EXRE meetings both in-person and online

Dear all,

Due to Corona’s limitations and concerns, some of you may wish to participate in the EXRE sessions online. Therefore, those who want to attend the meetings online have this opportunity via Microsoft Teams. We may switch to Zoom at a later date.

Of course, all in-person meetings still take place as …

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EXRE Colloquium Fall 2020 – Program

Dear all,

Please find below the program of EXRE Colloquium this term. I’ll update you with more information about each slot (the title, etc.) as it’s available.

Best,
Davood

23 Sep 2020— Ralf Bader (Fribourg): “Meta-ethical Robustness.”
7 Oct 2020— Maude Ouellette-Dube (Fribourg): “Moral Understanding as Understanding How.”
28 Oct 2020— Mario Schaerli …

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EXRE Colloquium, Fall 2020

Dear all,

I hope you are all well.
As you well know, our EXRE colloquiums last semester were not immune from COVID pandemic catastrophic consequences, and we were forced to cancel most of our sessions.
The fall semester is right around the corner, and we are trying to provide safe circumstances …

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C. Wright Workshop

Dear all,

Save the date, again. Crispin Wright (NYU) will be joining our department for two talks and a workshop on basic a priori knowledge in autumn on the

23rd & 24th of November 2020

Your presence and participation would be very much appreciated.

Detailed announcement of topic and schedule to follow.

All the best,

Mario

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A.W. Moore Workshop

Dear all,

Save the date: Adrian W. Moore (University of Oxford) will visit the University of Fribourg for a workshop organised around two talks of his on

March 15th & 16th 2021

Your attendance, participation, and debating spirit will be much appreciated.

Specifics concerning the schedule and topic will be provided by …

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EXRE Meeting

Dear all,

I hope you are well.

I’m writing to inform you that we’re going to have an online meeting in Zoom to discuss the colloquium schedule and other things related to EXRE. Please fill in this doodle by Sunday to decide about the appropriate date for the meeting.

Best,
Davood

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An update on the last session of EXRE colloquium this semester

Dear all,

Gregor Kozlowski’s talk, which was supposed to be held on May 29th, has been postponed to the next semester, and we do not have EXRE colloquium anymore in the current semester.
It’s a pity that we couldn’t have dinner together due to the current situation, but I hope we …

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Online EXRE Colloquium: Davood Bahjat’s talk on “Understanding and Knowledge-How: the Minimal Requirements for Self-Knowledge and Practical Knowledge”

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the next session of our EXRE colloquium, which takes place on Zoom tomorrow: I’ll have the pleasure of giving a talk on “Understanding and Knowledge-How: the Minimal Requirements for Self-Knowledge and Practical Knowledge,” at 17:15.

To join the Zoom meeting, please click on the link …

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The PowerPoint slides for Donnchadh O’Conaill’s talk

Dear all,

Here are the PowerPoint slides for Donnchadh O’Conaill’s talk:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/vjne5iov2xeym27/revelation%20metaphysics%20of%20properties_exre.pptx?dl=0

Best,
Davood

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The abstract of Donnchadh O’Conaill’s talk on “the Argument from Revelation and the Metaphysics of Properties”

Dear all,

Here is the abstract of Donnchadh O’Conaill’s talk:

The Argument from Revelation and the Metaphysics of Properties

A powerful argument against physicalism appeals to the special knowledge of phenomenal properties which one can have on the basis of having experiences. In a nutshell, the argument is that by having an experience …

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Online EXRE Colloquium: Donnchadh O’Conaill’s talk on “the Argument from Revelation and the Metaphysics of Properties”

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the next session of our EXRE colloquium, which takes place on Zoom tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Donnchadh O’Conaill’s talk on “the Argument from Revelation and the Metaphysics of Properties,” at 17:15.
To join the Zoom meeting, you can click on the …

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The PowerPoint of Glock’s presentation

Dear all,

The PowerPoint of Glock’s presentation is here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/5dml2ur2hepz5dz/pluralism%20about%20practical%20reasons%20__fribourg%2020_glock_final.pptx?dl=0

Best,
Davood

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Online EXRE Colloquium: Hans-Johann Glock’s talk on “Pluralism about Reasons for Action” (Zoom link & the paper)

Dear all,

I’m writing to update you on tomorrow’s talk in EXRE: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Hans-Johann Glock’s online talk on “Pluralism about Reasons for Action,” at 17:15. I just received the paper he’ll be presenting tomorrow. Please download the paper by clicking here. I’ll also send you his PowerPoint …

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Online EXRE Colloquium: Miloud Belkoniene’s talk on “Understanding and Skepticism.”

