Gábor Kovács and Béla Mester are presenting at the conference Ethical Implications of One God organized by the University of Ljubljana. The conference takes place in Celje, Slovenia, on 18-20 October 2018. See the conference program here, and the abstracts of the presented papers here.

A workshop entitled

Free Will and Epistemology

is taking place on 26 October at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The workshop is about Robert Lockie’s book Free Will and Epistemology and the related philosophical problems. The workshop is co-organized by the Institute of Philosophy of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Central European University, and the Lund Gothenburg Responsibility Project.

Venue: Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 4 Tóth Kálmán str., 1097 Budapest, Trapéz room (7th floor)


9.00-9.10 Welcome
9.10-10.00 Robert Lockie: The Epistemic Transcendental Argument against Determinism
10.00-10.50 András Szigeti: Some Comments on Chapter 8 of Lockie’s Free Will and Epistemology
11.10-12.00 Amit Pundik: What Kind of Probability is Lockie’s Negative Chance?
12.10- 13.00 László Bernáth: The Role of Transcendental Arguments

14.30-15.20 Paul Russell: Libertarianism and Free Will Pessimism
15.20-16.10 Anna Réz: Responsibility, Belief Formation, and “Ought Implies Can”
16.30-17.20 Ferenc Huoranszki: Self-determination, Causation, and Compatibilism
17.30-18.20 Timothy O’Connor: In Search of a Lockiean Theory of Self-Determination

For the website of the workshop click here.

The MTA BTK Lendület Morals and Science Research Group cordially invites you to the upcoming workshop on
Social Ontology Meets Social Science
Date: 1-2 October 2018
Venue: 4 Tóth Kálmán str., 1094 Budapest, B.7.16. (seminar room)

1 October

10:00 – 12:00 Keynote lecture:
John Searle: Social Ontology, Social Science and Political Power

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Josef Moural: Social Ontology and Historiography

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break

15:00 – 16:00 Rastko Jovanov: Social Ontology and Collective Engagement

16:00 – 17:00 Akos Sivado: Can There Be a Science of Collective Intentions?

2 October

10:00 – 12:00 Keynote lecture:
Raimo Tuomela: Social Corporations as Social Institutions

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Petar Bojanic: What is an Engagement Act? Commitment, Joint Commitment and Engagement

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break

15:00 – 16:00 Hans Bernhard Schmid: Aristotle on Joint Activity and Common Sense

16:00 – 17:00 Brian Epstein: Social Ontology and the Design of Institutions

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