Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar

The Conceptual Engineering Online Seminar is co-organized by the Department of Philosophy of the University of Zurich and the Arché Philosophical Research Centre at the University of St Andrews.

The meetings take place on zoom every Tuesday at 4-6pm Swiss Summer Time/3-5pm British Summer Time, from March 29 to June 28, 2022 (with 14 sessions in total).

The seminar deals with foundational and applied issues in conceptual engineering across various fields and frameworks in philosophy and features lectures by world-leading philosophers.

Most lectures are subsequently published on the "Conceptual Engineering" YouTube channel (details below).

Talk Info
#01 Mar. 29
Kwame Anthony Appiah (NYU)
#02 Apr. 05
Sandra Mitchell (Pittsburgh)
#03 Apr. 12
Sally Haslanger & Stephen Yablo (MIT)
#04 Apr. 19
Mark Pinder (OpenU)
#05 Apr. 26
Herman Cappelen (Hong Kong)
#06 May 03
Peter Railton (UMich)
#07 May 10
Alessandra Tanesini (Cardiff)
#08 May 17
Elisabeth Camp (Rutgers)
#09 May 24
Steffen Koch (Bielefeld) & Jakob Ohlhorst (Vienna)

Abstract (PDF, 495 KB)

#10 May 31
Mari Mikkola (Amsterdam)
#11 Jun. 07
Catherine Herfeld (Zurich)
#12 Jun. 14
Jason Stanley (Yale)
#13 Jun. 21
Katherine Ritchie (Irvine)
#14 Jun. 28
Kevin Scharp (St Andrews)


Zoom Meeting ID: 632 3422 0568
Passcode: CEOS22 (invite link)
YouTube channel:

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