Talks

2019

Lawler: Answers to why-questions and explanatory stories. GWP.2019. Cologne. 2.2019

Lawler: Understanding based on distorted models and toy models – Towards a unified account. Workshop on scientific understanding and representation. University of Bordeaux-Montaigne. 2.2019

2018

van Riel: Kausale Abhängigkeit und Humes Herausforderung: Verteidigung eines minimalen Realismus. Colloquium, Magdeburg, 11.2018.

Lawler: Knowing why and gradability. University of Hamburg. 11.2018

Lawler: Knowing why and gradability. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. 10.2018

van Riel: Why ‘how’ may not shed light on ‘why’. World Congress of Philosophy, Beijing.

Lawler: Understanding why and answers to why-questions. Workshop on the varieties of relevance. Hamburg. 10.2018

Lawler: Knowing why and gradability. European Epistemology Network Meeting 2018. Amsterdam. 6.2018

Lawler: Understanding why and answers to why-questions. Models of Explanation. Turin. 6.2018

van Riel: Real world dependencies, negative explanation, and explanatory power. On the way to an explication of explanatory relevance. Geneva. 62018.

Lawler: Understanding in the case of holistically distorted models and how-possibly models — A unified account. Workshop “Explanation and Understanding”. Ghent. 5.2018

Lawler: Felicitous falsehoods from a factivist point of view. Symposium on C. Elgin’s monograph “True enough”. University of Innsbruck. 3.2018

Lawler: Knowing why – Depth & GradabilityVienna Colloquium Analytic Philosophy. University of Vienna. 2.2018

Lawler: What precisely is the epistemic issue regarding null hypothesis significance testing? Work in Progress Seminar. University of Salzburg. 1.2018

2017

Lawler: Reduktionismus bezüglich Verstehen-warum im Lichte der Mehrstufigkeit von Gründen. Workshop on knowing, understanding, and explaining. TU Dresden. 11.2017

Lawler: Ist Wissen-warum gradierbar? XXIV. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Philosophie, Berlin. 9.2017

Lawler: How do model-based explanations depend on their respective models? 2017 meeting of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA17), Exeter. 9.2017

van Riel: The mechanisms of indirect social construction. Barcelona, 9.2018.

Lawler: Knowing why and explanatory knowing how. Workshop “The varieties of knowing how”, Essen. 7.2017

Lawler: Lässt sich Verstehen-warum auf Wissen-warum reduzieren? Institut für Philosophie, TU Dresden. 2.2017

van Riel: Vom Geist zum Körper. Theorien der Reduktion. krino, Philosophische Gesellschaft Bern, Bern, 2.2017.

2016

Lawler: Explanatory knowledge and the idealization challenge from model-based explanations. Research colloquium “Logic and Epistemology”, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 12.2016

Lawler: How do idealizing models provide understanding-why? Twenty-Fifth Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA 2016), Atlanta, 11.2016

van Riel: Vom Geist zum Körper. Theorien der Reduktion. krino, Philosophische Gesellschaft Bern, Bern, 10.2016 (POSTPONED (2.2017))

van Riel: Leibniz über Freiheit und Determinismus. Philosophisches Kolloquium, Stuttgart, 7.2016

van Riel: Falsche Fragen, Philosophische Analysen und Verstehenslücken. Collegium Giessenum, Gießen, 7.2016

Eder: You Are Justified but May Suspend JudgementEuropean Epistemology Network Meeting, Paris, 7.2016

Lawler: Knowing-why. European Epistemology Network Meeting, Paris, 7.2016

Eder: TBA, Workshop on Social Epistemology, Bonn/Köln, 6.2016

Eder: Look at the Purposes!, Workshop on Philosophical Methods, KWI Essen, 6.2016

van Riel: TBA. Workshop: “Explanation within and without Metaphysics”, Milan 5.2016

Lawler: How do model-based explanations provide understanding-why? Workshop “Explanation and Understanding”, Aarhus, 5.2016

Lawler: (How) Do models provide understanding-why? , Models and Simulations 7, Barcelona, 5.2016

