Philosophical Revolutions Programme

June 20

9.15 – 9-30 Welcome

Morning  Plenary Invited Sessions, Physics Theatre 

9.30 –11.00 Richard Cobb Stevens (Boston College) Wittgenstein and Husserl: Two very different but potentially complementary readings of William James
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break, The Lobby
11.30 – 1.00 Cheryl Misak (University of Toronto) Pragmatism’s Analytic Heritage: C. S. Peirce and Frank Ramsey 

1.00 – 2.00

Afternoon Invited Session, Iveagh Room 

2.00 – 3.00 Colin Koopman (University of Oregon) Doubt in Conduct: Pragmatism's Methodological Revolution
3.00 – 4.00 Ken Stikkers (Southern Illinois University) Crisis, Reconstruction, and Rigor in Philosophy

4.00 – 4.30 Coffee break, Common Room

Afternoon Plenary Session, Iveagh Room

4.30 – 6.00 Sami Pihlström (University of Helsinki) Logical Empiricism between Pragmatism and Neo-Pragmatism

6.00 Wine Reception -Bite, 29 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2


June 21

Morning Invited Session, Iveagh Room

9.30 – 10.30 James Levine (Trinity College Dublin) Russell, Pragmatism, and Meaning as Use 
10.30 – 11.00 Agnieszka Hensoldt (Opole University) Charles S. Peirce and The Scientific Conception of the World: The Vienna Circle

11 – 11.30 Coffee Break, Common Room

Morning Parallel session A, Iveagh Room

11.30 – 12.00 Alessandro Salice (University of Vienna) A Phenomenological Theory of Rigid Designators? Hermann Ritzel’s theory of intentionality
12.00 – 12.30 Tetsushi Hirano (University of Bonn) The phenomenological notion of sense as acquaintance with backgroun
12.30 – 13.00 Guy Bennett-Hunter (University of Aberdeen) Humanism and Transcendence: Pragmatism, Phenomenology and the Sciences of the Mind
13.00 – 13.30 David Leslie (Harvard University) The Lifeworld Well Lost

Morning Parallel Session B, Room 9

11.30 – 12.00 Peter Andras Varga (University of Cologne) Husserl and Russell Revisited: A Matrix of Influence and Ignorance 
12.00 – 12.30 Monica Solomon (University of Notre Dame) Understanding Dewey's Instrumentalism Through Russell's Criticism
12.30 – 1.00 Anna Boncompagni (Roma Tre University) Wittgenstein and Pragmatism: a Neglected Remark in Manuscript 107 (1930)
1.00 – 1.30 Devin Fitzpatrick (The New School) Experience and Foundation: Dewey, Heidegger, and the Ambiguity of Lived Experience 

1.30 – 2.30 Lunch

Afternoon Invited Sessions, Iveagh Room 

2.30 – 3.30 Jason M. Bell  (Mount Allison University and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) The Immeasurable Wilderness of Mind 
3.30 - 4.30 Larry Hickman (Southern Illinois University) Brandom’s Three Strikes

4.30 – 5.00 Coffee Break, Common Room

Afternoon Plenary Session, Iveagh Room

5.00 – 6.30 Michael Beaney (University of York) The Linguistic Phenomenological Turn: John Cook Wilson and the origins of Oxford ordinary language philosophy

6. 30 Conference Dinner - Dunne and Crescenzi, 16 Frederick Street, Dublin 2 (invited and registered)

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The American Voice in Philosophy project is supported by:

  • The IRCHSS (“New Ideas” Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences)
  • UCD School of Philosophy
  • The International Journal of Philosophical Studies
  • UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies.
  • Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy
  • UCD Seed Funding

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