Call for papers - Extended Deadline: 31st of July 2010 : "Philosophy of Language, Mind and Science"
Third European Graduate School -- "Philosophy of Language,Mind and Science" (5.-8.October 2010 or/and 12.-16.October 2010) a cooperative initiative of the respective parts of the departments of philosophy in Bochum, Tilburg and Lausanne **** Call for graduate presentations Graduate students in Philosophy are cordially invited to attend the School, and to submit an extended abstract for contributed talks. We invite submissions of (i) a short abstract of 100 words, and (ii) an extended abstract of 1000 words (pdf file), to be submitted through our automatic <http://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=blt2010>submission system before 31st of July 2010. Decisions will be made by 20th of August 2010. Please specify whether you want to present a paper in the Tilburg week or the Lausanne week (PhD-students are explicitly welcome to participate in both weeks). As regards the Tilburg week, submissions related to the theme of the Descartes Lectures will be given preference, but presentations on other topics are also welcome. Students who are selected to present a talk can receive financial support. The two best presentations receive a special award. For details, see the website. Program Chairs of the DAAD-Initiative: Michael Esfeld (Lausanne) Stephan Hartmann (Tilburg) Albert Newen (Bochum) ******************* Program Week 1: Calculation, Intuition, and A Priori Knowledge 5-8 October 2010 Tilburg University, The Netherlands URL: <http://www.uvt.nl/tilps/blt2010/>http://www.uvt.nl/tilps/blt2010/ *** Week 2: Philosophy of mind, reduction, neuroscience 12-16 October 2010 University of Lausanne, Switzerland ULR: http://www.unil.ch/philo/page64150.html ***************************************************** The respective parts of the Philosophy Departments at Bochum (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and Tilburg (The Netherlands) coordinate their graduate education in philosophy of language, mind and science. In this context, week-long meetings are organized which bring together students from all three locations as well as interested graduate students from other universities. Each meeting focuses on one main topic, which is covered in extended tutorials by invited speakers. Additionally, students are invited to present and discuss their own work. The graduate school is kindly sponsored by the DAAD within the Bi-national Graduate Program. *** This year’s Tilburg week is embedded in the series of biannual René Descartes Lectures, which will this year be delivered by Professor Ian Hacking (Toronto/Paris). See <http://www.uvt.nl/tilps/descarteslectures2010/>http://www.uvt.nl/tilps/descarteslectures2010/ There will also be two mini-tutorials, held by James Conant (Chicago) and Martin Kusch (Vienna), on aspects of Professor Hacking’s work. *** This year’s Lausanne week focuses on reductionism in philosophy of mind and neuroscience. The main lecturer is John Bickle. Further invited speakers are Mauro Dorato, Michael Heidelberger, Max Kistler, Albert Newen, Michael Pauen, and Joëlle Proust. ULR: http://www.unil.ch/philo/page64150.html