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Conference 2018

Aristotle and Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: an Encounter

Conference at the University of Gothenburg organized by Representation and Reality in the Aristotelian Tradition in collaboration with Centre for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen.

Gothenburg, June 18-21, 2018.

Venue: The Main University Building, Vasaparken, room: Torgny Segerstedtsalen

If you are interested in attending please contact Jakob Leth Fink.

Speakers:

KEY NOTE SPEAKERS
Aristotle (Christopher Shields, University of Notre Dame)
Contemporary Philosophy of Mind (Howard Robinson, Central European University)

METHOD
Aristotle’s Method in Philosophy of Mind (Robert Bolton, Rutgers University)
Method(s) in Contemporary Philosophy of Mind (Eugen Fischer, University of East Anglia)

SENSE PERCEPTION
Aristotle on Sense Perception (Katerina Ierodiakonou, Athens, Gothenburg, Geneva)
Sense Perception in Contemporary Philosophy of Mind (Søren Overgaard, University of Copenhagen)

MENTAL REPRESENTATION
Aristotle on Mental Representation (Klaus Corcilius, University of Tübingen)

SELF-AWARENESS
Aristotle on Self-Awareness (Pavel Gregoric, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb)
Consciousness and Self-consciousness: Is there a difference? (Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen)

OTHER-AWARENESS (social awareness, friendship, empathy etc.)
Aristotle on social awereness etc. (Jennifer Whiting, University of Pittsburg)
Other-Awareness in Contemporary Philosophy of Mind (Anita Avramides, University of Oxford)

DREAMS AND DELUSIONS
Aristotle on Dreams and Delusions (Victor Caston, University of Michigan)
Delusional Dreaming and the Sense of Realiy in Dream Consciousness (Filip Radovic, University of Gothenburg)

Program:

Monday June 18

METHOD
14.00-14:15 Opening Words, Christina Thomsen Thörnqvist
14:15-15.15 Robert Bolton: "Method and Doctrine in Aristotle's Natural Psychology: De Anima II.5"
15.15-15.30: Coffee
15.30-16.30: Eugen Fischer: "Two Kinds of Methodological Naturalism"
16.30-16.45: Break
16.45-17.45: Key Note: Christopher Shields: "Hylomorphic Mental Causation"
19.50: Dinner*

Tuesday June 19

SENSE PERCEPTION
09.30-10.30: Victor Caston: "Was Aristotle a Direct Realist? Illusions, Hallucinations, and Dreams"
10.30-10.40: Break
10.40-11.40: Søren Overgaard: "Relationalism and Representationalism in Current Philosophy of Perception"
11.40-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30: Katerina Ierodiakonou: "Aristotle on the individuation and hierarchy of the senses"
14.30-15.00: Coffee
18.00: Boat Trip (Boat leaves at Lilla bommen)*

Wednesday June 20

MENTAL REPRESENTATION
10.00-11.00: Klaus Corcilius: "Mental Representation, Phantasia, and Aristotle’s Model of the Mind"
11.00-11.10: Break
11.10-12.10: Filip Radovic: "Delusional Dreaming and the Sense of Realiy in Dream Consciousness"
12.10-14.00 Lunch
OTHER-AWARENESS, DREAMS AND DELUSIONS
14.00-15.00: Jennifer Whiting (via Skype): "Aristotle on knowing and enjoying one another"
15.30-16.00: Coffee
16.00-17.00: Anita Avramides: "Seeing Others as Persons"
19.00: Dinner*

Thursday June 21

SELF-AWARENESS
10.00-11.00: Pavel Gregoric: "The Root of Self-Awareness in Aristotle"
11.00-11.10: Break
11.10-12.10: Dan Zahavi (via Skype): "Consciousness and Self-consciousness: Is there a difference?"
12.10-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00: Key Note: Howard Robinson "Aristotelian dualism, good; Aristotelian hylomorphism, bad"
19.00: Dinner*

 

* The dinners and boat trip is for invited guests and project members only.

 

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