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Conceptual Engineering Workshop

Conceptual Engineering Workshop
170 St. George Street, JHB Room 418
Time: Dec 2nd, 8:30 am End: Dec 2nd, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), 2000-

The Department of Philosophy presents

Conceptual Engineering Workshop

Saturday December 2

Workshop Agenda

Welcome, Coffee, Pastries (8:30 – 9:00 am)

Conceptual Engineering and the Philosophy of Language (9:00 – 11:00 am)

  • John Bunke (Toronto): ‘In What Sense are Some Concepts “Better” Than Others?’
  • Nate Charlow (Toronto): ‘Metasemantic Quandaries’
  • Tim Sundell (Auburn): ‘What the Disagreement’s About’

Conceptual Engineering, Pragmatism, Rationalism (11:20 am – 12:40 pm)

Lunch (12:40 – 2:00 pm)

Conceptual Engineering and Semantic Externalism (2:00- 5:40)

  • Derek Ball (St. Andrews):  ‘Revisionary Analysis without Conceptual Change’
  • Henry Jackman (York): ‘Externalism, Underdetermination and Engineering’
  • Joey Pollock (Edinburgh): ‘Radical Holism and Conceptual Engineering’

Break (4:00 pm – 4:20 pm)

Conceptual Engineering and Semantic Externalism cont’d (4:20 – 5:40 pm)

  • Jared Riggs (Toronto): ‘Conceptual Engineers Shouldn’t Worry about Semantic Externalism’
  • Herman Cappelen (Oslo): ‘Conceptual Engineering Externalized: Inscrutability, Lack of Control, and Anti-Luminosity’



Gurpreet Rattan
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