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about tomorrow’s EXRE colloquium and an update on the required ID and password for joining the meeting: tomorrow, we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Miloud Belkoniene’s talk on “Understanding and Skepticism,” at 17:15. Thanks to Miloud, this meeting is hosted by his Zoom account. To join …

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EXRE colloquiums have been canceled until April 29

Dear all,

In light of the latest developments regarding the spread of the coronavirus, we decided to cancel all the EXRE talks until April 29. I’ll keep you updated on future possible changes.

I wish everyone good health and hope we reconvene in EXRE colloquiums soon.

Best,
Davood

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EXRE Colloquium: Daniel Gregory’s talk on “Can You Have Memories During Dreams?”

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the first session of our EXRE Colloquium this term, which takes place tomorrow. For the first session, we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Daniel Gregory’s talk on “Can You Have Memories During Dreams?” at 17:15, room MIS04, 4122.

Please find an abstract of his talk …

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EXRE Colloquium Spring 2020 – Program

Dear all,

Please find below the program of the future sessions of EXRE Colloquium this term. I’ll update you with more information about each slot (the title, etc.) as it’s available.

Best,
Davood

 

EXRE Colloquium Spring 2020

Talks take place on Wednesdays from 17:15 till 19:00 in Room MIS04, 4122 (Université Miséricorde) unless explicitly …

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EXRE Colloquium, Spring 2020

Dear all,

I hope your New Year is off to a good start.

This is just a quick note to say if you’d like to give a talk at the EXRE colloquium, please let me know by the 30th of January. Some of our friends have already asked me if they can …

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Today’s EXRE colloquium and its Venue—Patrik Engisch’s talk on “Recipes, Tradition, and Representation”

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about today’s EXRE colloquium and an update on its venue: today, we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Patrik Engisch’s talk on “Recipes, Tradition, and Representation,” at 17:15, room MiS 10.2.04. Please note that the place of this presentation is not the same room that we …

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EXRE Colloquium: Thomas Aeppli’s talk

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the next session of our EXRE colloquium, which takes place tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Thomas Aeppli’s talk on “Can We See What’s Going On? Retentions and the Perception of Duration Without Duration of Perception – Worrying About a Husserlian Theory with …

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EXRE Colloquium: Fabrice Teroni’s talk

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the next session of our EXRE colloquium, which takes place tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Fabrice Teroni’s talk on “Bodily (dis)pleasure, emotion and valence,” at 17:15, room MIS04, 4122.

Very Best,
Davood

Abstract:

Bodily (dis)pleasures and emotions are valenced, i.e. they are positive or negative. …

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EXRE Colloquium: Frederic Auderset’s talk

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the next session of our EXRE colloquium, which takes place tomorrow, Nov 13th: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Frederic Auderset’s talk on “Explanatory Prospects for Emergentism,” at 17:15, room MIS04, 4122.

Very Best,
Davood

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EXRE colloquium in December+Dinner before Christmas

Dear all,

Just an update regarding the EXRE colloquium in December:
We will have only two talks; Thomas Aeppli on Dec 11th, and Patrik Engisch on Dec 19th. Susanne Schmetkamp, who was supposed to give us a talk on Dec 18th, will give her talk next semester.

One of the reasons that …

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EXRE Colloquium: Emmanuel Alloa’s talk

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the next session of our EXRE colloquium, which takes place tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Emmanuel Alloa’s talk on “Experiences we go through. Sensing, Bodily Affordances and the Institution of the Self,” at 17:15, room MIS04, 4122.

Very Best,
Davood

Abstract:
This paper deals …

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EXRE Colloquium: Donnchadh O’Conaill’s talk

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the next session of our EXRE colloquium, which takes place tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Donnchadh O’Conaill’s talk on “the Ontology of the Self: Themes from Descartes,” at 17:15, room MIS04, 4122.

