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Conference Program

A document containing all papers can be downloaded here:
Proceedings of the 42nd Hume Society Conference 2015 (4811 Kb).

Plenary sessions and panels will be held in lecture hall D8, parallel sessions in rooms E306 and E319, Södra Husen building, Frescati, Stockholm University Campus.

From 11:00Registration
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13:30 - 15:00Plenary session I

"Hume's intellectual biography: a new approach"
James Harris (St. Andrews)
Chair: R. Callergård
15:05 - 16:20Parallel session I

E306: "Hume's fiction of Adam's knowledge: a historical approach", J-P Grima-Morales
Commentator: M. Boehm
Chair: Gaukroger

E319: "Hume on Love and Morality", E. Kroeker
Commentator: A. McIntyre
Chair: L. Besser
c o f f e e
16:40 - 17:55Parallel session II

E306: "Did Kant Address Hume on Induction?", K. Busch
Commentator: P. Thielke
Chair: T. Demeter

E319: "The Indefinability of Pride", G. Watts
Commentator: H. Qu
Chair: Å. Carlson

E3xx: "Hume on Sympathy and Agreeable Qualities", P. Reed
Commentator: E. Frykholm
Chair: K. Axelsson
19:00Reception at Stockholm City Hall, by invitation from the city of Stockholm
9:00 - 10:30Plenary session II

Elisabeth Schellekens Dammann (Uppsala)
Chair:Å. Carlson

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10:50 - 12:55Parallel session III

E306: "The Artificial Virtues of Thought: Normativity and Cognition in Hume", K. Schafer
Commentator: A. Waldow
Chair: G. Sayre-McCord

E319: "Hume on the Stoic Rational Passions and 'Original Existences'", J. Fisette
Commentator: L. Greco
Chair: T. Kunca

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13:30 - 14:45Parallel session IV

E306: "Hume at La Flèche: Scepticism and the French Connection", D. Perinetti
Commentator: M. Spencer
Chair: L. Shapiro

E319: "Humean Constructivism and the Common Core, D. Dorsey
Commentator: W. Robison
Chair: J. Olson
14:50 - 16:05Parallel session V

E306: "Descartes and Hume on Duration", D. Baxter
Commentator: A. Butler
Chair: M. Cruz Tleugabulova

E319: "Conventions and Factions in Hume's Political Philosophy", N. Mori
Commentator: R. Miner
Chair: M. De Seta
c o f f e e
16:25 - 18:25Theme panel I

"Hume's Fictions and Fictionalism"

"Imaginative Vivacity"
Amy Kind (Claremont)

"Mistakes and Fictions"
Saul Traiger (Occidental)

Commentator: Fabian Dorsch (Fribourg)
Chair: L. Shapiro
9:00 - 11:30Author meets critic

Hume and Mandeville: Anatomists of Civil Society, Mikko Tolonen (Helsinki)
Critics: A. Garrett, D. Raynor
Chair:H. Bohlin

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12:30Excursion from Stadshuskajen to Drottningholm Palace
9:00 - 10:15Parallel session VI

E306: "The Status of Mechanism in Hume's Account of Causal Power", A. Kuklok
Commentator: M. Slavov
Chair: M. Grober

E319: "Centaur Affections: the Connection Between the Indirect and the Direct Passions in Hume's Treatise", H. Inoue
Commentator: J. Taylor
Chair: A. Schmitter
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10:35 - 11:50Parallel session VII

E306: "Hume on the Unity of Spatial Composites", J. Hakkarainen
Commentator: D. Garrett
Chair: D. Kervick

E319: "Moralizing a Social Practice: The Obligation to Fulfill a Promise in Hume's Treatise", R. Cohon
Commentator: J. Corvino
Chair: A. Kauppinen
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- Lunch for mentoring workshop participants (J. Taylor) -
13:30 - 14:45Parallel session VIII

E306: "What Makes a Character Trait an Epistemic Virtue?", E. Kelahan
Commentator: D. Simkovic
Chair: G. Todd

E319: "Machiavelli's 'Extremely Defective' Reasonings: Hume on Opinion, History, and Monarchy", M. Hanvelt
Commentator: J. Wei
Chair: J. Harris
14:50 - 16:05Parallel session IX

E306: "Analogies in Natural Philosophy, Natural Theology, and Hume's 'Of a Particular Providence'", K. Durland
Commentator: E. Schliesser
Chair: J. Kivela

E319: "Temperament and Temperature", M. Watkins
Commentator: W. Lemmens
Chair: P. Van Brabandt
c o f f e e
16:25 - 18:25Theme panel II

"Character and Self in Hume's Practical Philosophy"

"The Evaluation of Character in the 'Conclusion' to Book 1 of Hume’s Treatise"
Donald Ainslie (Toronto)

"The Self as Social Agent"
Lorraine Besser-Jones (Middlebury)

Jane McIntyre (Cleveland)
Moderator: Lilli Alanen (Uppsala)
9:00 - 10:15Parallel session X

E306: "The Role of the Natural History of Religion in Hume's Critique of Religious Belief", L. Goodnick
Commentator: A. Willis
Chair: A. Coventry

E319: "Hume on Personal Merit: Making Sense of EPM Appendix 4", R. Debes
Commentator: A. Vaccari
Chair: F. Svensson
c o f f e e
10:35 - 11:50Parallel session XI

E306: "Hume's Hermeneutic Fictionalism about Objects (and Selves)", R. Fry
Commentator: A. Willis J. Cottrell
Chair: J. Retornaz

E319: "Without Gallantry and Without Jealousy: The Development of Hume's Account of Sexual Virtues and Vices", L. Falkenstein
Commentator: A. Schmitter
Chair: E. Kaila
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13:30 - 15:00Plenary session III

Love of Humanity in Shaftesbury's Moralists and Hume's Treatise
Michael Gill (Arizona)
Chair: J. Olson
15:15 - 16:15Hume Society Business meeting
18:00Pre-drink at Mosebacke
(if weather allows)
19:30Conference banquet at Djurgården