Public Lecture Series: Reason and Experience
31st October — 1st November 2013
In this series of public lectures a number of distinguished philosophers will present their work on issues such as perceptual knowledge, practical self-knowledge, rule-following and logic.
The lectures are open to all, including students. No prior registration is needed.
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Speakers: Bill Brewer, Hannah Ginsborg, Heather Logue, John McDowell, Alan Millar, Susanna Siegel, Rowland Stout, Charles Travis
Thursday 31st October
10.00–11.15 Bill Brewer (King’s College London) Natural Continuants
11.30–12.45 Susanna Siegel (Harvard University) The Rational Enrichment of Experience
14.00–15.15 Alan Millar (University of Stirling) Reasons for Belief, Perception, and Reflective Knowledge
15.30–16.45 Charles Travis (King’s College London) How to Depart From Frege: Two Pictures of Logic
Friday 1st November
10.00–11.15 Rowland Stout (University College Dublin) Sensory Stimulation is No Part of Perception
11.30–12.45 John McDowell (University of Pittsburgh) Self-consciousness in Acting
14.00–15.15 Heather Logue (University of Leeds) The Argument From Illusion
15.30–16.45 Hannah Ginsborg (University of California, Berkeley) The Significance of Signposts: A Challenge to ‘Quietism’ about Meaning
Organizers: Johan Gersel (University of Copenhagen), Rasmus Thybo Jensen (University of Copenhagen), Søren Overgaard (University of Copenhagen), Morten Sørensen Thaning (Copenhagen Business School).
With the support of: The Mind Association, The Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen, The Danish Council for Independent Research, Humanities.