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3rd Workshop of the Experimental Philosophy Group UK, 8-9th September 2012, University of Nottingham
Deadline for Submission: 7th July 2012
Experimental Philosophy Group UK invites the submission of 500-word abstracts for 45-minute presentations or poster presentations on the subject of ‘Intuitions, Experiments and Philosophy’ for their upcoming workshop. Keynote presentations will be given by Shaun Nichols (University of Arizona) and Simone Schnall (University of Cambridge).
The following is a list of suggested types of content and possible topics:
- Presentations of new experimental work
- Non-experimental papers
- The role/relevance of empirical findings in philosophy
- The role/relevance of intuition in philosophy
- The empirical investigation of intuitions
- Proposals for new experimental work
- Expert intuitions
- The nature of philosophical intuition
- Philosophical implications of gender, cultural or other demographic difference in intuition
- Methodological issues raised by experimental philosophy
All high-quality submissions considered. Submissions encouraged from all levels of academia. 500-word abstracts to be sent as PDF or Word documents to firstname.lastname@example.org by 7th July 2012. Subject line of email should read “SUBMISSION [YOUR NAME]”. In the body of the email please state your name, affiliation and in which category (presentation or poster) you wish your submission to be considered. Submissions for presentations that are unsuccessful will be automatically considered for poster presentation. Presenters should be prepared to obtain funding from their home department, or to fund themselves.
Workshop Organisers: Bryony Pierce (Bristol), Robin Scaife (Sheffield) and James Andow (Nottingham)
The workshop is generously supported by the Mind Association, and the Department of Philosophy and Graduate School of the University of Nottingham.
17th-18th September 2011, University of Sheffield
Experimental Philosophy Group UK is pleased to announce that registration is open for its second workshop
Register online here.
- Josh Knobe (Yale University) In Search of the True Self
- Paulo Sousa (QUB) The folk metaphysics of free action and moral responsibility
Research Training Session
- Kelly Schmidtke (Nottingham)
- Lilian O’Brien (presenting) (UCC) & Jonathan Phillips (Yale) Act-Type Asymmetry and the Knobe Effect
- Ivar Hannikainen (presenting) (Sheffield) & Fiery Cushman (Harvard) Agent and Patient Simulation in Moral Judgement
- Margaret Moore (presenting) Matthew Kieran & Aaron Meskin (Leeds) ’Bad Taste’ in Empirical Aesthetics: Mere Exposure, Value and Expertise
- Peter Caven (Sheffield) introducing: Moral Dilemmas and Tragic Remorse
- Guy Fletcher (Oxford) introducing: When do we Disagree?
(Additional talks to be confirmed)
On Saturday, registration will open at 11:30; the workshop will start at 12:30 and finish at 18:00. On Sunday, we will begin at 10:00 and finish at 16:00 on Sunday. The workshop will be followed on Sunday by an open meeting about the running of the group and to discuss ideas for future events; this will be open to all participants. A small registration fee will be charged. This will be £20 or £15 for concessions. Registration includes lunch on Sunday, and refreshments throughout the workshop. Registration will close when all places are filled or on the 8th of September 2011, whichever happens sooner.
Workshop Organisers: Robin Scaife (Sheffield), Bryony Pierce (Bristol), and James Andow (Nottingham)
This workshop is supported by a grant from the Mind Association.