PHIL Workshop – “The Roots of Fiction: Possibilities and Imagination”


Date:

5 - 6 Dec 2015

Venue:

E4-G062

Description:

PROGRAM

 

SATURDAY 5

 

Chair: Paisley Livingston

2:00     Greetings: Hans-Georg Moeller (Chair of the Philosophy and Religious Studies Programme, FAH)

2:10 Frederick Kroon: Fictionalism and the Lure of Surrogacy

3:10 Alberto Voltolini: How to Vindicate (Fictional) Creationism

 

4:10-4:30 Coffee Break

 

Chair: Teresa Marques

4:30 Daniel Dohrn: Can Imagination Provide Evidence for Possibility?

5:05 Nevia Dolcini: Knowledge and the Imagination of (Actualized) Possibilities

5:40 Marion Renauld: Could imagining make possible the impossible?

6:15 Daniel Hutto: Overly enactive imagination? Imagining the unimaginable

 

 

SUNDAY 6

 

Chair: Marco J. Nathan

9:00 Manuel García-Carpintero: Norms of Fiction-Making: the Fictionality of Films

10:00       Enrico Terrone: Imagination, Film Experience, and Three Meanings of ‘Seeing’

 

10:35-10:50 Coffee Break

 

Chair: Nevia Dolcini

10:50  Mikael Pettersson: Doing Aesthetics with Eyes Shut: On Thought Experiments in        Aesthetics, Acquaintance, and Quasi-observation

11:50       Sören Häggqvist: Thought Experiments, Fiction, and Free Logic

12:25       Fredrik Stjernberg: A Puzzle of Fiction and Cognitive Impenetrability

 

13:00-14:30 Lunch Break

 

Chair: Daniel Hutto

2:30 Lorenzo Magnani: Scientific Fictionalism, Cognitive Niches, and Epistemic Warfare

3:05     Guilherme Sanches de Oliveira: Scientific Models: Against Fictionalism and Representationalism

3:40     Marco J. Nathan: Fiction Science’

 

4:15-4:30 Coffee Break

 

Chair: Frederik Kroon

4:30 Teresa Marques: Pejoratives: How the Analogy with Fiction Breaks Down

5:05 Hans-Georg Moeller: On the Philosophical Function of Humorous Fiction in the Zhuangzi

5:40     Anika Fiebich: How We Make the Social World: Cultural Niche Construction and the Example of Fictional Bedtime Stories

6:15 Paisley Livingston: Fiction Fiction

 

 

 

“Philosophy Workshop 2015 : Session 1″ – 1 SP  (5 Dec 2015, 02:00pm – 7:00pm, Saturday)

“Philosophy Workshop 2015 : Session 2″ – 1 SP  (6 Dec 2015, 09:00pm – 12:45pm, Sunday)

“Philosophy Workshop 2015 : Session 3″ – 1 SP  (6 Dec 2015, 02:30pm – 07:00pm, Sunday)
1. Students who attend the WHOLE activity and arrive ON TIME will be given one Smart Point
2. Students who arrive late or leave early within 10 minutes will be given only half a Smart    Point
3. Students who arrive late or leave early over 10 minutes will NOT be given any Smart Point
4. Students who leave the venue during the activity for over 15 minutes will NOT be given any Smart Point
5. Students are required to check in/out of the activity with Student ID Card. For those who do not respect the activity or neglect the staff’s guidance, SAO reserves the right to cancel his/her Smart Point.
*同學出席整個活動及準時到達將獲得1粒至叻星
*同學遲到或早退少過十分鐘將獲得半粒至叻星
*同學遲到或早退超過十分鐘將不能獲得至叻星
*學生於活動期間離場超過十五分鐘將不能獲得至叻星
*同學需要於進場時出示學生證登記;若同學不尊重活動場合或不遵守工作人員的指示,學生事務部有權取消其獲得至叻星的資格

 

 

For details, please refer to the following website:

http://www.umac.mo/fah/workshop/roots_of_fiction/

Audience:

All are welcome

Language:

Language

Enquiry:

Philosophy and Religious Studies Programme
Tel: (853) 8822 4768
Email: fah.philosophy@um.edu.mo