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From Intuition to Indexicality: New Perspectives on Peirce’s Theory of the Index – University College London

From Intuition to Indexicality: New Perspectives on Peirce’s Theory of the Index – University College London

Next January 21 and 22 it will be held at the University College of London a two days workshop “From Intuition to Indexicality New Perspectives on Peirce’s Theory of the Index“. The event is organised by Gabriele Gava (Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt), Chiara Ambrosio (UCL), and Mats Bergman (University of Helsinki and UCL).

Workshop Programme:

Wednesday 21 January, 2 – 5.30
Venue: Torrington Place (1-19) 115 Galton LT, University College London
Map: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/estates/roombooking/building-location/?id=086

  • 1.45-2.00pm Welcome (Chiara Ambrosio)
  • 2.00-3.00pm Giovanni Maddalena, Universitá degli Studi del Molise: “Obelisks, existential graphs, selfies: toward a synthetic use of indices”
  • 3.00-4.00pm Sharon Morris, The Slade School of Fine Arts, UCL: “The Index and the Contemporary Work of Art”
  • 4.00-4.30pm Break
  • 4.30-5.30pm Chiara Ambrosio, Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL: “Peirce, Photography, and the Riddle of Indexicality”

Wednesday 22 January, 9.30 – 12.00
Venue TBC

  • 9.30-10.30am Gabriele Gava, Goethe-Universität, Institut für Philosophie, Frankfurt: “Peirce’s Engagement with Intuitions and its Consequences in his Metaphysics: A Comparison of his Views with those of Leibniz and Kant”
  • 10.30-11.30am Cathy Legg, Department of Philosophy, University of Waikato: “Indexical Purpose: A new take on the distinction between semantics and pragmatics”
  • 11.30-12.00 Break
  • 12.00-1.00pm Mats Bergman, Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki and Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL: “‘The Plight of the Actor': Collateral Observation and the Indispensability of Communicative Indices”