Upcoming events

On March 14, we will close the quarter with our own Pascal Brixel, who will discuss his paper “Second-Order Contextualism”. Our very busy schedule for next quarter is as follows:

April 4 – Michael Kremer (Chicago)

April 18 -Avner Baz (Tufts)

May 2 – Hans Sluga (Berkeley)

May 16 -Sören Stenlund (Uppsala): Wittgenstein and Symbolic Mathematics

May 30 – Amos Browne (Chicago)

June 13 – Paulo Faria (Rio Grande do Sul)

 

 

This should be of interest to our workshop’s participants: Robert May (UC Davis) is talking at the Linguistics Departmental Colloquium on Feb. 20, 3:30-:500pm, at Harper Memorial room 130. The title of May’s talk is “Leibniz’s Problem, Frege’s Puzzle”.

On Friday, February 14, at 10:30am, we will join the Literature and Philosophy Workshop to discuss Kelly Jolley’s paper “Disposable Thinking”. The paper is available to download here . Location: Foster 505.

Please note: Also on Friday, starting at 2pm, the Benjamin as Philosopher Conference will take place at the Franke Institute.

 

Haase poster 1We are very excited to announce that this Friday (January 31) Prof. Matthias Haase (Leipzig) will present his paper “Power and Habit”.
We meet at our usual time (1:30-4:30) and at the usual place (Wieboldt 408).
Reception and dinner to follow. Please contact Gilad if you would like to join dinner.

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On Friday, January 17, we will host Martin Gustafsson (Åbo Akademi University). Prof. Gustafsson’s paper, “Wittgenstein on using language and playing chess: the breakdown of an analogy, and its consequences” is now available online.

 

Our meeting will take place in our regular location and at the regular time, Wieboldt 408, 1:30-4:30. Reception will follow at the Anscombe Library.

 

Please see the attached Call for Papers- Graduate Conference on Knowing and Acting, to be held at Potsdam in July 2014. The conference is co-organizd by Prof. Conant and colleagues at the University of Potsdam. Submission deadline is January 1.

On Friday, December 6, we will join the Department of Philosophy’s Graduate Research conference to host Nic Koziolek, who will give his paper “Judgement, Belief, and the Psychological Principle of  Non-Contradiction”. Please note the change in time and place: Nic’s talk will take place from 2:40-3:55, at Classics 110.

You may want to attend the entire conference, starting at 10:30, with a talk by David Holiday (“Moral Incapacity: When Can’t Means Can’t”), and continues at 1pm, with Silver Bronzo (“Understanding the Context Principle”). On Saturday, December 7, the conference continues at 10am with Mark Hopwood (“‘Only Connect': Contingency, Identity, and Love”) and at 11:45, with Joe Lubenow (“Eligibility for Human Rights”).

 

Gilad Nir Nov 22 poster final.001On Friday, November 22, we will hear and discuss Gilad Nir’s paper, “Rethinking the Logic of Duality: Truth, Inference and the Constants in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus. We will read through the entire paper in our meeting.

We meet at our regular location and time, Wieboldt 408, 1:30-4:30. Reception to follow at the Anscombe Library.

 

This Friday we will host our very own Silver Bronzo. Silver will read and discuss his paper “Understanding the Context Principle”. We meet at the regular place and time: Wieboldt 408 at 1:30pm. There will be a reception to follow at the Philosophy Department’s Anscombe library.

Cora Diamond Nov 1 2013 -10th try copyOn Friday, November 1, we will be hosting Cora Diamond (UVA). A longer version of Prof. Diamond’s paper, “Wittgenstein, Anscombe, and What Can Only Be True”, is available on this password protected page. If you do not have the password, please email giladnir at uchicago dot edu . At our meeting, Prof. Diamond will read a shortened version of this paper.

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