Program 2018

Thursday July 5 Workshop ‘How to grow in your academic career’

16.00 – 17.30

The workshop will cover academic CV writing and grant applications and is given by prof. Dutilh Novaes. Prof. Dutilh Novaes is a talented researcher in history and philosophy of logic and mathematics, but she also does excellent work in philosophy of cognitive science, social epistemology, and societal issues relating to gender and race.

Friday July 6: Paper presentations and keynote lecture

10.30 Room open

11.00 Welcome

11.15 –  12.00 Session 1

Room 1: Blanchot, Heidegger en gemeenschap in de ‘passieve’ poëzie van Hannah van Binsbergen – Kim Schoof

Room 2: The possibility of permissible-wrong action – Sherri Lynn Conklin

Room 3: Descartes’ criterion for the distinction between primary and secondary qualities – Anna Ortin

Room 4: Anomalies vs. Inconsistencies between Theory and Observation: Some important distinctions – María del Rosario Martínez-Ordaz

Room 5:  The Human Gaze – Elena Collaro

12.00 – 12.45 Session 2

Room 1: Choosing to be scared: pleasure, perversity and virtue in voluntary experiences of Fear – Emma Jaura

Room 2:  On the reference of artifactual kind terms in legal discourse – Lucila Fernandez Alle

Room 3: Is ‘exists’ an inconsistent concept? – Sofia Bokros

Room 4: The Antinomies of Serendipity – Selene Arfini

Room 5: Pleasures of the Flesh: An Inconsistency in Our Thoughts About the Ethical Use of Animal Bodies – Jasmine Gunkel

12.45 – 14.00 Lunch break

14.00 – 15.00 Keynote lecture by dr. Francesca Minerva
We are honored to welcome dr. Francesca Minerva as keynote speaker. Dr. Minerva’s research focuses on applied philosophy, especially bioethics. In addition to her current research project entitled Lookism: the Invisible Discrimination, she worked on topics such as conscientious objection in medicine, academic freedom, abortion, human enhancement, and cryonics. In her talk, she will elaborate on both Lookism and on what it is like to be publicly scrutinized for your academic work.

15.00 – 15.45 Session 3

Room 1: Session on women in philosophy (part 1) with SWIP, Anna Smywinska Pohl and Sherri Lynn Conklin

Room 2: Evidentialism in action – Amy Flowerree

Room 3: Do Social Groups Exist? An Explorative Essay – Katie Fisk

Room 4: Phenomenological Embodiment in Neuro-Engineering Endeavors: Philosophical Considerations and Practical Implications – Sadaf Soloukey

Room 5: Three models of labor justice – Denise Celentano

15.45 – 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 – 16.45 Session 4

Room 1: Session on women in philosophy (part 2) with SWIP, Anna Smywinska Pohl and Sherri Lynn Conklin

Room 2: Quasi-Realism, Disagreement, and Fundamental Error – Rachel Handley

Room 3: Setting the rules in the language game of sex – Mirjam Oomens

Room 4: The Only Epistemic Looping Effect – Georgina Mills

Room 5: (You Drive Me) Crazy: How Gaslighting Undermines Autonomy – Natascha Rietdijk

16.45 – 17.00 Plenary Closure

17.00 – Borrel (Drinks & Snacks)

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