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Tuesday, August 4
 

11:00

A2.1 Philosophical Logic
4 August 11:00 – 13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Aaron Thomas-Bolduc's presentation)

Deflationism and the meaning of Gödel’s sentence
Aleksandr Khlebalin, logic and epistemology, Institute of philosophy and law of Siberian branch, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION 

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Andy Yu's presentation)

On the simplicity of truth
Giulia Terzian, Philosophy, University of Bristol, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM


Chairs
GS

Gabriel Sandu

University of Helsinki

Speakers
avatar for Aleksandr Khlebalin

Aleksandr Khlebalin

Institute of philosophy and law of Siberian branch
GT

Giulia Terzian

University of Bristol



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

A4.1 Historical Aspects of Logic / Ancient logic
4 August 11:00 – 13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Why Does Formal Deductive Logic Start With the Classical Greeks?
Michael Shenefelt, Liberal Studies, New York University, New York, USA 
Heidi White, New York University, New York, USA

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Mathieu Marion's presentation)

Negation and truth in Greek mathematics and philosophy
Ioannis Vandoulakis, School of Humanities, The Hellenic Open University, Athens, GREECE

Redundancy and the Stoic Themata
John Woods, Philosophy, Bilkent University, Bilkent, Ankara, TURKEY

Chairs
HW

Heidi White

New York University

Speakers
MS

Michael Shenefelt

New York University
IV

Ioannis Vandoulakis

The Hellenic Open University
JW

John Woods

Bilkent University



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 17

11:00

B1.1 Methodology
4 August 11:00 – 13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Marian Zouhar's presentation)

Contexts for philosophy: How can novel contexts in synthetic biology help philosophy of science?
Petri Turunen, Department of political and Economic studies, University of Helsinki, HELSINKI, FINLAND
Tero Ijäs, Department of political and Economic studies, University of Helsinki, HELSINKI, FINLAND

A Hessian Approach to Analogical Reasoning in Theory Construction
Ruey-Lin Chen, Philosophy, National Chung Cheng University, Chia-Yi, TAIWAN
Jean-Sebastien Bolduc, Laboratoire de Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, FRANCE

A Frame-Based Approach for Operationalized Concepts
Stephan Kornmesser, Institute of Philosophy, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, GERMANY


Chairs
TI

Tero Ijäs

University of Helsinki

Speakers
RC

Ruey-Lin Chen

National Chung Cheng University
SK

Stephan Kornmesser

University of Oldenburg
PT

Petri Turunen

Doctoral student, University of Helsinki



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B2.1 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
4 August 11:00 AM – 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Philippe van Basshuysen's presentation)

Coherentism, pluralism and the problem of measure sensitivity
Michael Schippers, Department of Philosophy, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, GERMANY

Carnap's Relevance Measure as Probabilistic Measure of Coherence
Jakob Koscholke, Philosophy Department, University of Oldenburg, Oldenburg, GERMANY


Chairs
MS

Michael Schippers

University of Oldenburg

Speakers
JK

Jakob Koschoike

University of Oldenburg
MS

Michael Schippers

University of Oldenburg



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B3.3 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
4 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Modal Epistemology and Scientific Classifications: Evolutionary Scenarios as Possible Worlds and Bayesian Inference
Elizabeth Martínez-Bautista, Philosophy of Science, IIF-UNAM, Mexico DF, MEXICO

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Sergio Gallegos' presentation)

Grounds and Structures. A Discussion on a Possible Metaphysical Framework
Bianca Savu, Theoretical Philosophy and Logic, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy, Bucharest, ROMANIA

Antique atomism, modern physics and structural realism
Elena Mamchur, Philosophical Issues in Natural Science, Institute of Philosophy RAS, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION


Chairs
Speakers
EM

Elena Mamchur

Institute of Philosophy RAS
avatar for Bianca Savu

Bianca Savu

University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 12

11:00

C1.1 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
4 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Penelope Maddy between realism and naturalism
Ladislav Kvasz, Institute of Philosophy, Academy of Sciences , Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

The Subject of Mathematics
Elzbieta Kaluszynska, Instytut Filozofii i Socjologii, Polish Academy of Science, Swietajno, POLAND

Why believe there are infinite sets?
Andrei Marasoiu, Philosophy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Is There an Objective Account of Mathematical Depth?
Susan Vineberg, Philosophy, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA


Chairs
SV

Susan Vineberg

Wayne State University

Speakers
EK

Elzbieta Kaluszynska

Polish Academy of Science
LK

Ladislav Kvasz

Academy of Sciences
avatar for Andrei Marasoiu

Andrei Marasoiu

PhD student, University of Virginia
philosophy of mind and of cognitive science, semantics, logic and foundations of mathematics



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

C2.1 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
4 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Einsten’s Criticism of Quantum Mechanics and Humean Philosophy
Morita Kunihisa, Faculty of Arts and Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, JAPAN 



A Discrete Solution for the Paradox of Achilles and the Tortoise
Vincent ARDOUREL, History of Physics, University Lille 1, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, FRANCE 



Measurement in Berkeley's philosophy
Ozaki Yuki, Graduate school of science, Hokkaido university, Sapporo, JAPAN

 

Chairs
VA

Vincent Ardourel

University Lille 1

Speakers
MK

Morita Kunihisa

Kyushu University
OY

Ozaki Yuki

Hokkaido university



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 6

11:00

C3.1 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
4 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Evolutionary explanations
Susanne Hiekel, Insitute for philosophy, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, GERMANY

The plant and the pollinator tale: or how to take teleology seriously and yet not be a Lamarkian?
Iñigo Ongay de Felipe, Fundación Gustavo Bueno., Fundación Gustavo Bueno, Oviedo, SPAIN

Explanatory unification and statistical interpretations of natural selection and drift
Stefan Petkov, Institute of Science, Technology and Society, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CHINA

Functions at the interface of biology and technology: synthetic biology, cultivated biology and coevolution
Elselijn Kingma, Philosophy & Ethics, Eindhoven, Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS
 

Chairs
avatar for Elselijn Kingma

Elselijn Kingma

Lecturer/Professor in Philosophy, Southampton & Eindhoven
Elselijn Kingma is Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Southampton, UK, and Socrates Professor in philosophy and technology in the Humanist Tradition, at the University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Elselijn's research focuses on philosophy of medicine (concepts of health... Read More →

Speakers
IO

Iñigo Ongay de Felipe

Fundación Gustavo Bueno
avatar for Susanne Hiekel

Susanne Hiekel

University Duisburg-Essen
SP

Stefan Petkov

Beijing Normal University



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 4

11:00

C4.1 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
4 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

In virtue of what do personality traits explain?
Lilia Gurova, Cognitive Science and Psychology, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, BULGARIA

Integrating and unifying cognitive science using mechanisms
Marcin Milkowski, Section of Logic and Cognitive Science, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology PAS, Warszawa, POLAND

Some Theoretical and Metatheoretical Issues in Computer Brain-inspired Projects:
reflecting on Early Cybernetics looking to the present Neocybernetic projects.
Leone Montagnini, Manager of the Office for Scientific Culture, Librarian Metropolitan System of Rome, ROME, ITALY
 
  

Chairs
LM

Leone Montagnini

Librarian Metropolitan System of Rome

Speakers
LG

Lilia Gurova

New Bulgarian University
avatar for Marcin Milkowski

Marcin Milkowski

Associate Professor, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology PAS
I am a philosopher of cognitive science, with some background in computational linguistics. I focus on computational modeling in cogsci, as well as on mechanistic explanation. I have recently published a book Explaining the Computational Mind (MIT Press, 2013) on computational explanatory... Read More →



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

C5.1 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences + C6.4 Philosophy of the Applied Sciences and Technology
4 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

What explains economics imperialism?
Robert Northcott, Philosophy, Birkbeck College, London, UNITED KINGDOM

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Jennifer Jhun's presentation)

How and Why Models Are Not Experiments – Epistemological Trouble in Economic Science
Olga Koshovets, Philosophy and Methodology of Economics, Russian Academy of Sciences` Institute of Economic, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Philosophical Problems of Information and Network Societies
Naira Danielyan, Philosophy and Sociology, National Research University of Electronic Technol, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

 

Chairs
RN

Robert Northcott

Birkbeck College

Speakers
ND

Naira Danielyan

National Research University of Electronic Technology
OK

Olga Koshovets

Russian Academy of Sciences` Institute of Economic



Tuesday August 4, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 16

14:30

A2.2 Philosophical Logic
4 August 02:30PM – 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Towards a Non-Fregean Axiomatic Theory of Truth
Joanna Golinska-Pilarek, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, POLAND
Taneli Huuskonen, University of Helsinki, Department of Mathematics , Helsinki, FINLAND

Homotopy Model Theory
Brice Halimi, Philosophy, University Paris Ouest, Nanterre, FRANCE

Epistemic Truth-Values
Fabien Schang, Philosophy, National Research University, HSE, Moscow, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

An assumption-based logic for the analysis of inconsistent premises
Jesse Heyninck, Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, GERMANY
Christian Straßer, Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, GERMANY

Chairs
avatar for Brice Halimi

Brice Halimi

Associate Professor, University Paris Ouest

Speakers
JG

Joanna Golinska-Pilarek

University of Warsaw
JH

Jesse Heyninck

Ruhr-University Bochum
avatar for Fabien Schang

Fabien Schang

National Research University, HSE, Moscow
CS

Christian Straßer

Ruhr-University Bochum



Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

A2.3 Philosophical Logic
4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM


SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A Lattice of Fundamental Four-Valued Modal Logics
Alexander Karpenko, Logic, Institute of Philosophy of RAS, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION



Reflexive insensitive modal logics
David Gilbert, Philosophy, State University of Campinas, Campinas, BRAZIL
Giorgio Venturi, State University of Campinas, Campinas, BRAZIL


Causal Models, Conditional Logic, and Cycles of Counterfactual Dependence
Jiji Zhang, Philosophy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, HONGKONG
Wai-Yin Lam, HKU SPACE Community College, Hong Kong, HONGKONG

The Curious Status of the Principle of Conditional Non-Contradiction
Matthias Unterhuber, Department of Philosophy, University of Bern, Bern, SWITZERLAND

Chairs
JZ

Jiji Zhang

Lingnan University

Speakers
DG

David Gilbert

State University of Campinas
AK

Alexander Karpenko

Institute of Philosophy of RAS
MU

Matthias Unterhuber

University of Bern



Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

B1.2 Methodology
4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Challenges of Incommensurability to Comparative Philosophy
Xinli Wang, Philosophy, Juniata College, HUNTINGDON, USA



Kuhnian Turn in Scientific Rationality
In-Rae Cho, Philosophy, Seoul National University, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA



Progress across revolutionary change in science
Collier John, Philosophy, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA

Why the Function of Concepts Matters
Hyundeuk Cheon, Institute for the Humanities, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA

Chairs
avatar for John Collier

John Collier

Senior Research Associate, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Speakers
XW

Xinli Wang (王新力)

Juniata College, PA, USA
avatar for Hyundeuk Cheon

Hyundeuk Cheon

Ewha Womans University
IC

In-Rae Cho

Department of Philosophy, Seoul National University



Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 17

14:30

B2.2 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Intervention and Decision
Christopher Hitchcock, Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA

Causality as a theoretical concept, intervention assumptions, and empirical content
Alexander Gebharter, DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, GERMANY
Gerhard Schurz, DCLPS, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, GERMANY

Constructing Causal Variables
Frederick Eberhardt, Humanities, Caltech, Pasadena, USA



A Principled Approach to Defining Actual Causation
Sander Beckers, Computer Science, KULeuven, Leuven, BELGIUM
Joost Vennekens, KULeuven, Leuven, BELGIUM

Chairs
avatar for Christopher Hitchcock

Christopher Hitchcock

Koepfli Professor of Philosophy, California Institute of Technology

Speakers


Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

B3.1 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Omissions as Causes
Gerald Vision, Philosophy, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA



The Inference to the Most Invariant Cause
Xavi Lanao, Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA

Causation and Time Reversal
Matt Farr, Philosophy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, AUSTRALIA



Reichenbachian Common Cause Systems Compared
Chrysovalantis Stergiou, Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Law, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou-Athens, GREECE






Chairs
avatar for Matt Farr

Matt Farr

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Queensland
I work on conceptual issues concerning time, causation and explanation, particularly what it means for time to 'have a direction' and what this has to do with various time symmetries and asymmetries in philosophy and physics.

Speakers
XL

Xavi Lanao

University of Notre Dame
CS

Chrysovalantis Stergiou

National Technical University of Athens
GV

Gerald Vision

Professor of Philosophy, Temple University



Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 12

14:30

B5.3 Historical Aspects in the Philosophy of Science
4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

On Pierre Duhem’s Two Epistemologies, “high” & “low”
Horia-Roman Patapievici, Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, ROMANIA



Thomas Kuhn’s Changing Conception of the External World
Erkan Bozkurt, Philosophy, Ege University, Izmir, TURKEY



The Dynamic, Relative or Pragmatic A Priori: How philosophers of science have used constitutive elements of science to model conceptual change
David Stump, Philosophy, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA



PRAGMATIC REALISM, IDEALISM, AND PLURALISM: A RESCHERIAN BALANCE?
Sami Pihlström, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, FINLAND 

 

 

Chairs
SP

Sami Pihlstroem

University of Helsinki

Speakers
EB

Erkan Bozkurt

Ege University
HP

Horia-Roman Patapievici

University of Bucharest
avatar for David Stump

David Stump

Professor, University of San Francisco
Just now publishing a book: Conceptual Change and the Philosophy of Science on Routledge.



Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, auditorium I

14:30

C2.2 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
 4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A Defense of Non-causal Explanations in Relativity.
Corey Sawkins, Philosophy, University of Guelph, Guelph, CANADA

Hawking and Penrose: The Reality Debate
Wojciech Grygiel, Philosophy, The Pontifical University of John Paul II, Kraków, POLAND

Interpretation and Ontology in Special Relativity
Kevin Coffey, Philosophy, NYU Abu Dhabi, New York, USA

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Marco Giovanelli's presentation)


Chairs
avatar for Corey Sawkins

Corey Sawkins

PhD Candidate, University of Guelph

Speakers
KC

Kevin Coffey

NYU Abu Dhabi
WG

Wojciech Grygiel

The Pontifical University of John Paul II



Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 6

14:30

C7.2 Philosophy of Medicine
4 August 02:30PM– 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Tomasz Zuradzki's presentation)

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Stéphanie Van Droogenbroeck's presentation)

Evidence Based Practice and Expert Judgement in Nursing
Gulen Addis, Faculty of Society and Health, Buckinghamshire New University, London, UNITED KINGDOM

An Alternative to the Placebo Concept in Psychotherapy
Sydney Katherine Green, Center for Logic and Analytical Philosophy, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM

Chairs
GA

Gulen Addis

Buckinghamshire New University

Speakers
GA

Gulen Addis

Buckinghamshire New University



Tuesday August 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 4

17:00

A1.4 Mathematical Logic + C3.6 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Combining relational and algebraic semantics
Puncochár Vít, Department of Logic, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

The modal logic of symmetric forcing
Alexander Carstensen Block, Department of Mathematics, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY

The proof-theoretic approach to evolutionary biology - can we work out a logic of evolution?
Andreea Esanu, Theoretical Philosophy and Logic, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, ROMANIA

Quantified intuitionistic and modal logic over metrizable spaces
Philip Kremer, Philosophy, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, CANADA

Chairs
PV

Puncochár Vít

Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences

Speakers
AC

Alexander Carstensen Block

University of Hamburg
AE

Andreea Esanu

University of Bucharest
PK

Philip Kremer

University of Toronto Scarborough



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 17

17:00

A2.4 Philosophical Logic
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Logic of Vagueness and Modality
Juhani Yli-Vakkuri, CSMN, University of Oslo, Oslo, NORWAY
Jon Litland, Department of Philosophy, University of Texas at Houston, Austin, TX, USA

30 min break (due to the cancellation of John Cantwell's presentation)

Implicational Logics and iterated Modus Ponens
Jui-Lin Lee, Center for General Education, National Formosa University, Yunlin County, TAIWAN

Logic and the Sense of Necessity
David Graves, General Studies, Academic College of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL


Chairs
avatar for Juhani Yli-Vakkuri

Juhani Yli-Vakkuri

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oslo

Speakers
avatar for David Graves

David Graves

Academic College of Tel Aviv
I teach primarily critical thinking and philosophy of art. I am an ex-professional rock bassist, and a fanatic amateur painter.
JL

Jui-Lin Lee

National Formosa University



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

A2.6 Philosophical Logic
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Gödel's Claim that Intuitionistic Logic is a Renaming of Classical Logic and Davidsonian Radical Interpretation: Some Considerations
Fabrice Pataut, FRE 3593, CNRS, Paris, FRANCE



Two perspectives towards many-valued logic: philosophical and mathematical one
Mateusz Radzki, Department of Philosophy, The M. Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Education, Warsaw, POLAND



Classical many-valued logic and the bottom-line preservation notion of logical consequence
Ken Akiba, Philosophy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA

Belnap's logic as a logic of experts
Jose Martinez Fernandez , Logic, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, SPAIN

Chairs
JM

Jose Martinez Fernandez

University of Barcelona

Speakers
KA

Ken Akiba

Virginia Commonwealth University
MR

Mateusz Radzki

The M. Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Education



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

B1.11 Methodology
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

On Science and Humanism
Menashe Schwed, Philosophy, Ashkelon Academic College, Ashkelon, ISRAEL 

Causal Pluralism in Political Science: Integration or Incommensurability?
Sharon Crasnow, Arts, Humanities, and World Languages, Norco College, Norco California, USA

Analytic Method
Miloš Kosterec , Department of Logic and Methodology of Science, Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava, SLOVAKIA

Can Scientific Rationality be Subsumed under Instrumental Rationality?
Dunja Seselja, Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, GERMANY

Chairs
DS

Dunja Seselja

Ruhr-University Bochum

Speakers
avatar for Sharon Crasnow

Sharon Crasnow

Norco College
MK

Miloš Kosterec

Comenius University in Bratislava
MS

Menashe Schwed

Ashkelon Academic College



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 6

17:00

B2.3 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Expediting the Flow of Knowledge versus Rushing into Print
Remco Heesen, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Decision Theoretic Analysis of the Productivity Puzzle
Liam Bright, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, USA Carole Lee, Washington, Seattle, USA

Defending the Semantic View of Theories. A Computer Science Perspective
Nicola Angius, History, Human Science, and Education, University of Sassari, Sassari, ITALY
Petros Stefaneas, Department of Mathematics, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, GREECE
 
  

Chairs
NA

Nicola Angius

University of Sassari

Speakers
LB

Liam Bright

Carnegie Mellon
RH

Remco Heesen

Carnegie Mellon University
avatar for Petros Stefaneas

Petros Stefaneas

Lecturer, NTUA



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

B4.2 Ethical and Political Issues in the Philosophy of Science
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Characteristics of TA institutions by the Difference of Governance
Seung Ryong Lee, Office of Strategic Foresight, Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning, SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

How can Bayesians help communications on climate change?
Tetsuji Iseda, Philosophy and History of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, JAPAN

Think Tank Research as Scientific Expertise
Anita Välikangas, Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

A New Problem of Demarcation: Extra-academic knowledge in academic research and the challenge of objectivity
Inkeri Koskinen, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND
 
  

Chairs
IK

Inkeri Koskinen

University of Helsinki

Speakers
TI

Tetsuji Iseda

Kyoto University
SR

Seung Ryong Lee

Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning
AV

Anita Välikangas

University of Helsinki



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 4

17:00

C1.2 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Valentin Bazhanov's presentation)

Goodman and Mathematics
Caroline Jullien, LHSP-Archives Henri Poincaré, University of Lorraine, Nancy, FRANCE

Realism and instrumentalism in mathematics
Raffaele Mascella, Science Communication, University of Teramo, Teramo, ITALY

A naturalized approach to indispensability
Henri Galinon, Philosophie, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont Ferrand, FRANCE

Chairs
RM

Raffaele Mascella

University of Teramo

Speakers
HG

Henri Galinon

Université Blaise Pascal
CJ

Caroline Jullien

University of Lorraine



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

C2.3 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

MOVED TO ROOM 21!

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The conceptual foundations of Symmetry Breaking and the origin of physics
Joseph Kouneiher, Sciences and technologies, Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, FRANCE

Quotidian, scientific and fictitious objects under a Russell-Schrödingerian approach: the case of light
Caroline Elisa Murr, GLFC, UFSC, Florianópolis, BRAZIL

Prediction in General Relativity
Casey McCoy, Philosophy, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, USA



On two arguments for the non-renormalizability of gravity
Juliusz Doboszewski, Epistemology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, POLAND

Chairs
avatar for Casey McCoy

Casey McCoy

University of California San Diego

Speakers
JD

Juliusz Doboszewski

Jagiellonian University
avatar for Joseph Kouneiher

Joseph Kouneiher

Director of Sciences and Tchnologies Department, Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis
I'm working in Mathematical Physics and Epistemology and History of Sciences see my last three papers (2015) : 1) http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10773-015-2542-1, Int. J. Theo. Phys 2) http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0219887815500899 , Int. J. Geo... Read More →
avatar for Casey McCoy

Casey McCoy

University of California San Diego



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Room 21, Main Building

17:00

C7.1 Philosophy of Medicine
4 August 05:00PM– 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Towards a theory of scientific understanding in psychiatry.
Leen De Vreese, Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Ghent University, Gent, BELGIUM



The Semantics of Mental Disorders
Vesterinen Tuomas, Theoretical Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND


Remodeling Psychopathology: The Limits of Latent Variable Approaches
Georg Repnikov, Unit for History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, Sydney, AUSTRALIA

Chairs
LD

Leen De Vreese

Ghent University

Speakers
avatar for Georg Repnikov

Georg Repnikov

University of Sydney
avatar for Tuomas Vesterinen

Tuomas Vesterinen

University of Helsinki



Tuesday August 4, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33
 
Wednesday, August 5
 

11:00

A2.11 Philosophical Logic
4 August 11:00 AM - 13:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES
 
Assertion and the logic of common knowledge
Syraya Chin-mu Yang, Department of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, TAIWAN

 Dynamic justification logic
Alessandro Giordani, Philosophy, Catholic University of Milan, Saronno, ITALY

Intentional identity in epistemic logic
Tuukka Tanninen, Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND    

An analysis of the problem of logical omniscience of epistemic logic
Ren-June Wang, Philosophy, National Chung Cheng University, Chiayi County, TAIWAN

Chairs
TT

Tuukka Tanninen

University of Helsinki

Speakers
AG

Alessandro Giordani

Catholic University of Milan
RW

Ren-June Wang

assistant professor, National Chung Cheng University
SC

Syraya Chin-mu Yang

National Taiwan University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, auditorium I

11:00

A2.8 Philosophical Logic
5 August 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES
  
The predicate approach to de re modalities
Volker Halbach, Philosophy, Oxford University, Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM

On the Decidability of Atomic Mereological Theories
Hsing-chien Tsai, Philosophy, National Chung-Cheng University, Chia-yi, TAIWAN

A Hypersequent Calculus for Contingent Existence
Rohan French, Theoretical Philosophy, University of Groningen, Groningen, NETHERLANDS

Illocutionary Acts and Arguments
John Kearns, philosophy, university at buffalo, suny, buffalo, NY, USA
 

Chairs
JK

John Kearns

university at buffalo, suny
I am concerned to explore the connection between logic and speech acts, or language acts, and to develop systems of illocutionary logic.

Speakers
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Rohan French

Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Groningen
VH

Volker Halbach

University of Oxford
HT

Hsing-chien Tsai

National Chung-Cheng University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

A4.2 Historical Aspects of Logic
5 AUGUST 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Logic of Avicenna between al-Qiyas and Mantiq al-Mashriqiyin
Saloua Chatti, Philosophy, University of Tunis, Tunis, TUNISIA  

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Luca Gili's presentation)

Richard Kilvington and the Theory of Obligations
Stephen Read, Arché Research Centre, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, UNITED KINGDOM

Aristotelian Diagrams for Multi-Operator Formulas in Avicenna and Buridan
Hans Smessaert, Department of Linguistics, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM

Lorenz Demey, Center for Logic and Analytic Philosophy, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM


Chairs
SR

Stephen Read

University of St Andrews

Speakers
SC

Saloua Chatti

University of Tunis
LD

Lorenz Demey

KU Leuven
SR

Stephen Read

University of St Andrews



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B1.3 Methodology
5 August 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Philosophy and Methodology of Change: Systems of Change as an Object of General Change Methodology
Oleksandr Melnychenko, Department of Information Technology, Kherson National Technical University, Kherson, UKRAINE

Scientific Thought Experiments and their Context: Einstein's Magnet-Conducto
Jan Potters, Philosophy and Moral Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, BELGIUM

Comprehensive Epistemology and the Philosophy of Science
Nicholas Ray, Philosophy, University of Waterloo, Guelph, CANADA   

Inconsistency Handling in the Sciences: Where and How Do We Need Paraconsistency?
Joke Meheus, Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Ghent University, Ghent, BELGIUM

   


   

    

Chairs
JM

Joke Meheus

Ghent University

Speakers
OM

Oleksandr Melnychenko

Kherson National Technical University
JP

Jan Potters

Ghent University
NR

Nicholas Ray

University of Waterloo



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B1.4 Methodology
5 AUGUST 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES
 
30 min break

How trading zones may help solving communication problems in the sciences
João Mendes, Philosophy, University of Minho, Braga, PORTUGAL

Considering the Quantum Hypothesis in the Context of Pursuit
 
Molly Kao, Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
 
  

Chairs
CL

Chiara Lisciandra

University of Helsinki

Speakers
MK

Molly Kao

University of Western Ontario
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João Mendes

Professor, University of Minho
João Ribeiro Mendes is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Minho (Braga, Portugal), teaching and researching in the domains of Philosophy of Science and Philosophy of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science from University... Read More →



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 3 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B3.2 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
5 August 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Joshua Kelleher's presentation)

Nested Hierarchies and the Structure of Ecology
David McElhoes, Philosophy, Arizona State University, Phoenix, USA

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Totte Harinen's presentation)

Scientific Realism, Historical Essences, and Species
Marion Godman, HPS, Cambridge, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM


Chairs
avatar for Marion Godman

Marion Godman

Researcher, Helsinki University and Cambridge University

Speakers
DM

David McElhoes

Arizona State University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 12

11:00

C1.3 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
5 August 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Claudio Calosi's presentation)

On the significance of categoricity arguments
Adrian Ludusan, G. Zane Institute for Economic and Social Research, Romanian Academy, Ia?i branch, Ia?i, ROMANIA

Proper Classes, Forcing Extensions, and Universism; Understanding the role of simulation in
mathematics
Neil Barton, Philosophy, Birkbeck College, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Fixed Point Models for Theories of Properties and Classes
Greg Restall, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, Parkville, AUSTRALIA
 

Chairs
avatar for Greg Restall

Greg Restall

Professor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne

Speakers
avatar for Neil Barton

Neil Barton

Birkbeck College
AL

Adrian Ludusan

Romanian Academy, Ia?i branch



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

C2.4 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
5 August 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Typicality in Statistical Mechanics: An Epistemological Approach
Massimiliano Badino, Philosophy, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / MIT, Bellaterra (Barcelona), SPAIN   

On the probabilistic approach to renormalization
Jeremy Butterfield, Philosophy, Trinity College, Cambridge, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM   

On How to Approach the Approach to Equilibrium
Joshua Luczak, Philosophy, University of Western Ontario, London, CANADA
  

     

Chairs
avatar for Massimiliano Badino

Massimiliano Badino

Post Doc Fellow, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / MIT

Speakers
JB

Jeremy Butterfield

Trinity College, Cambridge
avatar for Joshua Luczak

Joshua Luczak

University of Western Ontario



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 6

11:00

C3.2 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
5 AUGUST 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Evolutionary and Molecular Genes: The Case of Cystic Fibrosis
Matsumoto Shunkichi, Liberal Arts Education Center, Tokai University, Kanagawa, JAPAN  

On the Concept of Genetic Distance: the perils of misinterpretation
Omri Tal, Theoretical and Mathematical Biology, Max Planck Inst. for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, GERMANY     

Fitness and Variance
Brad Weslake, Philosophy, NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, CHINA  

On the relation between biological information and biological inheritance
María José Ferreira Ruiz, Department of Philosophy, University of Buenos Aires - CONICET, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aire, ARGENTINA   

  

Chairs
MS

Matsumoto Shunkich

Tokai University

Speakers
avatar for María José Ferreira Ruiz

María José Ferreira Ruiz

PhD student, University of Buenos Aires - CONICET
I am a PhD student devoted to the philosophy of biology. CONICET Doctoral fellow.
MS