Very Best,
Davood

Abstract:
What is the nature of the self or …

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EXRE Colloquium: Christoph Haffter’s talk

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the next session of our EXRE Colloquium, which takes place tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Christoph Haffter’s talk on “the Concept of Concept in Conceptual Art,” at 17:15, room MIS04, 4122.

Very Best,
Davood

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EXRE Colloquium Fall 2019 – Program

Dear all,

Please find below the program of the future sessions of EXRE Colloquium this term. I’ll update you with more information about each slot (the title, etc.) as it’s available.

Best,
Davood

 

EXRE Colloquium Fall 2019

Talks take place on Wednesdays from 17:15 till 19:00 in Room MIS04 4122 (Université Miséricorde) unless explicitly …

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EXRE Colloquium: Jiri Benovsky’s talk

Dear all,

Just a quick reminder about the first EXRE colloquium of the semester: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Jiri Benovsky’s talk on the No-Self View and the Meaning of Life tomorrow, at 17.15 in room MIS04, 4122.

Very Best,
Davood

Abstract:

I will give a short talk about some thoughts I’ve been …

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A Background paper on Amir’s talk

Dear all,

Just a quick note about Amir’s seminar. There is a paper written by ‘Warren S. Quinn’ which may help provide a better understanding regarding the background of the tomorrow discussion.   I uploaded the paper here: Actions, Intentions, and Consequences: The Doctrine of Double Effect.

If you’re not able to read …

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Update on the conference Intention, International Action, and Self-Knowledge

Dear all,

Just a quick update on the conference: Unfortunately, Valerie won’t be able to attend the conference tomorrow. So, tomorrow we’ll have just talk by John Schwenkler at 10:30, in Mis03, room 3120.

Very best,

Davood

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DOODLE: Lunch/Dinner during ‘Intention, Intentional Action, and Self-Knowledge’ conference

Dear all,

If you’d like to come for lunch/dinner during ‘Intention, Intentional Action, and Self-Knowledge’ conference, please fill in this doodle form by tonight:

https://doodle.com/poll/96ezh2yu677feudp

Best,
Davood

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“Intention, Intentional Action, and Self-knowledge”: Conference Programme and Lunch/Dinner

Dear all,

I noticed that my previous email doesn’t display the content properly.
Please find below the program of the forthcoming conference on Intention, Intentional Action, and Self-Knowledge.
I also want to request you to fill in this doodle form if you would like to come for lunch/dinner: https://doodle.com/poll/96ezh2yu677feudp

Hope to see you …

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EXRE Colloquium, Fall 2019

Dear all,

For the upcoming semester, I’ll be organizing the EXRE Colloquium instead of our good organizer, Julien.

If you’d like to give a talk at the colloquium, please let me know by the 26th of August – if necessary, priority will be given to people …

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Workshop with Claudia Passos and David Chalmers on July 1st

Dear all,

this is a reminder that we will have a small workshop with Claudia Passos-Ferreira and David Chalmers on July 1st in Fribourg.
The program is as follows:

3.15-4.45 pm
Claudia Passos : ‘Do newborn babies have the experience of agency?’

5.15-6.45 pm
David Chalmers: ‘The meta-problem of consciousness’

Venue: Salle Jäggi – …

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Tuesday 18th 3:15 pm – session on Chalmers’ ‘The meta-problem of consciousness’

Hello all,

We’ll discuss Chalmers’ ‘The meta-problem of consciousness’ on Tuesday at 3:15 pm. Let’s meet on the upper part of the terrace of the mensa (unless the weather isn’t good enough, in which case I’ll send another message).

This is the paper Chalmers will present during the workshop we’ll have on …

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Workshop with Claudia Passos and David Chalmers on July 1st

Hello all,

we will have a small workshop with Claudia Passos-Ferreira and David Chalmers on July 1st in Fribourg.
The program is as follows:

3.15-4.45 pm
Claudia Passos : ‘Do newborn babies have the experience of agency?’

5.15-6.45 pm
David Chalmers: ‘The meta-problem of consciousness’

Venue: Salle Jäggi – MIS04 4112
All welcome

Best,

Julien

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Liège-Fribourg Workshop: Self-Awareness and Transparency

Dear all,

There is a joint workshop between UNIFR and ULiège on a general theme of Transparency and self-awareness, which takes place in Fribourg on 21 and 22 June 2019. The workshop is informal; a short chalk talk followed by a long discussion to assess the claims and arguments.

