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Experimental Philosophy Through History at NYU

February 20, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Experimental Philosophy through History
Saturday February 20, 2016
5 Washington Place, New York University Philosophy
 
10:00 – 11:00
“What Was the Neo-Kantian Backlash against Empirical Philosophy About?”
Scott Edgar (Saint Mary’s University)
discussion by John Richardson (New York University)
 
11:00 – 12:00
“The Curious Case of the Decapitated Frog: An Experimental Test of Epiphenomenalism?”
Alex Klein (California State University)
discussion by Henry Cowles (Yale University)
 
12:00 – 1:30
Break
 
1:30 – 2:30
“Experimental Philosophy and Mad-Folk Psychology: Methodological Considerations from Locke”
Kathryn Tabb (Columbia University)
discussion by Don Garrett (New York University)
 
2:30 – 3:30
“Intuition and Experimentation in Confucian Ethics”
Hagop Sarkissian (Baruch College, CUNY)
discussion by Stephen Angle (Wesleyan University)
 
3:30 – 3:50
Break
 
3:50 – 4:50
“The Impact of Experimental Natural Philosophy on Moral Philosophy in the Early Modern Period”
Peter Anstey (The University of Sydney)
discussion by Stephen Darwall (Yale University)
 
4:50 – 5:50
“Experimental Philosophy and Eighteenth-Century Sentimentalism: Hume, Turnbull, and Fordyce”
Alberto Vanzo (University of Warwick)
discussion by Alison McIntyre (Wellesley College)

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Date:
February 20, 2016
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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NYU Philosophy Department
5 Washington Place, Room 202
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