Reading Owens

Date: 
November 15, 2011 - 11:00 - 17:00
Building: 
Nador u. 9, Monument Building
Room: 
Gellner room
Event type: 
Event audience: 
Reading Owens

The one-day workshop is dedicated to the philosophical works of Prof. David Owens (http://sites.google.com/site/davidowensphilosophy/), faculty member of the Philosophy Department at University of Reading, currently visiting professor at NYU. Presentations aim to cover all the major topics in Prof. Owens’s works, from causation to epistemic normativity, from self-knowledge to promising.

 

Program

11:00-11:40 Dániel Kodaj: Nomological relevance and higher-order properties

11:40-12:20 Zsuzsanna Balogh: Does the first-person concept characterise the rational animal?

12:20-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-14:40 Anna Réz: Responsibility for Believing

14:40-15:20 Anton Markoc: A New Look at Scanlon's Account of Promising

15:20-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-17:00 David Owens: Habit, Policy and Convention