PHIL Conference – 2nd International Conference on Natural Cognition: “RATIONALITY AND ITS RIVALS”


Date:

10 - 11 Dec 2015

Venue:

E4-G062

Description:

PROGRAM

 

THURSDAY 10 DECEMBER

 

9:00-9:10 Greetings from Academic Authorities

9:10-10:10  Jonathan Ichikawa (University of British Columbia)

Circularity and Objective Rational Norms

10:10-10:50 Patricia Rich (University of Bristol)

New Philosophical Underpinnings for Ecological Rationality

 

10:50-11:10 COFFEE BREAK

 

11:10-12:10 Marco Nathan (University of Denver)

Three Grades of Rational Involvement

12:10-12:50 Mario Piazza (University of Chieti-Pescara)

Logic, Belief Revision, and Koznyshev’s Thesis

 

12:50-14:40 LUNCH BREAK

 

14:40-15:40 David Stewart Neil Van Leeuwen (Georgia State University)

Imagination and Sacred Value

15:40-16:20 Lorenzo Magnani (University of Pavia)

Errors of Reasoning Excuipated

16:20-16:40 COFFEE BREAK

 

16:40-17:20 Adriano Angelucci (University of Urbino-University of Macau)

The Rationality of Thought Experiments

17:20-18:00 Peter Shiu Kwa Tsu  (Chung Cheng University, Taiwan)

Reason Holism, Individuation and Embeddedness

18:00-18:40 Kengo Miyazono (Keio University, Kyoto)

Aliefs and Pushmi-Pullyu Representations

 

FRIDAY 11 DECEMBER

 

9:00-10:00 Derek Baker (Lingnan University, Hong Kong)

The Verdictive Organization of Desire

10:00-10:40 Muk-Yan Wong (Hang-Seng Management College, HK)

Depression as an Aid to Rational Thinking

 

10:40-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

 

11:00-11:40 Mog Stapleton (University of Stuttgart- University of Macau)

Senses of Knowing

11:40-12:20 Guo Tieyuan (University of Macau)

Regulatory Focus and Thinking Style

12:20-13:00 Jean-Daniel Dessimoz (Western Switzerland University of Applied Sciences and Arts)

Formal Definitions and Quantitative Assessment for Natural Cognition; Power, Limits, and Evident Consequences

 

13:00-14:50 LUNCH BREAK

 

14:50-15:50 James Marshall (University of Sheffield)

Cognitive Bias and the Evolution of Self Deception

15:50-16:30 Shane Ryan (Soochow University)

Self-Deception: Can Dual Process Theory Help?

16:30-17:10 Davide Bordini (University of Milan-University of Macau)

Undirected Moods: A Case of Philosophical Self-Deception?

17:10-17:30 COFFEE BREAK

 

17:30-18:30 Carla Bagnoli (University of Modena-Reggio Emilia – University of Oslo)

Paradoxes of Self-Deception

 

For details, please refer to the following website:

http://www.umac.mo/fah/conference/natural_cognition2015/rationality_and_rivals/

Audience:

All are welcome

Language:

English

Enquiry:

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