International Conference on Anscombe and Wittgenstein

April 14, 2023
Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

249 S 36th St
United States


Swarthmore College
Boston University
University of Hertfordshire
Koc University


University of Pennsylvania
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For the past several years, the University of Pennsylvania has housed Elizabeth Anscombe's personal papers in the university library. This Collegium Institute Anscombe Archive at Penn contains many exciting unpublished documents which have served as a wellspring for new research. One significant portion of Anscombe's papers concerns her personal and philosophical relationship with Ludwig Wittgenstein. This one day conference brings together several leading scholars to speak to this deep and interesting connection.


Location: Claudia Cohen Hall, 249 S 36th St., 4th Floor


9:30-10:30: Archive Exhibition (w/ John Berkman) at the Kislak Center

12:30-1:30 Lunch in the Philosophy Department


Juliet Floyd (Boston University)

“Reworking Wittgenstein: Anscombe and Intention”

2:30-3:30 Talk 2

Peter Baumann (Swarthmore College)

“Anscombe, Wittgenstein, and the First Person”

3:30-3:45 Break for Coffee and Snacks


Eylem Özaltun (Koç University)

“The Author of Intention Against Descartes on I-Thoughts”


Constantine Sandies (Hertfordshire)

“How to Move a Matchbox”

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