The MTA Lendület Morals and Science Research Group and Hertford College, Oxford cordially invite you to their workshop:

Recasting the Treatise, Vol. III.

Date of the event: 12th and 13th of October, 2019.
Venue of the event: 1097 Budapest, 4. Tóth Kálmán st., 7th floor (Trapéz room)


Saturday, 12th of October

10:00-11:30: Jacqueline Taylor: "Some Considerable Alterations": The Significance of Hume's Revisions to EPM and a Comparison with Treatise 3

Coffee break

12:00-13:00: Lorenzo Greco: In Search of the Perfect Character: Recasting Hume's Virtuous Person

Lunch break

14:00-15:00: Saliha Bayir: The Naturalistic Fallacy in Hume's Moral and Political Philosophy

Coffee break

15:30-16:30: James Chamberlain: Hume on the Standards of Morality and Taste, and the General Point of View

Coffee break

17:00-18:00: Peter Millican: When, and Why, Did Hume Renounce Egoism?

Sunday, 13th of October

10:00-11:00: Michael Gill: One Way the Treatise is Superior to the Enquiry: On the Relation between Virtue and Nature

Coffee break

11:30-12:30: Pedro Faria: A Historian's Moral Philosophy

Lunch break

13:30-14:30: James Arnold: The Progress of Hume's Sentiments

Coffee break

15:00-16:00: Jacqueline Taylor: The Authority of Humean Humanity (Despite the Strength of Self-Love)

                   Discussants: Amyas Merivale, Dan O'Brien, Margaret Watkins

Organized by
Tamás Demeter (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Peter Millican (Hertford College, Oxford)

Our research group cordially invites you to its upcoming conference on

Ernest Nagel and the Making of Philosophy of Science as a Profession

Date of the event: 4th of October, 2019.
Venue of the event: 1097 Budapest, 4. Toth Kalman st., 7th floor


09:00-09:50: Sander Verhaegh: Ernest Nagel and the Reception of Logical Positivism in the United States

09:50-10:40: Lucas Baccarat: Neurath's and Nagel's Criticism of Semantics

10:40-11:00: Coffee break

11:00-11:50: Raphael van Riel: Nagel on Idealization in Nature

11:50-12:40: Bohang Chen: On Nagel on Teleology in Biology

12:40-14:00: Lunch break

14:00-14:50: Jeanna Peijnenburg and David Atkinson: Putting the Cart before the Horse: Nagel's Criticism of Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle

14:50-15:40: Marij van Strien: Determinism as a Guiding Principle

15:40-16:00: Coffee break

16:00-16:50: Maria Carla Galavotti: On Nagel's 'Truth-Frequency' Interpretation of Probability

16:50-17:40: Fons Dewulf: Nagel Teaching Aristotle and Philosophy of Science

17:40-18:00: Coffee break

18:00-18:50: Matthias Neuber: Nagel's Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Matthias Neuber & Adam Tamas Tuboly

Our research group cordially invites you to its upcoming workshop on

Mental Mechanisms and Bodily Mechanisms - Early Modern Perspectives

Date of the event: 23rd of September, 2019.
Venue of the event: 1097 Budapest, 4. Toth Kalman st., 7th floor


10:00-10:45 - Laura Georgescu: Digby's relational mechanism

10:45-11:30 - Alison Peterman: Cosmological models: animal versus machine

Lunch break

13:00-13:45 - Charles Wolfe: Expanded mechanism and heuristic vitalism: back to the animal economy

13:45-14:30 - Tamás Demeter: Two models for the Humean mind: mechanistic and organismic

Coffee break

15:00-15:45 - Catherine Dromelet: The empiricist roots of Priestley's materialistic science of the mind

15:45-16:30 - Gábor Zemplén: The world as living, cognition as pulse. Goethe's alternatives to mechanisms