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The 2016 Rutgers-Lund Conference

Lund University, Department of Philosophy May 19-20th 2016

Schedule

Thursday 19 of May
LUX:B240

9:00 Coffee and Tea
9:30 Exercise-Based Rights – The Very Idea – David Alm (Lund)
10:45 Vagueness without Sorites Susceptibility – Sam Carter (Rutgers) (comments by Staffan Angere)
12:00 Lunch
13:15 Reasons and the Property of Being a Reason – Andrés Garcia & Jacob G. Werkmäster (Lund)
14:30 Do We Speak of the Same Witch? – Justine Jacot (Lund) (joint work with Peter Gärdenfors)
15:45 Coffee break
16:15 The Asymmetrical Values of Fulfilling and Violating Duties – Holly M. Smith (Rutgers)
19:00 Dinner [at own cost]

Friday 20th of May
LUX:B240

9:00 Coffee and Tea
9:30 Phenomenal Character as a Mental Activity – Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers)
10:45 Resurrecting the Causal Theory of Knowledge in a Virtue Epistemic Framework – Austin A. Baker (Rutgers) (comments by Erik Olsson)
12:00 Lunch
13:15 The Hypothetical Consent and the Non-Identity Problem: Why a Denial of the Worse-Off Principle Cannot Solve the Paradox – M. Beth Henzel (Rutgers) (Comments by Björn Petersson)
14:30 Are Experimental Surveys Relevant to The Theory of Reference? – Oscar Ralsmark (Lund)
15:45 Coffee break
16.15 Induction and Knowledge-What – Peter Gärdenfors (Lund) (joint work with Andreas Stephens)
19:00 Conference Dinner (Klostergatan Vin & Delikatess)

Schedule (PDF)

List of speakers

Keynote addresses: David Alm (Lund), Peter Gärdenfors (Lund), Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers), Holly M. Smith
 (Rutgers)

Graduate contributions: Austin A. Baker (Rutgers), Sam Carter (Rutgers), Andrés Garcia (Lund), M. Beth Henzel (Rutgers), Justine Jacot (Lund), Oscar Ralsmark (Lund), Jakob G. Werkmäster (Lund)

Commentators: Staffan Angere (Lund), Erik Olsson (Lund), Björn Petersson (Lund)

Abstracts (PDF)

Description and aim

This will be the fifth Rutgers-Lund Conference. The aim of the conferences is to facilitate a broader collaboration between the Lund philosophy department and the philosophy department at Rutgers.

Contact and Registration

For any questions, please feel free to contact Jeroen.Smidfil.luse

The Conference is free and open to everyone but registration is appreciated.  Please register to Henrik.Anderssonfil.luse before May 6th.

The speakers and commentators will have a conference dinner on Friday. Others can join but will have to pay for themselves. If you are interested in joining, please mention this in your registration email.