Language, Logic and Reality: The Legacy of Russell’s Logical Atomism

April 25, 2019
Department of Philosophy, University of Pécs

6 Ifjúság útja
Pécs H-7624


  • NKFI 124970 „Empiricism and atomism in the tweintieth-century Anglo-Saxon Philosophy” Research Group
  • MTA BTK Lendület Morals and Science Research Group

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Morning session

10.00-11.00 Peter Simons: Russell’s Multiple Relation Theory Made to Work

11.00-11.45 Krisztian Pete: „Basically, at heart, I am a logical atomist.” (W. Sellars) Sellars on logical atomism, on Sellars’ logical atomism

11.45-12.00 Coffee

12.00-13.00 Anssi Korhonen: Russell’s 1918 Lectures and their place in his philosophical development: the logical and the psychological in Russell’s logical atomism

13.00-13.45 Ákos Gyarmathy: Russell’s logical atomism and hyperintensional logic

13.45-15.00 Lunch

Afternoon session

15.00-16.00 Kevin Mulligan: Perception, Judgement & Isomorphism

16.00-16.45 Miklós Márton: Russell on physical properties

16.45-17.00 Coffee

17.00-17.45 Dániel Kodaj: The philosophy of logical atomist idealism: An exercise in alternate history

17.45-18.30 László Kocsis: Is there any place for falsehood? Russell on the metaphysics of falsity

19.30 Dinner

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