Programme

All times are given in CEST (Central European Summer Time)

Conference Venue:

Faculty of Arts, Charles University

nám. Jana Palacha 1/2
116 38 Prague 1


Monday, 4 July

12:00-15:00 Registration (Café/Restaurant Času dost)

15:00-15:15 Opening and Organisational Remarks

15:15-16:45 Plenary Session 1

Roger Crisp (St Anne's College, Oxford)

17:00-20:00 Opening Day Reception


Tuesday, 5 July

9:15-10:30 Parallel Session 1

Bridger Ehli (Yale University): "Modal Projection and Causal Judgement"

Commentator: Peter Millican (Hertford College, Oxford)

Thomas Holden (University of California at Santa Barbara): "Hume and Strato's Ghost: Matter, Order, and Explanation in the Dialogues"

Commentator: Stanley Tweyman (York University, Toronto)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break (Café/Restaurant Času dost)

11:00-12:15 Parallel Session 2

Nathan I. Sasser (Greenville Technical College): "Hume's Rejection of Philosophical Enthusiasm"

Commentator: Catherine Dromelet (University of Antwerp)

Alana Boa Morte Café (Federal University of Minas Gerais/FAPEMIG): "'One of the Most Eminent and Most Singular Personages that Occurs in History': Hume's Account of Oliver Cromwell Personal Character in the History of England"

Commentator: Emilio Mazza (IULM University of Milan)

12:15-13:45 Lunch

Mentoring

13:45-15:00 Parallel Session 3

Enrico Galvagni (University of St Andrews): "Hume on Natural Obligation, Virtue, and Supererogation"

Commentator: Alison McIntyre (Wellesley College)

Matias Slavov (Tampere University): "Hume's Metaphysics and Critique of Metaphysics"

Commentator: Karl Schafer (University of Texas at Austin)

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break (Café/Restaurant Času dost)

15:30-17:00 Panel Discussion 1: Hume, Race and Racism

Margaret Watkins (Saint Vincent College)

Andre C. Willis (Brown University)

Mikko Tolonen (University of Helsinki)


18:00 Excursion: Strahov Brewery (Beer and Dinner)


Wednesday, 6 July

9:15-10:30 Parallel Session 4

Wade Robison (Rochester Institute of Technology): "Hume on Role Morality"

Commentator: Amy Schmitter (University of Alberta)

Todd Ryan (Trinity College Dublin): "Scepticism with Regard to Abstract Reason in the Treatise and First Enquiry"

Commentator: Graham Clay (University College Dublin)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break (Café/Restaurant Času dost)

11:00-12:15 Plenary Session 2

Jacqueline A. Taylor (University of San Francisco)

12:15-13:45 Lunch

Committee Meeting

13:45-15:00 Parallel Session 5

Miren Boehm (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) & Maite Cruz (Union College): "Hume's Fiction of Time Without Change"

Commentator: Jani Hakkarainen (Tampere University)

Pedro Eduardo Batista Ferreira da Silva (Universidade de Brasília): "David Hume's Discussions on the English Constitution, Culture, and Civilization: an Analysis of the Four Appendices in 'The History of England'"

Commentator: Mark G. Spencer (Brock University)

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break (Café/Restaurant Času dost)

15:30-17:00 Book Discussion

Anik Waldow, Experience Embodied, Oxford University Press 2020

Anik Waldow (University of Sydney)

Darío Perinetti (Université du Québec à Montreal)

Hynek Janoušek (Institute of Philosophy, C.A.S.)


17:45 Excursion: Convent of st Agnes of Bohemia


Thursday, 7 July

9:15-10:30 Parallel Session 6

Tim Black (California State University, Northridge): "Hume on Identity in the Treatise"

Commentator: Åsa Carlson (Stockholm University)

Max Grober (Austin College): "Hume and the Royal African"

Commentator: Adéla Rádková (University of Education, Hradec Králové)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break (Café/Restaurant Času dost)

11:00-12:15 Parallel Session 7

Bianca Monteleone (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa): "Less than Persons: An Ethical Perspective on the Use of Stereotypes from David Hume to Miranda Fricker"

Commentator: Livia Guimarães (UFMG)

Michael Jacovides (Purdue University): "Hume's Second Thoughts About Belief"

Commentator: Jason Fisette (University of Nevada, Reno)

12:15-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:00 Parallel Session 8

Jane Luo (University of York): "Can Humean animals have a character"

Commentator: Simone Pollo (Sapienza University of Rome)

Manuel Vasquez Villavicencio (University of Toronto): "The Motivational Role of Self-esteem in Hume's Account of Curiosity"

Commentator: Tamás Demeter (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break (Café/Restaurant Času dost)

15:30-17:00 Panel Discussion 2: Hume on Experience

Katharina Paxman (Brigham Young University)

Josef Moural (Univerzita J. E. Purkyně)

Karánn Durland (Austin College)


19:00 Conference Dinner: Restaurant Eska Karlín


Friday, 8 July

9:15-10:30 Parallel Session 9

Charles Goldhaber (Haverford College): "Hume's Real Riches"

Commentator: Liz Goodnick (Metropolitan State University of Denver)

Jennifer Welchman (University of Alberta): "'A Thousand Virtues Never Once Dreamt of' - Humean Virtue Ethics and the Proliferation Problem"

Commentator: Lorraine Besser (Middlebury College)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break (Café/Restaurant Času dost)

11:00-12:15 Parallel Session 10

Prescott Jackson (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee): "Vivacity and Hume's Impression-Idea Distinction"

Commentator: Sofía Beatriz Calvente (Universidad Nacional de La Plata)

Avital Hazony (University of Arizona): "Humean Loyalty"

Commentator: Marek Tomeček (University of Hradec Králové/Faculty of Transportation Sciences, CTU)

12:15-13:45 Lunch


14:00 Walking Tours with Local Hume Scholars

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Conference Directors

Lorenzo Greco (University of L'Aquila / University of Oxford / University of Hradec Králové)
Hynek Janoušek (Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)

Allison Kuklok (Saint Michael's College, Vermont)

Dan O'Brien (Oxford Brookes University)

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 Organized by the Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences and by the University of Hradec Králové.

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 The conference is finantially supported by the grant project of the Czech Science Foundation (GAČR) 20-02972S: Virtues, Old and New: Virtue Ethics in Hume and Mandeville.