ENPOSS 2017

THE SIXTH CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN NETWORK
FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES (ENPOSS)

 

20-22 SEPTEMBER 2017, KRAKÓW, POLAND

 

Registration | Program  | Practicalities | Organisers | Sponsors | Patronage

 

ENPOSS Book of Abstracts (PDF, e-book)

PPEN Book of Abstracts (PDF, e-book)

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Anna Alexandrova (University of Cambridge) – video
Daniel Hausman (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Bartosz Brożek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow) – video

BOOK SYMPOSIA

Daniel Little, “New Directions in the Philosophy of Social Science”,  Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016.
Panellists: Daniel Little (University of Michigan-Dearborn), Gianluca Manzo (GEMASS & University of Paris-Sorbonne), and Federica Russo (University of Amsterdam).

Chrysostomos Mantzavinos, “Explanatory Pluralism”, Cambridge University Press, 2016.
Panellists: Chrysostomos Mantzavinos (University of Athens), Jaakko Kuorikoski (University of Helsinki), and Erik Weber (Ghent University).

Łukasz Hardt, “Economics Without Laws. Towards a New Philosophy of Economics”, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
Panellists: Lukasz Hardt (University of Warsaw), Pawel Kawalec (Catholic University of Lublin), and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla (UNED, Madrid).

 

REGISTRATION FOR NON-SPEAKERS

Registration is required for participants who do not present a paper at the conference. Please register by 1 September at the latest to Wioleta Gaweł, gawelw@uek.krakow.pl

We would like to invite you to attend Catherine Kautsky’s piano concert on Thursday, 21 September at 19:30 (admission free).

On Thursday, 21 September at 21:00, there will the conference dinner, if you want to attend, please email Wioleta Gaweł, gawelw@uek.krakow.pl with your confirmation and transfer 25 EUR or 30 USD or 100 PLN to bank account by September 1.

IBAN: PL 92 1090 2053 0000 0001 2289 4260 (Bank Zachodni WBK)
SWIFT: WBKPPLPP
Name and address of the beneficiary: Fundacja Centrum Kopernika, Plac Szczepanski 8, 31-011 Krakow
Transfer title: “enposs2017”

There is no registration fee for conference participation. The conference lunches are at participants’ own expense.

 

PROGRAM

Wednesday, September 20

09:00 – 11:40 Pre-Event by the Polish Philosophy of Economics Network
(Building C, room E)

Chair: Łukasz Hardt

Magdalena Małecka and Tomi K. Kokkonen. The Distinction between Epistemic and Institutional Concepts of Discipline and Why It Matters For the Philosophical Analysis of Exchanges between Economics and other Scientific Fields

Tomasz Kwarciński and Paweł Ulman. Hybrid Version of Well-Being. An Attempt of Operationalisation

Jarosław Boruszewski and Krzysztof Nowak-Posadzy. Copernicus-Gresham’s Law. A Methodological Reconstruction

Gilles Campagnolo. Economic Philosophy: a French Inventory. A presentation of French academic and intellectual landscape in economic philosophy

09:00 – 12:30 ENPOSS Registration

12:30 – 13:00 Opening words
(Building C, Nowa Aula)

13:00 – 14:30 Invited talk: Daniel Hausman (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Social Scientific Naturalism Revisited
(Building C, Nowa Aula)

14:30 – 14:50 Coffee break

14:50 – 16:50 Parallel sessions


(Building C, room E)

Chair: Jesus P. Zamora Bonilla

Willem van der Deijl. Can welfare be measured using preference-satisfaction?

Mats Ingelström. A Dilemma for Validating Subjective Well-Being Measurement

Christian Piller. Interpersonal Comparisons of Utility and Well-Being: What is the Problem? What is the Solution?


(Building C, room F)

Chair: Marcin Gorazda

Paweł Kawalec. Towards evolutionary theorizing on science dynamics: generation and production of scientific knowledge

Kaisa Kärki. Not doings as resistance:
Conceptual issues between social sciences and the philosophy of action

Charles Lowe. Self-fulfilling theories, meta-theories, and values in science

16:50 – 17:10 Coffee break

17:10 – 18:30 Book symposium, Chair: Eleonora Montuschi
(Building C, room E)

Daniel Little. “New Directions in the Philosophy of Social Science”. Rowman & Littlefield International 2016.