Matsumoto Shunkich

Tokai University
avatar for Omri Tal

Omri Tal

Max Planck Inst. for Mathematics in the Sciences
avatar for Brad Weslake

Brad Weslake

Associate Professor of Philosophy, NYU Shanghai



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 17

11:00

C4.2 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
5 AUGUST 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Cognition and Rationality: Writing Straight with Crooked Lines?
António Zilhão, Philosophy, University of Lisbon, Lisboa, PORTUGAL

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Andrea Polonioli's presentation)

Unrevisability as the mark of delusions
Patrice Soom, Philosophy, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, GERMANY
Gottfried Vosgerau, Philosophy, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, GERMANY


Chairs
AZ

António Zilhão

University of Lisbon

Speakers
PS

Patrice Soom

Heinrich-Heine Universität



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 4

11:00

C5.2 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
5 AUGUST 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The future – and present – of work and its rules facing technological transformations
Tomaso Greco, Diritto, Economia e Culture (DEC), Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Como,
ITALY    

To what extent economic explanations are distinctively mathematical?
Lukasz Hardt, Department of Economics, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, POLAND  

Appreciation Problems of Neuroeconomics
Paul Hoyningen-Huene, Philosophy, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, GERMANY

Dealing with plurality in scientific practice: The case of International Political Economy
Jeroen Van Bouwel, Philosophy and Moral Science, Ghent University, Gent, BELGIUM

Chairs
avatar for Paul Hoyningen-Huene

Paul Hoyningen-Huene

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Universität Zürich

Speakers
JV

Jeroen Van Bouwel

Ghent University
TG

Tomaso Greco

Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
avatar for Lukasz Hardt

Lukasz Hardt

Professor, University of Warsaw
A philosopher of economics based at the Faculty of Economic Science, University of Warsaw, Poland
avatar for Paul Hoyningen-Huene

Paul Hoyningen-Huene

Leibniz Universität Hannover, Universität Zürich



Wednesday August 5, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 16

14:30

B1.10 Methodology
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Why is Representation Communal Rather than Private?
Brandon Boesch, Philosophy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA

The Role of Subjective Models in Proto-Scientific Measurement
Alistair Isaac, Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM

Scientific understanding as guidance of and for cognitive activity
Arturo R. Argott, Philosophy, UNAM, Estado de Mexico, MEXICO

The Session Ends at 4:00 pm
(due to the cancellation of Thomas Sturm's presentation)


Chairs
Speakers
avatar for Brandon Boesch

Brandon Boesch

University of South Carolina
I am particularly interested in the role of the agent within philosophical accounts of scientific representation. I am also interested in general questions about scientific practice, related to the strategies employed in the uses of models, simulations, and representations.
AI

Alistair Isaac

University of Edinburgh



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:00
Main Building, Room 12

14:30

A2.10 Philosophical Logic
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Justification Logics and Quasi-Truth
Alexandre Costa-Leite, Philosophy, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, BRAZIL

Beyond knowing that: non-standard epistemic logics
Yanjing Wang, Department of Philosophy, Peking University, Beijing, CHINA

Propositional Logics of Dependence and Relativised Knowledge
Valentin Goranko, Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Stockholm, SWEDEN
Antti Kuusisto, Stockholm University, Stockholm, SWEDEN

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Ekaterina Kubyshkina's presentation)


Chairs
VG

Valentin Goranko

Stockholm University

Speakers
avatar for Yanjing Wang (王彦晶)

Yanjing Wang (王彦晶)

Associate Professor, Peking University
Epistemic Logic, Dynamic Logic, and philosophical logic in general
AC

Alexandre Costa-Leite

University of Brasilia



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

A2.9 Philosophical Logic
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Dependence of quantifiers: Arbitrary objects versus generalised Tarski-type semantics
Gabriel Sandu, Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Words or Things: Aristotelian Categories
Esra Cagri Mutlu, Philosophy, VAN YYU, Van, TURKEY

Logical Spaces
Ulrich Meyer, Philosophy, Colgate University, Hamilton, USA

Heterodox Models of Peano Arithmetic
Taishi Kurahashi, Natural Sciences, Kisarazu National College of Technology, Kisarazu, Chiba, JAPAN
Makoto Kikuchi, System Informatics, Kobe University, Kobe, JAPAN

    

Chairs
UM

Ulrich Meyer

Colgate University

Speakers
TK

Taishi Kurahashi

Kisarazu National College of Technology
GS

Gabriel Sandu

University of Helsinki



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

B3.12 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
5 August 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

1 hour break (due to the cancellation of Hugo Fraguito's and Pandora Hadzidaki's presentations)

The logical form of laws of nature
Toby Friend, Science and Technology Studies, UCL, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Natural vs. Artificial Distinction
Vladimir Havlik, Department of Analytical Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, Prague 1, CZECH REPUBLIC


Chairs
VH

Vladimir Havlik

Institute of Philosophy

Speakers


Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 17

14:30

B4.3 Ethical and Political Issues in the Philosophy of Science
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Inductive Risk, Epistemic Risk, and Overdiagnosis of Disease
Justin Biddle, Philosophy Program, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology,Atlanta, USA

Value free or not, in terms of whether qua science or qua scientists
Masahiro Matsuo, Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, JAPAN



  

Chairs
JB

Justin Biddle

Georgia Institute of Technology

Speakers
MM

Masahiro Matsuo

Hokkaido University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 16

14:30

C1.4 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES
 

Mathematics in Structural Explanations
Min Tang, Philosophy, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA

State constraint system applicable to judgement adjusting
Susumu Yamasaki, Computer Science, Okayama University, Okayama, JAPAN

Keeping Pure and Applied Mathematics Together: the Role of Frege’s Constraint.
Andrea Sereni, Humanities, Institute of Advanced Studies IUSS, Pavia, ITALY

Indiscernibility in mathematics
Brice Halimi, Philosophy, University Paris Ouest, Nanterre, FRANCE

Chairs
AS

Andrea Sereni

Institute of Advanced Studies IUSS

Speakers
avatar for Brice Halimi

Brice Halimi

Associate Professor, University Paris Ouest
MT

Min Tang

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
SY

Susumu Yamasaki

Okayama University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

C2.5 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Causal Sets and Discrete Linear Structures
Laurenz Hudetz, Department of Philosophy (KGW), University of Salzburg, Salzburg, AUSTRIA

Testing typicality in multiverse cosmology
Feraz Azhar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM

Measure, Topology and Probabilistic Reasoning in Cosmology
Erik Curiel, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munich, GERMANY

Bayesian Perspectives on the Discovery of the Higgs Particle
Richard Dawid, Philosophy, LMU Munich, Munich, GERMANY
 

 

Chairs
avatar for Erik Curiel

Erik Curiel

Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU

Speakers
FA

Feraz Azhar

University of Cambridge
RD

Richard Dawid

LMU Munich
LH

Laurenz Hudetz

University of Salzburg



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 6

14:30

C7.4 Philosophy of Medicine
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Disease definitions and the case of Morgellons
Harry Quinn Schone, Science and Technology Studies, UCL, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Individuating Pathologies
James Krueger, Philosophy, University of Redlands, Redlands, USA

Animal Predictions of Human Responses
Nina Atanasova, Philosophy and Religious Studies, The University of Toledo, Toledo, USA

The concept of animal in husbandry and impact on therapeutical choices
Jacques Cabaret, Animal health, INRA, Nouzilly, FRANCE
Ludivine Fortin, Animal health, INRA, Nouzilly, FRANCE


  

Chairs
JK

James Krueger

University of Redlands

Speakers
avatar for Nina Atanasova

Nina Atanasova

Lecturer, The University of Toledo
avatar for Harry Quinn Schone

Harry Quinn Schone

PhD Student, UCL
Hello, My background is history and philosophy of science, specifically medicine. Of particular interest to me are 'contested' illnesses, disease definition and the consequences of biomedicine's implicitly reductionist philosophy. I would love to hear from anyone who has ideas about... Read More →



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, auditorium I

14:30

C7.5 Philosophy of Medicine + C8.4 Metaphilosophy
5 AUGUST 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Making Better People through Technologies and Without Norms - Disciplinary Transfers from Medicine
to Enhancement
Johanna Ahola-Launonen, Political and Economic Studies , University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND
Judith Favereau, Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

1 hour break (due to the cancellation of Sheng-Ying Lu's and Margot Strohminger's presentations)

A formal definition of ontological categories
Pawel Garbacz, Department of Philosophy, The John Paul II Catholic
University of Lublin, Radawiec Duzy, POLAND


Chairs
JF

Judith Favereau

University of Helsinki

Speakers
JA

Johanna Ahola-Launonen

University of Helsinki
PG

Pawel Garbacz

The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin



Wednesday August 5, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

A3.4 Computational Logic and Applications of Logic
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES
 

Hybrid Logic for Qualitative Reasoning about Location
Michal Zawidzki, Institute of Philosophy, University of Lodz/University of Warsaw, Warszawa, POLAND
Tomasz Lechowski, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw, Warszawa, POLAND ,
Przemyslaw Walega, University of Warsaw, Warszawa, POLAND

Contrary-to-Duty Imperatives: A Paraconsistent Deontic Approach
Can Baskent, Semagramme, INRIA, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy Cedex, FRANCE

Generalized Quantifiers and Higher-order Logic Programming
Peter Gabrovsky, Computer Science, California State University, Northridge, USA   

Chairs
MZ

Michal Zawidzki

University of Lodz/University of Warsaw

Speakers
CB

Can Baskent

University of Bath
PG

Peter Gabrovsky

California State University
TL

Tomasz Lechowski

University of Warsaw



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 3 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

B2.5 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


An Economic Interpretation of Contrapositive Probability
David Miller, Philosophy, University of Warwick, COVENTRY, UNITED KINGDOM

Betting odds and sincere degrees of belief
Colin Elliot, Department of Philosophy, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, NETHERLANDS

Making Fit Fit
Michael Hicks, Philosophy, Rutgers University, Brooklyn, USA

  

Chairs
DM

David Miller

University of Warwick

Speakers
CE

Colin Elliot

University of Tilburg
MH

Michael Hicks

Rutgers University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 12

17:00

B2.7 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


The logical form of physical statements
Thomas Benda, Institute of Philosophy of Mind, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, TAIWAN

Counterfactuals within Scientific Theories
Samuel C. Fletcher, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, GERMANY

Iterated Belief Revision and Nested Conditionals
Hao-Cheng Fu, Philosophy, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, TAIWAN

  

Chairs
SC

Samuel C. Fletcher

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Speakers
TB

Thomas Benda

National Yang Ming University
HF

Hao-Cheng Fu

Chinese Culture University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 4

17:00

B3.13 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Hooking On and Biting Back: A Defense of Longino's Account of Objectivity
Jennifer Fellows, Philosophy, Douglas College, New Westminster, B.C., CANADA

Extended Agents and Development of Science and Technology
Yasuo Nakayama, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, JAPAN

   

Chairs
JF

Jennifer Fellows

Douglas College

Speakers
YN

Yasuo Nakayama

Osaka University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

B5.5 Historical Aspects in the Philosophy of Science
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Which Intuition for Intuitionism?
Julien Grupp, Philosophy, Université Montpellier III, Lodève, FRANCE

Operationalism and realism in Soviet theoretical physics
Alexander Fursov, Department of Philosophy, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION 

Chairs
JG

Julien Grupp

Université Montpellier III

Speakers
AF

Alexander Fursov

M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 5

17:00

C2.13 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences + A2 Philosophical Logic
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Likelihood and Confidence in the IPCC's Uncertainty Framework
Casey Helgeson, Philosophy, London School of Economics, London, USA   

Epistemic and institutional challenges posed by the provision of climate services
Cecilia Hidalgo, School of Philosophy&Literature, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

A pragmatic logic for denial (LPD)
Massimiliano Carrara, FISPPA DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY OF PADUA, padova, ITALY
Daniele Chiffi, UNIVERSITY OF PADUA, ITALY
Ciro De Florio, CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MILAN, MILAN, ITALY

Chairs
DC

Daniele Chiffi

University of Padua

Speakers
MC

Massimiliano Carrara

UNIVERSITY OF PADUA
avatar for Casey Helgeson

Casey Helgeson

London School of Economics
CH

Cecilia Hidalgo

University of Buenos Aires



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 16

17:00

C4.8 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Learning Natural Language Semantics Through Coordination
Dariusz Kalocinski, Department of Logic, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, POLAND
Nina Gierasimczuk, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS
Marcin Mostowski, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, POLAND  

Analogical Thinking in Formal Semantics
David Rey, Logic, History, and Philosophy of Science, University of Barcelona - LOGOS group, Barcelona, SPAIN
 


  

Chairs
MM

Marcin Mostowski

University of Warsaw

Speakers
avatar for Dariusz Kalociński

Dariusz Kalociński

PhD student, Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw
DR

David Rey

University of Barcelona - LOGOS group



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

C4.9 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Science
5 August 05:00 PM – 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Cognitive neuroscience as a research tradition and a social practice: the case of episodic memory
Denis Forest, philosophy, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Nanterre, FRANCE
Loraine Gérardin-Laverge, philosophy, University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Lyon, FRANCE

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Mika Kiikeri's presentation)

Cognitive Neuroscience and the Mechanist Thesis
Gordon Steenbergen, Philosophy, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA


Chairs
DF

Denis Forest

University of Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense

Speakers


Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 17

17:00

C5.8 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Rejection of conceptual scheme relativism: A defense of Donald Davidson
Yuliya Fadeeva, Philosophy, Duisburg-Essen University, Essen, GERMANY

THE MEANING OF PEJORATIVES: Dependent and Independent Semantics
Pasi Valtonen, Department of Philosophy, King's College London, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Sense and reversed (retrograde) semiosis in the Humanities
Konstantin Skripnik, Institute of Philosophy and Social Studies, Southern federal university, Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIAN FEDERATION   
  

Chairs
YF

Yuliya Fadeeva

Duisburg-Essen University

Speakers
avatar for Konstantin Skripnik

Konstantin Skripnik

Professor, Southern federal university
PV

Pasi Valtonen

King's College London



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 6

17:00

C5.9 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Memory, Reification and Methodology
Eugenia Allier-Montaño, Instituto de Investigaciones Sociales, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D.F., MEXICO

The 'looping effect' and the specificity of the social sciences
Olivier Ouzilou, Lorraine, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, FRANCE

