Sociological Overtones in Logical Empiricism

The Resarch Group for the History and Philosophy of Science,
Research Centre for the Humanities,
Hungarian Academy of Sciences

cordially invites you to its two-day workshop to be held on the 11th and 12th of April 2016:

Venue of the event: 30. Orszaghaz st. 1014 Budapest, Hungary
2016. 04. 11.
14:00-15:00: Christian Damböck: Carnap, Reichenbach, Freyer. The social adaptiveness of ethics, in the context of Logical Empiricism and the German Youth Movement
15:00-16:00: André Carus: A Program for Social Science in the Spirit of Logical Empiricism
16:00-16:30: Coffee break
16:30-17:30: Ádám Tamás Tuboly: Philipp Frank and the Crisis of Logical Empiricism
17:30-18:30: Anne Siegetsleitner: Frank on Relativity in Ethics and Science
18:30-19:00 Coffee break
19:00-20:00: Friedrich Stadler: Philipp Frank and the Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion - A Case Study on Relativism and Philosophy of Science in the Cold War Period (1940-1968)
2016. 04. 12.
10:00-11:00: Gábor Zemplén: Some Newtonian roots with some sociological offsprings
11:00-12:00: Markus Seidel: Political Philosophy and Sociology of Science: The Case of Neurath, Mannheim and Fleck
12:00-13:30: Lunch break
13:30-14:30: Hans-Joachim Dahms: Logical Empiricism and Modern Architecture. Biographical and systematical links
14:30-15:30: Iulian Toader: Improper Concepts and Scientific Knowledge
15:30-16:00: Coffee break
16:00-17:00: Elisabeth Nemeth: Kant’s conception of the human mind historicised and sociologised. An essay on Michael Friedman and Edgar Zilsel
17:00-18:00: Thomas Uebel: Neurath on 'Verstehen'
18:00-18:30: Coffee break
18:30-19:30: Martin Kusch: Wittgenstein as a commentator on the anthropology of colour

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