Panelists: Daniel Little (University of Michigan-Dearborn), Gianluca Manzo (GEMASS & University of Paris-Sorbonne), and Federica Russo (University of Amsterdam).

 

Thursday, September 21

09:00 – 11:00 Parallel sessions


(Building C, room E)

Chair: Rafał Paweł Wierzchosławski

Olle Blomberg. Team reasoning, joint action, and acting as if part of one large agent

Hein Duijf. Collective reasoning and collective responsibility gaps

Matti Heinonen. Discovering the Mechanisms of Joint Action


(Building C, room F)

Chair: Janina Filek

Raphaël Künstler. Introspective social sciences

Elisa Cacopardi. Legal Persons: What Reality? A Commonsensical Perspective on the Ontological Status of Legal Persons

Mariusz Maziarz. Is a Unified Philosophy of Economics Possible?

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 Invited talk: Anna Alexandrova (University of Cambridge). Are social scientists experts on values? – video
(Building C, Nowa Aula)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch (Blossom Coffee And Food is recommended, 20A Rakowicka St., 2 min walk from the conference venue)

14:30 – 16:30 Parallel sessions


(Building C, room E)

Chair: Julie Zahle

Raul Hakli and Kaarlo Miller. Group Preferences as Total Subjective Comparative Evaluations

David Strohmaier. Nested Groups: Membership and Parthood

Andres Luco. The Evolution of Inclusivist Morality


(Building C, room F)

Chair: Eleonora Montuschi

Ricardo Crespo. Liberal Naturalism and non-epistemic values

Hubert Cambier. The ethical, political and metaphysical foundations of Karl Popper’s methodological individualism

Edwin Koster and Peter Versteeg. The insider/outsider problem: beyond methodological ludism?

16:30 – 16:50 Coffee break

16:50 – 18:10 Book symposium, Chair: Sharon Crasnow
(Building C, room E)

Chrysostomos Mantzavinos. “Explanatory Pluralism”. Cambridge University Press 2016.

Panelists: Chrysostomos Mantzavinos (University of Athens), Jaakko Kuorikoski (University of Helsinki), and Erik Weber (Ghent University).

19:30 – 21:00 Piano concert: Catherine Kautsky (admission free) – program, (personal webpage)
(1 Sławkowska St.)

21:00 – Conference Dinner, Jarema Restaurant (Matejko Sqr 5)

 

Friday, September 22

09:00 – 11:00 Parallel sessions


(Building C, room E)

Chair: Łukasz Hardt

Gianluca Pozzoni. Social mechanisms, scientific realism, and the metaphysics of causation

Dunja Seselja. The Epistemic Function of Agent-Based Models of Science: the case of scientific interaction


(Building C, room F)

Chair: Alban Bouvier

Martin Aranguren. Misrecognitive discrimination: inferring standards of adequate regard from individual emotions

Guillaume Dezecache. The social semantics of individual reactions to danger in humans: suggestions for a new typology

Valeria Motta. Socially Constructed Psychological Events. The Case of Loneliness as a Conceptual Act

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00 Invited talk: Bartosz Brożek (Jagiellonian University). The Architecture of the Legal Mind – video
(Building C, Nowa Aula)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch (Blossom Coffee And Food is recommended, 20A Rakowicka St., 2 min walk from the conference venue)

14:30 – 16:30 Parallel sessions


(Building C, room E)

Chair: Michał Możdżeń

Inkeri Koskinen. Defending a contextual account of objectivity

Jack Wright. If objectivity is plural how should it be used in economics?

Juliette de Wit and Chiara Lisciandra. Measuring social norms in economics. A philosophy of science perspective


(Building C, room F)

Chair: Jakub Janus

Eivind Balsvik. When interpretation becomes challenging

Rico Hauswald. Political Attitudes in Social Scientific Communities and Their Epistemic Implications: An Analytical Framework

Dominika Motak. Capitalism as Religion? Rethinking Walter Benjamin’s Thesis

16:30 – 16:50 Coffee break

16:50 – 18:10 Book symposium, Chair: Marcin Gorazda
(Building C, room E)

Łukasz Hardt. “Economics Without Laws. Towards a New Philosophy of Economics”. Palgrave Macmillan 2017.

Panelists: Łukasz Hardt (University of Warsaw), Paweł Kawalec (Catholic University of Lublin), and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla (UNED, Madrid).

