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 – 10:15 Sofia Miguens, University of Porto
Seeing Things As They Are and Seeing-As (Searle, McDowell and Travis)
Chair: Mazviita Chirimuuta

10:15 – 11:15 Charles Travis, King's College London
Knowing The Ins And Outs
Chair: Mazviita Chirimuuta

11:15 – 11:45 Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:45 Jani Sinokki, University of Oulu
Intentionality and Objective Identity in Descartes
Chair: John Dorsch

12:45 - 14:45 Lunch Break

14:45 – 15:45 Ralf Busse, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Direct realism in perception: Kant vs Sellars the Younger
Chair: James O'Shea

15:45 – 16:45 Matthias Neuber, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Russell and American Realism

Chair: James O'Shea

18:00 Dinner in the old town of Mainz

Saturday, 22.10.2022

09:00 – 10:00 James O'Shea, University College Dublin
Critical Direct Realism? Roy Wood Sellars and Wilfrid Sellars

Chair: Matthias Neuber

10:00 – 11:00 John Dorsch, University of Edinburgh
Direct Perception, Critical Realism and Ecological Psychology
Chair: Matthias Neuber

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:30 Mazviita Chirimuuta, University of Edinburgh
Critical Realism and the Humanist’s Religion
Chair: Ralf Busse

12:30 – 13:30 Ádám Tamás Tuboly, MTA Lendület & Krisztián Pete, University of Pécs
A Sellarsian Solution to the Explication Problem: Carnap in the Space of Reasons

Chair: Ralf Busse

13:30 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