Utopia and Scientism: Neurath and Social Planning
Ivan F. da Cunha, Philosophy, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá - PR, BRAZIL


Chairs
OO

Olivier Ouzilou

Université de Lorraine

Speakers
EA

Eugenia Allier-Montaño

Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
avatar for Ivan F. da Cunha

Ivan F. da Cunha

Universidade Estadual de Maringá



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

C6.3 Philosophy of the Applied Sciences and Technology
5 AUGUST 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Health claims: regulation and scientific controversy
Oliver Todt, Philosophy, University of the Balearic Islands, Palma, SPAIN
José Luis Luján, Philosophy, University of the Balearic Islands, Palma, SPAIN
Juan Bautista Bengoetxea, Philosophy, University of the Balearic Islands, Palma, SPAIN  

Measuring Risk by Subjective Indicators
Carlo Martini, Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND  

Philosophical notion of responsibility as a foundation for Value Sensitive Design and for Responsible Innovation
Rafal Wodzisz, Philosophy, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Ropczyce, POLAND  

Chairs
avatar for Carlo Martini

Carlo Martini

Researcher, University of Helsinki

Speakers
OT

Oliver Todt

University of the Balearic Islands
RW

Rafal Wodzisz

John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin



Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33
 
Thursday, August 6
 

11:00

A1.1 Mathematical Logic
6 August 11:00-13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

On Implicational Connectives of Quantum Logics for Non-commutative
Substructural Logics formulated Gentzen-style Natural Deduction
Takeshi Ueno, Food Science and Human Wellnes, Rakuno-Gakuen University, Ebetsu, JAPAN 

A theory for systems of propositions referring to each other
Denis Saveliev, Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Logic and philosophy of trial and error mathematics: Dialectical and quasi-dialectical systems
Luca San Mauro, Faculty of Humanities, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, ITALY
Jacopo Amidei, Faculty of Humanities, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, ITALY
Duccio Pianigiani, Mathematics, University of Siena, Siena, ITALY
Andrea Sorbi, Mathematics, University of Siena, Siena, ITALY 

Some general results on the translations between logics and theories
Luiz Carlos Pereira, Philosophy, PUC-Rio/UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL
Edward Hermann Haeusler, Computer Science, PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL 

Chairs
Speakers
avatar for Luca San Mauro

Luca San Mauro

Scuola Normale Superiore
DS

Denis Saveliev

Russian Academy of Sciences
TU

Takeshi Ueno

Rakuno-Gakuen University



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 16

11:00

A3.1 Computational Logic and Applications of Logic
6 August 11:00-13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Procedural specification of beta-conversion
Marie Duzi, Computer Science, VSB-Technical University Ostrava, Ostrava, CZECH REPUBLIC 

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Luigi Sauro, Fabio Mogavero, and Aniello Murano's presentation)

Logics for Collective Reasoning
Daniele Porello, Institute of Cognitive Science and Technology, CNR (National Council of Research), Trento, ITALY

Modeling decision-making under ignorance and uncertainty 
Tomasz Lechowski, Philosophy, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, POLAND
Michal Zawidzki, Philosophy, University of Lodz / University of Warsaw, Lódz, POLAND
Przemyslaw Walega, Philosophy, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, POLAND 

Chairs
avatar for Marie Duzi

Marie Duzi

Prof., VSB-Technical University Ostrava

Speakers
TL

Tomasz Lechowski

University of Warsaw
avatar for Daniele Porello

Daniele Porello

CNR (National Council of Research)
MZ

Michal Zawidzki

University of Lodz/University of Warsaw



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B1.12 Methodology
6 August 11:00-13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Causal inference and public policy: problems and (some) solutions
Daniel Malinsky, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 

Gender index for the academia : how to translate the real world into numbers?
Anne-Sophie Godfroy, Sciences Normes Decision, Université Paris-Sorbonne & CNRS, Paris, FRANCE 

Automated large scale evidence aggregation in the context of policy making
Nicolas Wüthrich, Philosophy, Logic, and Scientific Method, London School of Economics and Political Science, London , UNITED KINGDOM
Katie Steele, Philosophy, Logic, and Scientific Method, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UNITED KINGDOM 

The methodology of the logical and cultural dominant in cross – science communication
Galina Sorina , Faculty of Philosophy, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Irina Griftsova , Department of Philosophy, Moscow State Pedagogical University, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION 

Chairs
avatar for Anne-Sophie Godfroy

Anne-Sophie Godfroy

associate professor, Université Paris-Sorbonne & CNRS

Speakers
DM

Daniel Malinsky

Carnegie Mellon University
GS

Galina Sorina

Lomonosov Moscow State University
avatar for Nicolas Wüthrich

Nicolas Wüthrich

London School of Economics and Political Science



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B3.10 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
6 August 11:00-13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Pan-Perspectival Realism
Paul Teller, Philosophy, UC Davis, Davis, USA

Defining a Cumulative and Comprehensive Scientific Realism
Priyedarshi Jetli, Philosophy, University of Delhi, Delhi, INDIA

Reconstructed Empiricism
Finnur Dellsen, Philosophy, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, ICELAND

Abstraction, ideality and scientific representation
Kilakos Dimitris, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, University of Athens, Athens, GREECE


Chairs
PT

Paul Teller

UC Davis

Speakers
avatar for Finnur Dellsen

Finnur Dellsen

Lecturer, University of Iceland
I am a philosopher specializing in philosophy of science and epistemology. I live in Iceland, where I am currently teaching at the University of Iceland. I completed a Ph.D. in philosophy at UNC Chapel Hill in 2014. Most of my research is in epistemology and philosophy of science... Read More →
KD

Kilakos Dimitris

University of Athens
avatar for Priyedarshi Jetli

Priyedarshi Jetli

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Rural Campus, Tuljapur
General philosophy of science, history of philosophy of science, history of logic, Poincare, philosophy of mathematics



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B3.4 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
6 August 11:00-13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES 

Against Structural and Counterfactual Explanations of Highly-Idealized Models in Physics
Martin King, Philosophy, University of Guelph, Guelph, CANADA 

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Laura Felline's presentation)

Scientific Understanding and Explanatory Interest
Zhu Xu, Philosophy, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, CHINA

On Characterizing Relevance
Anna-Mari Rusanen, Philosophy, history, culture and art studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND


Chairs
avatar for Anna-Mari Rusanen

Anna-Mari Rusanen

University of Helsinki

Speakers
avatar for Martin King

Martin King

PhD Candidate, University of Guelph
ZX

Zhu Xu

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B5.4 Historical Aspects in the Philosophy of Science
6 August 11:00-13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

 
The reception of Ludwik Fleck's theory of thought styles and thought collectives in English
Pawel Jarnicki, Collegium Helveticum, ETHZ, Zuerich, SWITZERLAND

Reinvigorating Hanson’s patterns of discovery
Sami Paavola, Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Lakatos, Rational Reconstruction and Comparative Historiography
Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen, Philosophy, University of Oulu, Oulu , FINLAND

Thomas Kuhn and the rationality of theory choice
Eros Carvalho, Philosophy, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, BRAZIL 

Chairs
avatar for Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen

Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen

Associate Professor, University of Oulu
Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen is Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Oulu in Finland. He received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh and has held academic positions in the Universities of Durham and Hull in the UK and Leiden in the Netherlands. Kuukkanen has been awarded... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Eros Carvalho

Eros Carvalho

Adjunct Professor, UFRGS (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul)
avatar for Sami Paavola

Sami Paavola

University of Helsinki



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 17

11:00

C1.6 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
6 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Why Post did not have Turing's Thesis
Wilfried Sieg, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
Mate Szabo, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
Dawn McLaughlin, Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

Squeezing feasibility
Walter Dean, Philosophy, University of Warwick, Coventry, UNITED KINGDOM



Justifying proof-theoretic reflection
Marianna Antonutti Marfori, IHPST, Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris, FRANCE





 

Chairs
MA

Marianna Antonutti Marfori

Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne

Speakers
WD

Walter Dean

University of Warwick
MS

Mate Szabo

Carnegie Mellon University



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

C2.7 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
6 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A diachronic perspective on the structure of quantum lattices
Sebastian Fortin, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Leonardo Vanni, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

Common cause closedness in orthomodular lattices
Yuichiro Kitajima, College of Industrial Technology, Nihon University, Narashino, JAPAN

Popper School Methodological Disproof of Quantum Logic
Steven Meyer, R&D, Tachyon Design Automation, San Francisco, USA

30 min Break (due to cancellation of the presentation: Generalized Implication in Quantum Logic, Tsuyoshi Yokoo, Philosophy, Keio University, Tokyo, JAPAN. CANCELLED 5.8.2015)


Chairs
YK

Yuichiro Kitajima

Nihon University

Speakers
SF

Sebastian Fortin

CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires
SM

Steven Meyer

Tachyon Design Automation
TY

Tsuyoshi Yokoo

Keio University
Something personal came up and I have to cancel my presentation ``Generalized Implication in Quantum Logic'' on Thursday, August 6, 11:00am-01:00pm (C2.7 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences). I’m really sorry.



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 6

11:00

C4.3 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
6 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

What, when, and how do rational analysis models explain?
Samuli Pöyhönen, Social and Moral Philosophy, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, FINLAND



The Predictive Coding Model of Dreaming
Sina Fazelpour, Philosophy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA



The computer-scientists. About some models of creativity.
Monika Chylinska, Department of Theory of Knowledge, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Lublin, POLAND

A general set-theoretical model for the notion of “systemic change” in systemic-relational epistemology and psychology
Salvatore Roberto Arpaia, Human and social sciences, University of Bergamo, Bergamo, ITALY

Chairs
SP

Samuli Pöyhönen

University of Helsinki

Speakers
SR

Salvatore Roberto Arpaia

University of Bergamo
avatar for Monika Chylinska

Monika Chylinska

Catholic University of Lublin
SF

Sina Fazelpour

University of British Columbia



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 4

11:00

C8.2 Metaphilosophy
6 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Normative Aspect of Naturalistic Philosophy of Science
Leena Tulkki, Philosophy, History, Culture and Art, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Philosophy is Alive and Well: Who’s Afraid of Intertheoretic Reduction?
Dennis Apolega, Philosophy, De La Salle University Manila, Manila, PHILIPPINES

Philosophy as "anything goes": A Critical Analysis of the Problem
Blazej Gebura, Department of Philosophy, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Lublin, POLAND

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Søren Brier's presentation)


Chairs
LT

Leena Tulkki

University of Helsinki

Speakers
DA

Dennis Apolega

De La Salle University Manila
avatar for Blazej Gebura

Blazej Gebura

PHD student, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
humor, jazz, philosophy



Thursday August 6, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Auditorium IV

14:30

A1.2 Mathematical Logic + C1.12 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

On Gödel numbering
Abraham Lim Ken Zhi, Institute of Philosophy of Mind and Cognition,
National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, TAIWAN

On the problem of preserving finite axiomatizability of a finite matrix
under term-equivalence
Aleksandra Samonek, Logic, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, POLAND

Do infinitely often equal trees add Cohen reals?
Yurii Khomskii, Kurt Gödel Research Center (KGRC), University of Vienna,
Vienna, AUSTRIA
Giorgio Laguzzi, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, GERMANY

Justifying Deductive Inference
Mathieu Beirlaen, Institute for Philosophy II, Ruhr University Bochum, Waregem, BELGIUM

Chairs
avatar for Yurii Khomskii

Yurii Khomskii

Postdoc, Hamburg University

Speakers
avatar for Mathieu Beirlaen

Mathieu Beirlaen

Ruhr University Bochum
avatar for Aleksandra Samonek

Aleksandra Samonek

Jagiellonian University
AL

Abraham Lim Ken Zhi

National Yang-Ming University



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 16

14:30

A2.13 Philosophical Logic
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Liar-like paradoxes
Jan Wolenski, Social Sciences, WSIZ, Rzeszow, POLAND

Fuzzy Logic and Sorites Paradox: The Problem of Missing Input
Jan Štepánek, Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University, Brno, CZECH
REPUBLIC

A Conditional for Vagueness and
the Liar
Sergi Oms, Lògica, Història i
Filosofia de la Ciència, Logos, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, SPAIN

Some Remarks on the Cassationist Approach to the Liar Paradox
Jordi Valor Abad, Lògica i Filosofia de la Ciència, Universitat de
València, Valencia, SPAIN

Chairs
SO

Sergi Oms

Logos, University of Barcelona

Speakers
JV

Jordi Valor Abad

Universitat de València
JW

Jan-Hertrich Woleński

professor, Jagiellonian University Kraków
avatar for Jan Štepánek

Jan Štepánek

Masaryk University



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

A2.14 Philosophical Logic
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Modal Logics of Abstract Explanation Frameworks
Igor Sedlar, Dept. of Logic and Methodology of Science, Comenius
University in Bratislava, Bratislava, SLOVAKIA
Juraj Halas, Dept. of Logic and Methodology of Science, Comenius
University in Bratislava, Bratislava, SLOVAKIA

The Import of Formal Logic with Respect to Knowledge – The Fundamental
Question of the “Critique of Pure Reason”
Max Gottschlich, Department of Philosophy, University of Warwick,
Coventry, UNITED KINGDOM

The Rules of Definition: a Logical and Pragmatic Perspective
Michel Paquette, Philosophy, Collège de Maisonneuve, Montreal, CANADA

First steps towards non-classical logic of
informal provability
Pawel Pawlowski, Department of Philosophy, University of Gent, Gent,
BELGIUM Rafal Urbaniak, Gent, BELGIUM

Chairs
avatar for Igor Sedlar

Igor Sedlar

Assistant Professor, Comenius University in Bratislava
My research concentrates on epistemic and substructural logics, their combinations and applications in philosophy and computer science.

