Month: May 2022 (page 1 of 1)

The Tractatus after 100 Years

The 12th annual conference of the Nordic Wittgenstein Society, ”The Tractatus after 100 Years” marks the 100th anniversary of the pubication of Wittgenstein’s Tractatus logico-philosophicus.  The conference will be held May 29th to May 31st, 2022, in Skjolden, Norway, and it is arranged by the Wittgenstein research group at the University of Bergen.
The full program of the conference can be found

It will be possible to attend the conference on zoom, by joining this zoom meeting:
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3rd Hinge Epistemology Conference: Hinge Epistemology and Religious Belief: Programme

3rd Hinge Epistemology Conference: Hinge Epistemology and Religious Belief

NOVA University of Lisbon – School of Social Sciences and Humanities – IFILNOVA

in collaboration with University of California, Irvine and University of Hertfordshire 


7 June 2022, CAN A224

9:30-10:00 – Welcome and Introduction 

João Constâncio, Director of IFILNOVA

Nuno Venturinha, PI of the Project “Epistemology of Religious Belief: Wittgenstein, Grammar and the Contemporary World”

10:00-10:15 – Opening Address: Hinges and Religious Beliefs

Danièle Moyal-Sharrock (University of Hertfordshire, President of the British Wittgenstein Society)

10:15-11:00 – You just believe that because ... it's a hinge

Annalisa Coliva (University of California, Irvine)

11:00-11:30 – Coffee Break

11:30-12:00 – Wittgenstein on the Difficulties of Beginning at the Beginning

Jakub Mácha (Masaryk University)

12:00-12:30 – A Stereotypical Hinge Framework

Rena Beatrice Goldstein (University of California, Irvine)

12:30-13:00 – Religious Exclusivism: the one real hinge versus the many fictitious ones

Cheung Wai Lok (The Chinese University of Hong Kong) online

13:00-14:30 – Lunch                                         

14:30-15:00 – Hinge Epistemology and the Problem of Evil 

Michael Wilby (Anglia Ruskin University)

15:00-15:30 – Wittgenstein, Deep Disagreements and Hinge Epistemology

Jordi Fairhurst (University of the Balearic Islands)

15:30-16:00 – Evidential Support under Hinges 

Luís Rosa (University of Cologne)

16:00-16:30 – Coffee Break                                           

16:30-17:15 – ‘Making it a Question of Science’: Wittgenstein’s Critique of Father O’Hara and Scientism in Religion

Genia Schönbaumsfeld (University of Southampton) online

17:15-18:00 – Moral Certainties: subjective – objective – objectionable?

Hans-Johann Glock (University of Zurich)

19:30 – Dinner

11th British Wittgenstein Society (BWS) conference,

Registration for the 11th British Wittgenstein Society (BWS) conference, dedicated to the theme of Wittgenstein and AI, is now open. The conference will be held in London, at the New College of the Humanities (Devon House), from the 29th to the 31st of July 2022, and will feature symposia, contributed papers, and keynote addresses from Anthony Grayling (NCH), Juliet Floyd (Boston), Ricardo Baeza-Yates (Northeastern), and Paula Sweeney (Aberdeen). For further information, and to register, please visit the Conference website.