Gregynog Conference 2015

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This year, the PESGB Gregynog Conference marks the 50th anniversary of the PESGB and the historical connections of this conference to the Wittgensteinian scholarship at Swansea University. Read more about these connections in PESGB News. Below you will find dates, the programme of speakers, and information on the venue.

Booking has now closed for this year's conference, but you can download the programme and follow the discussions on twitter using #gregynog15. 

 Monday 27th July – Wednesday 29th July

(Monday 6 p.m. to Wednesday 11.30 a.m.)

 

SPEAKERS

 

Mikel Burley (University of Leeds)

Imagining Philosophy of Religion Differently: Interdisciplinary Wittgensteinian Approaches

 

Alexis Gibbs (University of Winchester)

“What makes my image of him into an image of him?” Philosophers on film and the question of meaning

 

Danièle Moyal-Sharrock (University of Hertfordshire)

The Authority and Creativity of Language

 

Catherine Rowett (University of East Anglia)

Plato’s Meno: when the slave boy gets the right answer to a geometry question, without ever being taught, does he display knowledge or true belief, and what’s the difference?

 

Naoko Saito (Kyoto University and Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies)

The Twilight of American Philosophy

 

Jeffrey Stickney (University of Toronto)

Wittgenstein on rule-entanglement, contradictions and arbitrariness in
educational language-games: "Where will the harm come?"

Booking is now closed.

 

Conference Fee: £180 (£60 full-time students or unwaged) (both include accommodation and meals)

Venue: Gregynog Hall, Tregynon, nr Newtown, Powys, Wales, SY16 3PW http://www.wales.ac.uk/en/UniversityConferenceCentre/GregynogHall.aspx

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