brentano's influence on contemporary philosophy of mind


doctoral students and young researchers Seminar

June 6 – 7, 2014

In this seminar, students and young researchers are invited to present papers on topics related to the theme of the lectures and the conference. Students and/or early career PhDs who want to present a paper in this seminar should send their registration through the registration page, together with a title and an abstract (approx. 300 words) of their contribution before March 1st. Confirmation about acceptance will be given by end of March, 2014.  

PhD Students Workshop

Friday, June 6

Opening Lecture

Prof. Mark Textor (King's College, London)
Focussed Intentionality or What is the Primary Object of a Mental Act?

10:30–11:00AM: Coffee Break

Poster Session

Vladimir Seliverstov (National Research University, Higher School of Economics, Russia)
Meinong vs Russell: Conclusions of the Discussion

Evando Brito (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil)
Moral, Ethics and Preference in Franz Brentano’s Philosophy of Mind

Jingjing Li (University McGill, Canada)
Kant, Husserl and the Theory of Time

Alexandre B. Romano (Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada)
The role of concepts in perception. An « empirical » question ?

Julius Schoenherr (University of Maryland, USA)
The Explanatory Keep of Intentional State Ascriptions: Two Accounts

Andrea Pace Giannotta (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy)
Husserl's Alternative to Strong Intentionalism: Non-Dual Self-Manifestation of Non-Intentional Experiences

Valeria Bizzari (University of Pisa, Italy)
Merleau- Ponty’s Intentionality and Contemporary Neuroscience

12:30PM – 2:30PM: Lunch
2:30PM – 3:15PM
Joseph Rees (Georgetown University, USA)
Heterophenomenology, Dualism, Normativity
3:15PM – 4:00PM
Philipp Berghofer (University of Graz, Austria)
Phenomenology and the connection between truth and evidence
4:00PM – 4:30PM: Coffee Break

4:30PM – 5:15PM
Marco Coratolo (University of Liege, Belgium)
How to Justify the Unity of Consciousness? A Reply from Husserl

5:15PM – 6:00PM
Pablo Lopez-Silva (University of Manchester, England)
Disrupted Conscious Thinking in Schizophrenia and the Structure of Self-Consciousness

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Johannes L. Brandl Guillaume Fréchette
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