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"Kinds — in Philosophy and Its History", Lake Geneva Graduate Conference (LG2C) 2019

Dates

31 octobre 2019

Organisateur(s)

M. Paolo Natali, UNIGE, Mme Maria Fiorella Privitera, UNIGE M. Enrico Donato, UNIGE Dr Alain Pe-Curto, UNIGE

Intervenant(s)

PROF. Paolo Crivelli (Université de Genève)

PROF. Nick Zangwill (University of Hull)

M. Benjamin Wilck (Humboldt Universität Berlin)

M. Giulio Sciacca (FINO NW Italian Philosophy Consortium)

M. Roberto Granieri (University of Toronto/ENS Paris)

M. Athamos Stradis (King’s College London)

M. Heejin Kwon (University College London)

 

Description

The Lake Geneva Graduate Conference is an annual event organized by the graduate students of the Universities of Geneva, Fribourg, Neuchâtel, and Lausanne (Switzerland), sponsored mainly by the CUSO. This year, funding is also contributed by the Swiss-based international journal dialectica.

This year we shall discuss the omnipresent topic of kinds.

Our keynote speakers will be: 

Paolo Crivelli (University of Geneva)

Nick Zangwill (University of Hull)

 

For more details about the Program, Registration and Reimbursements, visit our webpage: lg2c.wordpress.com or write to us (lg2c.org@gmail.com)

 

 

 

PROGRAM 

Morning (Keynote Addresses)

8.45-9.00 Arrival at Auditoire RDC Battelle (Bâtiment A), Route de Drize 7, 1227 Carouge (Geneva)

9.00-10.30 Paolo Crivelli (University of Geneva)

"Negative Kinds in Plato's Statesman"

+ Discussion

 

10.30-10.45 Pause (15 min)

 

10.45-12.15 Nick Zangwill (University of Hull)

"Carnap, Ontology, and Categories: Burial and Praise"

+ Comments by François Pellet (Münster/Geneva)

+ Discussion

 

12.30-14.00 Lunch

 

Afternoon (Graduate Talks)

14.00-14:50 Benjamin Wilck (Humboldt University Berlin)

"Euclid's Kinds and (Their) Attributes: Metaphysical Background Assumptions in Ancient Greek Mathematics"

+ Comments by Maria Fiorella Privitera (Geneva)

+ Discussion

 

14:50-15:40 Giulio Sciacca (FINO NW Italian Philosophy Consortium)

"That's why the debate on the metaphysics of species should not be deflated"

+ Discussion

 

15.40-16.00 Pause (20 min)

 

16:00-16:50 Roberto Granieri (University of Toronto/ÉNS Paris)

"Kinds as Principles"

+ Discussion

 

16:50-17:40 Athamos Stradis (King's College London)

"No Minds, No Special Science Kinds"

+ Discussion

 

17:40-18:00 Pause (20 min)

 

18:00-18:50 Heejin Kwon (University College London)

"Natural Kind Substances, Natural Properties, and Modal Knowledge"

+ Discussion

 

19:00 Attribution of the LG2C 2019 dialectica prize

+ Apéro

 

Lieu

Genève

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