The conference schedule can …

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Tuesday: Luciana Priolo ‘Individuation, Time and Self-knowledge’

Dear all,

the last session of our colloquium this term will take place tomorrow Tuesday. We’ll meet in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 5.15 pm to hear Luciana on ‘Individuation, Time and Self-knowledge’.

Best,

Julien

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Tuesday EXRE last session + Dinner?

Dear all,

The last session of our EXRE colloquium before summer is upon us: it will take place on Tuesday, May 28th, and Luciana will be our speaker. (I’ll let you know shortly where we’ll meet.)

It would be nice to get together and celebrate our collective philosophical achievements during this term, …

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Wednesday: Donnchadh O’Conaill & Jiri Benovsky ‘The Importance of Being Someone – On Benovsky’s No-Self View’

Hello all,

the next session of our EXRE colloquium will take place tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Donnchadh for a talk entitled ‘The Importance of Being Someone – On Benovsky’s No-Self View’, followed by a reply by Jiri himself. You’ll find an abstract below. As usual, we’ll meet at …

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UNIFR/Tuebingen

Dear all,

Thomas Sattig is prof in Tuebingen, an excellent philosopher and an old friend of mine.

We thought we might establish some collaboration between UNIFR and Tuebingen.

We intend to organise a one day workshop in fall or next spring.

Who is interested in participating?

No restriction on topics.

Let me know asap if possible.

thanks …

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Wednesday: Davood Bahjat “Intentional Action: A Bridge Towards Self-knowledge”

Hello all,

the next session of our EXRE colloquium will take place tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Davood on “Intentional Action: A Bridge Towards Self-knowledge”. As usual, we’ll meet at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122.

See you there,

Julien

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visit of David Chalmers and Claudia Passos July 1rst in FRI

Dear all, and in particular: dear Gianfranco and Davood

Dave Chalmers and his partner Claudia Passos will be in Interlaken for the big Consciousness Conference (24.-28.6.). They will come and visit me and my family for a few days afterwords and would be happy to both give a talk in a …

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Conference “Phenomenal Consciousness and Self-Awareness” April 12th-13th 2019

Dear all,

this is a reminder for the conference coming up at the end of the week (details below).

Best,

Julien

Phenomenal Consciousness and Self-Awareness
April 12th-13th 2019, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland
Venue: Salon des Professeurs, Miséricorde

As part of the SNSF-funded project Phenomenal Consciousness and Self-Awareness, this workshop brings together young researchers to explore topics related …

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Workshop Neuchâtel jeudi 14

Un message de Jiri:

Bonjour à toutes et tous,

J’aimerais attirer votre attention sur ce petit workshop en philosophie
de l’esprit qu’on organise à Neuchâtel la semaine prochaine :
http://www.jiribenovsky.org/mindandmatterworkshop.html

Si vous aimeriez venir, merci ce vous inscrire ici :
https://www.cuso.ch/activity/?p=863&uid=4560

Il s’agit d’une activité CUSO, donc on peut rembourser votre train et
repas …

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Exre colloquium

Dear all,

 

This is just to remind you that the first session of the Exre colloquium will take place tomorrow with a talk about Aesthetic Attention and Empathy by Susanne Schmetkamp.

 

Best,

Miloud

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CFP + 1st date EXRE Colloquium Spring 19

Dear all,

if you’d like to give a talk at our EXRE Colloquium during the spring term, please let me know by the 13th of February (if necessary, priority will be given to people who haven’t spoken during the last term).

The first session will take place on February 27th: Susanne Schmetkamp, who …

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Aesthetic Mind workshop, Feb 14-15th

Hello all,

there will be an Aesthetic Mind workshop on February 14-15th – details and program on the poster here: http://blog.unifr.ch/exre/wp-content/uploads/files//The-Aesthetic-Mind-2nd-Workshop-13-14.2019-18.1.2019.pdf

See you all soon!

Best,

Julien

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Tomorrow: Davood Bahjat “Intention, Omission, and Self-Knowledge”

Hello all,

this is a reminder that we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Davood on “Intention, Omission, and Self-Knowledge” in the colloquium tomorrow Wednesday. As usual, the session takes place at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. 

See you there,

Julien

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Conference – Perceptual Knowledge and Self-Awareness, 24 – 26 September

Dear all,

please find below the program of the forthcoming conference on Perceptual Knowledge and Self-Awareness.

