Thursday Friday Saturday
09:30 a.m. Panel
Advocacy and Objectivity
Panel
Social Philo­sophy and the Social Sciences
12:15 p.m. Lunch Break Lunch Break
02:15 p.m. Panel
Philoso­phical Metho­dology and Social Criticism
Panel
Meta­physics and Episte­mology
Panel
Empirical Challenges to Philo­sophical Method
05:00 p.m. Final Dis­cus­sion
05:30 p.m. Break Break Break
06:00 p.m. Keynote
Sally Haslanger
Keynote
Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman
Keynote
Kristie Dotson
08:00 p.m. Dinner Dinner Dinner

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Thursday

Panel
Philosophical Methodology and Social Criticism
Chair: Katharine Jenkins (University of Sheffield)
Comment: Esa Díaz-León (University of Barcelona/University of Manitoba)
02:15 p.m. Introduction by the Chair
02:45 p.m. James Pearson (Bridgewater State University):
“Carnapian Explication and Social Criticism”
03:05 p.m. Break
03:20 p.m. Ekaterina Botchkina and Jerome Hodges (both MIT):
“In Defense of Better Concepts”
03:40 p.m. Odin Kroeger (University of Vienna):
“How to Say Something about the Social World by Analysing Marx’ Concepts”
04:00 p.m. Break
04:15 p.m. Comment
04:45 p.m. Discussion

 

05:30 p.m. Break

 

Keynote
06:00 p.m. Sally Haslanger (MIT):
“Ideology, Practices, and Social Critique”
06:40 p.m. Break
06:55 p.m. Discussion

 

Friday

Panel
Advocacy and Objectivity
Chair: Mari Mikkola (HU Berlin)
Comment: André Grahle and Imke Biermann (both University of Osnabrück)
09:30 a.m. Introduction by the Chair
10:00 a.m. Lauren Woomer (Michigan State University):
“A Role for Non-ideal Theories of Ignorance in Social Criticism”
10:20 a.m. Rico Hauswald (Dresden University of Technology):
“Scientific Objectivity and the Epistemology of Activism”
10:40 a.m. Break
11:10 a.m. Comment
11:30 a.m. Discussion

 

12:15 p.m. Lunch Break

 

Panel
Metaphysics and Epistemology
Chair: Joseph Kisolo-Ssonko (Manchester University/University of Sheffield)
Comment: Deborah Raika Mühlebach (University of Basel) and Miguel Hoeltje (University of Duisburg-Essen)
02:15 p.m. Introduction by the Chair
02:45 p.m. Rachel Fraser (Oxford University):
“Knowledge, Action, Utopia”
03:05 p.m. Break
03:20 p.m. Nora Berenstain (University of Tennessee):
“Epistemic Exploitation”
03:40 p.m. Daniel James (HU Berlin):
“Nothing Personal: What (If Anything) Is Structural Domination?”
04:00 p.m. Break
04:15 p.m. Comment
04:45 p.m. Discussion

 

05:30 p.m. Break

 

Keynote
06:00 p.m. Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman (University College London):
“Moral Deference and Moral Distrust: A New Methodology for Researching and Teaching Social and Political Philosophy”
06:40 p.m. Break
06:55 p.m. Discussion

 

Saturday

Panel
Social Philosophy and the Social Sciences
Chair: Al Prescott-Couch (Harvard University)
Comment: Carly Knight (Harvard University)
09:30 p.m. Introduction by the Chair
10:00 a.m. Jo-Jo Koo (Skidmore College):
“Haslanger’s Critical Social Theory of Gender and Race from the Point of View of the Philosophy of the Social Sciences”
10:20 p.m. Rebekka Hufendiek (University of Basel):
“Naturalism and the Critique of the Given”
10:40 p.m. Break
11:10 p.m. Comment
11:30 p.m. Discussion

 

12:15 p.m. Lunch Break

 

Panel
Empirical Challenges to Philosophical Method
Chair:
 Naomi Scheman (University of Minnesota)
Comment: Johanna Müller and Lea Prix (both HU Berlin)
02:15 p.m. Introduction by the Chair
02:45 p.m. Alisa Bierria (Stanford University):
“Black Action & Criminal Intent: A Challenge for Philosophy of Action”
03:05 p.m. Hilkje Hänel (HU Berlin):
“Ameliorating Rape”
03:25 p.m. Break
03:40 p.m. Comment
04:00 p.m. Discussion

 

04:45 p.m. Short Break

 

05:00 p.m. Final Discussion
Chairs: Hilkje Hänel (HU Berlin), Daniel James (HU Berlin), and
Odin Kroeger (University of Vienna)
05:30 p.m. Break

 

Keynote
06:00 p.m. Kristie Dotson (Michigan State University):
“Considering Philosophical Impact: On Horizons, Audiences, and Tools”
06:40 p.m. Break
06:55 p.m. Discussion