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The project in Philosophy of Language will focus on the problem of predication, on contextualism and minimalism in semantics and on whether the concept of truth requires a relativistic treatment.

For futher details, please see here.

Ofer Gal on "The Real Issue: On the Ontology and History of the Modern Realism Debate"

12 Apr 2016 11:00
12 Apr 2016 13:00
Europe/Rome

Prof. Ofer Gal (University of Sydney) will present his research on "The Real Issue: On the Ontology and History of the Modern Realism Debate".

The event is coorganized with the Philosophy of Science group (prof. Raffaella Campaner and prof. Mariacarla Galavotti).

Venue: aula Mondolfo, via Zamboni 38, Bologna.

Paper attached below.

ABSTRACT

THE REAL ISSUE: ON THE ONTOLOGY AND HISTORY OF THE MODERN REALISM DEBATE

OFER GAL (UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY)

Giulia Pravato & Afredo Tomasetta's talks

11 Apr 2016 10:00
11 Apr 2016 17:00
Europe/Rome

Giulia Pravato (Venezia) and Alfredo Tomasetta (IUSS, pavia), will present their current research.

Titles & abstracts

10 am Alfredo Tomasetta Un argomento facile contro il fisicalismo (con un’appendice teologica)

Michael Devitt's talk - THE ADOPTION PROBLEM IN LOGIC: A QUINEAN PICTURE

2 May 2016 15:00
2 May 2016 18:00
Europe/Rome

Michael Devitt (CUNY), will give a talk on THE ADOPTION PROBLEM IN LOGIC: A QUINEAN PICTURE.

Venue: sala rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna

ABSTRACT

THE ADOPTION PROBLEM IN LOGIC: A QUINEAN PICTURE
Michael Devitt

Francesca Boccuni & Andrea Sereni's talk on Frege's philosophy of mathematics

22 Mar 2016 10:00
22 Mar 2016 13:00
Europe/Rome

Francesca Boccuni (San Raffaele, Milano) and Andrea Sereni (IUSS, Pavia) will give two talks on Frege's philosophy of mathematics.

Venue: sala rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna

Francesca Boccuni (joint work with Jack Woods) : What Should we Render unto Caesar?

Andrea Sereni : The philosophical significance of Frege's constraint

Francesco Spada "Are Category Mistakes Meaningful?"

25 Feb 2016 16:00
25 Feb 2016 18:00
Europe/Rome

We will discuss Farancesco Spada's (Modena&Reggio Emilia University) doctoral research paper on category mistakes.

Troavate in allegato il paper + un abstract ragionato che saranno oggetto della discussione (è preferibile che il partecipanti al seminario leggano questo materiale prima del seminario).

Venue: sala rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Bologna

Short Abstract

ARE CATEGORY MISTAKES MEANINGFUL?

Tripodi - Storia della filosofia analitica

16 Feb 2016 15:00
16 Feb 2016 17:00
Europe/Rome

Discussione con Paolo Tripodi (Università di Torino) del suo recente libro Storia della filosofia analitica (Carocci 2015). Ne discuteranno con l'autore Annalisa Coliva, Paolo Leonardi ed Eva Picardi (http://www.carocci.it/index.php?option=com_carocci&task=schedalibro&Item...).

Martedì 16 febbraio 2015, ore 15, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione. aula rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

Planning session

22 Dec 2015 11:30
22 Dec 2015 13:30
Europe/Rome

Planning session for the Cogito acttivities during the second academic semester 2015-2016:

1. next pluralism seminars (possible integrations with the units involved in the pluralism PRIN 2015 project proposal);

2. next epistemology seminars;

3. work in progress seminars;

4. invited speakers proposals;

5. Cogito day (especially for PhDs and post-docs);

6. possible proposal for a next workshop (pehaps co-organized with different units);

7. other proposals/ideas.

