Celebratory Colloquium in Honor of Gerhard Schurz

Date: December 1 - 3, 2016

Place: Schloss Mickeln, Blue Parlor, Alt Himmelgeist 25, 40589 Düsseldorf, Germany

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Organizers: Markus Werning, Peter Brössel, Alexander Gebharter

Speakers of the colloquium include: Peter Brössel (Bochum), Igor Douven (Paris), Christian Eichhorn (Dortmund), Norbert Gratzl (Munich), Andreas Hüttemann (Cologne), Garbriele Kern-Isberner (Dortmund), Theo Kuipers (Groningen), Hannes Leitgeb (Munich), Ilkka Niiniluoto (Helsinki), Nina Poth (Bochum), Markus Schrenk (Düsseldorf), Corina Strößner (Düsseldorf), Paul Thorn (Düsseldorf), Ioannis Votsis (London), Paul Weingartner (Salzburg), and Markus Werning (Bochum).

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Attendance is free and open to all, but registration is required. If you plan to attend, please contact us at undefinedalexander.gebharter(at)phil.hhu.de


Schedule

Thursday, December 1

09.30–10.00

10.00–11.15

11:15–12.30

12.30–14.00

14.00–15.15

 

15.15–16.30

16.30–17.00

17.00–18.15

Coffee & Welcome

P. Weingartner (Salzburg): A kind of laudatio and a new type of knowledge

P. Brössel & N. Poth (Bochum): On How to Learn Words and Acquire Concepts

Lunch Break

P. Thorn (Düsseldorf): The Stimulus-Perception Connection: An Investigation

in the Epistemology of Perception

N. Gratzl (Munich): A Defense of Classical Logic

Coffee

H. Leitgeb (Munich): New Foundations for Hyperintensional Logic and Semantics

Friday, December 2

09.30–10.00

10.00–11.15

11.15–12.30

 

12.30–14.00

14.00–15.15

15.15–16.30

16.30–17.00

17.00–18.15

19.00–

Coffee

M. Schrenk (Düsseldorf): A History of Production and Modality

G. Kern-Isberner & C. Eichhorn (Dortmund): Conditionals – all-rounders for quan-

titative and qualitative logical frameworks

Lunch Break

I. Douven (Paris): Scoring in context

A. Hüttemann (Cologne): Why Physics isn’t Fundamental

Coffee

I. Niiniluoto (Helsinki): Truthlikeness: Old and New Debates

Evening Dinner


Saturday, December 3

09.30–10.00

10.00–11.15

 

11.15–12.30

12.30–14.00

14.00–15.15

15.15–16.30

 

16.30–16.45

Coffee

M. Werning (Bochum): Compositionality in a World Without Synonyms – Existence

and Uniqueness of a Similarity-based Semantics

C. Strößner (Düsseldorf): What can we infer from typicality?

Lunch Break

I. Votsis (London): Testing for Theory-Ladenness: The Stimulus Exchange Procedure

T. Kuipers (Groningen): Nomic truth approximation by ‘theories looking

for  domains’, revisited

Coffee & Closing

 

Each talk is briefly commented by Gerhard Schurz, followed by a general discussion.

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