Programme

I.I.P. Entretiens 2019 Normativity

Helsinki, August 28 – 31, 2019

Organizers: I.I.P., Philosophical Society of Finland, University of Helsinki

Venue: Metsätalo, Unioninkatu 40, Helsinki Lecture halls 6 and 7 (3rd floor)

Wednesday, August 28

13.00 –                 Registration desk open (Metsätalo, 1st floor).

14.00 – 15.30      Comittee sessions for members only.

15.30 – 17.00      Opening addresses (Metsätalo, lecture hall 6, 3rd floor)

(Chair: Ilkka Niiniluoto, Helsinki):

Mircea Dumitru (Bucharest, President of the I.I.P.)

Pascal Engel (Paris, Secretary General of the I.I.P.)

Sami Pihlström (Helsinki, Chair of the Local Organizing Committee)

17.00 – 19.00      Informal get-together hosted by the University of Helsinki Philosophy Department (Metsätalo, 6th floor), with an opportunity to visit the von Wright – Wittgenstein Archives.               

 

Thursday, August 29

Venue: Metsätalo, Unioninkatu 40, Lecture hall 6. 3rd floor.

9.30 – 11.00       Working session (Chair: Mircea Dumitru):

Martin Kusch (Vienna): Normativity, Causality, and Relativism – in the Study of Science

Wlodek Rabinowicz (Lund): Are Probabilities Values?

11.00 – 11.30      Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00      Working session (Chair: Pascal Engel):

Camilla Serck-Hanssen (Oslo): Kant – the Conceptual Engineer

Christoph Horn (Bonn): Moral Normativity: The Current Debate About Constitutivism

13.00 – 14.30      Lunch break (Suggested place for lunch: Sunn, Aleksanterinkatu 26)

14.30 – 17.30      Comittee sessions and I.I.P. Board meeting for members only.

OR:

14.30 –  17.30     Those attendants not participating in the meetings are invited to join an informal excursion to the Jaakko Hintikka Collection at the Helsinki University Library and the University of Helsinki Museum in the University Main Building. The group leaves for the tour from the lobby of Metsätalo at 14.30.

18.00 – 20.00      Reception hosted by the University of Helsinki (N.B. NEW LOCATION: Porthania teacher's lounge, Yliopistonkatu 4, 2nd floor, P219)

 

Friday, August 30

Venue: Metsätalo, Unioninkatu 40, Lecture room 6. 3rd floor.

9.30 – 11.00       Working session (Chair: Gabriel Sandu):

Timothy Williamson (Oxford): Non-Modal Norms

Maria Lasonen-Aarnio (Helsinki): Normative Guidance and Epistemic Filtering

11.00 – 11.30      Coffee break

11.30 – 13.00      Working session (Chair: Simo Knuuttila):

Sara Heinämaa (Jyväskylä): Prescriptions, Constitutive Norms, Ideal Principles: On the Ambiguity of the Term “Norm”

Olav Gjelsvik (Oslo): Normative Fundamentals: Reasons versus Oughts

13.00 – 14.30      Lunch break (Suggested place for lunch: Bei Fang, Rauhankatu 15.)

14.30 – 15.15      Working session (Chair: Sami Pihlström):

Simo Knuuttila (Helsinki): The Historical Origins of Deontic Logic

15.15 – 15.30      Coffee break

15.30 – 17.00      Working session (Chair: Ilkka Niiniluoto):

Mircea Dumitru (Bucharest): On the Normativity of Logic

Sami Pihlström (Helsinki): On the Possibility of Normativity: a Holistic-Pragmatist Perspective

17.00 – 18.00      Comittee sessions for members only. (tba)

19.00 – 22.00      Conference dinner (Bryggeri, Sofiankatu 2, for members and speakers only.)

 

Saturday, August 31

Venue: Metsätalo, Unioninkatu 40, Lecture room 6, Helsinki, Finland

9.30 – 13.00         I.I.P. General Assembly (For members only.)

13.30 – 18.00      Boat excursion to Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, with lunch at Suomenlinna Brewery (self-financed, optional). Our group will board a ferry at 13.30 from Kauppatori harbour.