GAP.7: Reflections and Projections: Challenges to Philosophy
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The international conference of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) is held triennially, the 2009 venue taking place in Bremen. The lectures, colloquia and talks covered the complete spectrum of analytic philosophy divided into the eight sections Logic and Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics and Ontology, Applied Ethics (including Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Social Philosophy), Normative Ethics (Metaethics, Philosophy of Action and Decision-Making), Aesthetics/Philosophy of Religion. This conference report is about the first section, Logic and Philosophy of Science, which is traditionally large and vivid. Instead of giving a complete overview we try to present a representative sample of the 61 talks given in this section. The complete programme can be found at http://www.gap7.de/en/programm.html.
Talks on Logic
Logic is usually considered to play an essential role in analytic philosophy, especially in...