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Humane Understanding Conference
Humane Understanding Conference @ Fordham Lincoln Center
May 31 – Jun 1 all-day
As work on the nature of understanding has expanded in recent years, there has been increasing interest in the question of what might be distinctive about our understanding of other people, or humane understanding. Our conference will explore this question, and consider how recent debates might be enriched by insights from areas such as epistemology, the philosophy of science, the philosophy of social science, the hermeneutical tradition, and the “verstehen” tradition in Continental philosophy. Confirmed Speakers: Olivia Bailey (Tulane) Kristin Gjesdal (Temple) Stephen R. Grimm (Fordham) Kareem Khalifa (Middlebury) Michael Strevens (NYU) Karsten Stueber (Holy Cross) Call for Abstracts: 3-4 spots on the program will be filled via a call …

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Rutgers-Bristol Workshop on the Metaphysical Unity of Science
Rutgers-Bristol Workshop on the Metaphysical Unity of Science @ Rutgers U, Newark. Conklin Hall 455
Jun 10 – Jun 11 all-day
Schedule – June 10th  (Talks are aprox. 45 minutes with 30 minutes for Q&A) 9:00    Mazviita Chirimuuta, Emergence in Science & the Unity of Science 10:15  Joyce Havstad, TBA 12:00  Lunch, Marcus P&B.  Part of RUN and Newark’s Community Development. 2:00    Ricki Bliss, Fundamentality: From Epistemology to Metaphysics 3:15    Tuomas Tahko, Laws of Metaphysics for Essentialists   Schedule – June 11th  9:00    Kelly Trodgon, Grounding and Explanatory Gaps 10:15  Stuart Glennan, Rethinking Mechanistic Constitution  12:00  Lunch, Mercato Tomato Pie. 2:00    Alex Franklin,  How Do Levels Emerge? 3:15    Ken Aizawa, New Directions in Compositional Explanation: Two Cases Studies Abstracts Mazviita Chirimuuta – Emergence in Science & the Unity of Science This …

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