Speakers
MG

Max Gottschlich

University of Warwick
avatar for Michel Paquette

Michel Paquette

Professor, Collège de Maisonneuve
I am interested in formal pragmatics and philosophical logic . My PhD dissertation's title is "La délibération dans les théories axiomatiques de la décision". Earlier, I was interested in the logical aspects of rational choice. In recent years, my research has been focused on... Read More →
PP

Pawel Pawlowski

University of Gent



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

A2.5 Philosophical Logic
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The establishment of mutually inverse implication proposition
Xunwei Zhou, Institute of Information Technology, Beijing Union University,
Beijing, CHINA

Dialectic Logic: Mathematical Archeology or Mathematical Technology?
Antonio Vincenzi, Altosner
Stiftung für philosophische Grundkagenfor, Altosner Stiftung für philosophische
Grundkagenfor, Albissola Mare, ITALY

Type-Theoretical Approaches to Problems and Solutions
Ivo Pezlar, Department of Philosophy, Masaryk University, Brno, CZECH
REPUBLIC

Chairs
XZ

Xunwei Zhou

Beijing Union University

Speakers
IP

Ivo Pezlar

Masaryk University
AV

Antonio Vincenzi

Altosner Stiftung für philosophische Grundkagenfor



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

A4.4 Historical Aspects of Logic
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Philosophical and Mathematical Correspondence between Gottlob Frege and
Bertrand Russell in the Years 1902-1904. Some Uninvestigated Topics
Gabriela Besler, Institute of Philosophy, University of Silesia,
Katowice, POLAND

A Puzzle About Frege’s Singular Senses
Marco Ruffino, Philosophy, State University of Campinas (Unicamp),
Campinas, Brazil

1 hour break (due to the cancellation of Yury Chernoskutov's and Tamara Dobler's presentations)


Chairs
MR

Marco Ruffino

STATE UNIVERSITY OF CAMPINAS (UNICAMP)

Speakers
GB

Gabriela Besler

University of Silesia



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 17

14:30

B1.5 Methodology
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Re-discovery of the Nature and Logic of Scientific Discovery
Liang Lei, Dept. of Philosophy, Central South University University,
Chang Sha, CHINA

30 min break
 (due to the cancellation of Tim De Mey's presentation)

Natural kinds and automated scientific discovery
Benjamin Jantzen, Philosophy, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA


Chairs
BJ

Benjamin Jantzen

Virginia Tech

Speakers
LL

Liang Lei

Central South University University



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

B3.5 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Aldo Filomeno's presentation)

A behavioral analysis of group knowledge and group behavior
Rohit Parikh, CS, Math, Philosophy, CUNY, New York, NY, USA

Summarizing the Quantum World: The Universal Wave Function as a Humean
Law
Eddy Keming Chen, Philosophy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA

Chairs
Speakers
EK

Eddy Keming Chen

Rutgers University
RP

Rohit Parikh

Distinguished Professor, The City University of New York
Game theory, logic, probability, social software, epistemic reasoning



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 6

14:30

C2.8 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A PBR-like argument for psi-ontology in terms of protective measurements
Shan Gao, Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
Beijing, CHINA

Relationalism and Background Independence in Quantum Gravity
Kamil Lacina, Philosophy of Science, Jagiellonian University, Krakow,
POLAND

Reconstruction of The Concept of Physical Quantity: An Epistemological
Approach to Understand Weak Value
Hajime Sugio, Philosophy (GCARLS), Keio University, Tokyo, JAPAN

The Probability Problem in Everettian Quantum Mechanics Persists
Foad Dizadji-Bahmani, Philosophy, California State University Los
Angeles, Los Angeles, USA

Chairs
KL

Kamil Lacina

Jagiellonian University

Speakers
FD

Foad Dizadji-Bahmani

California State University Los Angeles
SG

Shan Gao

Chinese Academy of Sciences
HS

Hajime Sugio

Keio University



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 5

14:30

C4.6 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Can Non-Cognitive Values Have a Beneficial Role in the Assessment of
Scientific Theories? A case Study of Evolutionary Psychology
Silvia Ivani, Department of Philosophy, Tilburg University, Tilburg,
NETHERLANDS

Methodological and philosophical problems of using thought experiments
in moral psychology and behavioural sciences
Robin Kopecký, Department of philosophy and history of science , Charles
University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC



Chairs
SI

Silvia Ivani

Tilburg University

Speakers
SI

Silvia Ivani

Tilburg University
RK

Robin Kopecký

Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Auditorium IV

14:30

C5.4 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Austrian methodological individualism: from Carl Menger to Friedrich
Hayek
Juliana Tigre, Economic Sciences, UFVJM, Teófilo Otoni, BRAZIL

Mises’ and Rothbard’s Defenses of Praxeology – A
Critical Analysis
Alexander Linsbichler, DK The Sciences in Contexts, University of
Vienna, Wien, AUSTRIA

Do we need a universalizing paradigm for rational decision-making?
David Teira, Logic, History and Philosophy of Science, UNED, Madrid,
SPAIN
Rasmus G. Winther, U. California Santa Cruz, San Francisco, USA

30 min break
 (due to the cancellation of Raj Patel's presentation)


Chairs
Speakers


Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 4

14:30

C6.2 Philosophy of the Applied Sciences and Technology
6 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Galilean technoscience
Vitaly Gorokhov, Philosophy of Technology, Institute of Philosophy of
the RAS, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Mode 2 of Knowledge Production and Mixed Techno-Scientific Roots of
Computer Science
Vladimir Fedorov, Philosophy, MIPT, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Confucianism and architectural technology in traditional Chinese society
Shanshan Liu, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CHINA

A Re-Examination of the Relationship Between Science and Technology
Manjari Chakrabarty, Philosophy and Religion, Visva Bharati University,
Santiniketan, India

Chairs
VG

Vitaly Gorokhov

Institute of Philosophy of the RAS

Speakers
MC

Manjari Chakrabarty

VISVA BHARATI UNIVERSITY
avatar for Vladimir Fedorov

Vladimir Fedorov

PhD Student, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Computer Science and Information Technology; Mode 2 of Knowledge Production; Responsible Innovation; Software development; Post-normal science;
SL

Shanshan Liu

Tsinghua University



Thursday August 6, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

A2.12 Philosophical Logic
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Generalized Dialetheism and Curry's Paradox
Colin Caret, Underwood International College, Yonsei University,
Incheon, SOUTH KOREA

Graphs, naive truth, and well-behaved conditionals
Lorenzo Rossi, Philosophy, University of Oxford, Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM

Saving tolerance from paradox; a game semantics for tolerance
Ali Abasnezhad, philosophy, University of British Coloumbia , Vancouver,
CANADA

A Revision-Theoretic Supervaluational Theory of Truth
Edoardo Rivello, Department of Mathematics, University of Torino,
Torino, ITALY

Chairs
avatar for Edoardo Rivello

Edoardo Rivello

University of Torino

Speakers
AA

Ali Abasnezhad

University of British Coloumbia
CC

Colin Caret

Yonsei University
LR

Lorenzo Rossi

University of Oxford



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

A2.15 Philosophical Logic
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Elementary deductive step and Church’s Thesis
Vitali Tselishchev, logic and epistemology, Institute of philosophy and law of Siberian branch, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

The Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma as an Interrogative Game
Levis Zerpa, Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Yachay Tech, San Miguel de Urcuqui, Ecuador

A qualitative perspective on vagueness and degrees of truth
Rossella Marrano, Philosophy, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Pisa, ITALY

The inapplicability of (selected) paraconsistent logics
Rafal Urbaniak, Department of Philosophy, Ghent University (and Gdansk
University), Ghent, BELGIUM

Chairs
avatar for Rossella Marrano

Rossella Marrano

Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa

Speakers
VT

Vitali Tselishchev

Institute of Philosophy and Law, Siberian Division, Russian Academy of Science
avatar for Rafal Urbaniak

Rafal Urbaniak

Ghent University (and Gdansk University)
avatar for Levis Zerpa

Levis Zerpa

Yachay Tech
I am interested in erotetic or interrogative logic and the interrogative model of inquiry; I am focused in applications to both philosophy of science and philosophy of education.



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 12

17:00

A3.3 Computational Logic and Applications of Logic
6 August 5:00PM ­– 7:00PM


SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Granular Mining of Logical Rules from Relational Structures
Churn-Jung Liau, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica,
Taipei, TAIWAN

Finitely Unstable Theories and Computational Complexity
Tuomo Kauranne, Mathematics and Physics, Lappeenranta University of
Technology, Lappeenranta, FINLAND

Bi-Logic Via Infinite Singletons
Giulia Battilotti, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Padova,
Selvazzano Dentro (Pd), ITALY

Level system of formulas for decreasing the number of proof steps of
formulas simulating some Artificial Intelligence problems
Tatiana Kosovskaya, Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, St. Petersburg
State University, St. Petersburg, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Chairs
avatar for Tuomo Kauranne

Tuomo Kauranne

Associate professor, Lappeenranta University of Technology
Anything goes, quite literally :) I am an applied mathematician with a keen interest in descriptive complexity, model theory and theory of computation in general. My 'official' professional interests cover application areas of maths such as weather and climate modelling, computational... Read More →

Speakers
GB

Giulia Battilotti

University of Padova
TK

Tatiana Kosovskaya

St. Petersburg State University
CL

Churn-Jung Liau

Academia Sinica



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 17

17:00

B1.6 Methodology
6  August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Explanation by idealized theories
Ilkka Niiniluoto, Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies,
University of Helsinki, UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI, FINLAND 

An Interactive Criterion for Realism
Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem, Philosophy, University of Pretoria & CAIR, Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA

Theory-Progressivism: Between Realism and Anti-Realism
Juha Saatsi, School of PRHS, University of Leeds, Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM

Why Psillos’ Purportedly Scientific Argument for Scientific Realism Fails
Reto Gubelmann, Department of Philosophy, University of Zurich, Zürich, SWITZERLAND


Chairs
avatar for Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem

Emma Ruttkamp-Bloem

Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Pretoria & Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research, CSIR
Scientific realism Truth and reference Applications of non-classical logics such as belief revision to problems in philosophy of science such as progress Intersections of issues in knowledge representation and philosophy of science Intersection of virtue epistemology and issues... Read More →

Speakers
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Reto Gubelmann

PhD Student, University of Zurich
IN

Ilkka Niiniluoto

University of Helsinki
JS

Juha Saatsi

University of Leeds



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

C1.7 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm


SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Reference and Invariance in Abstraction Principles
Francesca Boccuni, Philosophy, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano, ITALY

Characterization of the style of mathematical proving by means of Roman
Jakobson’s communication model
Petros Stefaneas, Mathematics, NTUA, Athina, GREECE
Ioannis Vandoulakis,
 Greek Open University, Athina, GREECE

Ampliative Reasoning: The Specificity of Mathematical Language and the
Uses of Ambiguity
Emily Grosholz, Department of Philosophy, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA

Polyadic and Higher-Order Abstraction Principles
Beau Madison Mount, Philosophy , Oxford University , Oxford , UNITED KINGDOM

Chairs
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Petros Stefaneas

Lecturer, NTUA

Speakers
FB

Francesca Boccuni

University Vita-Salute San Raffaele
EG

Emily Grosholz

Penn State University
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Beau Madison Mount

Oxford University
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Petros Stefaneas

Lecturer, NTUA



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 6

17:00

C2.9 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

¿Is Bose Einstein Condensation of Trapped Gases a Phase Transition?
Marco Corgini, Mathematics, Universidad de la Serena, La Serena, Chile

Are Unitarily Inequivalent Representations in Quantum Field Theory
Incommensurable Physical Theories?
Tracy Lupher, Philosophy and Religion, James Madison University,
Harrisonburg, USA

Do renormalization group methods explain continuous phase transitions?
Patricia Palacios, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, GERMANY

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Emanuele Rossanese's presentation)

Chairs
avatar for Tracy Lupher

Tracy Lupher

Associate Professor, James Madison University
Tracy Lupher is the co-founder and co-director of the Logic and Reasoning Institute. His work focuses on the philosophy of physics along with related issues in the philosophy of science and metaphysics. He is also interested in logic, the philosophy of language, and analytical philosophy... Read More →

Speakers
MC

Marco Corgini

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA SERENA
PP

Patricia Palacios

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 5

17:00

C3.3 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Discovering Mechanisms, Investigating Phenomena, and Experimental
Discovery-A New Account of Experimental Practice
Hsiao-Fan Yeh, General Education Center, National Formosa University,
New Taipei City, TAIWAN

 

Chairs
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Ilkka Pättiniemi

University of Helsinki

Speakers
HY

Hsiao-Fan Yeh

National Formosa University



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

C4.7 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Mental Imagery as a sign system?
Jelena Issajeva, Ragnar Nurkse School of Governance and Innovation,
Tallinn Universsity of Technology, Tallinn, ESTONIA

A Naturalistic Theory of Perceptual Representations
Marc Artiga, Departament de Filosofia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona,
SPAIN

Transitivity of visual sameness
Blazej Skrzypulec, Institute of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University,
Kraków, POLAND

False Belief Attribution in Early Infancy and Its Neural Correlates
Ayca Mazman, Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, CINCINNATI, USA

Chairs
JI

Jelena Issajeva

Tallinn Universsity of Technology

Speakers
MA

Marc Artiga

Universitat de Barcelona
AM

Ayca Mazman

University of Cincinnati
BS

Blazej Skrzypulec

Jagiellonian University



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 16

17:00

C5.3 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
6 August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A Decision-Theoretic Approach to Norms and Values
Vihren Bouzov, Philosophy, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University, Veliko Turnovo, BULGARIA

Reasons and ''Ought''
Anthony Gambrell, Social and Moral Philosophy, University of Helsinki,
Reykjavik, ICELAND

Klein's Geometry and Ethical Theories: Invariances in Equality Spaces
Giulia Pagliani, Department of Social and Economic Sciences , Sapienza
University of Rome, Rome, ITALY

Definitory and strategic rules in ethics
Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen, Chair of Philosophy, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn,
ESTONIA
Juuso-Ville Gustafsson, -, -, Tampere, FINLAND

Chairs
avatar for Vihren Bouzov

Vihren Bouzov

Faculty of Philosophy, Vice Dean, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Turnovo
VIHREN BOUZOV is Professor of Legal Philosophy and Logic of Social Sciences at St. Cyril and St. Methodius University in Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria. He is the author of "Rationality , Decisions and Norms in the Globalization Era (Essays in Practical Logic)" (IVIS, 2011) and co-author... Read More →

Speakers
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Anthony Gambrell

University of Helsinki
JG

Juuso-Ville Gustafsson

University of Turku
GP

Giulia Pagliani

Sapienza University of Rome
AP

Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen

University of Helsinki



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 4

17:00

C8.1 Metaphilosophy
6  August 5:00pm ­- 7:00pm

SPEAKERS AND TITLE

The Epistemology of Modality and the Method(s) of Philosophy
Mihai Rusu, G.Zane Institute for Economic and Social Research, Romanian
Academy, Iasi Branch, Iasi, ROMANIA

Philosophy Disputes, Defectiveness and Responsiveness to Reasons
Delia Belleri, Dept. de Lògica, Història i Filosofia de la Ciènci, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, SPAIN

On the difficulties of saying 'what is an inference'
Akos Gyarmathy, Philosophy and History of Science, Budapest University
of Technology and Economics, Budapest, HUNGARY
Gabor Forgács, Budapest University of Technology and Economics,
Budapest, HUNGARY

Chairs
avatar for Delia Belleri

Delia Belleri

University of Barcelona
I am a post-doc at the University of Barcelona and member of the LOGOS Research Group. I am currently working ontological disputes and their verbal/substantive status, and on intractable disputes in philosophy.

