The tenth annual conference of the
Society for the Study of the History of Analytical Philosophy (SSHAP) will be held at School of Philosophy, Shanxi University 山西大学, 6-8 July, 2022.
All talks will be online, on Zoom. All are welcome to attend the talks, but please register by sending an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “Register for SSHAP 2022” to receive passcode access. Zoom meeting links are hyperlinked to “Zoom n” along the Morning and Afternoon Session rows, and to “ Plenary Lecture. ”
Talks are 45 minutes including Q&A. There will be 5-10 minutes between talks for rest and to switch to another Zoom session. Some symposia have a slightly different time structure from the standard times of the left-most column below, and in these cases times are given for each participant or event of the symposium. All times are China Standard Time (CST), UTC+8. Thus, for participants in time zones of the Americas, the Morning Sessions are in the evenings of 5-7 July, and for participants in time zones of Europe, the Afternoon Sessions are in the mornings of 6-8 July.
A preliminary program follows below. Titles of talks are links to abstracts.
Changes will be posted here as they occur, so please check back here, and at the local conference website:
Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Morning Sessions Zoom 1 Zoom 2 Zoom 3 Chair: Josh Eisenthal Chair: Gary Ebbs Chair: JIANG Yi 江怡 09:00-09:45 Tyke Nunez, The Twilight of Intuition and Russell’s Early Hylomorphism: Space in Russell’s Foundations of Geometry Bernard Linsky, On the Use of Dots in Principia Mathematica Stewart Shapiro, Øystein Linnebo, and Samuel Levey, Theology, Potential Infinity, and Cantor 09:55-10:40 Michael R. Hicks, Sellars’s Logical Empiricism: Between Schlick and Neurath Marcus Rossberg, The Success of Logicism: Frege, Russell, Dedekind Mauro Luiz Engelmann, “What would it look like?”: Wittgenstein’s Radical Thought-Experiments in Philosophical Remarks 10:50-11:35 Teresa Kouri Kissel, Stebbing: Translations and Verbal Disputes Christopher Pincock, Propositional Attitudes in Russell’s Analysis of Mind Yael Gazit, McDowell, Sellars, and the History of Philosophy 11:45-13:15 Plenary Lecture Erich Reck, Wittgenstein’s Reception of Frege Chair: Sanford Shieh 13:15-14:30 Lunch Break Afternoon Sessions Zoom 1 Zoom 2 Zoom 3 Chair: Francis Y. Lin 林允清 Chair: CHEN Changshen 陈常燊 Chair: Michael Beaney 14:30-15:15 CHEN Bo 陈波 and HU Lanshuang 胡兰双, Hintikka and Williamson on the KK Principle XU Ao 徐鏖, Preliminary Discussion on Otto Weininger’s Influence on Wittgenstein’s Tractatus GU Chengcheng 谷城成 The Evaluation Criterion of Chinese Argumentation 15:25-16:10 HUANG Min 黄敏, The Tractarian Transcendental Idealism XU Yingjin 徐英瑾, How Could Ōmori Shōzō Use Wittgenstein to Fight against Wittgenstein? ZHU Jing 朱菁, Yuelin Jin’s Epistemology: A Masterwork Ahead of Its Time with a Lamentable Fate 16:20-17:05 Carsten Fogh Nielsen, Revising the Standard Story: How William Frankena invented Virtue Ethics Fabian Pregel, Frege’s Concept of Completeness Fredrik Stjernberg, The Essential Openness of Waismann’s Notion of Analyticity 17:15-18:00 Anton Alexandrov, Frege’s Explication of Function and its Relevance for Logicism Benjamin Marschall, Carnap and Quine: The Best of Both Worlds?
