About GAP.10

The tenth international conference GAP.10 of the German Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) will take place in Cologne (Germany), September 17–20, 2018.

GAP.10 is hosted by the University of Cologne and locally organized by Thomas Grundmann and Joachim Horvath.

The title of GAP.10 is:

Plurality in Philosophy and Beyond /
Vielfalt in der Philosophie und darüber hinaus

GAP.10 will feature three plenary lectures:

  • Opening Lecture | Louise Antony (Amherst)
  • Erkenntnis Lecture | Benjamin Schnieder (Hamburg)
  • Closing Lecture | Thomas Hurka (Toronto)

In honor of

  • Dieter Birnbacher (Düsseldorf),

recipient of the GAP’s Frege-Award 2018, there will also be a Frege Award Colloquium with Carl-Friedrich Gethmann (Siegen), Rainer Hegselmann (Frankfurt), Eric Hilgendorf (Würzburg), and Reinhard Merkel (Hamburg).

In addition, the four-day conference will bring more than 250 national and international speakers to Cologne, who will contribute to seven colloquia, four book symposia and plenary discussions, and eighteen sections.

Following GAP.10, the University of Cologne will also host three independent satellite workshops.

News

Call for Papers & Posters

Welcome to the website of GAP.10, which will be held in Cologne from September 17 to September 20 in 2018!

The Call for Papers and Posters for section talks and the poster session of GAP.10 will be published in October 2017.

Informations

Travel and Accommodation

Directions

You will find general travel information and maps on the website of University of Cologne:

https://www.portal.uni-koeln.de/anreise_lageplaene.html?&L=1

Event tickets from Deutsche Bahn for your train ride to Cologne are available here:

https://location.koelntourismus.de/en/deutsche-bahn-event-ticket

For flights from the Americas and Australia, the following airports are recommended: Frankfurt am Main, Düsseldorf, and Cologne/Bonn – there are direct and frequent connections by train or bus from all three airports to Cologne main station.

From many European countries, the regional airports Dortmund and Frankfurt/Hahn might be a further option.

The GAP.10 congress will take place around the main building of University of Cologne, especially in Hörsaalgebäude and Seminargebäude.

To orient yourself, you can use the interactive online map of University of Cologne. Via this map, you will also find information concerning public transportation and parking:

http://lageplan.uni-koeln.de

Hotel bookings

Hotel reservations for GAP.10 can be made via a search tool provided by the Cologne Convention Bureau.

KölnTourismus GmbH is the official tourist information of the City of Cologne and therefore the first point of contact for visitors. If you should have any questions, please contact:
 
KölnTourismus GmbH
Kardinal-Höffner-Platz 1
50667 Köln

 
Service Hotline
Tel.: +49 (0) 221  34643-0
Fax: +49 (0) 221  34643-429
info@koelntourismus.de

Mo. – Fr.   9.00 – 18.00
 
Website
www.cologne-tourism.com/

Child Care

University of Cologne aims to offer child care to all interested participants of GAP.10 – details will follow soon.

In case you are interested in child care during GAP.10, please tick the relevant box when registering, and we will contact you later on.

Conference Fees

The conference fees for GAP.10 will be published here soon.

Downloads

Here you will find important informations regarding GAP.10 for download as soon as we are able to provide them.

  • Programme – Schematic Overview of GAP.10

    Programme – Schematic Overview of GAP.10

Sponsors

GAP.10 offers you various possibilities to reach a specialized audience through advertising. Advertisements can either be presented inside or on the jacket of the printed program. Furthermore, loose advertising supplements can be added to our conference folders. Publishers have the opportunity to present their products at a Publishers’ Exhibition in the congress building.

You can soon find further information in a detailed document in the download-section.

Contact:
Kongressbüro GAP.10
Philosophisches Seminar
Universität zu Köln
Albertus Magnus Platz
50923 Köln
Germany
Email:
info@gap10.de

Registration

You will find further information about how to register for GAP.10 here soon!

Call for Papers and Posters

As in the past, the GAP.10-congress will feature several sections of peer-reviewed talks and a poster session that provide a comprehensive forum for all areas of analytic philosophy – including, for the first time, sections on the didactics of philosophy, the history of philosophy, metaphilosophy, the philosophy of cognition, and social philosophy.

The GAP invites all interested persons to submit their contributions to GAP.10!

For submitting your paper or poster to GAP.10, please consider the following instructions:

  • Deadline: January 31, 2018.
  • Submit your contribution through the online system of Easy Chair – you will soon find further details here!
  • Please prepare a short abstract (max. 250 words) and a longer summary (max. 1.000 words) stating the central claims and arguments of your contribution.

The longer summary must be suitably anonymized, i.e., prepared for a double-blind review process (submission that are not fully anonymized cannot be considered for GAP.10); submissions will be reviewed by at least two expert referees. You will be notified about the decision by May 2018.

