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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Experimental Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind and Action, 12-13 Sep 2013, Bristol (U.K.),

http://shop.bris.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=661

4th Workshop of Experimental Philosophy Group UK, a BIRTHA Conference, Wills
 Memorial Building, University of Bristol, 2013

 Experimental Philosophy: Philosophy of Mind and Action

Register online here (by 5 September):
http://shop.bris.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=1&catid=661

 Provisional Programme

 Thursday 12th September

 10:30 ? 10:55   Registration and Coffee (Put up posters)
 10:55 ? 11:00   Welcome
 11:00 ? 12:30   Regina Rini (Oxford)  Experiments and Two Conceptions of
                  Philosophy
 12:30 ? 13:15   James Beebe (Buffalo) & Ryan Undercoffer (Syracuse)
                  Individual and Cross-Cultural Differences in Semantic
                  Intuitions: New Experimental Findings
 13:15 ? 14:00   Lunch and Poster Session
 14:00 ? 16:15   Parallel Sessions
 Session A       1 Joshua Shepherd (Oxford) Consciousness and Free Will:
                  Taking the Folk Seriously
                  2 Pendaran Roberts, James Andow & Kelly Schmidtke
                  (Nottingham) Colour relationalism and the real
                  deliverances of introspection
                  3 Tomasz Wysocki (Washington, St Louis) & Artur Tanona
                  (Wroclaw)Intuition and Argumentation
 Session B       1 Albert Newen (Bochum)  Blaming the leader and praising
                  the follower: A Cross-Cultural Study concerning moral
                  responsibility in Germany and United Arabic Emirates
                  2 Claire Hewson (Open University)  What can measuring folk
                  intuitions really tell us?  An illustrative study of the
                  folk concept of belief, and some methodological reflections
                  and suggestions for the future.
                  3 Heinzelmann (Cambridge)  Self-control and-risk-aversion
 16:15 ? 16:30   Coffee
 16:30 ? 18:00   Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside) The Experience of Reading
 Later           All welcome to join for drinks nearby and dinner (if
                  booked) at Wagamama

 Friday 13th September

 08.45 ? 09:00   Coffee
 09:00 ? 10:30   James Moore (Goldsmiths) Was that me? Investigating the
                  sense of agency in both health and disease
 10:30 ? 12:45   Parallel Sessions
 Session A       1 Leon Ciechanowski & Michał Barcz  An Ambiguity of
                  Intentional Action
                  2 Gunnar Bjrnsson (Ume)  Digging Deeper: Problems for
                  Sripada?s Deep Self Account of Manipulation Worries
                  3 Florian Cova (Geneva), Paul Egr & Aurlien Nioche
                  (Institut Jean Nicod)  Reactive attitudes and ascriptions
                  of moral responsibility: an empirical investigation
 Session B       1 Shun Tsugita (Tokyo), Yu Izumi (Maryland) & Masaharu
                  Mizumoto (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and
                  Technology)  Is Knowing How a Mental State?
                  2 Jonathan Livengood & Zachary Horne (Illinois) Ordering
                  Effects Evidence Effects and Skepticism
                  3 Roland Bluhm  (TU Dortmund) Linguistic Text Corpora in
                  Conceptual Analysis: An Introduction of a (Partly)
                  Empirical Method to Philosophy
 12:45 ? 13:45   Lunch and Poster Session
 13.45? 15:15    Natalie Gold (KCL) Moral judgments and moral behaviour in
                  hypothetical and real-life trolley problems
 15:15           Official finish

 The workshop will be followed by an informal open meeting about the running
 of the group and to discuss ideas for future events. This will be open to
 all participants.

 Thanks to the Mind Association, the Analysis Trust and the University of
 Bristol (BIRTHA, the Philosophy Department and the Centre for Science and
 Philosophy) for their generous support of this event.

http://sites.google.com/site/experimentalphilosophygroupuk