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Morning Sessions Zoom 1 Zoom 2 Zoom 3 Chair: Mauro Luiz Engelmann Chair: Landon Elkind Chair: ZHU Jing 朱菁 09:00-09:45 David Stern, Tree Structured Readings of the Tractatus Henry Jackman, William James on Truth and Assertion Jim Hutchinson, Frege’s Metaphysical Separatism 09:55-10:40 Lydia Patton, Mnemic Phenomena: History, Physiology, and Perception in Russell’s Analysis of Mind Gary Ebbs, Quine’s First Significant Step in “Two Dogmas of Empiricism” Robert Sinclair, Quine, Lewis, and Phenomenalism 10:50-11:35 Josh Eisenthal, An Essential Similarity: Hertz’s Method in Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Richard Creath, Whitehead’s Geometry as a Model for Quasi-Analysis Peter Hylton, TBA 11:45-12:30 JIANG Yi 江怡 , The Reverse Reading of the Tractatus and its Problems Robert May and Sanford Shieh 谢舜虎, Truth-Values as Value-Ranges: Grounds and Perplexities Mathieu Marion, Early Analytic Epistemology 12:30-14:00 Lunch Break Afternoon Sessions Zoom 1 Zoom 2 Zoom 3 Chair: CHEN Bo 陈波 Chair: CHEN Jingkun 陈敬坤 Chair: XU Yingjin 徐英瑾 14:00-14:45 Francis Y. Lin 林允清, Wittgenstein on Criteria, Scientism and Skepticism about Other Minds XU Qiang 徐强, The Availability of Middle Wittgenstein’s Philosophy Sebastian Sunday Grève 王小塞, Turing’s philosophy of AI 14:55-15:40 K. T. Fann 范光棣, Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy Ragnar van der Merwe, Kant and Whewell’s Hylomorphism: Then and Now Giulia Felappi, Langer on Saving Western logic from a Metaphysical Limbo 15:50-16:35 Gabriela Besler, Gottlob Frege’s Collaboration with two Italian Mathematicians: Giuseppe Peano and Giovanni Vailati Georg Schiemer, Carnap’s Formalist Thesis Nikolay Milkov, Susan Stebbing and Some Uncharted Sides of Analytic Philosophy 16:45-17:30 Timur Cengiz Uçan, The Phrase and the Word 17:45-19:15 Plenary Lecture Siobhan Chapman Susan Stebbing on Philosophical Analysis: Publication, Revision and Letters to G. E. Moore Chair: Michael Beaney
Friday, July 8, 2022
Morning Sessions Zoom 1 Zoom 2 Zoom 3 Chair: Marcus Rossberg Chair: Michael R. Hicks Chair: Tyke Nunez 09:00-09:45 09:00-11:35 Juliet Floyd Reflections on Turing as a Philosopher Danielle Macbeth, Under the Fregean Microscope: A Preliminary Analysis of Traditional Chinese Mathematical Practice Gregory Landini, Stipulations Missing Axioms in Frege’s Grundgesetze der Arithmetik 09:55-10:40 Alexander Johnstone, Shieh on Frege: Judgement, Truth, and the Context Principle Christopher Campbell, Wittgenstein’s Categorially Indeterminate Approach to Generality in the Tractatus Alexander Klein, Introspection: From Jamesean to Russellian Monism 10:50-11:35 Sanford Shieh 谢舜虎, Discussion of Johnstone Aude Bandini, Sellarsian Insights on the Scientific Status of Human and Social Sciences Alessandro R. Moscarítolo Palacio, The History of J. L. Austin’s Philosophy 11:45-12:30 Luca Oliva, Frege and Rickert on Mathematics Robert Hudson, Rudner’s Second Argument (for the Value-ladenness of Science) Landon Elkind, Why didn’t Bertrand Russell cite the logical works of his PhD Advisee Dorothy Wrinch? 12:30-14:00 Lunch Break Afternoon Sessions Zoom 1 Zoom 2 Zoom 3 Chair: GU Chengcheng 谷城成 Chair: HUANG Min 黄敏 Chair: JIANG Yi 江怡 14:00-14:45 LIU Jinfang 刘晋芳, Interaction between Wittgenstein and Ramsey Junichi Kasuga カスガ ジュンイチ, R. G. Collingwood as a Philosopher of Perception Ryo Ito 伊藤 遼, An Interpretation of the Gray’s Elegy Argument 14:55-15:40 Johannes Brandl, Brentano’s Concept of Intentionality: A Proposal for a New Beginning Morgan Adou, The Influence of Wittgenstein on the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge Raimundo Henriques, Wittgenstein’s Remarks on Architecture 15:50-16:35 Juliette Kennedy, TBA Simon Wimmer, Cook Wilson’s Accretion LIANG Xiaolan 梁小岚, Seeing-as in Wittgenstein’s Middle Philosophy 16:45-17:30 James Levine, TBA Michael Beaney and LIANG Xiaolan 梁小岚, Zhang Shizhao 章士釗 and the Translation of ‘logic’ 17:45-19:15 Plenary Lecture CHEN Bo 陈波 Quine’s Naturalism: Clarification and Vindication Chair: JIANG Yi 江怡
21:00-22:30 SSHAP Annual General Meeting