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International Conference - Debating Dispositions

International Conference

Debating Dispositions
Issues in Metaphysics, Epistemology and Philosophy of Mind

Leucorea, Wittenberg, Germany, 12-16 June 2006

Organizers:
Gregor Damschen (Universität Halle-Wittenberg)
Robert Schnepf (Universität Halle-Wittenberg)
Karsten Stüber (College of the Holy Cross)

Debating Dispositions - International Conference, Wittenberg, Germany, 2006 - Programme [.pdf]
progdebatingdispo.pdf (externe Datei)

Programme

Monday, 12 June 2006

14.00 Introduction: G. Damschen / R. Schnepf / K. Stüber

I. The Discovery of Dispositions: Ancient Foundations

14.15 Francisco Gonzalez (Skidmore College):
Knowledge of Virtues in Plato
15.45 Break
16.00 Ludger Jansen (IFOMIS, Universität Saarbrücken):
Aristotle’s Analysis of Dispositions
17.30 Break
17.45 Burkhard Meißner (Universität der Bundeswehr, Hamburg):
Dispositional Explanations in the Writing of Greek Historians

Tuesday, 13 June 2006

II. The Debate about Dispositions from the Beginning of Modern Science until the 20th Century

9.00 Dennis Des Chene (Washington University):
Natural Capacities in Late Scholastic Philosophy of Nature
10.30 Break
10.45 Ralph Schumacher (HU Berlin / Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg):
Secondary Properties as Dispositions in Locke and Berkeley

12.15-14.00  Break

14.00 Ursula Renz (ETH Zürich):
Explaining Human Behavior without Mental Capacities. Spinoza and the Problem of Psychology
15.30 Break
15.45 Michael-Thomas Liske (Universität Passau):
Harmonizing Modern Physics with Aristotelian Metaphysics.
Leibniz’ Theory of Force

Wednesday, 14 June 2006

9.00 Rainer Enskat (Universität Halle-Wittenberg):
Cognitive Capacities in Kant
10.30 Break
10.45 Oliver Scholz (Universität Münster):
Ryle on Dispositions

12.15-14.00  Break

III. Contemporary Theories

14.00 Markus Schrenk (Worcester College, Oxford):
Hic Rhodos, hic salta. From Reductionist Semantics to a Realist Ontology of Forceful Dispositions
15.30 Break
15.45 Jennifer McKitrick (University of Nebraska-Lincoln):
Dispositional Pluralism
17.15 Break
17.30 Andreas Hüttemann (Universität Münster):
Capacities in Physics


Thursday, 15 June 2006


9.00 Regine Kollek (Universität Hamburg):
Dispositions in Medical Theory and Ethics
10.30 Break
10.45 Karsten Stüber (College of the Holy Cross, Worcester):
Rational Explanations and Dispositions

12.15-14.00  Break

Afternoon: Guided City Tour

Friday, 16 June 2006

9.00 Stephen Mumford (University of Nottingham):
Ascribing Dispositions
10.30 Break
10.45 Gregor Damschen (Universität Halle-Wittenberg):
Knowing How and Knowing That

12.15-14.00  Break

14.00 David Henderson (University of Memphis):
Dispositions and Virtue Epistemology
15.30 Break
15.45 Robert Schnepf (Universität Halle-Wittenberg):
The Role of Dispositions in Historical Explanations

Sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the Vereinigung der Freunde und Förderer der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, the Stiftung Leucorea, and de Gruyter Publishers, Berlin.

Contact:
Gregor Damschen
Institut für Philosophie
Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Schleiermacherstr. 1
06114 Halle
Deutschland

Tel +49-(0)345-55 24-325/391
Fax +49-(0)345-55 27-154

Internet: http://www.phil.uni-halle.de/confer/debatingdispo/

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