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Friday 22/02 – Stefano Predelli: “How to use mention, or where (not) to put quotation marks”

Next Friday, February 22nd, Stefano Predelli (University of Nottingham) will be presenting “How to use mention, or where (not) to put quotation marks“ (abstract). The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.

Philosophy of Science – Scientific Evidence reading group starting next Friday

The Philosophy of Science reading group, organized by Saúl Pérez and Valeriano Iranzo, will reprise its activity next Friday, February 22nd, from 10 to 11:30 at the Logic and Philosophy of Science seminar room (714). This semester we will be reading recent papers on scientific evidence (mechanistic evidence, probabilistic evidence, etc.). In the first session we will be discussing the following paper:

Russo, F. and Williamson, J. (2007), “Interpreting causality in the health sciences”. International studies in the Philosophy of Science, 21 (2): 157-170.

Subsequent sessions will be held on Fridays at the same room. For further information contact Saúl Pérez or check the Methodos website.

Friday 08/02 – Valeriano Iranzo: “How not to defend compatibilism about Bayesianism and Inference to the Best Explanation”

Next Friday, February 8th, Valeriano Iranzo (Universitat de València) will be presenting “How not to defend compatibilism about Bayesianism and Inference to the Best Explanation (abstract)“. The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.

Action and knowledge reading group starting next Wednesday

Next Wednesday, February 6th, the reading group Action and knowledge, organized by Sergi Rosell, will be holding its first session. This reading group will be devoted to reading John Hyman’s Action, knowledge and will (OUP, 2015). Sessions will take place every Wednesday from 12:00 to 14:00 at Blasco’s Room. In the first session we will discuss the first chapter, and the preliminary schedule for the upcoming sessions is as follows:

Feb. 6. – READING: Chap. 1. “Agency and Will”. OPTIONAL: “Appendix: The Modern Theory of the Will”
Feb. 13 – READING: Chap. 2. “Action and Integration”
Feb. 20 – READING: Chap. 3. “Acts and Events”
Feb. 27 – READING: Chap. 4. “Voluntariness and Choice”
March 6 – READING: Chap. 5. “Desire and Intention”
March 13 – READING: Chap. 6. “Reason and Knowledge”
March 27 – READING: Chap. 7. “Knowledge as Ability”
April 3 – READING: Chap. 8. “The Road to Larissa”

For further information contact Sergi Rosell.

Friday 25/01 – Luigi Corrias: “Dehumanization as alienation”

Next Friday, January 25thLuigi Corrias (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) will be presenting “Dehumanization as alienation: the conditio inhumana and the limits of appropriation” (abstract). The presentation will take place from 11:30 to 13:30 at the seminar room of the Philosophy Teaching Unit (ground floor, F11), at the Faculty of Philosophy and Education Sciences of the University of Valencia.