18:10 – 18:30 Concluding words
(Building C, Nowa Aula)

18:30 – 19:30 General meeting: Polish Philosophy of Economics Network
(Building C, room E)

Downloadable version of the program (PDF).

ENPOSS Book of Abstracts (PDF, ebook)

PPEN Book of Abstracts (PDF, ebook)

Please note that the program may be subject to minor changes.

 

 PRACTICALITIES

CONFERENCE VENUE

Cracow University of Economics, 27 Rakowicka St., 31-510 Kraków, PL

TRANSPORT FROM THE AIRPORT

The recommended way of reaching the center form the airport is to use a train from Krakow Airport to Krakow Glowny Train Station (Krakow Main Train Station) or take a taxi. The cost of the train ticket from the Airport to Krakow Glowny Train Station is 9 PLN (~2 EUR). The cost of the taxi should not exceed 70-90 PLN (~17-22 EUR), see Krakow Airport Taxi Service. You can hire cheaper taxi, we recommend BARBAKAN taxi, 60 PLN (~ 15 EUR) available at +48 12 196 61 and +48 609 400 400 or ICAR taxi, 40 PLN (~ 10 EUR) available at +48 12 653 55 55. The taxi rank is just outside the terminal. It is also possible to take a 252 bus from the airport to the city center.

More information can be found here.

ACCOMODATION

“Globtroter” Guest House
https://www.facebook.com/Globtroter.Krakow/
The guest house offers 15% discount for the conference participants. Discount code: “Conference ENPOSS 2017”, Sunday – Thursday rates:
– Single room: 165 zlotys/room/night
– Double/twin room: 280 zlotys/room/night
– Triple room: 310 zlotys/room/night
– Quadruple room: 380 zlotys/room/night
Distance from the conference venue: 1,9 km, 24 min walk ( Krakow Old Town, Szczepanski Square 7/15)

Hotel Campanile Cracovie / Krakow

Special offer with the password „ENPOSS”:
– 369 PLN single room, per night, breakfast included
– 394 PLN double room, per night, breakfast included
To make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly: rezerwacjakrakow@campanile.com
Distance from the conference venue: 1,4 km, 17 min walk ( 34 św. Tomasza St.)

Vienna House Easy Chopin Cracow

Special offer with the password „ENPOSS”:
– 277 PLN single room, per night, breakfast included
– 321 PLN double room, per night, breakfast included
Distance from the conference venue: 1,1 km, 14 min walk ( 2 Przy rondzie St.)

Apart hotel

With the password: “ENPOSS” 15% discount
Distance from the conference venue: 450 m, 6 min walk (40 Topolowa St.)

If you have any questions please contact Wioleta Gaweł, gawelw@uek.krakow.pl

PUBLICATION

Selected papers from the conference will be published in an annual special issue of the journal Philosophy of the Social Sciences.

 

 ORGANISERS

The 6th Conference of the European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (ENPOSS) is organized by Department of Philosophy of the Cracow University of Economics and the Copernicus Center for Interdisciplinary Studies. Pre-Event by the Polish Philosophy of Economics Network.

For more information about the European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences, see www.enposs.eu









 

LOCAL ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE

Janina Filek, Wioleta Gaweł, Marcin Gorazda, Tomasz Kwarciński (chair), Rafał Wierzchosławski

ENPOSS STEERING COMMITTEE

Alban Bouvier (Paris), Byron Kaldis (Athens), Eleonora Montuschi (Venice), Julie Zahle (Copenhagen), and Jesús Zamora-Bonilla (Madrid).

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Jeroen van Bouwel, Giuseppina D’Oro, Francesco Di Iorio,  Isabelle Drouet, Dave Elder-Vass,  Brian Epstein, Uljana Feest, Geoffrey Hodgson, Todd Jones, Paweł Kawalec, Harold Kincaid, Alan Kirman, Maria Kronfeldner, Hans-Herbert Kögler,  Arto Laitinen, Gianluca Manzo, Catarina Marchionni, Lee McIntyre,  Emmanuel Picavet, Julian Reiss, Kristina Rolin, David Teira, Wojciech Załuski

 

 SPONSORS

The project implemented with Narodowy Bank Polski under the economic education programme.

 

 

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HONORARY PATRONAGE