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: 
Event audience: 
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.