This Ph.D. course will focus on the role and implications of generic generalizations in science (e.g. “Low interest rates cause inflation”), ethics (e.g. “Lying is wrong”), and society (e.g. “Women are submissive”).
Arranged by ConceptLab, New Frontiers of Speech and AI&Humanities-Lab@HKU
Talk by Andrew Lee, The Structure of Iconic Representation
Agustín Rayo (MIT) will give a talk titled "Why I'm not an Absolutist"
Lara Keuck is a historian and philosopher of medicine. She leads the Max Planck Research Group “Practices of Validation in the Biomedical Sciences” at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.
Her research examines the making and changing of knowledge about disease in modern medicine, and has focused on medical classification systems, animal models of human disease, vagueness in psychiatry, and the question of validity. She is particularly interested in so-called borderline cases that in some way or the other fall in-between health and disease and challenge or alter their demarcations.
Master Max Johannes Kippersund at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas will defend his dissertation Representational Riches – Papers on the Nature of Visual Experience for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).
David Grimaldi presents his thesis project for his Master's Degree in Ancient Greek.
The project on Kantian Foundations of Democracy holds its second workshop on May 20, 2022, in Georg Morgenstiernes hus, room 652 on Blindern Campus. The workshop will not be zoomed.
Talk by Anna Drożdżowicz , Auditory illusions in speech sound and voice perception
"Progress and the Scale of History"
"Reasons, relations and places: are environmental relational values necessary and sufficient for ethics and management?"
Julia Bursten is an associate professor in the department of Philosophy at The University of Kentucky, where she teaches a variety of courses about the relationships between science and society, as well as philosophy of science, logic, and health care ethics.
Her research has centered around building the philosophy of nanoscience, and she is now working on a project on agricultural science, which will complement her work on nanoscience and aims at generating a broader picture of knowledge construction in synthetic and applied sciences.
Knut Olav Sandvik presents his thesis for the Master's Degree in Latin: "Iocosa Imago: Resonant Forms in Horace"
Alejandra Mancilla, Professor in Philosophy at IFIKK, will present ´Colonialism in and through Antarctica´.
Karianne Hagen and Ane Maria Døhl (MA-students in philosophy, UiO) will give a talk in CPS Lunch Forum.
In this lecture, Larisa Dryansky (Sorbonne) discusses parallels between 1960s artistic investigations of the relation between image and object, materiality and illusion, and computer scientists’ simultaneous quest for building 3D images.
"Muddling towards a field philosophy of phenology"
Stewart Shapiro (Ohio State University and University of Oslo) will give a talk titled "Does God collapse potential infinity to actual infinity?"
(joint work with Samuel Levey and Øystein Linnebo)
Paola d'Andrea: Ad usum Novae Romae: two vates for Fascist Italy
Master Sigurd Jorem at the Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas will defend his dissertation Crafting Tools for Thought and Talk - Essays on the Theoretical Foundations of Conceptual Engineering for the degree of philosophiae doctor (PhD).
Talk by Fintan Mallory, Semantic competence and social justice
Talk by Mirela Fus, Disjunctivism Approach to Objects of Engineering in Philosophy
"Angela Davis and Friedrich Schiller on Violence and Tragedy"
In this lecture, Hans-Joachim Hinrichsen (U. of Zürich) discusses the significance of rhythm as a design feature in Bruckner's and Schubert's symphonies.