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

Graduate Conference 2009

Experience, Judgment, and Action
A conference and workshop in contemporary philosophy
Date: April 17-19    Location: JGB 2.218   (open to the public and free)




Distinguished Keynotes:
Peter Railton (Michigan): "Rationality in Belief, Desire, and Action - An Integrated Account"
                        Comments by UT's Jonathan Dancy

Fred Dretske (Duke):  "What We See: The Texture of Conscious Experience"
                        Comments by UT's Michael Tye

Keynote Speakers:
Mark Schroeder (USC): "Stakes, Withholding, and the Subject-Sensitivity of 'Knows'"
                        Comments by UT'sJosh Dever

David Barnett (UC Boulder): "Counterfactual Entailment"
                                 Comments by UT's Hans Kamp
                                  

Graduate Student Presenters:
Jon Litland (Harvard) - "An Actualist Theory of Properties"
Shannon Spaulding (UW-Madison) - "The Mark of the Cognitive" 
Thomas Metcalf (UC Boulder) - "The Return of the Logical Problem of Evil"
Mark McBride (Oxford) - "Is Knowledge Closed Under Known Entailment?" 

Friday, April 17

3:30-4:30: Shannon Spaulding (UW-Madison) - "The Mark of the Cognitive"
                    Comments by Jeremy Evans

4:45-6:30: Fred Dretske (Duke) -  "What We See: The Texture of Conscious Experience”
                    Comments by Michael Tye

7:00: Drinks/Food (Spider House: 2908 Fruth Street)


Saturday, April 18

10-10:30: Breakfast

10:30-11:30: Jon Litland (Harvard) - "An Actualist Theory of Properties”
                        Comments by Malte Willer

11:45-12:45: Thomas Metcalf (CU Boulder) - "The Return of the Logical Problem of Evil"
                    Comments by Brian Battiste
 
1-2:30: Lunch
 
2:30-4:30:  UT Panel Discussion: “Dueling Dualisms” featuring Adam Pautz, Rob Koons, and David Sosa

4:30-5:00: Break

5:00-6:45: Peter Railton (Michigan) - "Rationality in Belief, Desire, and Action - An Integrated Account"
                Comments by Jonathan Dancy

8:00: Conference Party (5115 Duval St.)

Sunday, April 19

10:00-10:30: Breakfast

10:30-11:30: Mark McBride (Oxford) – “Is Knowledge Closed Under Known Entailment?”
                Comments by Aidan McGlynn

11:45-1:30:  David Barnett, (CU Boulder) – “Counterfactual Entailment”
                Comments by Hans Kamp

 
1:30-3:00: Lunch

3:00-4:45: Mark Schroeder (USC) – "Stakes, Withholding, and the Subject-Sensitivity of 'Knows'"
                Comments by Josh Dever



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