"Tense": The 2nd Annual CUNY-Milan Interdisciplinary Workshop in Philosophy

“Tense”: The 2nd Annual CUNY-Milan Interdisciplinary Workshop in Philosophy

Several CUNY faculty and PhD students are travelling to Milan to present in the 2nd Annual CUNY-Milan Interdisciplinary Workshop in Philosophy, March 28th-29th, 2019. According to our partners at the University of Milan,

“CUNY-Milan annual interdisciplinary workshop in Philosophy, a joint initiative of both institutions’ philosophy departments, and, more precisely, CUNY Graduate Center and Doctoral School in Philosophy and Human Sciences, University of Milan is aimed at promoting advanced studies at the crossroad between philosophy and interrelated disciplines. Last year workshop took place in NYC at CUNY Graduate Center with the topic of Belief. This years’ workshop, second in a series of annual events, will focus on Tense and is taking place in Milan. The organizers are committed to maintain the interdisciplinary character of the workshop.

This year’s keynote speakers will be:

University of MilanAlessandro Zucchi and Giuseppe Spolaore (linguistics), Daniel Dohrn (philosophy of language and metaphysics) and Corrado Sinigaglia (cognitive neuroscience).

CUNY Graduate CenterGraham Priest (logic and language), Catherine Wilson (history of philosophy) and David Papineau (philosophy of mind).”

The conference program is copied below, with names of CUNY participants in bold text. The organizing committee for this year’s event included CUNY Philosophy students Vincent A. Peluce, Yale Weiss, Jennifer McDonald, and Liam Ryan. Click here to view the conference poster.

“Programme:

28.03

Morning Session

Chair: Nick Young

10.00. – 11.15 Keynote: Catherine Wilson (CUNY) – ‘Fatalism: An Epistemic Strategy for Escaping Ryle’s Dilemma’

11.15. – 11.30. Coffee Break

11.30. – 12.15. Daniele Cassaghi (Milan) – ‘Transparency and the Tense Argument

12.15. – 13.00. Yale Weiss (CUNY) – ‘Time, Tense, and Eternity in Augustine’s Confessions XI’

13.00. – 14.30. Lunch

Afternoon Session

Chair: Anna Ichino

14.30. – 15.45. Keynote: Corrado Sinigaglia (Milan) – TBA

15. 45 – 16.30. Daria Vitasovic (Milan) – ‘The Subject of Temporal Experience

16.30. – 16. 45. Coffee break

16. 45. – 18.00. Keynote: David Papineau (CUNY) – ‘Causation and the Direction of Time’

29.03

Morning Session

Chair: Nick Young

10.00. – 11.15 Keynote: Alessandro Zucchi (Milan) and Giuseppe Spolare (Padua) – ‘On the historic present (context is where our illocutionary commitments lie)’

11.15. – 11.30. Coffee Break

11.30. – 12.15. Victor Carranza (Milan) – ‘Presuppositions and tense’

12.15. – 13.00. Cristian Mariani (Milan) – ‘The Indeterminate Present and the Open Future

13.00. – 14.30. Lunch

Afternoon Session

Chair: Paolo Baldi

14.30. – 15.45. Keynote: Daniel Dohrn (Milan) – ‘Tense in Conditionals’

15. 45 – 16.30. Vincent Alexis Peluce (CUNY) – ‘The Perception of Time in Intuitionistic Arithmetic’

16.30. – 16. 45. Coffee break

16. 45. – 18.00. Keynote: Graham Priest (CUNY) – ‘Socrates Begins to be White: Medieval Accounts of Tense and Change

20.00. Conference Dinner

For additional details about the event (including information about registration), view the event announcement from the University of Milan’s Center for the Philosophy of Time.