All submissions can be either in German or in English. Talks must not exceed 25 minutes; in addition, there will be 15 minutes time for discussion (in any case, the total slot time is strictly limited to 40 minutes). Posters will be presented in DIN A0 format.

Papers and posters can be independently submitted and will be independently reviewed. If more acceptable talks are submitted than there are slots in the respective section, we may propose to submit a poster instead.

The GAP awards a Best-Paper-Award and a Best-Poster-Award.

Papers and posters can be submitted for the following sections (section editors in brackets):

  • Applied Ethics (Susanne Boshammer)
  • Aesthetics (Catrin Misselhorn)
  • Epistemology (Wolfgang Freitag)
  • Didactics of Philosophy (Anne Burkard)
  • History of Philosophy (Tobias Rosefeldt)
  • Logic (Hannes Leitgeb)
  • Metaethics, Theory of Action, and Decision Theory (Erasmus Mayr)
  • Metaphilosophy (Christian Nimtz)
  • Metaphysics and Ontology (Barbara Vetter)
  • Normative Ethics (Christine Tiefensee)
  • Philosophy of Cognition (Sven Walter)
  • Philosophy of Mind (Kristina Musholt)
  • Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law (Michael Schefzyk)
  • Philosophy of Religion (Godehard Brüntrup)
  • Social Philosophy (Mari Mikkola)
  • Philosophy of Language (Moritz Schulz)
  • Student Congress (Tobias Schlicht)
  • Philosophy of Science (Thorsten Wilholt)

Programme

You will find a schematic overview of the program of GAP.10 below – you can also find the complete program or important parts thereof here.

Monday, 17.09.2018

  • Colloquium 3: "Philosophy of Metacognition and Emotions"
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Colloquium 2: "Moral Philosophy and the Sciences"
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Colloquium 1: "Logic, Norms and Reasoning"
    14:00 - 17:00
  • Break
    17:00 - 17:30
  • Opening
    17:30 - 18:00
  • Stegmüller-Award & De Gruyter-Award
    18:00 - 18:45
  • Break
    18:45 - 19:00
  • Opening Lecture: „The Nature of Gender“ - Louise Antony
    19:00 - 20:30
  • Reception
    20:30 - 22:00

Tuesday, 18.09.2018

  • Plenary Discussion 1: "The Situation of Junior Philosophers" (in German)
    9:00 - 10:30
  • Colloquium 5: "Belief Aggregation and Epistemic Diversity in Science"
    9:00 - 12:00
  • Colloquium 4: "Theoretical Topics in Analytic Feminism"
    9:00 - 12:00
  • Plenary Discussion 2: "Academic Philosophy & Public Philosophy" (in German)
    10:30 - 12:00
  • Lunch Break (parallel: DFG-Presentation)
    12:00 - 13:30
  • Section Talks 1
    13:30 - 14:10
  • Section Talks 2
    14:15 - 14:55
  • Break
    14:55 - 15:15
  • Section Talks 3
    15:15 - 15:55
  • Section Talks 4
    16:00 - 16:40
  • Break
    16:40 - 17:00
  • Erkenntnis Lecture „On the Plurality of Grounds“ - Benjamin Schnieder
    17:00 - 18:30
  • Poster Session & Erkenntnis Reception
    18:30 - 19:30
  • General Assembly of GAP Members
    19:30 - 22:00

Wednesday, 19.09.2018

  • Section Talks 5
    9:00 - 9:40
  • Section Talks 6
    9:45 - 10:25
  • Section Talks 7
    10:30 - 11:10
  • Postersession
    11:15 - 12:15
  • Lunch Break (parallel: SWIP-Presentation)
    12:15 - 13:30
  • Section Talks 8
    13:30 - 14:10
  • Section Talks 9
    14:15 - 14:55
  • Break
    14:55 - 15:15
  • Section Talks 10
    15:15 - 15:55
  • Section Talks 11
    16:00 - 16:40
  • Break
    16:40 - 17:00
  • Poster Session & Poster Award
    17:00 - 18:00
  • Break
    18:00 - 18:15
  • Frege Award Colloquium - Dieter Birnbacher
    18:15 - 20:15

