Doing Things Together: Online Conference on Social Ontology

Doing Things Together: Knowledge, Lies and Responsibility

Online Conference on Social Ontology

Bilkent University

April 17-18, 2021

 

Registration is not required. All are welcome to attend.

Zoom links: (Note that there are two different Zoom links for Saturday and Sunday)

Saturday, Apr 17, 2021:
https://zoom.us/j/99176213469?pwd=cmVkaDBnd2FnV2Nqa3MwWHR1ZEEzUT09
Meeting ID: 991 7621 3469
Passcode: 856917

Sunday, Apr 18, 2021:
https://zoom.us/j/96092491662?pwd=UW15TUdCSUFESWdQcnloYWMvVko3dz09
Meeting ID: 960 9249 1662
Passcode: 856917

 

Conference Program:

(Istanbul time, GMT+3)

Printable Program: click here.

 

Saturday, April 17 2021

 

14:00 – 15:15  Leonie Smith (University of Manchester)

“What Are the Agents of the Press and What Are the Agents of Social Media?”

Commentator: Dilara Boğa

 

15:30 – 16:45  Säde Hormio (University of Helsinki)

“Lying Groups”

Commentator: Mete Han Gencer

 

17:00 – 18:15  Bill Wringe (Bilkent University)

“Never Mind the Gap: Collective Obligations without the ‘Quantum of Blame’”

Commentator: Roohollah Haghshenas

 

18:30 – 20:00  Kirk Ludwig – Keynote (Indiana University, Bloomington)

“From Individual to Institutional Agency”

Commentator: Tufan Kıymaz

 

Sunday, April 18 2021

 

14:00 – 15:15  Duygu Uygun Tunç (Middle East Technical University)

“Collective Scientific Knowledge without a Collective Subject”

Commentator: Eyşan Demirkaya

 

15:30 – 16:05 Evrensel Sebep (Bilkent University)

“The State as a Collective Agent”

 

16:10 – 16:45  Barış Kastaş (Bilkent University)

“Pushing Expressivism Further: A Narrative Paradigm for Collective Responsibility”

 

17:00 – 18:15  Saniye Vatansever (Bilkent University)

“Kant on Humanity’s Duty Toward Itself”

Commentator: Lucas Thorpe

 

18:30 – 20:00  Nurbay Irmak (Boğaziçi University)

“Artifactual Kinds, Types, and Properties”

Commentator: Utku Sonsayar

 

Contact: tufan.kiymaz@bilkent.edu.tr

 
 

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