Inaugural meeting - UEA Experimental Philosophy Group

June 27, 2024 - June 28, 2024
University of East Anglia

Earlham Hall
Norwich NR4 7TJ
United Kingdom


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The UEA Experimental Philosophy Group is holding its inaugural in-person workshop on June 27-28, 2024, on the Norwich campus of the University of East Anglia. Everybody is most welcome to attend. Attendance is free, but pre-registration is requested for catering purposes. Please register via the registration form by COB Monday, June 17th, or contact [email protected] for further information.

Thursday, June 27

12:00-12:15 Welcome address

12:15-13:30 Blitz presentations

12:15-12:30 Miklós Kürthy: Philosophical Traditions and Epistemic Virtues

12:30-12:45 Davide Rizza: Investigating student intuitions about fair lotteries

12:45-13:00 Stefan Penczynski: Using Large Language Models for Communication Classification

13:00-13:15 Sheheryar Banuri: Professional judgements and motivated reasoning

13:15-13:30 Maxime Lepoutre: Geoengineering and Moral Hazard

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-16:00 Experimental philosophy of language

14:30-15:15 Eugen Fischer, Paul Engelhard, & Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga: Experimental argument analysis: Verbal reasoning with stereotypes

15:15-16:00 Nat Hansen: Measuring Conceptual Inflation: The Case of 'Racist'

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-18:00 Memory

16:30-17:15 Louis Renoult: Can one access the same representation twice? Current perspectives on memory storage and retrieval in Cognitive Neuroscience

17:15-18:00 Chris Sinha: Imagination, memory and anticipation: Mental Time Travel and comparative grammar

Friday, June 28

9:30-11:00 Experimental philosophy of perception

9:30-10:15 Philip Quinlan & Keith Allen: Can we perceive atmospheres?

10:15-11:00 Keith Allen, Eugen Fischer & Paul Engelhardt: Conflicting folk conceptions of vision

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:00 Morality and Meaning

11:30-12:15 Gavin Nobes: All’s well that ends well? Moral luck and the influence of outcome and negligence on moral judgement

12:15-13:00 Jumbly Grindrod: Distribution, holism, and instability: A defence of meaning holism against the instability objection using distributional semantic models

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June 17, 2024, 5:00pm BST

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