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McDowell between Wittgenstein and Hegel

13-15 May 2005
University of Warwick
Social Studies Building [maps]

Keynote speaker: John McDowell


Friday 13 May
15.00-15.30 Reception
15.30-17.00 John McDowell (Pittsburgh) What is the Content of an Intention?
17.00-17-15 Tea and Coffee
17.15-18.30 Michael Williams (Johns Hopkins) Science and Sensibility: McDowell and Sellars on Perceptual Experience [abstract]
18.45-20.15 Dinner
20.30-21.45 Kenneth Westphal (East Anglia) Contemporary Epistemology: Kant, Hegel, McDowell [abstract]

Saturday 14 May
09.00-09.30 Tea and Coffee
09.30-10.45 Willem deVries (New Hampshire) The Reflexive and the Sensory in Transcendental Empiricism [abstract]
10.45-11.00 Tea and Coffee
11.00-12.15 Charles Travis (Northwestern) A Worldly Bearing [abstract]
12.15-13.45 Lunch
13.45-15.00 Naomi Eilan (Warwick) Objectivity and Bifurcationism [abstract]
15.00-15.15 Tea and Coffee
15.15-16.30 Barry Smith (Birkbeck) False Modesty [abstract]
16.30-17.00 Tea and Coffee
17.00-18.15 Stephen Houlgate (Warwick) McDowell and Hegel's Phenomenology
18.30- Conference dinner

Sunday 15 May
09.00-09.30 Tea and Coffee
09.30-10.45 Tim Thornton (Warwick)
10.45-11.00 Tea and Coffee
11.00-12.15 Bill Brewer (Warwick) Perception and Content [abstract]
12.15-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.45 Jennifer Hornsby (Birkbeck) Knowledge and Action [abstract]
14.45 Conference Ends


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Note: We no longer take registrations for accommodation. For accommodation in Royal Leamington Spa, Kenilworth, and Coventry (all a short bus ride from campus), see (for Leamington and Kenilworth) and (for Coventry). Apologies for this inconvenience.

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Conference Organiser

Jakob Lindgaard, PhD student


Conference Sponsors

European Journal of Philosophy Warwick Humanities Research Centre

Department of Philosophy, University of Warwick





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