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Ernst March Workshop V (2016): Contemporary Perspectives on Reductionism

30.06.2016 – 01.07.2016
AKC, Husova 352/4, Prague 11000

Keynote speakers: Prof. Alyssa Ney & Prof. Marcin Milkowski

EMW V Programme (PDF)
EMW V Abstracts (PDF)

Thursday, June 30th
9:30 – 11:00 Alyssa Ney (University of California, Davis) – Grounding in the Philosophy of Mind: A Defence
11:00 – 11:50 Tuomas E. Tahko (University of Helsinki) – The Reducibility thesis

lunch break

14:00 – 14:50 Hans Van Eyghen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) – The case for nothing buttery
14:50 – 15:40 Brice Bantegnie (Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris) – Psychology, still not autonomous after all these years

coffee break

16:00 – 16:50 Jakub Gomulka (Pontifical University of John Paul II, Cracow) – Reductionism with a human face: from mysterianism to metamysterianism
16:50 – 17:40 Tuomas K. Pernu (King’s College London) – Some modal problems in the idea of higher-level causes

18:00 banquet

Friday, July 1st

9:30 – 11:00 Marcin Milkowski (Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Warsaw) – Multiple realization: from Wunderwaffe to epiphenomenalism
11:00 – 11:50 Jonas Christensen (Aarhus University) – Can physicalism be reductive?

lunch break

14:00 – 14:50 Kenneth Aizawa (Rutgers University) – Really Rethinking Multiple Realizability
14:50 – 15:40 Peter Grönert (Leipzig University) – On the Dependency of Empirical on Conceptual Reduction

coffee break

16:00 – 16:50 Jodi Guazzini (University of Pisa) – About a criterion of evaluation of the prospects of reductionism concerning the mind-body problem
16:50 – 17:40 Tomáš Marvan and Michal Polák (Institute of Philosophy, Prague) – Neural correlates of consciousness and the theory of identity
17:40 – 18:30 Nahuel Sznajderhaus (University of Leeds) – Interstructuralism as a challenge for scientific realism

Video

http://stream.flu.cas.cz/categories/ernst-mach-workshops