2012 Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association

July 6, 2012 - July 8, 2012
Department of Philosophy, University of Stirling

Stirling Management Centre
University of Stirling
Stirling FK9 4LA
United Kingdom

Sponsor(s):

  • The Aristotelian Society
  • The Mind Association

Keynote speakers:

Jeremy Butterfield
Cambridge University
John Campbell
University of California, Berkeley
Elizabeth Fricker
Oxford University
Sebastian Gardner
University College London
Hannah Ginsborg
University of California, Berkeley
Adrian Haddock
University of Stirling
John Hawthorne
Oxford University
Béatrice Longuenesse
New York University
David Owens
University of Reading
Christopher Peacocke
Columbia University
Gopal Sreenivasan
Duke University
R. Jay Wallace
University of California, Berkeley
Jonathan Wolff
University College London

Organisers:

(unaffiliated)
Miranda Fricker
Birkbeck College, University of London
Adrian Haddock
University of Stirling
Lucy O
University College London
Matthew Soteriou
University of Warwick

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2012 JOINT SESSION OF THE ARISTOTELIAN SOCIETY & THE MIND ASSOCIATION

UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

6 - 8 JULY 2012

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ABOUT

The Joint Session is a philosophy conference run by the Aristotelian Society in conjunction with the Mind Association. It is a key event in the annual philosophical calendar, attracting prestigious UK and international speakers working in a range of philosophical areas. Inaugurated by the incoming President of the Mind Association, the Joint Session includes symposia, open and postgradaute sessions, and a range of satellite conferences.

The 86th Joint Session will be held at the University of Stirling on the weekend of 6-8 July 2012. The local organiser is Dr. Adrian Haddock.

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Early registration for the 2012 Joint Session is now open. 

The early, discounted rate applies until 31 May 2012. Late registration supplements will apply from 1 June 2012.

Details on how to register are available at the official Joint Session website: www.stirlingjointsession2012.co.uk

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THE 2012 PROGRAMME

- Inaugural Address - 

Under-Determination in Cosmology: An Invitation

Jeremy Butterfield (Cambridge)

Chaired by Peter Sullivan (Stirling)

- Symposium I - 

Kant's 'I Ought To' and Freud's Super-Ego

Béatrice Longuenesse (NYU) & Sebastian Gardner (UCL)

Chaired by Béatrice Han-Pile (Essex)

- Symposium II -

Testimony: Stating and Insinuating

Elizabeth Fricker (Oxford) & John Hawthorne (Oxford)

Chaired by Alan Millar (Stirling)

- Symposium III -

Descartes' Cogito

Christopher Peacocke (Columbia/UCL) & John Campbell (Berkeley)

Chaired by Matthew Nudds (Edinburgh)

- Symposium IV -

Meaning, Understanding and Normativity 

Hannah Ginsborg (Berkeley) & Adrian Haddock (Stirling)

Chaired by Marie McGinn (UEA/York)

- Symposium V - 

Duties of Love

R. Jay Wallace (Berkeley) & David Owens (Reading)

Chaired by Jens Timmermann (St. Andrews)

- Symposium VI -

The Human Right to Health

Jonathan Wolff (UCL) & Gopal Sreenivasan (Duke)

Chaired by Rowan Cruft (Stirling)

- Further Information -

View the 2012 Programme Timetable in your browser: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_programme.html

View Abstracts & Biographies for the Invited Speakers: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_invitedspeakers.html

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THE POSTGRADUATE SESSION

- Normative -

Impossible Obligations are not Necessarily Deliberatively Pointless

Christopher Jay (Oxford)

Risk and Responsibility

Gil Hertshten (University of California, San Diego)

When I Cannot Make a Difference (And Know It)

Felix C. Pinkert (St. Andrews/Stirling)

Could the Epithymetic Man really not be a Dikaios Man?

Eduardo Saldana Piovanetti (KCL)

- Theoretical -

On Having Two Minds: Or, Think Twice, It's All Right

Alexander Geddes (UCL)

Revisiting the Jury: Cognitive Virtue in Plato's 'Theaetetus'

Tamer Nawar (Cambridge)

Christopher Gifford (Bristol)

Sider on Arguments from Possibility

Margot Strohminger (St. Andrews) 

- Further Information -

View the 2012 Programme Timetable in your browser: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_programme.html

View Abstracts & Biographies for the Postgraduate Session: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_postgraduatesession.html

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THE OPEN SESSIONS

The programme and timetable for the Open Sessions will be settled at the end of May. Updates will be posted to the official Joint Session website: www.stirlingjointsession2012.co.uk/programme.html

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THE SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME

The invited papers - i.e., inaugural address and symposia - for the 2012 Joint Session will be published in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volume LXXXVI (2012). The 86th volume will be available by June 2012 and will be published in both digital and hardcover formats. 

Please visit the Society's website for subscription details: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_supvolumes.html

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STUDENT SUBSIDIES

A small number of subsidies are available for students and unwaged members of either the Aristotelian Society or the Mind Association. Please visit the Society's website for further details: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_subsidies.html

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MEMBERSHIP

Conference delegates must be members of either one of the organising bodies. 

For membership details at the Aristotelian Society, please visit: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk

For membership details at the Mind Association, please visit: www.mindassociation.org

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ASSOCIATED CONFERENCES

A number of associated events will be occurring during or around the time of the 2012 Joint Session:

- British Society for the Philosophy of Science: www.thebsps.org/society/bsps/events.html

- British Society for Ethical Theory: www.bset.org.uk/2012.html

- Society for Women in Philosophy: www.swipuk.org/conferences/2012-07/

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CONTACT & FURTHER INFO

For enquiries regarding registration, conference arrangements, and the Open Session: jointsession@stir.ac.uk

For enquiries regarding the Supplementary Volume (i.e, invited speakers), the Postgraduate Session, and Subsidies:mail@aristoteliansociety.org.uk

2012 Joint Session: www.stirlingjointsession2012.co.uk

The Mind Association: www.mindassociation.org

The Aristotelian Society: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk

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