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


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


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)


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


 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.