Events

The MTA BTK Lendület Morals and Science Research Group,
the Department of Sociology, University of Pécs,
and the Doctoral School of Philosophy, University of Pécs
cordially invite you to the upcoming workshop:

Sixty Years of an Idea: Peter Winch's "The Idea of a Social Science" after More than Half a Century

Programme:

30th March
10:00-11:00 – Akos Sivado (PTE): The Kind-ness of Strangers: Winch’s Concept of Interpretation Revisited

11:00-12:00 – Leonidas Tsilipakos (Bristol): The Idea of an Ethically Committed Social Science

12:00-13:30 – Lunch

13:30-14:30 – Mark Theunissen (New School for Social Research): The Idea of a Social Science Then and Now

14:30-15:30 – Jonas Ahlskog & Olli Lagerspetz (Abo Akademi): The Pincer Movement: Winch and Collingwood

15:30-16:00 – Coffee break

16:00-17:00 – Tadeusz Szawiel (Warsaw): The Universalizability of Moral Judgements – The Uniqueness of the Moral Agent Revisited

17:00-18:00 – Steven Burns (Dalhousie): Trying to Make Sense of The Idea of a Social Science

31st March
09:00-10:00 – Paul A. Roth (UCSC): Resolving Winch’s Dilemma: Narrative Explanations and The Idea of a Social Science

10:00-11:00 – Michael Campbell (Pardubice): Realism, Reality and Rationality in Meta-ethics: Applying Lessons from Peter Winch’s The Idea of a Social Science and its Relation to Philosophy

11:00-12:00 – Rupert Read (East Anglia):  Can We Understand Catacean Society? Can We Change Ourselves? Winchian and Wittgensteinian Reflections on ’Individualism’, Freedom and Survival

12:00-13:30 – Lunch

13:30-14:30 – Tamás Paár (PPKE): "Both into Agreement and into Disagreement" – The Decades of the Long Debate between Winch and MacIntyre

14:30-15:30 – Lynette Reid (Dalhousie):  The Ethical and the Political: Two Themes in Winch’s Thought after The Idea of a Social Science

15:30-16:00 – Coffee break

16:00-17:00 – Christopher Winch (King’s College): Empirical Social Science Research as Conceptual Exploration

Date of the event: 30th-31st March 2018.
Venue of the event: 7622 Pécs, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, 16. Zsolnay Vilmos st., building E 25, 1st floor.

Our research group cordially invites you to the upcoming talk of its seminar series:

Prof. Paul Roth (University of California, Santa Cruz)

Does Language Exist?

Date of the event: 29th March 2018., 16:00
Venue of the event: 4. Tóth Kálmán st., Budapest, 1097; 7th floor

Our research group cordially invites you to its workshop:

Recasting the Treatise
Vol. 1.

Programme:

15th March
10:00 - Peter Millican (Oxford): Changes in Matter Aplenty: From the Treatise to the First Enquiry

11:00 - Discussion

11:30 - Coffee

12:00 - Miren Boehm (Wisconsin-Milwaukee): Ambitions and Conclusions. Treatise and Enquiry

12:45 - Discussion

13:05 - Lunch

14:20 - Wilson Underkuffler (South Florida): Infinite Divisibility and Contradiction in Hume's Treatise and First Enquiry

15:05 - Questions

15:15 - Todd Ryan (Trinity College, Hartford CT): Infinite Divisibility and Scepticism with Regard to Abstract Reason

16:00 - Questions

16:10 - Joint Discussion: Underkuffler and Ryan on Infinite Divisibility

16:25 - Coffee

16:55 - Dan O'Brien (Oxford Brookes): Hume's Pluralist Account of Testimony

17:40 - Discussion

16th March
10:00 - Don Garrett (NYU): Skepticism Meets Dogmatism: Evidence and the Correction of Doubts in Hume's Enquiry

11:00 - Discussion

11:30 - Coffee

12:00 - Aleksandra Davidović (Belgrade): The Development of Hume's Thinking about the Relationship between Skepticism and Philosophy

12:45 - Discussion

13:05 - Lunch

14:20 - Benedict Smith (Durham): Hume on Belief in the Treatise and First Enquiry

15:05 - Questions

15:15 - Josef Moural (Charles University, Prague): Is Henry Home the Author of David Hume's Mature Theory of Belief?

16:00 - Questions

16:10 - Joint Discussion: Smith and Moural on Belief

16:25 - Coffee

16:55 - Hsueh Qu (Singapore): The Descriptive and the Normative: The Evolution of Hume's Argument on Induction from the Treatise to the Enquiry

17:40 - Discussion

Date of the event: 15-16th March 2018.
Venue of the event: 4. Tóth Kálmán st., 1014 Budapest, 7th floor (Trapéz room)

Organizers:
Tamás Demeter (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
Peter Millican (Hertford College, Oxford)

The MTA BTK Lendület Morals and Science Research Group and the Department of Sociology, University of Pécs, cordially invite you to the upcoming workshop:

Consequences of the Ontological Turn - Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives

Programme:

9th March
13:00-14:00 - Martin Holbraad (University College London): One of Anthropology's Ontological Turns

14:00-15:00 - Kriszta Sajber (Gonzaga University): Multiple Ontologies in the Social Sciences

15:00-15:30 - Coffee break

15:30-16:30 - Martin Palecek (University of Hradec Králové): Ontological Turn Revisited

16:30-17:30 - Csaba Mészáros (MTA): Ontological U-turn in the Anti-anthropocene Era in Siberia

10th March
13:00-14:00 - Mark Risjord (Emory University): The Ontology of Culture and Belief

14:00-15:00 - Akos Sivado (University of Pécs): Ways to be Understood: The Ontological Turn and Interpretive Social Science

15:00-16:00 - Morten Axel Pedersen (University of Copenhagen): Anthropology and Phenomenology: Some Critical Reflections

Date of the event: 9-10th March 2018.
Venue of the event: 7622 Pécs, Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, 16. Zsolnay Vilmos st., building E 25, 1st floor.

Our research group cordially invites You to the upcoming discussion of Eric Schliesser's book:

Adam Smith - Systematic Philosopher and Public Thinker
(Oxford University Press, 2017)

Speakers include:
Sonja Amade (Swansea)
Tamás Demeter (MTA)
Eric Schliesser (Amsterdam)
Craig Smith (Glasgow)
Spyridon Tegos (Crete)
Charles Wolfe (Ghent/CEU)

Date of the event: 3rd March, 2018., 10:00-17:00
Venue of the event: 4. Tóth Kálmán st., Budapest, 1097; 7th floor, Trapéz room.

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