May I also ask you to fill in this doodle if you want to come for lunch/dinner. https://doodle.com/poll/qxp7r6v3i7363t2w

We’ll probably be able to cover the expenses for lunch, but right now I cannot guarantee for dinner.

I hope …

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Meals Fabian’s Memorial Conference

Dear all,

If you plan to join us for meals during Fabian’s memorial conference, June 11-12, please fill this Doodle: https://doodle.com/poll/w97hzhriq9eurwg8

Thanks!

Patrik

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PhD Defense

Dear all,

This is to inform you that my defense will take place the 8th June at 17h in the Salon des Professeurs and to invite you all to an apero that will take place after the defense (around 19h30) in a room next to the Cathedral (Rue des Espouses 6). …

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Tomorrow: Martine Nida-Rümelin & Julien Bugnon “Identity over time and prudential rationality”

Dear all,

tomorrow Wednesday, we’ll give a talk together with Martine in the colloquium on “Identity over time and prudential rationality.” The session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15.

See you there,
Julien

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LG2C 2018 in Neuchâtel – December 17, 2018

From Alain Pe-Curto:

Dear Friends of Philosophy and Philosophers of the Lake Geneva area,

Here is the result of our check-your-schedule consultation below. The Lake Geneva Graduate Conference 2018 will take place in Neuchâtel on December 17, 2018.

Our two confirmed keynote speakers will be Anne Meylan (Basel/Neuchâtel) and Simon Feldman (Connecticut …

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LG2C 2018 in Neuchâtel on December 17-18, 2018: please let us know about scheduling conflicts until Monday incl.

From Alain Pe-Curto:

Dear Philosophers of the Lake Geneva area,

We are currently organizing the third edition of the Lake Geneva Graduate Conference 2018, with confirmed keynote speakers Anne Meylan (Basel/ Neuchâtel) and Simon D. Feldman (Connecticut College) on the topic of authenticity, broadly conceived. There will be a CFP open …

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Workshop Rationality

Dear all, 

In case you missed the link for the doodle concerning the meals during the workshop next week (it was at the end of a long program), here it is: 

https://doodle.com/poll/virieeavk67rka3h

PS: while this should not impact your decision to join us for this workshop, the meals will be covered by the …

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Masterclass on Truth and Assertion

Dear all,

Here is a small reminder about the masterclass on truth and assertion that will take place next Wednesday, 14.02.2018. 

The event will take place at the Espace Güggi and here is the schedule:

Session 1: 09h00-10h30

Session 2: 11h00-12h30

Session 3: 14h00-15h30

See you there!

Patrik

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Fiction and Imagination Conference

Dear all,

Here is a reminder about the conference on fiction and imagination that will take place next week, Monday and Tuesday, 12-13 February. 

It will take place at the Espace Güggi and here is the final version of the program:

Monday 12th February, 2018 

9:30-11:00 Gregory Currie: Learning from imagination, …

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Workshop Rationality

Dear all,

Here is the program of the workshop on epistemic and practical rationality that will take place the 22rd and 23rd February at the Salon des Professeurs in Miséricorde:

Thursday 22 february

8:30-10:00         Hanti Lin (UC Davis) – Modes of Convergence to the Truth: Steps toward a Better Epistemology of Induction

10:00-10:30        Coffee …

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Workshop 22-23rd Feb

Dear all,

I am organizing a workshop the 22-23rd February about the relations and possible overlaps between epistemic and practical rationality. If you worked or are currently working on this topic and wish to present something at this workshop, please let me know.

Best,

Miloud

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Monday 20th Workshop on Attention: Rooms

Dear all,

here are the rooms info I forgot in the schedule I just sent:

Morning: MIS04 4112 / Salle Jäggi

Afternoon: MIS08 0102 – rue de Rome 6

You’ll find a plan of the campus here if needed: http://www.unifr.ch/map/fr/misericorde.php

Best,
Julien

[20.11.2017] Workshop on Attention

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Monday 20th Workshop on Attention: Schedule

Dear all,

here is the schedule for the workshop on attention with Sebastian Watzl this Monday (20.11):

