American Realism in the Early 20th Century
 
 

Programme: Direct Realism - Historical and Systematic Perspectives

Friday, 21.10.2022


09:00 – 09:15 Welcome


09:15 – 10:00 Roberta Locatelli, University of Tübingen
Naïve Realism and the Relationality of Phenomenal Character

10:00 – 10:45 Sofia Miguens, University of Porto
Seeing Things As They Are and Seeing-As (Searle, McDowell and Travis)

10:45 – 11:00 Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:30 Charles Travis, King's College London
Knowing The Ins And Outs

12:30 – 14:30 Lunch Break

14:30 – 15:15 Jani Sinokki, University of Oulu
Intentionality and Objective Identity in Descartes

15:15 – 16:00 Ralf Busse, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Direct realism in perception: Kant vs Sellars the Younger

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee Break  

16:15 – 17:00 Matthias Neuber, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Russell and American Realism


19:00 Dinner in the old town of Mainz



Saturday, 22.10.2022


09:00 – 09:45 James O'Shea, University College Dublin
Critical Direct Realism? Roy Wood Sellars and Wilfrid Sellars


09:45 – 10:30 John Dorsch, University of Edinburgh
Direct Perception, Critical Realism and Ecological Psychology

10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30 Mazviita Chirimuuta, University of Edinburgh
Critical Realism and the Humanist’s Religion

11:30 – 12:15 Ádám Tamás Tuboly, MTA Lendület & Krisztián Pete, University of Pécs
A Sellarsian Solution to the Explication Problem: Carnap in the Space of Reasons

12:15 – 12:30 Coffee Break

12:30 – 13:15 Christian Damböck, University of Vienna

Carnap, Russell, Perry: Chicago 1938 and Harvard 1940


13:15 End of the workshop

Suggested cultural activity: Visit of St. Stephan Church and its famous church windows designed by Marc Chagall


Abstracts can be found on the list of invited speakers