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David Sosa, Chair 2210 Speedway, WAG 316, Stop C3500, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4857

Graduate Conference 2006

UT Austin graduate philosophy conference

14-15 april 2006

 thoughts, words, objects

schedule

All graduate student sessions to be held in Waggener Hall, Room 316.

friday, april 15

9.00-9.30

Breakfast

9.30-10.30

Russell Marcus, City University of New York

“Three Grades of Instrumentalism”

Commentator: Bryan Pickel, University of Texas, Austin

Chair: James Sherman, University of Texas, Austin

10.45-11.45

Luke Potter, University of Notre Dame

“Sameness Without Identity”

Commentator: Briggs Wright, University of Texas, Austin

Chair: Dana Goswick, University of California, Davis

11.45-1.00

Lunch

1.00-2.00

Josh Rasmussen, University of Notre Dame

“Mind-Body Supervenience’s Cardinal Sin”

Commentator: Tristan Johnson, University of Texas, Austin

Chair: Tomas Bogardus, University of Texas, Austin

2.15-3.15

Michael Allers, University of Michigan

“'Bruce': A Predicate”

Commentator: Malte Willer, University of Texas, Austin

Chair: John Bengson, University of Texas, Austin

3.30-4.30

Kenny Easwaran, University of California, Berkeley

“The Uniformity of Knowledge Attributions”

Commentator: Aidan McGlynn, University of Texas, Austin

Chair: Alex Baia, University of Texas, Austin

5.00-7.00

Keynote Address, Texas Union Chicano Culture Room

Jason Stanley, Rutgers University

“The Average American”

Commentator: Nicholas Asher, University of Texas, Austin

 Chair: Dan Korman, University of Texas, Austin

7:45

Conference Dinner

Manuel's


saturday, april 16

10.00-10.30

Breakfast

10.30-11.30

Elia Zardini, University of St. Andrews & New York University

“Truth and What is Said”

Commentator: Julie Hunter, University of Texas, Austin

Chair: Derek Ball, University of Texas, Austin

11.30-1.00

Lunch

1.00-3.00

Roundtable Discussion, Texas Union Eastwoods Room

Abstract Objects

Discussants: Josh Dever, Rob Koons, and Mark Sainsbury

Chair: John Bengson, University of Texas, Austin

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