9.00-10.30 Structuring Mind
(40-60min presentation of the book; 30-40min discussion)
coffee break
11.00-12.15 Phenomenal Structures
(20-30min presentation; 40min discussion)

lunch break

14.00-15.15 Awareness of Attending
(20-30min presentation; 40-50min discussion)
coffee break
15.45-17.00 Attention and Consciousness
(20-30min presentation; …

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Talk: Prof. S. Schmid on Suárez and Grounding

Dear all,

Next Thursday, 23.11.17, 19.15, Prof. Dr. S. Schmid (University of Hamburg) is going to give a talk on «Two Kinds of Grounding? Suárez on Natural Resultance and Foundation» at the University of Fribourg (MIS 04 4112/Salle Jäggi). The talk should be intersting for philosophers with both historical and systematic …

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Fabian’s Memorial Conference

Dear all,

Under the impulse of Rob Hopkins, Gianfranco and myself will organise a conference in the memory of Fabian next year, the 11th and 12th of June 2018. If you would like to participate in any form (giving a talk, making a comment, playing some music, or whatever you see …

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Discussion Watzl on Attention

Dear all,

in case you’re interested, we’ll be discussing chapter 11 and 9 of Watzl’s book Structuring Mind tomorrow Wednesday at 5pm in my office. I’ll book another room if needed, so let me know beforehand if you intend to come. You can find the book in the files section.

The workshop …

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Workshop with Sebastian Watzl on Attention, Nov. 20

Dear all,

there will be a one day workshop on Monday the 20th of November with Sebastian Watzl (Oslo). We’ll discuss the philosophical account of attention that he develops in his recent book, Structuring Mind. I’ll put a pdf of the book in the files section shortly.

More details will follow soon.

Best,

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Workshop on Observational Properties – attendance and meals

Dear all, 

Just to have an idea about foreseeable attendance, could you please let me know if you intend to come to the workshop on observational properties on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 September? 

Also, please let me know if you want to join for any of the following meals:
– Pre-workshop …

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Meals, Stock Book Symposium

Dear all,

Just to have an overview of how many people will attend the symposium, could you please tell me per email if you plan to attend. And, also, if you’d like to participate to the following meals:

1) 11.09.2017: lunch @ state Mensa
2) 11.09.2017: dinner @ Le Tunnel
3) 12.09.2017: …

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Workshop on Observational Properties on Friday 8th September and Saturday 9th September

Workshop on Observational Properties on Friday 8th September and Saturday 9th September

 

There will be a workshop on observational properties on the 8th and 9th September at the University of Fribourg. All are welcome and no registration is required.

 

Venue :
Université de Fribourg
Misericorde
Avenue de l’Europe 20
1700 Fribourg, Switzerland

Room: MIS04 4112 Salle …

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After LG2C Workshop

Dear all,

Lucy O’Brien will be staying after the Lake Geneva Conference for a one-day workshop on Saturday 14 October.

Please let me know if you would like to give a talk and/or participate.

Best,

Elodie Malbois
elodie.malbois@unifr.ch

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Book Symposium with Kathleen Stock

Dear all,

I’m happy to inform you that Kathleen Stock (Sussex) will be visiting Fribourg next September (11th and 12th) for a two days symposium on her new book, Only Imagine (https://global.oup.com/academic/product/only-imagine-9780198798347?q=Kathleen%20Stock&lang=en&cc=gb).

We shall circulate the book shortly for those who would like to read in advance. 

The format should be the following. She will …

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Wednesday: Micha Gläser (Zurich) “The Normative Structure of Request”

Dear all,

the next session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place on Wednesday April 12, usual time and room (17.15, MIS04 4122). We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Micha Gläser on “The Normative Structure of Request.”

Best,
Julien

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Today: Roberta Locatelli (Fribourg) “The Argument from Superficiality against Relationalism”

Dear all,

this is a reminder that Roberta will talk today in our EXRE Colloquium on “The Argument from Superficiality against Relationalism.” We’ll meet at 17.15 in room MIS02 2120 (floor above the philo library).

Best
Julien

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Tuesday: Roberta Locatelli (Fribourg) “The Argument from Superficiality against Relationalism”

Dear all,

next Tuesday, April 4, we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Roberta Locatelli in our EXRE Colloquium. Roberta will give a talk entitled “The Argument from Superficiality against Relationalism” and the session will take place in room MIS02 2120 (same as this week).

