The Research Group for Philosophy of Physics, Institute of Philosophy, RCH HAS, cordially invites you to its interdisciplinary workshop on

Physics Meets Philosophy: "The unreasonable effectiveness of mathematics in natural sciences"

Venue: 4 Tóth Kálmán str., 1094 Budapest, B.7.16. (seminar room)
Date: 25 September 2018 (Tuesday)

For details see the webpage of the workshop.

The MTA BTK Lendület Morals and Science Research Group, the NKFI 124970 “Empiricism and atomism in the twentieth-century Anglo-Saxon philosophy” Research Group and the Department of Sociology (University of Pécs) cordially invites you to the upcoming conference on

The Historical and Philosophical Significance of Ayer’s Language, Truth and Logic

Organizer and contact: Adam Tamas Tuboly (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Date of the conference: 19-20 September 2018.
Location of the conference: University of Pécs, Ifjúság street 6, room A329.

19 September 2018.

09:45-10:00 Opening

10:00-11:00 Andreas Vrahimis: A. J. Ayer and ‘Continental’ philosophy
11:00-12:00 Aaron Preston: Ayer’s Book of Mistakes and the Crises of Contemporary Western Culture

12:00-12:30 Coffee Break

12:30-13:30 László Kocsis: Definition versus Criterion: Ayer on the Problem of Truth and Validation

13:30-15:00 Lunch

15:00-16:00 Christoph Limbeck-Lilienau: Phenomenalism: from the Vienna Circle to Ayer

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

16:30-17:30 Hans-Johann Glock: Ayer’s Verificationism – Dead as a Dodo?

20 September 2018.

10:00-11:00 Siobhan Chapman: ‘Viennese bombshells’: Reactions to Language, Truth and Logic from Ayer’s philosophical contemporaries
11:00-12:00 Krisztián Pete: Ayer and Berkeley on the Meaning of Ethical and Religious Language

12:00-12:30 Coffee Break

12:30-13:30 Thomas Uebel: Other Minds in Early Ayer and Carnap

13:30-15:00 Lunch

15:00-16:00 Christian Damböck: Ayer versus Carnap on Value Statements

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:30 Adam Tamas Tuboly: A Cricket Game, a Train Ticket and a Vacuum to be Filled: Ayer in the Web of Fascism-debates

The MTA BTK Lendület Morals and Science Research Group, the NKFI 124970 “Empiricism and atomism in the twentieth-century Anglo-Saxon philosophy” Research Group and the Department of Sociology (University of Pécs) cordially invites you to its upcoming workshop on

Thomas Uebel on Verstehen and Logical Empiricism

Date of the workshop: 17 September 2018.
Location of the workshop: University of Pécs, Ifjúság street 6, room A329.

Organizer and contact: Adam Tamas Tuboly (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

10:00-11:00 Thomas Uebel: More on Neurath on Verstehen

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Akos Sivado: The Operation Called “Missverstehen”: the Uses and Misuses of Weber’s Interpretive Sociology in Early Analytic Philosophy
12:30-13:30 Fons Dewulf: Misunderstandings of Understanding after Dilthey

13:30-15:00 Lunch

15:00-16:00 Christian Damböck: Is there a hermeneutic aspect in the Aufbau?
16:00-17:00 Andreas Vrahimis: Neurath’s Critique of Verstehen and the Reply to Horkheimer

17:00-17:30 Coffee break

17:30-18:30 Aaron Preston: Still Seeking a Middle Path
18:30-19:30 Adam Tamas Tuboly: Understanding Metaphysics and Understanding with Metaphysics: A Frank Approach

Ferenc Hörcher, the director of the Institute of Philosophy of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences participates, organises a session and gives a paper at the 14th International Conference on Urban History, to be held between 29 August and 1 September, 2018. The conference bears the title: Urban renewal and resilience. Cities in comparative perspective, and his own paper is entitled The Resolution of Urban Conflicts in 16th Century Central Europe: The Case of Cluj/Kolozsvár. The program of the conference is to be found under the following link.

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