How the Senses Present the World

June 20, 2022 - June 21, 2022
University of Turin

Palazzo Badini-Confalonieri, via Verdi 10 Torino


Ohio University
University of Turin (PhD)
The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute - Polonsky Academy
University College London
Universität Konstanz
University of York
University of Turin
Università degli Studi di Milano


The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute - Polonsky Academy
Universität Konstanz

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June 20

 9:30 (brief introduction)

9:40 - 11:00 Nick Young (University of Milan)

Hearing Sad Speech in Minor Melodies

11:00-11:30 Break 

11:30-12:50 Elvira Di Bona (University of Turin)

How Audition is Temporal

12:50-14:50 Lunch break

14:50-16:10 Louise Richardson (University of York)

Grief, Smell, & the Olfactory Air of a Person (joint work with Becky Millar)

16:10-16:40 Break

16:40-18:00 Giulia Martina (University of Turin)

Smelling Things (joint work with Matthew Nudds)

19:30  Dinner 

June 21

9:40 - 11:00 Mark E. Kalderon (University College London) 

Perceptual Pragmatism and Objectivity

11:00-11:30 Break 

11:30-12:50 Fabrizio Calzavarini (University of Bergamo) 

The Empirical Status of Semantic Perceptualism

12:50-14:50 Lunch break

14:50-16:10 Robert Briscoe (Ohio University)

Perception and Pictorial Representation

16:10-16:40 Break

16:40-18:00 Alberto Voltolini (University of Turin)

Presentation, Positional Presence, and Presentification

19:30  Dinner 

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