Note that there will also be a talk in ethics next week (this …

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Tuesday: Philipp Blum (Lucerne) “The Looks of Things”

Dear all,

tomorrow Tuesday we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Philipp Blum in our EXRE Colloquium. Philipp will talk on “The Looks of Things” (abstract below) and the session will exceptionally take place in room MIS02 2120.

See you there,
Julien

Abstract: 
When the stick appears bent and sugar looks red, bentness and redness
may be …

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Wednesday: Jan Deckers (Newcastle)

Dear all,

the next session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place on Wednesday (March 8, 17.15, room MIS04 4122), in collaboration with the Ethics people. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Jan Deckers, from Newcastle, for a talk entitled “Should the Consumption of Animal Products Be Banned?” (abstract below)

Best,
Julien

 

Should the Consumption …

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Today: Roberta Locatelli (Fribourg) “The Argument from Superficiality against Relationalism”

Dear all,

the first session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place today at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Roberta on “The Argument from Superficiality against Relationalism.”

See you later,
Julien

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Program EXRE Colloquium Spring 17

Dear all,

please find below the program for our EXRE Colloquium this term. You’ll see that two talks are organized in collaboration with people working in Ethics. As they are a very small group and organize talks that can be of interest to us, it’s been decided that we try to include in our program …

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EXRE Colloquium Spring 17 – Calendar

Dear all,

Please find below the calendar for the sessions of the EXRE Colloquium this term. The full program will be announced shortly. Sessions will take place on Wednesdays 5.15-7 pm in the usual room (MIS04 4122), unless explicitly stated otherwise.

Best,
Julien

EXRE spring calendar

Feb 22
Mar 8 (TBC)
Mar 28 (Tuesday)
Apr 12
Apr …

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The Metaphysics of Appearances (15.-19.2.17, Ligerz)

Dear all,

here is a message from Philipp Blum concerning a conference on the metaphysics of appearances that he organizes in Ligerz next week:

Dear exre members
As you’ve perhaps seen on philos-l, there is another Ligerz conference
next week, on appearances. Please see below for the CfP. If you …

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Donnchadh O’Conaill (Helsinki) Dec. 14 – Abstract

Hi all,

next Wednesday (Dec. 14, usual time and place) we’ll have the pleasure of hosting Donnchadh O’Conaill in the colloquium, an Irish philosopher who previously worked in Leeds before joining a project in Helsinki (with Tuomas Tahko). Donnchadh kindly sent us an abstract (see below) for his talk entitled “The Identity of Experiences …

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Today: Elodie Malbois “The definition of availability” & upcoming sessions this term

Dear all,

the 4th session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place today at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Elodie on “The definition of availability”.

Please note also that the next session will exceptionally take place on TUESDAY Dec 6 (there is a department meeting on Dec 7). The program for the …

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Aesthetics Research Group – Inaugural Meeting

Dear all,

as you may have heard, there are three research projects in aesthetics that will start early next year:

(i) A project on the normativity of our imaginative responses to fiction, funded by the SNF and the DFG, and run together with Tom Kindt from the German Literature Department (with Patrik …

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Workshop: Joint International Conference on Rational Capacities

Dear all,

Frank is organising a workshop on rational capacities next week in Luxembourg. The programme looks very good, and everyone is very welcome to attend! You can find more details (including the programme) in the events list.

All the best,

Fabian

 

 

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Today: Christian Wüthrich (Geneva) “The (a)temporal emergence of spacetime”

Dear all,

the 3rd session of this term’s EXRE Colloquium takes place today at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Christian Wüthrich, professor in Geneva, on “The (a)temporal emergence of spacetime”.

See you there,

Julien

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Workshop ‘Intentionality and Consciousness’

Dear all,

 

The 25th and 26th of November, we will host a two days workshop entitled ‘Intentionality and Phenomenology. From Austrian Philosophy to Contemporary Philosophy of Mind’, an event co-organized by UNIFR, UNIGE, and the University of Salzburg.

Program and info: http://philosophie.ch/events/single.php?action=date&eventid=1900&month=11&year=2016

If you plan to attend and join for lunches and dinners, …

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The Senses and Crossmodal Perception: Bern, October 28-30

Dear all,

on behalf of Martine, I’d like to draw your attention to the following event on the philosophy of perception, starting tomorrow in Bern (sorry for crossposting):

(You can find the flyer here.)

