Ten Years of Philosophy at Central European University

Date: 
January 27, 2011 - 09:00 - January 28, 2011 - 17:00
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Room: 
Popper Room
Event type: 
Conference
Event audience: 
Open to the Public
Professor Ronald Dworkin

The Department of Philosophy at CEU cordially invites you to its

10th Anniversary Conference titled


Ten Years of Philosophy at Central European University

January 27-28, 2011

Conference Schedule:

Thursday, 27 January, 2011

In front of Popper room (Nádor 9 building - 1st floor)

12:30 PM - coffee

Popper room (Nádor 9 building - 1st floor room 102)

1.00 PM -1.15 PM

Introductory remarks – Katalin Farkas, Pro-Rector, Professor of Philosophy, Former Head of CEU Philosophy Department

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Dominik Perler (Institut für Philosophie  Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

'Spinoza on Skepticism'

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Barry Loewer (Rutgers University)

`Boltzmann Brains and other Epistemological Catastrophies`

AUDITORIUM  (Nádor 9 building - ground-floor)

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Ronald Dworkin (New York University)

“What Democracy Is”

Popper room, Gellner room  (Nádor 9 building - 1st floor room 102,103)

6.45 PM – 8.00 PM Reception

Friday, 28 January, 2011

In front of the Popper room (Nádor 9 building - 1st floor)

9:30 AM - coffee

Popper room (Nádor 9 building - 1st floor room 102)

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM          

Tim Crane (University of Cambridge)      

`What is the difference between existing and not existing?`

11.45 AM - 1:15 PM

Ferenc Huoranszki (Central European University)       

`The Reality of Nominal Essences`

Break

2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Brad Inwood (University of Toronto)                    

`What can we still learn from Aristotelian ethics?’

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Dan Sperber  (Jean Nicod Institute / CEU )

`Epistemic vigilance in cognition, communication  and society`

Online registration is closed, as we cannot guarantee seats in the Auditorium anymore. However, you may wish to follow the lecture on the screen in front of the Auditorium.