Lawler: Wissen und explanatorisches Verstehen, TU Darmstadt, 5.2016

Lawler: How do idealizing models provide understanding-why? Fourth Meeting of the Nordic Network for Philosophy of Science, Pärnu, 4.2016

Lawler: The epistemic value of scientific idealizations for understanding-why. “Values in Science” University of Washington Graduate Student Conference, Seattle, 3.2016

2015

Eder: Getting Rid of Ideal Agents, GAP9, Osnabrück, 9.2015

Lawler: Knowledge-why revisited, GAP9, Osnabrück, 9.2015

van Riel: Relation-Tracking Accounts of Explanation, GAP9, Osnabrück, 9.2015

Eder: In Defense of a Credence Interpretation of Probability, British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual Conference, Manchester, 7.2015

Eder: No Commitment to the Truth, Workshop on Epistemic Consequentialism, Konstanz, 7.2015

Eder: Uneinigkeit (‘Disagreement’), Workshop on Epistemic Relativism and Disagreement, Dresden, 5.2015

Lawler: Knowledge and understanding-why.  Osnabrücker Philosophie-Kolloquium, Osnabrück, 5.2015

Lawler: Does statistical null hypothesis significance testing provide knowledge?  Third Meeting of the Nordic Network of Philosophy of Science, Helsinki, 4.2015

van Riel: Erklären und das Angeben von Ursachen  (‘Explanation and Offering Causes’ , in German), Düsseldorf, 29.4.2015

Lawler:  Non-Declarative Sentences in Intensional Semantics – Lewis’s Solution Re-Evaluated, Graduate workshop “Language and World”, Hamburg, 2.2015.

2014

Eder: Evidential Support and Probabilities:  Statistical, Evidence in Epistemology and the LawGlasgow, 12.2014

van Riel: Leibniz über Freiheit und Determinismus (‘Leibniz on Freedom and Determinism’ , in German), Aachen, 4.12.2014

van Riel: Normativity and Social Rules, Stirling,  20.11.2014

Eder: Meinungsverschiedenheit und Normativität (‘Disagreement and Normativity’), Workshop on Disagreement, Berlin, 11.2014

Eder: Rational Belief, Normativity, and Implication, Norms of Reasoning, Bochum, 22-23.9.2014

Lawler: Non-declarative Sentences in Intensional Semantics – A Defense of a Lewisian Solution, Venice Graduate Conference in Philosophy, Venice 9.2014

Lawler: Putting David  Lewis’ analysis of non-declarative sentences back in the game, ECAP 8, Bucharest 8/9.2014

Eder: Disagreement and Division of Labour, SOPhiA, Salzburg, 9.2014

Eder: Rational Belief, Normativity, and Implication, LMU Munich, 7.2014

Lawler: The role of perspective in thinking about mechanisms, Open minds IX, Manchester, 4.7.2014

Eder: What about Closure? European Epistemology Meeting, Madrid, 6.2014

Eder: What about Closure? Düsseldorf, 6.2014

van Riel: Relation Tracking Accounts of Explanation,  Leuven 25.6.2014

Eder: Zum normativen Status von epistemisch rationalem Glauben, Neue Perspektiven der Erkenntnistheorie II, Dresden, 5.2014

van Riel: The Nature of Significant but False explanations, Copenhagen 23.5.2014

van Riel: According to the Model … , Belgrade,  13.5.2014

van Riel: Identity and Reduction, Belgrade,  13.5.2014

van Riel: Eine Normative Theorie sozialer Gegenstände ohne Normen, Magdeburg,  9.5.2014

Eder: Comments on Kelp’s Paper “Understanding Knowledge, and Ability”, Towards an Epistemology of Understanding, Bern, 3.2014

van Riel: A Non-Normative Metaphysics of Social Reality, Barcelona,  9.2.2014

van Riel: Erklären vs. Verstehen – A Purely Conceptual Distinction? Utrecht,  1.2014

2013

van Riel: Zur Struktur und epistemischen Kraft von “How-Possible”-Erklärungen,  Bochum,  11.2013

van Riel: Dem Modell zufolge … Hannover,  11.2013

van Riel: Dehuminazition, Essen,  3.2013

van Riel: Truth According to a Model, Munich,  2.2013

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