Lugano Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2018
Main Building USI
Via Buffi 13
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- Lugano Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2018
- Date: March Thursday March 8 - Friday March 9, 2018
- Keynote: Francesco Berto (University of Amsterdam)
- Paper length: either abstract of up to 650 words or paper of up to 4’500 words
- Submission deadline: January 26, 2018
- Topics: metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of time (contemporary analytic philosophy, history of ancient philosophy, history of medieval philosophy)
- Submissions should be prepared for blind review and should be submitted [email protected] i.e. marco dot tosca at usi dot ch
- All speakers will receive a contribution to their expenses of 100 CHF. Some cheap accommodation may be available for speakers.
- While all talks will be in English, submitted abstracts and papers may be in English, Italian, German, Spanish, French, or Latin
- Questions should be sent to the same address as the submissions.
- The conference is organized by MAP - the USI master in philosophy https://www.facebook.com/usimap/ - https://www.usi.ch/en/map
Day One, March 8
09.00: welcome meeting - morning coffee
09.20: Introduction (Mulligan/Costa)
09.30: (x) Berto (University of Amsterdam), Shallow Debates? Meinongians vs Quineans on the Meaning of Existence
10.45: (1) Emanuele Rauzi (University of Padova), “Some Remarks on Putnam's Semantic Externalism”.
11.45: (2) Lorenza Furlani (University of Milan), “The Internal Attention Theory vs The Internal Clock Model”
14.00: (3) Patrick Mulcahey (University in Washington), “Divine Foreknowledge and Quasi-temporal Eternity”
15.00: (4) Marta Bielinska (Jagiellonian Univeristy, Poland), “Metaphysics of Right and Left”
16.00: (5) Antonio Cleani (University of Padova) “Kripke on the Contingent a Priori”
Day Two, March 9
09.15: (1) Angelos Sofocleous (University of Durham), “On the non-necessity of origin thesis”
10.15: (2) Francesco Guiot (University of Torino), “Two (and yet more) concepts of determinism”
11.15: (3) Eric Tremolanti (University of Lugano): “From Temporal Logic to The Moving Spotlight”
12.15: (4) Samuel Tscharner (University of Basel), “Peter Godfrey-Smith's Argument Against Strong AI”
14.30: (5) Basil Muller (University of Basel), “In defense of Michael Tye’s interpretation of the silicon-chip thought experiment”
15.30: (6) Nino Breunesse (University of Amsterdam), “ Identity theory and consciousness: Reduction of dualism without reduction of subjectivity”
January 26, 2018, 6:00pm CET
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