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Conference in Honor of Jerry Fodor

From Thursday, May 16, 2019
To Friday, May 17, 2019

Academic Building 1180, CAC

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Academic Building, Room 1180, College Avenue Campus

15 Seminary Pl, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Confirmed Speakers



Space is limited, so if you plan to attend, please click here to RSVP.


Thursday, May 16th

9:00-9:30 am Breakfast (Provided)
9:30-9:45 am Opening Remarks
9:45-10:45 am Session 1 - Tom Bever
10:45-11:00 am Coffee Break
11:00 am - Noon Session 2 - Rochel Gelman
Noon - 2:00 pm Lunch (Not Provided)
2:15-3:15 pm Session 3 - Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini, "What Jerry and I got right about what Darwin got wrong"
3:15-3:30 pm Coffee Break
3:30-4:30 pm Session 4 - David Rosenthal, "Fodor and Consciousness"
4:30-5:30 pm Session 5 - Terry Horgan, “Morphological Content and Chromatic Illumination in Belief Fixation”


Friday, May 17th

9:00-9:15 am Breakfast (Provided)
9:15-10:15 am Session 6 - Louise Antony
10:15-10:30 am Coffee Break
10:30-11:30 am Session 7 - Kevan Edwards, “Fodor* on concepts, Frege’s Problem, and the division of explanatory labor”
11:30 am - 12:30 pm Session 8 - Eric Margolis
12:30-2:15 pm Lunch (Not Provided)
2:15-3:15 pm Session 9 - Susan Schneider
3:15-4:15 pm Session 10 - Georges Rey
4:15-4:30 pm Coffee Break
4:30-5:30 pm Session 11 - Randy Gallistel, "It’s numbers all the way down”
5:30-5:45 pm Closing Remarks



This event was funded by the generous contributions from the School of Arts and Science at Rutgers University and was hosted by the Departments of Philosophy and the Center for Cognitive Science.


Remembrances and Obituaries

For remembrances, obituaries and other publications, please visit Jerry Fodor's page.