Concepts: Philosophical Perspectives

October 17, 2022 - October 18, 2022
Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Universitätsstraße 150

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
University of California, Santa Cruz
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Humboldt University, Berlin
School of Advanced Study, University of London


Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

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Concepts: Philosophical Perspectives
17th-18th October 2022, Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Organisers: Nina Poth, Matías Osta-Vélez, Matteo De Benedetto, Nico Orlandi, Peter Brössel.

This is a pre-read and in-person workshop. To access the papers, please register via this form.


Monday, 17th October, GA 03-33/34
14:00-15:00: Nico Orlandi (UCSC), “Labels in Thought”
15:00-15:30: Break
15:30-16:30: Matteo De Benedetto (RUB) & Nina Poth (RUB), "Bootstrapping Concepts"
16:30-17:00: Break
17:00-18:00: Nick Shea (Oxford), “Concepts as Plug & Play Devices”
19:00: Dinner

Tuesday, 18th October, GA 03-33/34
09:30-10:30: Corinne Bloch-Mullins (Marquette), “Placeholder Concepts”
10:30-11:00: Break
11:00-12:00: Matías Osta-Vélez (RUB), “Generic expressions and the structure of concepts”
12:00-13:30: Lunch Break
14:00-15:00: Eline Kuipers (RUB) & Peter Brössel (RUB), "Sensorimotor Representations and the Interface Problem"

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For further information, please contact Matías Osta-Vélez ([email protected])

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October 15, 2022, 9:00am CET

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