Conference: The Senses and Crossmodal Perception – Aristotelian and Contemporary Perspectives

Organized by:  Richard King (Philosophy, University of Berne) and Fiona …

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Anton Friedrich Koch (Heidelberg) “The threefold structure of truth”

Dear all,

this is a reminder that our second session of the EXRE colloquium will take place today at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Anton Friedrich Koch on “The threefold structure of truth”.

Best,
Julien

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Self-awareness Workshop

Dear all,

Please find below the final schedule of the workshop. (Let me know if I misunderstood something).

Monday October 10
Salle Jäggi

16h15-17h15 Uriah Kriegel “Brentano’s Dual-Framing Theory of Consciousness”
17h15-18h15 Mario Schaerli ‘Comments on Kriegel’s paper”

Dinner

Tuesday October 11
Salle Jäggi

09h15-10h30 Martine Nida-Rümelin  “What is it for an experience to have so-called …

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Discussion session at 15h00 (sharp) tomorrow

Dear all,

the round table discussion with Robert Howell will not take place at 13h15 but at 15h00 sharp tomorrow in room MIS11 2.102 (Laure Dupraz) in the ‘Kinderstube’ building (across the parking lot). It will last for about 1h30. We’ll use this time to come back to a number of points and …

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Afternoon session cancelled today – Workshop with R. Howell

Dear all,

There will be no afternoon session today: we’ll discuss the topics planned for both sessions in the morning, as some issues about property intensionalism where discussed yesterday already  – another reason for this change is that Robert Howell is not feeling too well today.

Best,

Julien

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Dinners with Robert Howell

Dear all,

There will be group dinners with R. Howell on Thursday 22nd, Monday 26th and Wednesday 28th (after the EXRE colloquium). Please put your name in there if you intend to join so I can make reservations (venues will in part depend on the number of people).

Even if you only …

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Normativity Workshop

Dear all,

on Monday, the 27th, there will also be a one-day workshop on normativity organised by Laura and Francois, with three invited guests. You can have a look at the programme here.

Best,

Fabian

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Bild/Picture Workshop

Dear all,

the annual workshop of the Anglo-German picture theory group will take place in Fribourg next weekend (Friday, 24th, afternoon – Saturday, 25th, evening). You can find the programme here. 

You are of course very welcome to attend the talks and/or meals. But in order to be able to plan ahead …

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Lake Geneva Graduate Conference, May 27th in Geneva / Final registration week and full program

Dear all,

Elodie has asked me to send you the following information concerning the Lake Geneva Graduate Conference (poster here: https://drive.google.com/a/exre.org/file/d/0B52ataPi5AHNUjZmQ0pKa0NnbkE/view?usp=drivesdk) that’s happening next week:

Dear List Members,

The full program of the Lake Geneva Graduate Conference (LG2C), with keynote speakers Prof. Christian Wüthrich (Geneva) and Prof. Karen Bennett (Cornell), is now available. …

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A Workshop with Terry Horgan and David Pitt

Hi y’all,

May 21st, there will be a workshop with Terry Horgan and David Pitt on conscious thoughts. The provisional schedule is the following:

10:00–11:30
Terry Horgan (University of Arizona) “TBA”

11:45–13:15
David Pitt (California State University, LA) “TBA”

Lunch

14:30-16:00
Les Fribourgeois “Questions for Terry Horgan and David Pitt”

If you’d like to be one …

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Intentionality and the First Person: Workshop with Johannes Brandl

Dear all,

next week, we have a small workshop on Wednesday (16.12.2015) with Johannes Brandl from Salzburg on Intentionality and the First Person. You can find the program here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8YGipD9FiQ_V0J5Y2s1SWROTzg/view?usp=sharing

If you want to join us for dinner and lunch, please let me know in the doodle: http://doodle.com/poll/awhcht6n57g9maqm

Have a nice week!
Florian

PS: The morning …

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Goff’s Seminar + Exre Colloquium

Dear all,

Philip has made slight changes to the schedule – you can access the final version (with the relevant readings) here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B3eZJR7D-DenR0V0RFFpUEx1U0k

The second session (Tuesday 15.15, room MIS08 0102) is announced as part of the Exre Colloquium. If you can make it, fell free to come to the other sessions as …

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