A Symposium on

Semantics, Truth, Ethical Value, and Esthetics

in Honor of Steven J. Wagner's Retirement

 

April 15, 2008

Urbana, Illinois

 

8:00               Coffee

8:15–8:20     
Richard Warner (Chicago Kent College of Law)

                       Introduction

 

8:20–9:10      Paul Saka (University of Houston)

                       "The Falsehood Theory of Negation Denied"

9:20–10:10   
Tim McCarthy (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

                       "GšdelŐs Third Incompleteness Theorem"

10:20–11:10 
Sean Stidd (Wayne State University)

                       "The Ethics of Belief and the Practice of Philosophy"

11:20–12:10 
Barbara Sattler (Yale University)

                       "Forms of Unity in Plato's Timaeus"

 

12:10-1:30     Lunch

1:30–2:55     
Hilary Putnam (Harvard University)

                       "Naive Realism? Yes, but How?"

                       ***223 Gregory Hall***

3:10–4:00     
Gary Ebbs (Indiana University)

                       "Carnap and Quine on Truth by Convention"

4:10-5:00      
Richard Warner (Chicago Kent College of Law)

                       "Enjoyment and Beauty"

5:10-6:00      
Steven Wagner (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

                       "'This profession of faith will... make evident

                       an irremediable divergence of views': Poincare,

                       Russell, Quine and the Critique of Logicist Reason"

 

 

All events will take place in the Levis Center, Reading Room, 919 West Illinois Street, except where noted.

 

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