Francesco Orilia - “Tempo, modalità e desiderabilità morale”

14 Dec 2015 15:00
14 Dec 2015 18:00
Europe/Rome

Francesco Orilia (Università di Macerata) terrà una conferenza su

“Tempo, modalità e desiderabilità morale”

il 14/12/2015 alle ore 15, in aula rossa via Azzo Gardino 23 (Bologna).

CFP - Cogito Pluralism Workshop 2

The workshop will include two sessions for submitted papers by postgraduate students and early career philosophers (no more than 3 years from PhD).


SUBMISSION

Selection will be based on double blind review of long abstracts (max. 1000 words). Please submit your abstract, anonymised, by the 10th of September to:

pluralismworkshop2@cogito.lagado.org

Abstracts should be suitable for a 35-45 minutes presentation.

Philosophy of language seminar on Pluralism - Logical pluralism - Beall and Restall 2bis

11 May 2015 15:00
11 May 2015 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of Part II (ch. 5, 6) of JC Beall and G. Restall, Logical Pluralism, OUP, 2006.

Pluralism Workshop 2: Pluralism and Normativity

22 Oct 2015 10:55
24 Oct 2015 17:00
Europe/Rome


Pluralism and Normativity

22nd-24th October 2015
University of Bologna

Pluralisms Workshop 1: Truth, Logic, Ontology and Epistemology

21 Jun 2015 09:00
23 Jun 2015 13:00
Europe/Rome


NEW: Workshop Photo Gallery

This is the first workshop of the pluralism project (http://cogito.lagado.org/pluralisms - a second workshop will be held in October 22-24 2015: http://cogito.lagado.org/pluralism-workshop2).

The workshop is co-organized by Cogito Research Centre (Bologna) and Veritas Research Centre (Yonsei)

Giovedì 12 marzo 2015 - Diego Marconi - Il mestiere di pensare - (Bologna, via Zamboni 38)

12 Mar 2015 11:00
12 Mar 2015 11:00
Europe/Rome

Questo giovedì 12 Marzo 2015 dalle ore 11 alle 1 in aula II, Via Zamboni, 38 il prof. Diego Marconi (Università di Torino) parlerà del suo recente libro Il mestiere di pensare, (Einaudi 2014).

Potete leggere un'utile recensione del libro qui:

http://www.doppiozero.com/materiali/teorie/il-mestiere-di-pensare

Philosophy of language seminar on Pluralism - Logical pluralism - Beall and Restall 3

18 May 2015 15:00
18 May 2015 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of chapter 6 of JC Beall and G. Restall, Logical Pluralism, OUP 2006, discussion leader: Sebastiano Moruzzi

Philosophy of language seminar on Pluralism - Logical pluralism - Beall and Restall 2

4 May 2015 15:00
4 May 2015 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of Part II (ch. 4, 5, 6, pp. 35-71) of JC Beall and G. Restall, Logical Pluralism, OUP, 2006.

Philosophy of language seminar on Pluralism - Logical pluralism - Beall and Restall 1

28 Apr 2015 15:00
28 Apr 2015 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of Part I (pp. 7 - 31) of JC Beall and G. Restall, Logical Pluralism, OUP, 2006.

Philosophy of language seminar on Pluralism - Palmira on pluralism on singular thought

8 Apr 2015 15:00
8 Apr 2015 18:00
Europe/Rome

Michele Palmira (CRÉ -McGill University) will give a talk on pluralism on singular thought

Abstract

Philosophy of language seminar on Pluralism - Pluralism x 3

1 Apr 2015 15:00
1 Apr 2015 15:00
Europe/Rome

Sebastiano Moruzzi will discuss Pedersen's paper on the connections between three types of pluralism (alethic, logical andf ontological)

Philosophy of language seminar on Pluralism - Ontological pluralism

11 Mar 2015 15:00
11 Mar 2015 18:00
Europe/Rome

Matteo Plebani will lead a session on ontological pluralism.

The primary reference text is Turner (2010), but keep on eye also on MacDaniel (2009). Spencer (2012) is a good survey on the topic.

The others attached papers are for the enthusiasts!

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