This is the first workshop in analytic philosophy of the ALEF group (Cluj-Napoca, Romania), aiming to bring together Romanian researchers in an effort to make their work known to each other. Presentations will cover topics in metaphysics, philosophy of language, argumentation theory, logic, philosophy of mathematics, epistemology, ethics and political philosophy. Below you can find the program of the workshop.
The event is organized by Adrian Ludușan, Mihai Rusu, Paula Tomi, Iovan Drehe and Dan Zeman, with the help of the Faculty of European Studies, Babeș-Bolyai University. Attendance is free, but please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend (for logistic reasons). The event is fully accessible.
Wednesday, December 19
10.00-11.00: Dan Zeman (University of Vienna), "A Rich-Lexicon Approach to Evaluative Expressions"
11.00-12.00: Nicoletta Bartunek, "'Meaning is Use' and Therapy"
12.00-13.00: Bianca Savu (University of Bucharest), "The Notion of Decline in Auguste Comte. A Discussion on the Lessons 52-55th from Course de philosophie positive"
14.00-15.00: Andreea Popescu (University of Bucharest), "Kripke's Semantical Considerations, Naming and Possible Objects"
15.00-16.00: Gheorghe Ștefanov (University of Bucharest), "Direct Reference - A Conceptual Proposal"
Thursday, December 20
9.00-10.00: Ariana Guga (Babeș-Bolyai University), "The Myth of the Saviour in the Communication Strategies Used in Romanian Presidential Election Campaigns after 1989"
10.15-11.15: Adrian Ludușan (Babeș-Bolyai University), "Can the Internal Categoricity of Arithmetic Secure Its Referential Determinacy?"
11.30-12.30: Bogdan Dicher (University of Lisbon), "Logical Nihilism: An Obituary"
14.30-15.30: Paula Tomi (University of Bucharest), "A Possible Minimalist Response to The Liar"
15.30-16.30: Mihai Rusu (Babeș-Bolyai University/USAMV Cluj-Napoca), "A (General?) Problem for Modal Epistemology"
16.45-17.45: Ciprian Bogdan (Babeș-Bolyai University), "Speculative Realism: A (Mostly) Critical Perspective"