Dublin Graduate Philosophy Conference: Perception and Understanding
Date: 5th & 6th April 2013
Venue: UCD Humanities Institue




The philosophy departments of Trinity College and University College Dublin will host the annual Dublin Philosophy Graduate Conference on the 5th and 6th of April, 2013.  The theme will be ‘perception and understanding’, and the keynote speakers will be Professor Kenneth Westphal from the University of East Anglia, Norwich and James O’Shea from the University College Dublin. 

Friday, April 5th

09.30-10.00 Welcome, Registration* and Coffee/tea

10.00-11.30 Plenary: Kenneth Westphal (University of East Anglia), Mutual Recognition and Rational Justification in Substantive Domains

11.30-12.00 Coffee/tea

12.00-13.00 João Santos, Disjunctivism, Scepticism and the Transcendental

13.00-14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.30 Thomas Whyman, Taking a Stance on the World

15.30-16.30 Joseph Cunningham, Perceiving Isn't Believing

16.30-17.00 Coffee / tea

17.00-18.00 Raney Folland, Doxastic Attitudes Governed by a Principle of Coherence

19.30 Conference Dinner at Green 19 on Camden Street in the city centre. 

Saturday, April 6th

10.00-11.30 Plenary: Jim O'Shea (University College Dublin) Sellars' Defence of Nonconceptual Content

11.30-12.00 Coffee/tea

12.00-13.00 Lorcan Whitehead, Re-Minding Merleau-Ponty

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 Carli Coenen, Perceptual Experience as Bodily Synthesis

15.00-16.00 Daniel Kodaj, Constitutive Concepts and the Manifest Image

16.00-16.30 Coffee / tea

16.30-17.30 Paul Giladi, Hegel on Thought and Experience

17.30 Conference close.

*Registration fee: €30 waged; €10 students/unwaged

Queries should be directed to dublingradconf@gmail.com.