Wittgenstein's Legacy

A Conference at the University of Leipzig, 24-25 July 2019
 
This is a two-day conference dedicated to Wittgenstein’s philosophy and his legacy.

 

Speakers:

  • Jason Bridges (Chicago)
  • Silver Bronzo (HSE, Moscow)
  • David Finkelstein (Chicago)
  • Alex George (Amherst)
  • Martin Gustafsson (Åbo)
  • Gilad Nir (Leipzig)

 

 

 

The conference papers will be circulated in advance, through a password protected folder. To receive the password, please contact the organizers:

gilad.nir [at] uni-leipzig.de

 

 

 

 

Moderators: 

  • G. Anthony Bruno (Royal Holloway)
  • James Conant (Leipzig)
  • Gino Margani (Leipzig)
  • Edward Guetti (CUNY Hunter College / Leipzig)
  • Martin Stone (Cardozo School of Law)
  • Ed Witherspoon (Colgate)

 

 

Program

 

Wednesday July 24  

10:00 – 10:30 Introduction and Greetings

 

10:30-12:30  Martin Gustafsson

On the distinction between uptake and perlocutionary object:
The case of issuing and obeying orders

 

Moderator: Ed Witherspoon

 

14:30 – 16:30 Jason Bridges

Wittgenstein and Skepticism

 

Moderator: Martin Stone

 

17:00 – 19:00  Gilad Nir 

Two Kinds of Truth
Moderator: Gino Margani

 

 

 

 

  

Thursday July 25

 

 

10:00 – 12:00  David Finkelstein

Wittgenstein on First-Personal Memory

 

Moderator: Edward Guetti

 

14:00-16:00  Silver Bronzo

Truth-Bearers in Frege and the Tractatus

 

Moderator: G. Anthony Bruno

 

16:30 – 18:30  Alex George

Anatomy of a Muddle: Wittgenstein and Philosophy

 

Moderator: James Conant

 

 

Contact:

gilad.nir[at]uni-leipzig.de

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