'Empirical Data and Philosophical Theorizing' (EDPT). Barcelona, 6-7 October 2012

Workshop: Empirical Data and Philosophical Theorizing (EDPT)

Barcelona, 6 - 7 October 2012

Residència d'Investigadors - c/ Hospital, 64, Barcelona



Dan Cohnitz (U. Tartu)

Michael Devitt (CUNY)

Justyna Grudzińska (U. Warsaw)

Maria José Frápolli (U. Granada) & Neftalí Villanueva (U. Granada)

Nat Hansen (Jean Nicod/U. of Reading)

Alan Moore (UC Riverside and EHU, Donosti) 

Jennifer Nagel (U. Toronto)

Angel Pinillos (Arizona State U.)

Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside)



Saturday October 6th

9.30-10.45 Michael Devitt: 'Whither Experimental semantics?' Abstract

10.45-11.00 Break

11.00-12.15 Nathaniel Hansen:'Contrasting Cases' Abstract

12.15-13.30 M.José Frápolli & Neftalí Villanueva:  'What to do to tame what is said' Abstract

13:30-15:30 Lunch break

15:30 - 16.45 Alan Moore: 'The experience of reading' Abstract

16.45-17:00 Break

17:00-18:15 Eric Schwitzgebel: 'The Psychology of Philosophy' Abstract

Sunday October 7th

10.15-11.30 Jennifer Nagel: 'Disagreement and Variation in Epistemic Intuition' Abstract

11.30-12.00 Break

12.00-13.15 Justyna Grudzinska: 'Experimental project on number and plurality - exploring the dialectic between theory and empirical data' Abstract

13.15-15.30 Lunch break

15.30-16.45 Dan Cohnitz: 'Reference, Intuitions and the Expertise Defense' Abstract

16.45-17.00 Break

17.00-18.15 Angel Pinillos: 'Ambiguous Reference'  (co-written with S. Nichols and R. Mallon) Abstract

20.30 Dinner

Download the program in pdf here

For more information please contact logos.barcelona@gmail.com

There are no registration fees but if you are attending, please send a message to logos.barcelona@gmail.com. There will be a conference dinner on Sunday October 7th. Approximate cost 35€. If you wish to attend, please indicate in your message whether you prefer a vegetarian or a regular menu. 


The conference is funded by: MINECO via the PERSP project  (under the WP B2: Issues in Semantics) and via the 'Reference, Self-Reference and Empirical Data' project (ref: FFI2011-25626, PI José Martínez); Faculty of Philosophy, University of Barcelona; AGAUR (Generalitat de Catalunya).



Type of event: 
Sat, 2012-10-06 - Sun, 2012-10-07
Residència d'Investigadors, c/Hospital 64, 08001 Barcelona