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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: David Chalmers "Structuralism, Space and Skepticism", 21-23 May 2013, Bochum, GERMANY

Rudolf Carnap Lectures and Graduate Conference
Institute of Philosophy II, Ruhr-Universitt Bochum
May 21-23, 2013

David J. Chalmers (ANU/NYU)
"Structuralism, Space, and Skepticism"

David J. Chalmers is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Director
of the Center for Consciousness at ANU and Professor of Philosophy and
Co-Director of the Center for Mind, Brain and Consciousness at NYU. He
will be presenting new material in a series of lectures, developing and
extending themes from his recent book "Constructing the World" (OUP 2012).

Tuesday 21st
10.30-12.30 David Chalmers: Lecture 1, tba

12.30-14.30 Lunch Break

14.00-14.45 Guido Del Din (Padua): On the concept of structure in
Carnap?s ,Der logische Aufbau der Welt?

14.45-15.30 Benjamin Andrae (Munich School of Philosophy): Chalmers, Russell, and
Whitehead on Epistemology and Acquaintance

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

16.00-16.45 Robert Smithson (Carolina): Conceptual vs. metaphysical grounding

18.00-20.00 David Chalmers: The Matrix as Metaphysics (public lecture, HGA 30)

20.30 Dinner

Wednesday 22nd
10.00-12.00 David Chalmers: Lecture 2, tba

12.00-14.00 Lunch Break

14.00-14.45 Inga Vermeulen (Sheffield): Verbal disputes, but not about words

14.45-15.30 Dusko Prelevic (Belgrade): Scrutability of Truth and Continuum Hypothesis

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

16.00-16.45 Antonella Mallozzi (The Graduate Center, CUNY): Scrutability and negative facts

19.00 Dinner

Thursday 23rd
10.00-10.45 Jonathan Mai (Heidelberg): Two problems with Chalmers? Structuralism

10.45-11.00 Coffee Break

11.00-13.00 David Chalmers: Lecture 4, tba

13.00 Lunch and End

Further information about these and past Carnap Lectures, the Venue and
Travel information:

Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht, Prof. Dr. Albert Newen
Institute of Philosophy II
Ruhr-Universitt Bochum

Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht
Institut fr Philosophie II
Ruhr-Universitt Bochum
Universittsstr. 150, GA3/29
44780 Bochum