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10th In-house Graduate Philosophy Conference

The CEU Campus
Friday, October 13, 2017, 10:00 am – Saturday, October 14, 2017, 4:30 pm

All students who completed one year in the program are asked to present their work at the In-house Doctoral Conference. The purpose of the event is to give students the chance to present and discuss their research and learn about each others' work. It’ll also give us the perfect opportunity to welcome our new students.


Friday (October 13th, 2017)
Room N15 202 Room N15 203
10:00 – 10:10 10th Conference Opening Ceremony by Howard Robinson (CEU)
10.15 – 11:05 The Hard Problem of Information: Making the Hard Problem Useful
Garrett Mindt (Chair: Philip Goff)
Municipalities and the Ethics of Immigration
Zsolt Kapelner (Chair: Andres Moles)
11:05 - 11:55 Panpsychism: A New Ontology with Old Properties
Marta Santuccio (Chair: Philip Goff)
Self-ownership and human dignity
Zlata Bozac (Chair: Zoltan Miklosi)
Coffee break
12.15 – 13.05 Why Materialists Need Not Explain What It Is Like
Andy Mckilliam (Chair: Katalin Farkas)
Consent and the Notion of Duties to Oneself
Yuliya Kanygina (Chair: Andres Moles)
Lunch Break
15:00 - 15:50 The Nature of Representational Relation in the Higher-Order Thought Theory
Caglan Dilek (Chair: Howard Robinson)
Mapping the Continuum of Research Strategies
Matthew Baxendale (Chair: Maria Kronfeldner)
16:00 - 16:50 Heidegger and Ravaisson: Unreflective Abilities and Epistemic Foundationalism
James Cartlidge (Chair: Ferenc Huoranszki)
A Feeling of Clarification: Neuro-docetism in a ‘Thoroughly Naturalistic’ Philosophy
Katsiaryna Suryna  (Chair: Maria Kronfeldner)
Coffee break
17:15 - 18:45 Room: N15, Quantum 101 Room
Keynote Address by Tim Crane (CEU)
Two Conceptions of the Unconscious Mind
Departmental wine reception to welcomes new students
Saturday (October 14th, 2017)
10:00 – 10:50 Glasses, Mirrors, and the Perceptual Relation
Marius Jakstas (Chair: Hanoch Ben-Yami)
The Relevance of Causal Explanations of Normative Beliefs: An Argument for Normative Anti-realism
Maarten van Doorn (Chair: Simon Rippon)
11:00 – 11:50 The Problems of the Argument from Illusion
Zhiwei Gu (Chair: Hanoch Ben-Yami)
Creation vs. Discovery: Allegorical Interpretation in Spinoza
Zsofia Gode (Chair: Mike Griffin)
Coffee break
12:10 – 13:00 Modal Logic Without Possible Worlds: A Tableau Approach
Peter Susánszky (Chair: Hanoch Ben-Yami)
Russellian Monism and Fundamentality: Can the Universe Be Fundamentally Both Phenomenal and Moral?
Damjan Aleksiev  (Chair: Howard Robinson)
Lunch break
14:40 – 15:30 Structure of Intentionality: Experiencing Psychological Modes
Daria Vitasovic (Chair: Tim Crane)
Kant and the Problem of Relevant Descriptions
Jamie Elliott (Chair: Simon Rippon)
15:40 – 16.30 Modus Tollens of Galen’s Modus Ponens (in Defense of Phenomenalism)
Melvin Freitas (Chair: Tim Crane )

Manipulation Cases and Externalism
Gabor Tasnadi (Chair: Ferenc Huoranszki)

19:00 Dinner