Speakers
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Akos Gyarmathy

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
avatar for Mihai Rusu

Mihai Rusu

Postdoctoral fellow, Romanian Academy, Iasi Branch



Thursday August 6, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Auditorium IV
 
Friday, August 7
 

11:00

C2.6 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
7 August 11:00AM – 12:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Information, entanglement and causation
Olimpia Lombardi, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Cristian Lopez, Facultad de Filosofia y Letras, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA

The Session Ends at 12 pm (due to the cancellation of Vassilios Karakostas and Elias Zafiris' presentation)


Chairs
avatar for Cristian Lopez

Cristian Lopez

PhD Student, University of Buenos Aires/ CONICET
I am PhD student of University of Buenos Aires and doctoral fellow of CONICET. I am working in philosophy of physics (philosophy of information and philosophy of time)

Speakers
avatar for Olimpia Lombardi

Olimpia Lombardi

Researcher-Professor, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires
I am a philosopher of physics interested in the interpretation of quantum mechanics and the meaning of quantum decoherence. During the last years my interest focused on information theory, both classical and quantum. In the field of the relations between physics and chemistry, I advocate... Read More →



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

A1.3 Mathematical Logic
7 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Extending the set of variables in propositional logics
Carles Noguera, Decision Making Theory, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Petr Cintula, Theoretical Computer Science, Institute of Computer Science, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Residuated lattices with Galois connections as monadic operators
Michiro Kondo, Information Environment , School of Information Environment , Inzai, JAPAN

The Librationist Domination of Second Order Arithmetic
Frode Bjørdal, Philosophy, Classics and History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo, Oslo, NORWAY

A Constructive Justification of Brouwer’s Bar Induction
Ryota Akiyoshi, Faculty of Letters , Kyoto University, Kanagawaken, JAPAN


Chairs
avatar for Carles Noguera

Carles Noguera

Institute of Information Theory and Automation
Interested in (abstract) algebraic logic, many-valued logics and non-classical logics in general

Speakers
RA

Ryota Akiyoshi

Kyoto University
FB

Frode Bjørdal

University of Oslo
MK

Michiro Kondo

School of Information Environment



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 17

11:00

A2.17 Philosophical Logic
7 August 11:00 – 13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Anderson and Belnap's Confusion
Hartley Slater, Philosophy, University of Western Australia, Perth, AUSTRALIA

Metalogical Decorations of Logical Diagrams
Lorenz Demey, Center for Logic and Analytic Philosophy, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM
Hans Smessaert, Department of Linguistics, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM

Notions of relevance for classical logic.
Raymundo Morado, Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM, Mexico City, MEXICO

On the Multiple Advantages of a Certain Uniform Framework for Consequence
João Marcos, DIMAp, UFRN, Natal/RN, BRAZIL
Carolina Blasio, Philosophy, UNICAMP, Campinas/SP, BRAZIL

Chairs
avatar for Hartley Slater

Hartley Slater

Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Western Australia
Some of my recent, or about to be published papers, available on my academia.edu page, such as 'Consistent Truth', 'Non-Analytic Logic', and 'Gödel’s and other Paradoxes'.

Speakers


Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

A2.18 Philosophical Logic
7 August 11:00 – 13:00

SPEAKERS AND TITLES




Two Faces of Logical Truths --- Between Ordinary Language and Formal Language
Yang HU, Philosophy, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, Lyon, FRANCE

Which arguments are logically incorrect?
Vladimir Svoboda, Department of Logic, Institute of Philosophy, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Jaroslav Peregrin, Department of Logic, Institute of Philosophy, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

'Complete Sets of Logical Functions' Revisited: an examination and reinterpretation of early Functional Completeness proofs of Propositional Logic.
John Serembus, Humanities, Widener University, Chester, PA, USA

The Epistemic Significance of Valid Inference – A Model-Theoretic Approach
Constantin Brîncus, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, ROMANIA

Chairs
avatar for John Serembus

John Serembus

Widener University

Speakers
CB

Constantin Brîncus

University of Bucharest
YH

Yang Hu

Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon
VS

Vladimir Svoboda

Institute of Philosophy



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

B3.11 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
7 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Realism about quantities?
Johanna Wolff, Philosophy, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HONGKONG

Robustness and Reality: How Science Justifies Ontological Commitments
Markus Eronen, Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM



Is there a third path: can a scientific realist be a mathematical antirealist?
Laszlo Kocsis, Department of Philosophy, University of Pecs, Pecs, HUNGARY



Towards a counterfactual account of extra-mathematical explanation
John Heron, Philosophy, King's College London, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Chairs
ME

Markus Eronen

KU Leuven

Speakers
JH

John Heron

King's College London
LK

Laszlo Kocsis

University of Pecs
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Jo Wolff

Assistant Professor, The University of Hong Kong
I work on the metaphysics of science, especially on the metaphysics of quantities. I'm also interested in the philosophy of physics.



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

C1.8 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
7 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Dispensability of Higher-Order in Mathematics
Besim Karakadilar, Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Constructive Axiomatic Method in Euclid, Hilbert and Voevodsky
Andrei Rodin, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Geometric reasoning and geometric content
Dirk Schlimm, Philosophy, McGill University, Montreal, CANADA

Gödel's Second Incompleteness Theorem Is Predicate Dependent
Alexandr Bessonov, Logic and epistemology, Institute of Philosophy and Law, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Chairs
DS

Dirk Schlimm

McGill University

Speakers
AB

Alexandr Bessonov

Institute of Philosophy and Law
BK

Besim Karakadilar

University of Helsinki
AR

Andrei Rodin

Russian Academy of Sciences



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 6

11:00

C2.10 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
7 August 11:00AM– 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Entanglement and Probability
Jaakko Hintikka, Philosophy, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Helsinki, FINLAND

A discussion about the ontological commitments of quantum information theory
Federico Holik, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, CONICET-Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, ARGENTINA
Olimpia Lombardi, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA



A Path Integral Treatment of an EPR Experiment: Insights into the Nature of Quantum Nonlocality?
Brian Padden, Philosophy of Science, LMU Munich, Munich, GERMANY



Separate common causes explanations for EPR-correlations - an almost-no-go result.
Michal Tomasz Godziszewski, Department of Logic, University of Warsaw, Warszawa, POLAND
Tomasz Placek, Department of Epistemology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, POLAND
Leszek Wronski, Department of Epistemology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, POLAND

Chairs
JH

Jaakko Hintikka

Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies

Speakers
MT

Michal Tomasz Godziszewski

University of Warsaw
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Federico Holik

Research Assistant, CONICET-Universidad Nacional de La Plata
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Olimpia Lombardi

Researcher-Professor, CONICET-Universidad de Buenos Aires
I am a philosopher of physics interested in the interpretation of quantum mechanics and the meaning of quantum decoherence. During the last years my interest focused on information theory, both classical and quantum. In the field of the relations between physics and chemistry, I advocate... Read More →
BP

Brian Padden

LMU Munich



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 12

11:00

C6.1 Philosophy of the Applied Sciences and Technology
7 August 11:00AM – 01:00PM

 

SPEAKERS AND TITLES



The necessary revision of a topic: the homo faber is not the only animal faber
Ana Cuevas-Badallo, Philosophy, Logic and Aesthetic, University of Salamanca, Salamanca, SPAIN



Analysing Framing in Design Reasoning
Pieter Vermaas, Philosophy, Delft University of Technology, Delft, NETHERLANDS



Projective Simulation and the Taxonomy of Agency
Léon Homeyer, Philosophy, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, GERMANY
Giacomo Lini, Institu für Philosophie, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, GERMANY



A semantics for technical norms and practical inferences
Peter Kroes, Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, Delft, NETHERLANDS
Sjoerd Zwart, Delft University of Technology, Delft, NETHERLANDS, Maarten Franssen, Delft University of Technology, Delft, NETHERLANDS

Chairs
avatar for Sjoerd Zwart

Sjoerd Zwart

TuDelft
Interest: Engineering Epistemology

Speakers
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Ana Cuevas

Directora del Instituto de Estudios de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, University of Salamanca
LH

Léon Homeyer

University of Stuttgart
PK

Peter Kroes

Delft University of Technology
PV

Pieter Vermaas

Delft University of Technology



Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 16

11:00

C7.3 Philosophy of Medicine
7 August 11:30AM – 01:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Session Starts at 11:30am (due to the cancellation of Jacob Stegenga's presentation)

EBM - a paradigm ready to be challenged
Marie-Caroline Schulte, Philosophy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, GERMANY

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Jonathan Fuller's presentation)

Mechanism-based extrapolation reconsidered
Veli-Pekka Parkkinen, IFIKK, University of Oslo, Oslo, NORWAY


Chairs
VP

Veli-Pekka Parkkinen

University of Oslo


Friday August 7, 2015 11:00 - 13:00
Main Building, Room 3 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

A2.19 Philosophical Logic
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

(PLEASE NOTE: Sanz's presentation moved to first. 5.8.2015)

Hypo: A Deduction-Theoretical Semantics for Heyting’s Propositional Logic (HPL)

Wagner Sanz, Philosophy, UFG/CNPq, Goiania, BRAZIL

Applied ontology, logical pluralism, and the logical constants

Oliver Kutz, Institute for Knowledge and Language Engineering, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, GERMANY

Stefano Borgo, Laboratory for Applied Ontology, CNR, Povo (TN), ITALY

Sharpening Logical Independence

Alberto Mura, Dipartimento di Storia e Scienze dell'Uomo, Università degli studi di Sassari, Sassari, ITAL

Designated Operator Theory and Domain of Symbol Expressions

Sergey Pavlov , Epistemology and Logic , Institute of Philosophy , Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION




Chairs
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Alberto Mura

Professor, Università degli studi di Sassari

Speakers
SB

Stefano Borgo

CNR (National Council of Research)
OK

Oliver Kutz

University of Magdeburg
SA

Sergey A. Pavlov

Institute of Philosophy at the RAS
WS

Wagner Sanz

UFG/CNPq



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 6

14:30

A2.20 Philosophical Logic
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

 

Product Update for Dynamified Deontic Logic of Speech Acts

Tomoyuki Yamada, Philosophy, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, JAPAN




Justice-Based Responsibility

Andrzej Malec, Department of Law, S.Staszic College of Public Administration, Bialystok, POLAND




Temporal Enclosure Structures

Claudio Mazzola, School of HPRC, The University of Queensland, Brisbane St Lucia, AUSTRALIA




Future contingents, partial models and the flow of time

Guillaume Massas, Philosophy, Ecole Normale Supérieure / ILLC, Paris, FRANCE

Chairs
CM

Claudio Mazzola

The University of Queensland

Speakers
AM

Andrzej Malec

S.Staszic College of Public Administration
GM

Guillaume Massas

Ecole Normale Superieure / University of Amsterdam
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Tomoyuki Yamada

Professor, Hokkaido University



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

A2.7 Philosophical Logic
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES




Grades of specifiability

Costas Dimitracopoulos, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Athens, Athens, GREECE




A Free Logic for Fictionalism

Mircea Dumitru, Philosophy, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, ROMANIA




Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing? A Logical Investigation.

Jan Heylen, Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM




Speaking of Essence

Alessandro Torza, Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM, México DF, MEXICO

Chairs
MD

Mircea Dumitru

University of Bucharest

Speakers
CD

Costas Dimitracopoulos

University of Athens
JH

Jan Heylen

Assistant Professor, KU Leuven



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 3 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

A4.3 Historical Aspects of Logic
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

 

Individual Names and Identification in Late Medieval Epistemic Logic

Simo Knuuttila, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

 

John Foxholes's Tractatus de propositione per se nota. Reconstructing the scotistic debate on the status of axioms.

Benno van Croesdijk, Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, USA

 

Descartes' Logic and the Paradox of Deduction

Alan Nelson, Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

 

Kant's Influence on the Herbartian Conception of Logic

Risto Vilkko, Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Chairs
SK

Simo Knuuttila

Universiy of Helsinki

Speakers
BV

Benno van Croesdijk

University of Notre Dame
AN

Alan Nelson

University of North Carolina
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Risto Vilkko

Docent, University of Helsinki



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 17

14:30

B1.7 Methodology
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The No Alternative Argument and the Problem of Establishing Non-empirical Evidence
Radin Dardashti, Philosophy of Science, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU, Munich, GERMANY

Induction and ceteris paribus clause
Adam Grobler, Philosophy, Opole University, Opole, POLAND

Unconceived alternatives and expected unification: a limitation of Stanford’s “new induction”
Ioan Muntean, The Reilly Center, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, USA

The New Riddle of Induction and the New Riddle of Deduction
Gal Yehezkel, Department of Liberal Arts and Sciences, The Sapir Academic College, D.N. Hof Ashkelon, ISRAEL


Chairs
avatar for Radin Dardashti

Radin Dardashti

Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU

Speakers
avatar for Radin Dardashti

Radin Dardashti

Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU
AG

Adam Grobler

Opole University
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Ioan Muntean

University of Notre Dame
GY

Gal Yehezkel

The Sapir Academic College



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

B3.7 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Multi-Storey Humean Mosaic and the Emergence of Objective Probability
Alexander Franklin, Philosophy, King's College London, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Randomness and coincidences: a strong overlap between them
Alessandra Melas, Storia, Scienze dell'Uomo e della Formazione, University of Sassari, Sassari, ITALY

Intelligent Design, Methodological Naturalism and Scientific Reasoning
Juuso Loikkanen, School of Theology, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, FINLAND

Against a monistic view of information – Information in biological and physical contexts
Cristian Ariel López, Philosophy, University of Buenos Aires, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aire, ARGENTINA
María José Ferreira Ruiz, Philosophy, University of Buenos Aires - CONICET, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aire, ARGENTINA

Chairs
avatar for Alessandra Melas

Alessandra Melas

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Sassari, Sardinia, Italy.
My research interests focus on Metaphysics of Science and Philosophy of Physics, with particular interest in causation, causal models, and chance. My most recent publication “Absolute Coincidences and Salmon's Interactive Fork Model” appeared in 2015 in "New Advances in Causation... Read More →

Speakers
AF

Alexander Franklin

Graduate Student, King's College London
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Juuso Loikkanen

Junior Researcher, University of Eastern Finland
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Cristian Lopez

PhD Student, University of Buenos Aires/ CONICET
I am PhD student of University of Buenos Aires and doctoral fellow of CONICET. I am working in philosophy of physics (philosophy of information and philosophy of time)
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María José Ferreira Ruiz

PhD student, University of Buenos Aires - CONICET
I am a PhD student devoted to the philosophy of biology. CONICET Doctoral fellow.



