Meetings Workshops Conferences

2014

The Ideal of Self-Knowledge – Perspectives from the History of Philosophy

Thursday, 10 July, until Saturday, 12 July 2014
Organiser: Professor Dina Emundts (Konstanz), Professor Ursula Renz (Klagenfurt)

2013

Schönheit gilt nur für Menschen – Kants Ästhetik in der Kritik der Urteilskraft (beauty only applies to humans - Kant’s aesthetics in the Critique of Judgment)

28 and 29 Junie 2013, University of Konstanz
Organisers: Jochen Briesen, Dina Emundts

In this Kant workshop, Eckart Förster (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore) and we will explore Kant’s theory of beauty in his Critique of Judgment. The workshop we be held in English and German. Eckart Förster will also hold a public evening lecture in the context of the departmental colloquium on 27 June (18:00).

2012

Im Zweifel für den Zweifel?– Neue Arbeiten zum Skeptizismus (if in doubt, choose doubt? - new works on scepticism)

14 and 15 December 2012
University of Konstanz
funded by the Young Scholar Fund of the University of Konstanz

Speakers: Professor Elke Brendel (Bonn), Dr Jochen Briesen (Konstanz), Dr Anne Burkhard (HU-Berlin), Dr Wolfgang Freitag (Privatdozent) (Heidelberg/Konstanz), Professor Thomas Grundmann (Cologne), Professor Dietmar Heidemann (Luxemburg), Professor Olaf Müller (HU-Berlin), Dr Sebastian Schmoranzer (Osnabrück), Dr Ansgar Seide (Muenster), Professor Marcus Willaschek (Frankfurt)
Organiser: Dr Jochen Briesen

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„What if?“-opening conference
25 - 27 October 2012, Senate room V 1001

Opening conference of the DFG research group „What if? On the meaning, relevance, and epistemology of counterfactual claims and thought experiments”, comprised of researchers from the University of Konstanz, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Université de Genève. Invited are speakers from across Europe and North America whose research priorities are in philosophy, linguistics, philosophy and history of science, literature and history.

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What can we believe? What should we do? 8th Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Analytische Philosophie
17 - 20 September 2012 University of Konstanz
Organiser: Professor Wolfgang Spohn, University of Konstanz
Location: Audimax and lecture halls in building A

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Theoretical Virtues in Theory-Choice
12 - 14 July 2012
University of Konstanz, Germany

Speakers: Elena Castellani (Florence), Malcolm Forster (Madison), Stephan Hartmann (Tilburg), Giora Hon (Haifa), James McAllister (Leiden), John Norton (Pittsburgh), Samuel Schindler (Aarhus), Elliott Sober (Madison), Dana Tulodziecki (Missouri), and Jereon van Dongen (Utrecht). The workshop is organized by Samuel Schindler (Aarhus), Giora Hon (Haifa/Konstanz), and James McAllister (Leiden) and it has been made possible by the Zukunftskolleg at the University of Konstanz.

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A Passion for Reason
7 - 8 July 2012
University of Konstanz, Room V 1001 (Senatssaal)

Workshop with Paul Guyer (University of Pennsylvania) on Kant's Practical Philosophy. Paul Guyer will also give an evening lecture on 5 July 2012.
Organized by Dina Emundts (Konstanz), Jochen Briesen (Konstanz)

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Monthly Monday Meeting
18 June 2012
University of Konstanz, Room V 1001 (Senatssaal)

Monthly Monday Meeting of the Emmy Noether Junior Research Group “Formal Epistemology”. Speakers: Peter Fritz (Oxford), Joseph Y. Halpern (Cornell/Senior Fellow), Thomas Kroedel (Berlin), Timothy Williamson (Oxford)
Organized by Franz Huber (Konstanz)

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Fourth Formal Epistemology Festival
4 - 6 June 2012
University of Konstanz, Room V 1001 (Senatssaal)

Speakers: Rachael Briggs (ANU), Alan Hájek (ANU), Paul Egré (Paris), Anouk Barberousse (Lille), Franz Huber (Konstanz), Kenny Easwaran (USC), Thomas Hofweber (UNC), Richard Pettigrew (Bristol), Yang Liu (Columbia), Joseph Halpern (Cornell/Senior Fellow), Jonathan Weisberg (Toronto), Dylan Dodd (Aberdeen), Seamus Bradley (LSE), Katie Steele (LSE), Jeffrey Barrett (UCI/Senior Fellow). Kindly funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). Organized by Rachael Briggs (ANU), Kenny Easwaran (USC), Jonathan Weisberg (Toronto) and Franz Huber (Konstanz)

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The Objective Reality of Causality
17 - 18 May 2012
University of Konstanz, Room V1001 (Senatssaal)

Speakers: Michael Esfeld (Lausanne), Mathias Frisch (Maryland), Stephen Mumford (Nottingham), David Papineau (King's College), Markus Schrenk (Köln), Michael Tooley (Colorado), Jon Williamson (Kent), Lorenzo Casini (Konstanz), Luke Glynn (CalTech), Eric Raidl (Paris), Michael Baumgartner (Konstanz), Wolfgang Spohn (Konstanz)
Organized by Michael Baumgartner (Konstanz) and Wolfgang Spohn (Konstanz).

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Workshops with Jeffrey A. Barrett
30 April 2012
University of Konstanz, Room V 1001 (Senatssaal)

Speakers: Mario Gomez-Torrente (UNAM Mexico-City), Ole Hjortland (LMU Munich), Alexandra Zinke (Konstanz), Christian Damböck (Vienna), Catarina Dutilh-Novaes (ILLC Amsterdam/Groningen), Jeff Barrett (UC Irvine/Senior Fellow), Corina Strößner (Konstanz)