward a nonreductive and naturalistic account

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch at the hotel

1:30 – 2:00 Marcin Miłkowski – Explicating ontological naturalism

2:00 – 2:30 Tadeusz Ciecierski & Katarzyna Kuś – Towards semantic naturalism

2:30 – 5:30 Exploring the town

September 9th

8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 Susan Stuart – Kantian Naturalism

10:00 – 10:30 Piotr Bołtuć – Consciousness and Free Will in future AI and bio-AI

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Ryszard Wójcicki – Knowledge systems

11:30 – 12:00 Gergely Kertész – On the role of Lamarckian factors in knowledge processes

12:00 – 12:30 Kevin Delapp – What is ethical naturalism?

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch at the hotel

1:30 – 2:00 Paweł Grabarczyk – Naturalized metaphysics

2:00 – 2:30 Timo Vuorio – Metaphor of ‘Two Spaces’ and Epistemological Naturalism

2:30 – 3:00 Karol Polcyn – The intuition of dualism

3:00 – 3:30 Coffee break

3:30 – 5:00 David Papineau – The Poverty of Analysis

6:00 – Workshop dinner

September 10th

8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

8:30 – 10:30 Closing panel discussion

11:00 – 12:00 Lunch at the hotel

12:00pm Leaving for Warsaw

Around 3:00pm Arriving at Warsaw airport

Kazimierz Naturalized Epistemology Workshop

Kazimierz Naturalized Epistemology Workshop will bring together a number of leading experts with post-graduates and researchers. Over the five days, the speakers will lead workshop groups that will focus on issues dealing with naturalised epistemology and arising out of their work. Abstract submission deadline:June 1st, 2006. Application dead-line:June 20th, 2006.

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