2009 - Simon Blackburn
Gottlob Frege Lectures in Theoretical Philosophy 2009
Simon Blackburn: Reason and Representation, September 21-23, 2009
The 2009 Frege Lectures in Theoretical Philosophy will be delivered by Prof. Simon Blackburn from Cambridge University. Professor Blackburn is an internationally renowned philosopher, who, in recent years, also became widely known outside academic philosophy for his success in popularizing philosophical discussions in his books Think (CUP 1999), Being Good (OUP 2001), Lust (OUP 2004), and Truth: A Guide (OUP 2005). His The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (OUP 1994) is translated into Estonian (Oxfordi filosoofialeksikon, Vagabund 2002).
The Lecturer - Simon Blackburn
Simon Blackburn is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge's Faculty of Philosophy and Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina. He is also a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and has previously held teaching posts at Pembroke College, Oxford and the University of North Carolina as an Edna J. Koury Professor. In philosophy, he is best-known as the proponent of quasi-realism in meta-ethics and as a defender of neo-Humean views on a variety of topics. Simon Blackburn is a Vice-President of the British Humanist Association and a former editor of the journal Mind.
Times and Titles
All lectures will be held in Domus Dorpatensis, Ülikooli 7
|Monday, 21.09||16:15-17:45||Carnapian External Questions: Representationalist and Pragmatist Answers|
|Tuesday, 22.09||10:15-11:45||Deflationism in the Later Wittgenstein|
|Tuesday, 22.09||16:15-17:45||The Impact of Deflationism|
|Wednesday, 23.09||10:15-11:45||Ontology, Commitments and Semantics|