Humeanisms - The 2nd Bucharest-Budapest Workshop in Philosophy

The MTA BTK Lendület Morals and Science Research Group
cordially invites you to its workshop

HUMEANISMS - The 2nd Bucharest-Budapest Workshop in Philosophy


Saturday, 28 July 

Chair: Tamas Demeter

9:00 - 10:00 Kevin Mulligan, Relations of Ideas after Hume

coffee break 

10:30 - 11:00 Ilie Parvu, Einstein and Hume: Theoretical Similarities

11:00 - 11:30 Jason Kay, Why the Humean Needs Natural Properties

coffee break 

11:45 - 12:15 David Kovacs, There Is no “Circularity Problem” for Humeanism about the Laws of Nature 

12:15 - 12:45 Elise Johnson, Does the Humean Account of Laws Entail Their Elimination? 


Chair: Laszlo Kocsis

15:00 - 16:00 Manuela Ungureanu, The Many Social Layers of Public Languages: Davidsonian Triangulation and the Epistemology of Testimony after Hume 

16:00 - 16:30 Daniel Jayes O'Brien, Is Hume a Humean with Respect to Testimony? 

coffee break 

16:45 - 17:15 Vassilis Livanios, Can Properties of a Humean Base Confer Dispositions? 

17:15 - 17:45 Tomasz Bigaj and Antonio Vassallo, Is Humeanism Violated in Quantum Mechanics? 

coffee break 

18:15 - 19:15 Michael Esfeld, Super-Humeanism in Contemporary Metaphysics and Philosophy of Physics 


Sunday, 29 July 

Chair: Iulian Toader

9:00 - 10:00 Marian David, Hume’s Psychologism, Inherited from Locke: May It Rest In Piece, or Does It Deserve a Renaissance?

coffee break 

10:30 - 11:00 Daniel Pallies, Humeans Really Are Out of Their Minds 

11:00 - 11:30 Constantin Brincus & Mircea Flonta, Rethinking the Humean Internal Sense-Reason Correlation

coffee break 

11:45 - 12:15 Krisztián Pete, A Humean Treatment of the Nonidentity Problem 

12:15 - 12:45 Olof Leffler, The Virtues of the Humean Theory of Motivation 


Chair: Laszlo Kocsis

15:00 - 16:00 Stefanie Rocknak, A Humeanistic Response to a Husserlian Critique of Hume

16:00 - 16:30 Josef Moural, Phenomenological Humeanism: Husserl, His Mentors and His Heir 

coffee break  

17:00 - 17:30 Aaron Segal, Humeanism: Metaphysical and Epistemological 

17:30 - 18:30 Miren Boehm, Quasi-realism or Realism? Hume on Causal, Moral and Aesthetic Properties

Date of the event: 28-29th July 2018
Venue of the event: 1097 Budapest, 4. Tóth Kálmán st.