Sellars Centenary Conference

June 6, 2012 - June 8, 2012
School of Philosophy, University College Dublin

Davenport Hotel
Merrion Street Lower


  • Andrew Mellon Foundation

Keynote speakers:

Robert Brandom
University of Pittsburgh
Paul Churchland
University of San Diego
Robert Kraut
Ohio State University
Rebecca Kukla
Georgetown University
Mark Lance
Georgetown University
John McDowell
University of Pittsburgh
Ruth Millikan
University of Connecticut
James O’Shea
University College Dublin
Huw Price
Cambridge University
David Rosenthal
City University of New York
Johanna Seibt
University of Aarhus
Michael Williams
Johns Hopkins University
Willem deVries
University of New Hampshire, Durham

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A conference on the philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars (1912–1989) is to take place in the city centre of Dublin, Ireland on June 6–8, 2012. Inquiries may be sent to Jim O’Shea, School of Philosophy, University College Dublin ([email protected]).

Wednesday 6 June

09:00-10:00     Registration and Coffee/Tea

10:00-11:15     Jim O’Shea, University College Dublin

11:15-11:30     Coffee/Tea

11:30-12:45     Robert Brandom, University of Pittsburgh

12:45-14:15     Lunch

14:15-15.30     Ruth Millikan, University of Connecticut

15:30-15.45     Coffee/Tea

15:45-17:00     Robert Kraut, Ohio State University

Thursday 7 June

10:00-11:15     Johanna Seibt, Aarhus University

11:15-11:30     Coffee/Tea

11:30-12:45     Willem deVries, University of New Hampshire

12:45-14:15     Lunch        

14:15-15:30     Rebecca Kukla and Mark Lance, Georgetown University

15:30-15:45     Coffee/Tea

15:45-17:00     John McDowell, University of Pittsburgh

20:00-23:00     Conference Dinner

Friday 8 June

10:00-11:15    Huw Price, University of Sydney and Cambridge University

11:15-11:30     Coffee/Tea

11:30-12:45     Michael Williams, Johns Hopkins University

12:45-14:15     Lunch

14:15-15:30     Paul Churchland, University of California, San Diego

15:30-15:45     Coffee/Tea

15:45-17:00     David Rosenthal, City University of New York

Preceding the Conference will be a Workshop on the Philosophy of Wilfrid Sellars on Mon-Tue June 4­–5. See:

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