Konferenser - Conferences

The fourth symposium of the International Ludwig Wittgenstein Society
The fourth symposium of the Nordic Wittgenstein Society

The Contemporary Significance of Ordinary Language Philosophy

May 24-25, 2013
Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland



Preliminary Program


Follow this link for the full program including the workshops sessions in pdf.

May 24

9.00-9.15 Opening words by Stefan Majetschak, chair of the ILWG
9.20-10.30Avner Baz (Tufts): "Ordinary Language Philosophy and the Crisis of Method in Contemporary Analytic Philosophy"
10.30-10.50Coffee
10.50-12.00Sally Parker Ryan: "Verbal Disputes, Ordinary Language and Revisionary Metaphysics”"
12.00-13.30Lunch
13.30-14.40Nathaniel Hansen (Reading): "Beating a Dead Donkey: Linguistic Experiments and Ordinary Language Philosophy"
14.50-16.00Martin Gustafsson (Åbo): "The Nature of the Performative: Lessons from Galton and Geach"
16.00-16.20Coffee
16.20-17.30Felix Mühlhölzer (Göttingen): "On What We Mean by ‘Natural Number"’
18.30-19.30 Meeting of the Nordic Wittgenstein Society
19.30- Conference dinner

May 25

9.00-10.10Don S. Levi (Oregon): "The Problem with Ordinary Language Philosophy
10.10-10.30Coffee
10.30-11.30Workshop sessions (see exact schedule here)
11.30-11.40Break
11.40-12.40 Workshop sessions (see exact schedule here)
12.40-14.00Lunch
14.00-15.00Workshop sessions (see exact schedule here)
15.00-15.10Workshop sessions (see exact schedule here)
16.10-16.40Coffee
16.40-17.50James Conant (Chicago): "Varieties of Resolution"
17.50-18.00Concluding words