Glasgow-Nottingham International Conference on Quine: Structure and Understanding
Issued: Tue, 03 Nov 2015 07:48:00 GMT
The Reid Room, University of Glasgow, Philosophy, 67-69 Oakfield Avenue
15-16 December 2015
Contributors: Nathan Salmon (UCSB), Gilbert Harman (Princeton, TBC), Arianna Betti (Amsterdam), John Collins (East Anglia), Jaroslav Peregrin (Prague and Hradec Králové), Lieven de Cock (Amsterdam), Greg Frost-Arnold (Hobart and William Smith), John Divers (Leeds), Paul Gregory (Washington & Lee), Robert Sinclair (Tokyo), James Pearson (Bridgewater), Frederique Janssen-Lauret (Nottingham), Gary Kemp (Glasgow).
Funding to offset the costs of childcare is available for participants who are parents or carers. Please enquire via email. A limited number of travel bursaries are available for postgraduate students wanting to attend. Please apply via email. All welcome, no registration fee.
We want this conference to be an inclusive event, and we support the Feminist Philosophers' Gendered Conference Campaign.
Tuesday December 15
12:30-1:45 Paul Gregory (Washington & Lee) 'Quine's Deflationary Structuralism'
1:45-3:00 John Collins (East Anglia) 'More Quine than Quine: First-Order Logic & Natural Language Logical Form'
3:15-4:15 SKYPE: Arianna Betti (Amsterdam) TBA
4:30-5:45 Robert Sinclair (Soka University, Tokyo) 'Quine's Holism and the Constitutive A Priori'
7:00 Conference Dinner
Wednesday December 16 (A)
9:30-10:45 Frederique Janssen-Lauret (Nottingham) 'Quine in the 1940's'
11:00-12:00 SKYPE: Jaroslav Peregrin (Prague and Hradec Králové) 'Quine's Structuralism'
12:00-1:15 Greg Frost-Arnold (Hobart), "The Ontogeny of Quine’s Ontology: Pythagoreanism, Nominalism, Platonism"
1:15-2:00 Lunch (in house)
2:00-3:15 John Divers (Leeds) 'Quine’s Modal Skepticism in The Twenty-First Century'
3:15-4:15 SKYPE: James Pearson (Bridgewater) 'Quine on Explication'
4:30-5:45 Gary Kemp (Glasgow) 'Pre-established Harmony'