The Philosophy of Translation and the Translation of Philosophy

February 17, 2014 - February 20, 2014
Institute of Philosophy, University of Zürich

Zürich
Switzerland

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"The Philosophy of Translation and the Translation of Philosophy"

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Monday, 17th February 2014
University of Zurich, Room KO2-F-174


18:00 - 18:15 Welcome Address

18:15 - 19:15 Keynote: Hans-Johann Glock (University of Zurich):
Translation, Incommensurability and Indeterminacy

19:15 - 19:45 - Discussion

Tuesday,  18th February 2014
University of Zurich, Room KOL-G-212

10:00 - 10:45 Vasso Kindi (University of Athens):
Incommensurability and Translation

10:55 - 11:40 Simon J. Evnine (University of Miami):
Translation and the Ontology of Language

11:50 - 12:35 Gabriele M. Mras (WU/University of Vienna):
Where There Is No Real Question of Choice: Translation and Correctness

12:35 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 14:45 Piers Rawling (Florida State University):
Have Our Beliefs Got Lost in Translation?

14:55 - 15:40 Stefan Riegelnik (University of Zurich):
Intermediaries and the Object of Translation

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 16:45 Mélika Ouelbani (University of Tunis):
Can One Learn to Translate as One Learns to "Play the Piano"?

16:55 - 17:35 Susanne Huber (University of Zurich):
Translating Pictures: a Wittgensteinian Approach to the Question of Translation


Wednesday, 19th February 2014
University of Zurich, Room KOL-G-212

10:00 - 10:45 Joachim Schulte (University of Zurich):
The Impossible Business of Translating Philosophical Works

10:55 - 11:40 Joachim Adler (University of Zurich):
Conceptual Clarification and its Language

11:50 - 12:35 Nenad Miscevic (CEU/University of Maribor):
Translating Pejoratives

12:35 - 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 14:45 Georg Bossong (University of Zurich):
Typology and Creativity in Translation: Expressing Philosophy in Indo-European and Semitic

14:55 - 15:40 Philip Wilson (Inönü University):
Maybe a Completely Different Poem: a View from Literary Translation

15:40 - 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 - 16:45 Piotr Stalmaszyk (University of Lodz):
Proper Names in Translation: Philosophy of Language Meets Linguistics

16:45 - 17:00 Concluding Remarks

Venue:
University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71
8006 Zurich


Website:  http://www.philosophie.uzh.ch/translation

General questions concerning the conference should be
directed in the first instance to translation2014@philos.uzh.ch.

Conference attendance is free. We would ask for registration by
sending an email to translation2014@philos.uzh.ch.

The conference is sponsored by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), the Institute of
Philosophy of the University of Zurich and the Doctoral Programme "Philosophy: Language, Mind and Practice".

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