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Warwick Mind and Action Undergraduate Philosophy Conference

Saturday 20th November 2021

via Zoom

Welcome with HoD Professor Guy Longworth

11.00 - 11.40
Binjie Zou, KCL · Against objective perception as a practical capacity

11.50 - 12.30
Borbala Schlanger, UCL · Can higher-order thought theories explain animal consciousness?

13.00 - 14.00
'Further Studies in Philosophy’
with MPhil Convenor Professor Naomi Eilan and MA Convenor Doctor Thomas Crowther

14.00 - 14.40
Zofia Orlowska, Warwick · Does Shoemaker establish that introspection is not perceptual?

14.50 - 15.30
Jeffrey Torborg, Columbia · Analyticity Again: Concepts, Inferences, and Transcendental Arguments

15.40 - 16.20
Nik Land, Durham · Really Interactive Kinds: Ontological Confusion in Iain Hacking on Psychiatry

16.40 - 17.40
 Keynote with Professor Naomi Eilan · Psychopathy, Understanding, and Character

Plan for the day:

- The undergraduate sessions

3 undergraduate sessions, each lasting 20 mins for the talk itself, and 20 mins for discussion.

- ‘Further study in philosophy’ session

An optional session for delegates interested in further study in philosophy. The session will be with Naomi Eilan (MPhil Convenor) and Thomas Crowther (MPhil Convenor). This is an opportunity to get a sense of the difference between the various higher degrees (MA, MPhil, PhD), what they each involve, what to think about if you’re keen to apply for any of them, how funding works, and so on. You’ll be able to ask any other questions you might have too.

- Keynote lecture

A talk by Professor Naomi Eilan, titled 'Psychopathy, Understanding, and Character'

To register:

Everyone is welcome to attend. However, you are kindly invited to register by writing an email to wma.ugconference(@) by Friday 19th November, with 'registration' in the subject line, so that we can send you a link to join closer to the date.