The Foundations Of Conceptual Engineering: Schedule

September 14th-15th, 2018

Friday 9:00-6:40, Saturday 9:30-5:30

New York University, Department of Philosophy 5 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003

 

Friday 

 

time

speaker

title

9.00 Welcome

9.10–10.10

David Chalmers

What is Conceptual Engineering and What Should It Be?

10.15-11.15

Matti Eklund

Radical Conceptual Engineering

coffee

11.45-12.45

Sally Haslanger

Concepts, Capacities and Social Functions

lunch

2pm-3pm

Jared Riggs

Conceptual Engineers Shouldn’t Worry about Semantic Externalism

3.05-4.05

Steffen Koch

The Externalist Challenge to Conceptual Engineering

coffee

4.35-5.35

Laura Schroeter

Conceptual Engineering and Concept Identity

5.40-6.40

Vera Flocke

The Metasemantics of Indefinite Extensibility

 

Saturday

 

time

speaker

title

9.30-10.30

Herman Cappelen

Conceptual Engineering vs Conceptual Activism: why conceptual change is incomprehensible and uncontrollable

10.35-11.35

Amie Thomasson

Conceptual engineering: When do we need it? How can we do it?

lunch

12.50-1.50

Alex Byrne

‘Gender’ Trouble

1.55-2.55

Ari Koslow

Conceptual Bridge Building

coffee

3.25-4.25

Edouard Machery

TBA

4.30–5.30

Alexis Burgess and David Plunkett

The Relationship Between Conceptual Ethics and Conceptual Engineering

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