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2012 JOINT SESSION OF THE ARISTOTELIAN SOCIETY & THE MIND ASSOCIATION

UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING
6 - 8 JULY 2012



ABOUT
The Joint Session is a philosophy conference run by the Aristotelian Society in conjunction with the Mind Association. It is a key event in the annual philosophical calendar, attracting prestigious UK and international speakers working in a range of philosophical areas. Inaugurated by the incoming President of the Mind Association, the Joint Session includes symposia, open and postgradaute sessions, and a range of satellite conferences.

The 86th Joint Session will be held at the University of Stirling on the weekend of 6-8 July 2012. The local organiser is Dr. Adrian Haddock.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Early registration for the 2012 Joint Session is now open.

The early, discounted rate applies until 31 May 2012. Late registration supplements will apply from 1 June 2012.

Details on how to register are available at the official Joint Session website: www.stirlingjointsession2012.co.uk

THE 2012 PROGRAMME

- Inaugural Address -
Under-Determination in Cosmology: An Invitation
Jeremy Butterfield (Cambridge)

Chaired by Peter Sullivan (Stirling)

- Symposium I -
Kant's 'I Ought To' and Freud's Super-Ego
Béatrice Longuenesse (NYU) & Sebastian Gardner (UCL)

Chaired by Béatrice Han-Pile (Essex)

- Symposium II -
Testimony: Stating and Insinuating
Elizabeth Fricker (Oxford) & John Hawthorne (Oxford)

Chaired by Alan Millar (Stirling)

- Symposium III -
Descartes' Cogito
Christopher Peacocke (Columbia/UCL) & John Campbell (Berkeley)

Chaired by Matthew Nudds (Edinburgh)

- Symposium IV -
Meaning, Understanding and Normativity
Hannah Ginsborg (Berkeley) & Adrian Haddock (Stirling)

Chaired by Marie McGinn (UEA/York)

- Symposium V -
Duties of Love
R. Jay Wallace (Berkeley) & David Owens (Reading)

Chaired by Jens Timmermann (St. Andrews)

- Symposium VI -
The Human Right to Health
Jonathan Wolff (UCL) & Gopal Sreenivasan (Duke)

Chaired by Rowan Cruft (Stirling)

- Further Information -
View the 2012 Programme Timetable in your browser: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_programme.html

View Abstracts & Biographies for the Invited Speakers: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_invitedspeakers.html
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THE POSTGRADUATE SESSION

- Normative -
Impossible Obligations are not Necessarily Deliberatively Pointless
Christopher Jay (Oxford)

Risk and Responsibility
Gil Hertshten (University of California, San Diego)

When I Cannot Make a Difference (And Know It)
Felix C. Pinkert (St. Andrews/Stirling)

Could the Epithymetic Man really not be a Dikaios Man?
Eduardo Saldana Piovanetti (KCL)

- Theoretical -
On Having Two Minds: Or, Think Twice, It's All Right
Alexander Geddes (UCL)

Revisiting the Jury: Cognitive Virtue in Plato's 'Theaetetus'
Tamer Nawar (Cambridge)

Kripke's 'Proof' of the Necessity of Origin
Hlynur Orri Stefansson (LSE)

Sider on Arguments from Possibility
Margot Strohminger (St. Andrews)

- Further Information -
View the 2012 Programme Timetable in your browser: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_programme.html

View Abstracts & Biographies for the Postgraduate Session: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_postgraduatesession.html

THE OPEN SESSIONS
The programme and timetable for the Open Sessions will be settled at the end of May. Updates will be posted to the official Joint Session website: www.stirlingjointsession2012.co.uk/programme.html

THE SUPPLEMENTARY VOLUME
The invited papers - i.e., inaugural address and symposia - for the 2012 Joint Session will be published in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volume LXXXVI (2012). The 86th volume will be available by June 2012 and will be published in both digital and hardcover formats.

Please visit the Society's website for subscription details: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_supvolumes.html

STUDENT SUBSIDIES
A small number of subsidies are available for students and unwaged members of either the Aristotelian Society or the Mind Association. Please visit the Society's website for further details: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk/jsessions/jsess_subsidies.html

MEMBERSHIP
Conference delegates must be members of either one of the organising bodies.

For membership details at the Aristotelian Society, please visit: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk
For membership details at the Mind Association, please visit: www.mindassociation.org

ASSOCIATED CONFERENCES
A number of associated events will be occurring during or around the time of the 2012 Joint Session:

- British Society for the Philosophy of Science: www.thebsps.org/society/bsps/events.html
- British Society for Ethical Theory: www.bset.org.uk/2012.html
- Society for Women in Philosophy: www.swipuk.org/conferences/2012-07/

CONTACT & FURTHER INFO

For enquiries regarding registration, conference arrangements, and the Open Session: jointsession@stir.ac.uk

For enquiries regarding the Supplementary Volume (i.e, invited speakers), the Postgraduate Session, and Subsidies: mail@aristoteliansociety.org.uk

2012 Joint Session: www.stirlingjointsession2012.co.uk
The Mind Association: www.mindassociation.org
The Aristotelian Society: www.aristoteliansociety.org.uk

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