NSSR Conference on Philosophy & the Sciences w/Peter Godfrey-Smith April 11 & 12

NSSR Conference on Philosophy & the Sciences w/Peter Godfrey-Smith April 11 & 12

3th Annual NSSR Graduate Student Conference in Philosophy, “Romulus and Remus or Castor and Pollux? A Conference on Philosophy and the Sciences.” The conference will be held on Friday, April 11 to Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the Wolff Conference Room (1103) at 6 East 16th Street. Our keynotes will be Peter Godfrey-Smith (CUNY Graduate Center) and Gary Gutting (Norte Dame).

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FRIDAY April 11
Opening Remarks (12:20)

12:30-1:20 // Patrick Gamez (Notre Dame), “On Science, Stances, and Continental Philosophy” – Response by Alexis Dianda (NSSR)

1:30-2:20 //Steffen Steinert (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Research Center for Neurophilosophy and Ethics of Neuroscience): “Who is afraid of commitment? Philosophy and Scientific Evidence” – Response by Adam Gies (NSSR)

BREAK (2:20-3:30)

3:30-4:20 // Daniel Adsett (Marquette): “Life-World and Meaning: A Husserlian Response to Meillassoux’s Arche-Fossil” -Response by Ben Norris (NSSR)

4:30-5:20 // Deborah Goldgaber (Northwestern): “Discursivity and Interactivity: Towards an Agential Account of Matter” – Response by Daniella Polyak (NSSR)

BREAK (5:20-6:00)

6:00-8:00 // Gary Gutting (Notre Dame): “Progress in Science and Philosophy”


SATURDAY April 121:00-1:50 // 
Martin Flament Fultot (SND, Université Paris Sorbonne/CNRS, Paris): “Computationalism, Neuroscience and Verum Factum” – Response by Mark Theunissen (NSSR)2:00-2:50 // Jordan Rodgers (Notre Dame): “Reverence for the Beyond: Nietzsche on Science” – Response by Katherine Graham (NSSR)BREAK (2:50-3:30)

3:30-5:30 // Roundtable on Objectivity w/ Zed Adams, Katie Kelley, and Jonathan Berk
BREAK (5:30-6:00)

6:00-8:00 // Peter Godfrey-Smith (CUNY Graduate Center): “On the Relations Between Philosophy and Science”

All talks will be held in the Wolff Conference Room (1103) at 6 East 16th Street.