4th Annual In-House Philosophy Graduate Conference

Type: 
Conference
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Building: 
Zrinyi u. 14
Room: 
411a, 412
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 9:00am
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Friday, October 14, 2011 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 15, 2011 - 7:00pm

4th Annual In-House Philosophy Graduate Conference

Central European University, Budapest

Friday and Saturday, October 14-15, 2011

Keynote Speaker: Csaba Pleh

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
OPEN TO PUBLIC - Philosophy Dept, rooms 411a  and 412

(Tentative Schedule)

Friday, October 14

9:30 -10:00      Coffee

Session 1 10:00-10:50

  • A Robert Arnautu: Bacon's Conception of Technology
  • B Alina Asavei: Re-thinking Disinterestedness: Aesthetic Disinterestedness and Political-Critical Art

Session 2 11:00 - 11:50

  • A Tomasz Budek: M.G.F. Martin on Touch
  • B Zsuzsanna Balogh : Sense of self and the loss thereof

Session 3 12:00 - 12:50

  • A David Bitter: Is Darwin’s theory of natural selection empty?
  • B George-Florin Calian : Is Plato a Platonist regarding Numbers?

LUNCH BREAK 

Session 4 2:10 – 3:00

  • A Damir Cicic: Pereboom's 'four-case argument' for incompatibilism
  • B Jay Fogelman: Explaining Cyborgcrowds

Session 5 3:10 – 4:00

  • A Hywel Griffiths: The hierarchical organisation of techniques: A tool for cognitive history of science
  • B Viktor Illievski: Unity of the Theory of Unity of Virtue in Plato's Laches and Protagoras

Keynote Address 4:30 – 6:00 Csaba Pleh : The Heuristic Role of Philosophy in Modern Cognitive Science

6:00 Wine Reception

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Saturday, October 15

9:30 -10:00      Coffee

Session 6 10:00-10:50

  • A Daniel Kodaj: Is Dumbledore gay?
  • B Munir Kayaligil: Causal and Counterfactual Dependences Entwined

Session 7 11:00 - 11:50

  • A Alexandra Lucia-Varga: Closed-world reasoning - infants' tool for explaining, planning, and learning actions
  • B Anton Markocs: The Cogency of Levelling Down Obejction

Session 8 12:00- 12:50

  • A Isik Sarihan : Mary’s Ignorance of Intentional Objects: A Physicalism-Friendly Representationalist Explanation for Why Having a Type of Experience is Necessary to Fully Understand that Experience-Type.
  • B Elena Popa: Causal versus Inferential Models of Scientific Explanation

LUNCH BREAK 

Session 9 2:10 – 3:00

  • A Kamuran Osman : Are there Global Traits: An Empirical Challenge to Situationism
  • B Gergely Somodi: Metaphor and Causation

Session 10 3:10 – 4:00

  • A Anna Réz: Responsibility and Fairness
  • B Urska Mavric: Towards a democratic theory of secession
Session 11  4:10 - 5 pm
  • A Edi Pavlovic: The Completeness Proof for Ben-Yami's QPL

7:00 Dinner in BorLaBor (V.,  Veres Palne u. 7)