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Initiating Workshop - TWO CONCEPTS OF CAPACITIES

From: 2020-02-18 To:2020-02-20

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    Modern & Contemporary Philosophy
  • Research Group


    Mind, Language & Action
  • 18, 19 and 20 February 2020
    Faculty of Arts and Humanities - University of Porto

    FEB 18 TUESDAY | Sala 201

    Capacities

    15h30 | Introduction of issue by discussion organiser (Sofia Miguens): Capacities

    16h00 | David Zapero, McDowell, capacities and theory receptivity

    17h00 | General discussion (Charles Travis, António Zilhão, Sofia Miguens, David Zapero, Mark Kalderon, Manuela Teles, João António Faria e Silva, João Alberto Pinto, Mattia Riccardi, Pedro Borges Araújo)

     

    FEB 19 WEDNESDAY | Sala de Reuniões 2

    Frege and capacities

    14h30 | Introduction of issue by discussion organiser (Charles Travis): Conceptions of capacities in some applications of Frege (the road from the logical back to the psychological). The part of the business of being true that Frege says logic is not interested in: moves to truth (or action) which are not moves from truths.

    15h00 | Charles Travis, Conceptions of capacities in realism/idealism disputes

    16h00 | General discussion (Charles Travis, António Zilhão, Sofia Miguens, David Zapero, Mark Kalderon, Manuela Teles, João António Faria e Silva, João Alberto Pinto, Mattia Riccardi, Pedro Borges Araújo)

     

    FEB 20 THURSDAY | Sala 306

    In and out: transitions and forms of awareness

    14h30 | Introduction of issue by 'discussion organiser' (Charles Travis): The transitions: from perception to thought and from thought to action. Transitions and forms of awareness

    15h00 | Mark Kalderon, The Power of Perception, a Prolegomenon

    16h00 | General discussion (Charles Travis, António Zilhão, Sofia Miguens, David Zapero, Mark Kalderon, Manuela Teles, João António Faria e Silva, João Alberto Pinto, Mattia Riccardi, Pedro Borges Araújo)

     

    Image: Joan Miró, Blue III (1961). Georges Pompidou Center, Paris, France

    Organização/Organization:
    Mind, Language and Action Group (MLAG)
    Instituto de Filosofia da Universidade do Porto – FIL/00502
    Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)
    U.Porto e Banco Santander - Programa Santander Universidades

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