Mental Fictionalism

Our research group cordially invites you to its upcoming conference on

Mental Fictionalism

Date of the event: 24th-25th October, 2019.
Venue of the event: 1097 Budapest, 4. Toth Kalman st., 7th floor


24th of October:

10.00-10.45: Adam Toon: Fictionalism and Intentionality

10.45-11.30: Amber Ross: Mental Fictionalism: Believers without Belief

11.30-12.00: Coffee Break

12.00-12.45: Meg Wallace: Deflating Mental Fictionalism: A Lesson in Metalinguistic Diplomacy

12.45-13.30: Zoe Drayson: What We Talk about When We Talk about Mental States

13.30-14.30: Lunch

14.30-15.15: Adrian Downey: Radically Embodied Fictionalism: A Better Alternative to Eliminative Materialism

15.15-16.30: Dan Hutto: Reasons, Narratives, and Fictionalism: The Primary Reason Problem Revisited

16.30-17.00: Coffee Break

17.00-17.45: Bill Lycan: A Rylean Mental Fictionalism

17.45-18.30: Daniel Dennett: Am I a Fictionalist?

25th of October:

10.00-10.45: Bruno Mölder: Interpretivism and Mental Fictionalism

10.45-11.30: Miklós Márton and János Tőzsér: A Unified Pragmatic Account of Fictional Utterances and Its Consequences to Mental Fictionalism

11.30-12.00: Coffee Break

12.00-12.45: Greg Currie: Fictionalism about Fiction's Insight into the Mind

12.45-13.30: Sam Wilkinson: What Might We Be Doing When We Call Someone Mentally Ill?

13.30-14.30: Lunch

14.30-15.15: Ted Parent: I Think; Therefore, I am a Fiction

15.15-16.30: Julianne Chung: Three Kinds of Non-Literalism about Knowledge-Talk

16.30-17.00: Coffee Break

17.00-17.45: Tim Crane and Katalin Farkas: Mental Fiction and Mental Fact

17.45-18.30: Tamás Demeter: A Mental Fictionalism Worthy of Its Name