Franz Brentano Centenary 1838-1917: Vienna Conference

June 1, 2017 - June 3, 2017
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Aula am Campus der Universität Wien, Hof 1.11
spitalgasse 2

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Lectures by Wilhelm Baumgartner (Würzburg), Johannes L. Brandl (Salzburg), Arkadiusz Chrudzimski (Szczecin), Robin Rollinger (Prague)
Venue: Vila Lanna
V Sadech 1, 160 00 Prague

Saturday, 27 May 2017
9:30AM: Metaphysics and Psychology
Lecture 1 Brentanian Mereology: The Theory of Part-Whole-Relations by Wilhelm Baumgartner (Würzburg)
Lecture 2 Brentanian Psychology as a Foundation for Philosophy by Arkadiusz Chrudzimski (Szczecin)
2:00PM: Workshop Presentations I
Josef Hlade (Graz), Gemmo Iocco (Parma), Maria Luisa Lamberto (Würzburg)
4:00PM: Workshop Presentations II
Charles Niveleau (Paris), David Torrijos-Castrillejo (Madrid), Martin Moore (UQAM, Montreal)

Sunday, 28 May 2017
9:30AM: Truth, Judgment, and Reism
Lecture 3: Judgment, Truth, and Reism Lecture 3: Judgment and Truth by Johannes L. Brandl (Salzburg)
Lecture 4: Substance and Accident in Brentano's Reism by Robin Rollinger & Hynek Janoušek (Prague)
2:00PM: Workshop Presentations III
Jonathan Shaheen (Uppsala), Charlotte Gauvry (Liège), Alice Togni (Salento-Paris)
4:00PM: Workshop Presentations IV
Jakub Plachy (Prague), Lukáš Kutil (Prague), Maik Niemeck (Freiburg)


Venue: The Czech Academy of Sciences Národní 3, 117 20 Prague conference room 206, second floor
Keynote Speaker: Jan Šebestík (Paris)

Monday, 29 May 2017 
9:15AM: Opening
9:30AM: Morning Session
9:30: Jan Šebestík (Paris): Language and Existence: About some Brentanian Paradoxes
11:15 Denis Fisette (UQAM, Montreal): Brentano on Phenomenalism and Physical Phenomena
2:00PM: Afternoon Session
2:00 Arnaud Dewalque (Liège): Brentano on Consciousness
3:15 Hynek Janoušek (Prague): Attention in Brentano's Descriptive Psychology
4:30 Denis Seron (Liège): Was Brentano a Self-Representationalist?

Tuesday, 30 May 2017
9:00AM: Morning Session
9:00 Laurent Cesalli (Geneva): Brentano as a Historian of (Medieval) Philosophy
10:15 Emanuele Mariani (Lissabon):Brentano, Aristotle, and the project of a scientific philosophy
11:30 Íngrid Vendrell Ferran (Jena): Brentano on Emotion
2:00PM: Afternoon Session
2:00 Venanzio Raspa (Urbino): Brentano on Aristotle's Categories. A Critical Assessment
3:15 Bruno Leclercq (Liège): Logical tools for descriptive psychology. Set theory and foundational mereology
4:30 Sébastien Richard (Brussels): Are Ideal Objects only Objects of Thought? The Controversy between Kotarbinski and Ingarden

Wednesday, 31 May 2017
9:00AM: Morning Session
9:00 Olivier Massin (Geneva): Brentano on the Continuum
10:15 Wolfgang Huemer (Parma): Brentano’s Systematic Conception of Philosophy
11:30 Carlo Ierna (Utrecht/Prague): The Role and Relevance of the Philosophy of Mathematics in the School of Brentano


Venue: Aula am Campus der Universität Wien Spitalgasse 2, Hof 1.11 

Keynote Speaker: Dagfinn Føllesdal (Oslo)
25th Vienna Circle Lecture: Thomas Uebel (Manchester)

Thursday, 1 June 2017
1:00PM: Opening 
(Friedrich Stadler, Guillaume Fréchette, Denis Fisette)
1:30PM: Afternoon Session
1:30PM: Dagfinn Føllesdal (Oslo): Acts and Their Objects. Brentano, Twardowski, Meinong, Husserl
3:00PM Allan Janik (Innsbruck): Brentano and Boltzmann
4:00PM coffee break
4:30PM Kevin Mulligan (Geneva/Lugano): Preference, Philosophy, and Economics

25th Vienna Circle Lecture
5:30PM Thomas Uebel (Manchester)
Intentionality in the Vienna Circle

Friday, 2 June 2017
9:00AM: Morning Session
9:00AM: Barry Smith (Buffalo): The Four Phases of Philosophy and its Present State
10:00AM: Dermot Moran (Dublin): Brentano’s Concept of Descriptive Psychology
11:00AM: coffee break
11:30AM: Guillaume Fréchette (Salzburg): Brentano’s Phenomenology
12:30 lunch
2:30PM: Afternoon Session
2:30PM: David Woodruff-Smith (Irvine): Descriptive Psychology and Phenomenology: From Brentano to Husserl to Phenomenal Intentionality
3:30PM: Mark Textor (London): Brentano and Jerusalem on the Nature of Judgment
4:30PM: coffee break
5:00PM: Anna Brozek (Warsaw): Franz Brentano and Polish Philosophical Thought

Saturday, 3 June 2017
9:00AM: Morning Session
9:00AM: Hans-Joachim Dahms (Berlin): Brentano’s Appointment in Vienna
10:00AM: Christoph Limbeck (Vienna): The "First Vienna Circle" and the Brentano School
11:00AM: coffee break
11:30AM: Christian Damböck (Vienna): Austrian and German Philosophy (1830-1930)
12:30PM: lunch
2:30PM: Afternoon Session
2:30PM: Richard Schaefer (Plattsburgh): Learning from Lasaulx: The Origins of Brentano's Four Phases Theory
3:30PM: Bastian Stoppelkamp (Vienna): Describing or Explaining?Franz Brentano and the Vienna Naturalists on the Future of Philosophy
4:30PM: coffee break
5:00PM: Janette Friedrich (Geneva): Brentano und Bühler

Denis Fisette
Guillaume Fréchette

local organisation Prague:
Hynek Janousek

local organisation Vienna:
Friedrich Stadler

Johannes L. Brandl
Laurent Cesalli
Arnaud Dewalque
Hynek Janousek
Kevin Mulligan
Robin Rollinger
Friedrich Stadler

collaborating institutions:
Institute Vienna Circle, University of Vienna
Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna
Faculty of Education, University of Vienna
Department of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

External Collaborating Institutions
Department of Philosophy (KGW), University of Salzburg
Inbegriff Research Group, University of Geneva
Unité de Recherche en Phénoménologie, University of Liège
International Franz Brentano Gesellschaft, University of Würzburg

National and International Sponsorship:
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Der Wissenschaftsfonds (FWF), Austria

Guillaume Fréchette
Fachbereich Philosophie (KGW)
Universität Salzburg

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