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 12

14:30

C1.9 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES




Philosophy of logical practice: a case study in formal semantics

 Nikhil Maddirala, Strategy and Operations, Deloitte, Hyderabad, INDIA




Philosophy of Operator Algebra: Understanding of Infinite through Algebraic Structure and Dynamics

Masaki Harada, Literature, Seisen University, Tokyo, JAPAN



Set existence principles in reverse mathematics 

 Benedict Eastaugh, Philosophy, University of Bristol, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM




Circularity and meaning: a version of logical pluralism

Pilar Terrés Villalonga, Lògica, història i filosofia de la ciència, Universitat de Barcelona - LOGOS, Barcelona, SPAIN

Chairs
MH

Masaki Harada

Seisen University

Speakers


Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

14:30

C2.11 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES




Irreversibility and Teleology in Physics 

Erez Firt, Philosophy, Haifa University, Tel Aviv, ISRAEL




Quantum mechanics (QM) and the troubles with identity 

Décio Krause, Philosophy, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, BRAZIL




Can analogies make us understand quantum mechanics – finally ?

Louis Vervoort, CIRST , University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Montréal, Québec, CANADA




The Equivalence Principle is a Criterion of Identity 

Ryan Samaroo, Department of Philosophy, University of Bristol, Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM

Chairs
EF

Erez Firt

Haifa University

Speakers
avatar for Décio Krause

Décio Krause

Federal University of Santa Catarina
avatar for Ryan Samaroo

Ryan Samaroo

University of Bristol
LV

Louis Vervoort

University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM)



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 5

14:30

C5.5 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
7 August 02:30PM - 04:30PM
SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Applying Confirmation Theory to the Case Against Neurolaw
Anton Donchev, Philosophy and Sociology, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, BULGARIA

Scientific Criteria of Humanitarian Knowledge and Structure of Theory of Law
Igor Nevvazhay, Philosophy, Saratov State Law Academy, Saratov, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Economy and the Comparative Method: Justifying Phylogenetic Inferences in Historical Linguistics
Emi Okayasu, Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, USA

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Erich Kummerfeld's presentation)

Chairs
avatar for Anton Donchev

Anton Donchev

PhD Student, New Bulgarian University

Speakers
IN

Igor Nevvazhay

Saratov State Law Academy
EO

Emi Okayasu

University of Wisconsin-Madison



Friday August 7, 2015 14:30 - 16:30
Main Building, Room 16

17:00

A2.21 Philosophical Logic
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

 

SPEAKERS AND TITLES



The Quantified Argument Calculus and Natural Language
Hanoch Ben-Yami, Philosophy, Central European University, Budapest, HUNGARY



Games and the pragmatics of quantifier scope disambiguation
Mihai Hîncu, G. Zane Institut for Economics and Social Research, Romanian Academy, Iasi Branch, Iasi, ROMANIA



An explication of the concept EXPLICATION in the framework of hyperintensional logic
Jiri Raclavsky, Philosophy, Masaryk University Brno, Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

 





Chairs
JR

Jiri Raclavsky

assoc prof, Masaryk University Brno

Speakers
HB

Hanoch Ben-Yami

Central European University
MH

Mihai Hîncu

Valahia University of Targoviste



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 6

17:00

B1.8 Methodology
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Truth re-nomination and the Lotka-Volterra-model
Tim Räz, Philosophy, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, GERMANY
Raphael Scholl, Pittsburgh Center for Philosophy of Science, Pittsburgh, USA

Philosophical Models - Their Structure and Function
Lukáš Bielik, Department of Logic and Methodology of Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, Bratislava, SLOVAKIA

Manipulationist Account and Unificationist Model
Wei Wang, Institute of Science, Technology and Society, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CHINA
Chuang Liu, Department of Philosophy, Shanxi University & University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Scientific Modeling and Fictionalism
Chuang Liu, Philosophy, Shanxi University & University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Wei Wang, Institute of Science, Technology, and Society, Tsinghua University, Beijing, CHINA
(Will be presented by Wei Wang)



Chairs
RS

Raphael Scholl

University of Pittsburgh

Speakers
LB

Lukáš Bielik

Comenius University in Bratislava
TR

Tim Räz

University of Konstanz
WW

Wei Wang

Tsinghua University



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

B2.6 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

I believe successfully ergo I know: A quest for lasting and successful belief
Rohit Parikh, Computer Science, The City University of New York, New York, USA
Aránzazu San Ginés Ruiz, Filosofía 1, Universidad de Granada, Granada, SPAIN

Learning Credences and Betting Credences
Olav Vassend, Philosophy, University of Wisconsin -- Madison, Madison, USA

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Balazs Gyenis' presentation)


Chairs
RP

Rohit Parikh

Distinguished Professor, The City University of New York
Game theory, logic, probability, social software, epistemic reasoning

Speakers
RP

Rohit Parikh

Distinguished Professor, The City University of New York
Game theory, logic, probability, social software, epistemic reasoning
OV

Olav Vassend

University of Wisconsin -- Madison



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

B3.6 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Ontic Structural Realism and Natural Necessity
William Kallfelz, Philosophy and Religion, Nississippi State University, Mississippi State, USA

Scientific Structuralism Does Not Necessitate Modal Realism
Ilmari Hirvonen, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND
Ilkka Pättiniemi, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Structural Realism without Metaphysics; Notes on Carnap's reinvention of Ramsey-sentence approach
Majid Davoody Beni, philosophy of science , AmirKabir University of technology, SPER, Tehran, IRAN

An essentialist interpretation of Ontic Structural Realism
Tomasz Bigaj, Philosophy, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, POLAND


Chairs
avatar for Ilkka Pättiniemi

Ilkka Pättiniemi

University of Helsinki

Speakers
MD

Majid Davoody Beni

AmirKabir University of technology, SPER
TB

Tomasz Bigaj

University of Warsaw
avatar for Ilmari Hirvonen

Ilmari Hirvonen

University of Helsinki
avatar for William Kallfelz

William Kallfelz

Instructor of Philosophy and Religion, Mississippi State University
I am a Ph.D. (2008) in the CPaS (Committee for Philosophy and the Sciences ) program, in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Maryland, in which I enrolled for graduate studies in September, 2003. My areas of specialization are in the philosophy of science, as well as... Read More →



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 12

17:00

B4.4 Ethical and Political Issues in the Philosophy of Science
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

 

SPEAKERS AND TITLES



Can Dissent in Science be Epistemically Detrimental? Notes on a Recent Debate
Anna Leuschner, Inst. f. Technology Assessment & Systems Analysis, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, GERMANY



How (not) to make philosophical proposals about social organisation of science
Jaana Eigi, Philosophy, University of Tartu, Tartu, ESTONIA



Defining, quantifying, and assessing diversity in science
Rico Hauswald, Philosophy, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, GERMANY



The epistemology-metaphysics relationship in Helen Longino’s philosophy of science and its consequences for social criticism
Ágnes Kovács, Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, Budapest, HUNGARY

Chairs
AL

Anna Leuschner

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Speakers
JE

Jaana Eigi

University of Tartu
RH

Rico Hauswald

Dresden University of Technology
AK

Ágnes Kovács

Central European University



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 3 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

B5.2 Historical Aspects in the Philosophy of Science
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

 

SPEAKERS AND TITLES



Franz Roh as the missing link between Rudolf Carnap and Otto Neurath
Christian Damboeck, Institute Vienna Circle, University of Vienna, Vienna, AUSTRIA



Schlick and Wittgenstein: The Theory of Affirmations Revisited
Thomas Uebel, Philosophy, University of Manchester, Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM



Cassirer, Kaila, and "Helsinki Realism"
Matthias Neuber, Philosophy, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, GERMANY



Revisiting Lakatos's Criticism of Carnapian Inductive Logic
Teddy Groves, Philosophy, University of Kent, Rochester, UNITED KINGDOM

Chairs
TU

Thomas Uebel

University of Manchester

Speakers
CD

Christian Damboeck

University of Vienna
TG

Teddy Groves

University of Kent
MN

Matthias Neuber

University of Tübingen



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Auditorium II Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

C1.10 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Jerzy Neyman on Sampling and Experimentation - Parallels to Bayesian Rationale.
Adam Kubiak, Department of Theory of Knowledge, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Lublin, POLAND

Varieties of Frequentism
Fedde Benedictus, Beta department, Utrecht University, Utrecht, NETHERLANDS

On the explanation of linkedness of Kolmogorov’s requirements to probabilities
Vladimir Reznikov, Department Logic and Epistemology, Institute of Philosophy and Law of the SB RAS, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION


Chairs
FB

Fedde Benedictus

Utrecht University

Speakers
AK

Adam Kubiak

The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
VR

Vladimir Reznikov

Institute of Philosophy and Law of the SB RAS



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

17:00

C3.4 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES



The natural origins of value
Cristian Saborido, Dpt. Logic, History and Philosophy of Science, UNED, Madrid, SPAIN
Javier Gonzalez de Prado, UNED, Madrid, SPAIN



Did Machiavellian Thinking Shape the Reflective Mind?
Yuichi Amitani, Business Sciences and Regional Development, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Abashiri, JAPAN



Endless Forms in Endless Environments: Multi-Level Selection in Light of Darwin‘s Ecological Ideas
Tilmann Massey, Logic and Philosophy of Science, LMU Munich, Munich, GERMANY



Two Kinds of Group Level Interactions in Trait Group Selection
Tomi Kokkonen, Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Helsingin yliopisto, FINLAND

Chairs
TM

Tilmann Massey

LMU Munich

Speakers
YA

Yuichi Amitani

Tokyo University of Agriculture
TK

Tomi Kokkonen

University of Helsinki



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 17

17:00

C5.6 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
7 August 05:00PM – 07:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Karl Popper on Science of Society: A Refutation of Historicism
Oseni Afisi, Philosophy, Lagos State University, Lagos, NIGERIA

On Isaiah Berlin's Methodological Dualism Between the Natural Sciences and the Humanities
Luca Demontis, Philosophy, Scuola Internazionale di Alti Studi, Modena, ITALY

30 min break (due to the rescheduling of Ivan F. da Cunha's presentation)
 

Chairs
JK

Jaakko Kuorikoski

University of Helsinki

Speakers
OA

Oseni Afisi

Lagos State University
Position at Company ABC.
LD

Luca Demontis

Scuola Internazionale di Alti Studi



Friday August 7, 2015 17:00 - 19:00
Main Building, Room 16
 
Saturday, August 8
 

10:00

C4.5 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
8 AUGUST 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Session Starts at 10:30am 
(due to the cancellation of Eric Arnau's presentation and other reorganizations)

The explanatory payoffs of the thesis of multiple realization in cognitive neuroscience
Maria Serban, Center for Philosophy of Science , University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, USA


Chairs
JV

Jeroen Van Bouwel

Ghent University

Speakers
MS

Maria Serban

University of Pittsburgh



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 11:00
Main Building, Room 14 Fabianinkatu 33

10:00

A2.22 Philosophical Logic
8 August 10:00 – 12:00

 

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Constructive Validity and Admissibility
Inkyo Chung, Philosophy, Korea University, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA

Untyped validity: from interaction to rules
Mattia Petrolo, Philosophy, IHPST - Université Paris 1, Paris, FRANCE
Paolo Pistone, Università Roma Tre/Université Aix-Marseille, Roma, ITALY

On Dummett's Verificationist Justification Procedure
Hermógenes Oliveira, Faculdade de Filosofia, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, BRAZIL
Wagner Sanz, Faculdade de Filosofia, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Goiânia, BRAZIL

Completeness results in proof-theoretic semantics and the treatment of negation
Thomas Piecha, Department of Computer Science, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, GERMANY

Chairs
PP

Paolo Pistone

Università Roma Tre

Speakers
IC

Inkyo Chung

Korea University
avatar for Hermógenes Oliveira

Hermógenes Oliveira

University of Tübingen
MP

Mattia Petrolo

IHPST - Université Paris 1
TP

Thomas Piecha

University of Tübingen
WS

Wagner Sanz

UFG/CNPq



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 6

10:00

A4.5 Historical Aspects of Logic
8 AUGUST 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


Anton Marty and the semantics of names
Tuomo Aho, Department of Philosophy, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, FINLAND

Leon Chwistek (1884-1944) and his Constructive Type Theory
Hubert Bozek, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Kraków, POLAND

On some unknown ideas by Sobocinski: comments on philosophical applications of Lesniewski’s
systems
Kordula Swietorzecka, Logic, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Warsaw, POLAND
Marek Porwolik, Methodology of Science, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Warsaw, POLAND

Gentzen's 'Finitist' Interpretation in the Context of the Formalism-Intuitionism Controversy
Yuta Takahashi, Faculty of Letters, Keio University, Tokyo, JAPAN

Chairs
KS

Kordula Swietorzecka

Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University

Speakers
TA

Tuomo Aho

University of Helsinki
HB

Hubert Bozek

Pedagogical University of Cracow
YT

Yuta Takahashi

Keio University



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 17

10:00

B2.4 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
8 AUGUST 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES


The Inference to the Best Explanation: The Problem of the Description of Evidence to be Explained
Marcos Rodrigues da Silva, PHILOSOPHY, UEL, Londrina, FINLAND

A dialogic approach to abduction
Antonio Duarte Calvo, Logic and Philosophy of Science, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, SPAIN

Representation and reconceptualization: the role of structures
Francesca Pero, Philosophy, University of Florence, Florence, ITALY
Tarja Knuuttila, Philosophy, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
Elena Castellani, Philosophy, University of Florence, Florence, ITALY

30 min break
(due to the cancellation of
"Varieties of Misrepresentation and Homomorphism"
Mauricio Suárez, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, London, UNITED KINGDOM
Francesca Pero, University of Florence, Florence, ITALY)

Chairs
FP

Francesca Pero

University of Florence

Speakers
AD

Antonio Duarte Calvo

Universidad Complutense de Madrid
TK

Tarja Knuuttila

University of South Carolina
FP

Francesca Pero

University of Florence
MS

Mauricio Suárez

School of Advanced Study



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

10:00

B3.8 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
8 AUGUST 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Pragmatic realism and truth as correspondence
Pentti Määttänen, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Alethic Pluralism and Scientific Truth
Marco Marletta, Humanities, University of Palermo, Palermo, ITALY

Does Hacking get the most out of his microscopes?
Alexander Aylward, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM    

30 minute break (due to the cancellation of Iulian Toader's presentation)


Chairs
avatar for Pentti Määttänen

Pentti Määttänen

University of Helsinki

Speakers
avatar for Alexander Aylward

Alexander Aylward

Undergraduate, University of Cambridge
MM

Marco Marletta

University of Palermo



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 12

10:00

B4.1 Ethical and Political Issues in the Philosophy of Science
8 AUGUST 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Peirce on belief and explanatory hypotheses
Benoit Gaultier, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art,
University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Science and Wishful thinking
Ondrácek Tomáš, Philosophy, Masaryk University, Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC


Chairs
BG

Benoit Gaultier

University of Helsinki

Speakers
avatar for Mehdi Damaliamiri

Mehdi Damaliamiri

Lecturer, farhangian university
avatar for Tomáš  Ondráček

Tomáš Ondráček

Masaryk University



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 3 Fabianinkatu 33

10:00

C1.5 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
8 AUGUST 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
 
SPEAKERS AND TITLES

“Visualisations in Mathematical Practice and Formation of New Concepts”
Irina Starikova, Philosophy, University of San Paulo, São Paulo, BRAZIL

Can alethic arguments for consistency transmit justification?
Daniel Waxman, Philosophy, New York University, New York, USA


Chairs
GS

Gabriel Sandu

University of Helsinki

Speakers
avatar for Irina Starikova

Irina Starikova

Postdoctoral researcher, UNIVERSITY OF SAN PAULO
DW

Daniel Waxman

New York University



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

10:00

C5.10 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
8 August 10:00AM - 12:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

The Diffusion of Scientific Theories: Network Topologies and the Role of the Translator
Catherine Herfeld, Philosophy, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Munich, GERMANY
Malte Döhne, Sociology, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen, GERMANY

A Model-Based Approach to Shared Agency
Matti Heinonen, Dept of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki, FINLAND

Team reasoning, framing and Frege cases
Olle Blomberg, Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen S, DENMARK


Chairs
MH

Matti Heinonen

University of Helsinki

Speakers
OB

Olle Blomberg

University of Copenhagen
CH

Catherine Herfeld

Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

10:00

C5.7 Philosophy of the Humanities and the Social Sciences
8 August 10:00AM - 12:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

On the Relevance of Doing Ontology in the Philosophy of the Social Sciences
Simon Lohse, Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Hannover, GERMANY

Phenomenological Constructivism in the Social Sciences and Vyacheslav Stepin’s Concept of Civilization Development
Natalia Smirnova, Institute of Philosophy, Russian Academy of sci , Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Ontologies of the natural and human sciences
Peter Caws, Philosophy, George Washington U., Washington, DC, USA

Husserl's Idea of Rigorous Science and its Relevance for the Human and Social Sciences
Victor Eugen Gelan, Philosophy, Academia Romana Iasi, Iasi, ROMANIA
Will be presented by: Mircea Dumitru

Chairs
PC

Peter Caws

George Washington U.
First degree in Physics (London), doctorate in Philosophy (Yale), interests first in philosophy of the natural sciences (definition,, explanation ) second in Continental philosophy, (Sartre, structuralism), more recently in philosophy of the human sciences (intentionality, evolution... Read More →

Speakers
PC

Peter Caws

George Washington U.
First degree in Physics (London), doctorate in Philosophy (Yale), interests first in philosophy of the natural sciences (definition,, explanation ) second in Continental philosophy, (Sartre, structuralism), more recently in philosophy of the human sciences (intentionality, evolution... Read More →
avatar for Simon Lohse

Simon Lohse

Research Fellow, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover
NS

Natalia Smirnova

Russian Academy of sci



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 16

10:00

C8.3 Metaphilosophy
8 August 10:00AM - 12:00PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Carnap's Radical Way Out
Richard Creath, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Carnap's Metaphilosophy
André Carus, Philosophy, Hegeler Institute, Chicago, USA

Carnap, Cassirer, Schrödinger and the Hypothesis P
Sirkku Ikonen, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

Wittgenstein on the Impossibility of Illogical Thought
Hanne Appelqvist, CoE Reason and Religious Recognition, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, FINLAND
 
  

Chairs
avatar for Hanne Appelqvist

Hanne Appelqvist

Researcher, University of Helsinki

Speakers
AC

André Carus

Hegeler Institute
RC

Richard Creath

Arizona State University
avatar for Sirkku Ikonen

Sirkku Ikonen

University of Helsinki



Saturday August 8, 2015 10:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Auditorium II Fabianinkatu 33

11:00

C1.11 Philosophy of the Formal Sciences
8 AUGUST 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Session Starts at 11:00am 
(due to the cancellation of Sofia Xanthopoulou's presentation and other reorganizations)

SPEAKER AND TITLE

Analyticity in Formal Systems
Zeynep Soysal, Philosophy, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA


Speakers
ZS

Zeynep Soysal

Harvard University



Saturday August 8, 2015 11:00 - 12:00
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

A2.16 Philosophical Logic
8 August 13:30-15:30


SPEAKERS AND TITLES

PLEASE NOTE :  Frederik Van De Putte and Mariusz Urbanski have changed the order of their presentations (3 August 2015)

An adaptive logic for the abduction of minimal explanations
Frederik Van De Putte, Philosophy and Moral Science, Ghent University, Gent, BELGIUM 

On Search for Law-Like Statements as Abductive Hypotheses by Socratic Transformations
Mariusz Urbanski, Department of Logic and Cognitive Science, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, POLAND
Andrzej Wisniewski, Department of Logic and Cognitive Science, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, POLAND 



An Adaptive Approach to Frege's Set Theory
Diderik Batens, Philosophy, Ghent University, Gent, BELGIUM 

Chairs
FV

Frederik Van De Putte

Ghent University

Speakers
DB

Diderik Batens

Ghent University
avatar for Mariusz Urbanski

Mariusz Urbanski

Adam Mickiewicz University



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 8 Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

A2.23 Philosophical Logic
SESSION CANCELLED

Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 7 Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

A2.24 Philosophical Logic
8 AUGUST 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Fregean Function Levels in Formal Languages
Yaroslav Kokhan, Department of Logic and Methodology of Science, Institute of Philosophy, National Academy of Scien, Kyiv, UKRAINE  
     

Chairs
avatar for Risto Vilkko

Risto Vilkko

Docent, University of Helsinki

Speakers
avatar for Yaroslav Kokhan

Yaroslav Kokhan

Institute of Philosophy



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 17

13:30

B1.9 Methodology
8 AUGUST 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

A Little Less Representation, A Little More Action Possibilities: Taking the Artefactual View of Scientific Models Seriously
Guilherme Sanches de Oliveira, Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA

Agenda of analysis of models: from Big Data to reality
Zhan Zagidullin, Department of the Theory of Knowledge, Russian Academy of Science,Institute of Philosophy, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Allocating confirmation with robustness
Aki Lehtinen, Dept. of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, FINLAND
 
Journal Peer Review, Biases, and the Objectivity of Research
Saana Jukola, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, FINLAND
  

Chairs
avatar for Aki Lehtinen

Aki Lehtinen

University of Helsinki

Speakers
SJ

Saana Jukola

University of Jyväskylä
avatar for Aki Lehtinen

Aki Lehtinen

University of Helsinki
GS

Guilherme Sanches de Oliveira

University of Cincinnati
avatar for Zhan Zagidullin

Zhan Zagidullin

Russian Academy of Science, Institute of Philosophy



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 6

13:30

B2.8 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
8 August 01:30PM - 03:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Damian Islas' presentation)

The Principle of Observability, the “Stage of Empirical Weightlessness of a Theory”, and “Constructive Empiricism”
Andrey Pavlenko, Ontology, Institute of Philosdophy, Moscow, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Suppes’ latest production: probabilistic empiricism and experimental practices beyond formal methods
Roberta Ferrario, Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, Italian National Research Council, Trento, ITALY
Viola Schiaffonati, Dip. di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, ITALY


Chairs
RF

Roberta Ferrario

Italian National Research Council

Speakers
avatar for Andrey Pavlenko

Andrey Pavlenko

Institute of Philosophy (Moscow)



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Auditorium II Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

B2.9 Formal Philosophy of Science and Formal Epistemology
8 August 01:30PM - 03:30PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

 

The Relatively Infinite Value of Nature 
Tyler DesRoches, Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA
Paul Bartha, Department of Philosophy , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA

Realistic Rationalism and Formal Science
Nikita Golovko, Philosophy, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Inference based on content relations
Jean-Marie Chevalier, Philosophy, University of Helsinki, Paris, FRANCE

Great Expectations
Daniel Rubio, Philosophy, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Eddy Keming Chen, Philosophy, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA (presenting author)

Chairs
PB

Paul Bartha

University of British Columbia

Speakers
EK

Eddy Keming Chen

Rutgers University
JC

Jean-Marie Chevalier

University of Helsinki
TD

Tyler DesRoches

University of British Columbia
NG

Nikita Golovko

Novosibirsk State University
DR

Daniel Rubio

Rutgers University-New Brunswick



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 10 Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

B3.9 Metaphysical Issues in the Philosophy of Science
8 August 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM


SPEAKERS AND TITLES

How to be a Historically Motivated Scientific Anti-Realist

Greg Frost-Arnold, Philosophy, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, USA

Non-Realist Historical Challenges
Timothy Lyons, Philosophy, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Science’s Success. An Argumentative Analysis
Octavian Repolschi, Philosophy and Communication Sciences, West University of Timi?oara, Timi?oara, ROMANIA

Stanford’s New Induction as an Evolutionary Debunking Argument
Fabio Sterpetti, Philosophy, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, ITALY

Chairs
FS

Fabio Sterpetti

Sapienza University of Rome

Speakers
GF

Greg Frost-Arnold

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
TL

Timothy Lyons

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
OR

Octavian Repolschi

Lecturer, West University of Timisoara



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 12

13:30

B5.1 Historical Aspects in the Philosophy of Science
8 August 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Poincaré on Beauty in Science
Milena Ivanova, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Munich, GERMANY

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Zuraya Monroy-Nasr's presentation)

Leibniz's Theory of Time
Soshichi Uchii, Philosophy and History of Science, Kyoto University, Ikoma, Nara, JAPAN

Tacit Knowledge and Logical Positivism
Artur Koterski, Dept. of Logic and Cognitive Sciences, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, POLAND


Chairs
avatar for Soshichi Uchii

Soshichi Uchii

Prof. emeritus, Kyoto University
I am a past vice-president of DLMPS (Nancy congress 2011). I have retired, and am now working on Leibniz and music (playing, among others, Bach's works by recorders). My channel at YouTube: youtube.com/c/soshichiuchii First draft of my presentation, now online at PhilSci-Archive... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Milena Ivanova

Milena Ivanova

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
AK

Artur Koterski

Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
avatar for Soshichi Uchii

Soshichi Uchii

Prof. emeritus, Kyoto University
I am a past vice-president of DLMPS (Nancy congress 2011). I have retired, and am now working on Leibniz and music (playing, among others, Bach's works by recorders). My channel at YouTube: youtube.com/c/soshichiuchii First draft of my presentation, now online at PhilSci-Archive... Read More →



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 3 Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

C2.12 Philosophy of the Physical Sciences
8 August 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Quantum Mechanics and Scientific Realism: restoring a misconceived relation

Maria Panagiotatou, Department of Philosophy and History of Science, University of Athens, Athens, GREECE

(Dis)Solving the Measurement Problem
Ilkka Pättiniemi, Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FINLAND

On the notion of a-spatiotemporal beables in quantum gravity, or: Can we dispense with space and time as fundamental categories?
Antonio Vassallo, Philosophy, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Rein Vihalemm's presentation)


Chairs
MP

Maria Panagiotatou

University of Athens

Speakers
avatar for Ilkka Pättiniemi

Ilkka Pättiniemi

University of Helsinki
AV

Antonio Vassallo

University of Lausanne



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 13 Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

C3.5 Philosophy of the Life Sciences
8 August 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM

SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Lineages and Identity in Systematics: A Critique of de Queiroz's solution to the Species Problem
Celso Antonio Alves Neto, Philosophy, Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hanover, GERMANY

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Maximilian Huber's presentation)

Darwin’s solution to the species problem revisited: Can instrumentalism about species in taxonomy and realism about species in evolution be combined?
Thomas Reydon, Institute of Philosophy, Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Hannover, GERMANY

30 min break (due to the cancellation of Edit Talpsepp's presentation)


Chairs
avatar for Thomas Reydon

Thomas Reydon

Leibniz Universitaet Hannover

Speakers
CA

Celso Antonio Alves Neto

Leibniz Universität Hannover



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 15 Fabianinkatu 33

13:30

C4.4 Philosophy of the Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences
8 August 01:30 PM – 03:30 PM


SPEAKERS AND TITLES

Intertheoretic conflict as a mark of science – and why the neuroscience of consciousness is then no science
Sascha Benjamin Fink, Institute of Philosophy, University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, GERMANY

Cognitive phenomenology and the subtraction methodology
Juraj Hvorecky, Department of analytic philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC


Synesthetic Experiences and the Philosophical Puzzles of Qualia
Mila Marinova, Cognitive Science and Psychology, New Bulgarian University, Varna, BULGARIA

The Neural Correlates of Conscious Content from a Mechanistic Standpoint
Alfredo Vernazzani, Institut für Philosophie, Universität Bonn, Bonn, GERMANY

Chairs
avatar for Mila Marinova

Mila Marinova

New Bulgarian University

Speakers
SB

Sascha Benjamin Fink

University of Magdeburg
JH

Juraj Hvorecky

Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences
avatar for Alfredo Vernazzani

Alfredo Vernazzani

PhD candidate, Universität Bonn
Alfredo Vernazzani (1984) (Barbara-Wengeler-Stiftung scholarship holder): PhD candidate in philosophy at the Universität Bonn. I received my BA degree from the University of Naples «Federico II», and my MA from the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin (DAAD scholarship holder) with... Read More →



Saturday August 8, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Main Building, Room 16