Thursday, 20.09.2018

  • Section Talks 12
    9:00 - 9:40
  • Section Talks 13
    9:45 - 10:25
  • Section Talks 14
    10:30 - 11:10
  • Section Talks 15
    11:15 - 11:55
  • Lunch Break (parallel: Humboldt/ VW/Thyssen-Presentation)
    12:00 - 13:30
  • Book Symposium 1: "Falsches moralisches Bewusstsein" - Achim Lohmar
    13:30 - 15:00
  • Colloquium 7: "Social Philosophy of Language"
    13:30 - 16:30
  • Colloquium 6: "Epistemic Authority"
    13:30 - 16:30
  • Book Symposium 2: "Illusion freier Wille?" - Sven Walter
    15:00 - 16:30
  • Break
    16:30 - 17:00
  • Closing Lecture: „The Intrinsic Value of Knowledge and Achievement“ - Thomas Hurka
    17:00 - 18:30
  • Closing Party
    20:00 - 23:59
colloquia
misc
awards
main-lectures
break
section-talks
poster-session
social-programme
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09:00
Plenary Discussion 1: "The Situation of Junior Philosophers" (in German)
9:00 - 10:30
Colloquium 5: "Belief Aggregation and Epistemic Diversity in Science"
9:00 - 12:00
Colloquium 4: "Theoretical Topics in Analytic Feminism"
9:00 - 12:00
Plenary Discussion 2: "Academic Philosophy & Public Philosophy" (in German)
10:30 - 12:00
Section Talks 5
9:00 - 9:40
Section Talks 12
9:00 - 9:40
Section Talks 6
9:45 - 10:25
Section Talks 13
9:45 - 10:25
10:00
Section Talks 7
10:30 - 11:10
Section Talks 14
10:30 - 11:10
11:00
Postersession
11:15 - 12:15
Section Talks 15
11:15 - 11:55
12:00
Lunch Break (parallel: DFG-Presentation)
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break (parallel: Humboldt/ VW/Thyssen-Presentation)
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch Break (parallel: SWIP-Presentation)
12:15 - 13:30
13:00
Section Talks 1
13:30 - 14:10
Section Talks 8
13:30 - 14:10
Book Symposium 1: "Falsches moralisches Bewusstsein"
Achim Lohmar
13:30 - 15:00
Colloquium 7: "Social Philosophy of Language"
13:30 - 16:30
Colloquium 6: "Epistemic Authority"
13:30 - 16:30
Book Symposium 2: "Illusion freier Wille?"
Sven Walter
15:00 - 16:30
14:00
Colloquium 3: "Philosophy of Metacognition and Emotions"
14:00 - 17:00
Colloquium 2: "Moral Philosophy and the Sciences"
14:00 - 17:00
Colloquium 1: "Logic, Norms and Reasoning"
14:00 - 17:00
Section Talks 2
14:15 - 14:55
Section Talks 9
14:15 - 14:55
15:00
Break
Break
Section Talks 3
15:15 - 15:55
Section Talks 10
15:15 - 15:55
16:00
Section Talks 4
16:00 - 16:40
Section Talks 11
16:00 - 16:40
Break
Break
Break
17:00
Break
Erkenntnis Lecture „On the Plurality of Grounds“
Benjamin Schnieder
17:00 - 18:30
Poster Session & Poster Award
17:00 - 18:00
Closing Lecture: „The Intrinsic Value of Knowledge and Achievement“
Thomas Hurka
17:00 - 18:30
Opening
17:30 - 18:00
18:00
Stegmüller-Award & De Gruyter-Award
18:00 - 18:45
Break
Frege Award Colloquium
Dieter Birnbacher
18:15 - 20:15
Poster Session & Erkenntnis Reception
18:30 - 19:30
Break
19:00
Opening Lecture: „The Nature of Gender“
Louise Antony
19:00 - 20:30
General Assembly of GAP Members
19:30 - 22:00
20:00
Reception
20:30 - 22:00
21:00
22:00
Colloquia
Miscellaneous
Awards
Plenary Lecture
Breaks
Section Talks
Poster Session

Main Lectures

There will be three main lectures at GAP.10:

Erkenntnis Lecture

The Erkenntnis Lecture 2018 will be delivered by Benjamin Schnieder (Hamburg).

Section Talks

Section talks can be submitted according to the Call for Papers – published in October 2017 – for the following sections (section editors in brackets):

  • Applied Ethics (Susanne Boshammer)
  • Aesthetics (Catrin Misselhorn)
  • Epistemology (Wolfgang Freitag)
  • Didactics of Philosophy (Anne Burkard)
  • History of Philosophy (Tobias Rosefeldt)
  • Logic (Hannes Leitgeb)
  • Metaethics, Theory of Action, and Decision Theory (Erasmus Mayr)
  • Metaphilosophy (Christian Nimtz)
  • Metaphysics and Ontology (Barbara Vetter)
  • Normative Ethics (Christine Tiefensee)
  • Philosophy of Cognition (Sven Walter)
  • Philosophy of Mind (Kristina Musholt)
  • Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Law (Michael Schefzyk)
  • Philosophy of Religion (Godehard Brüntrup)
  • Social Philosophy (Mari Mikkola)
  • Philosophy of Language (Moritz Schulz)
  • Student Congress (Tobias Schlicht)
  • Philosophy of Science (Thorsten Wilholt)

Colloquia, Book Symposia & Plenary Discussions

GAP.10 will feature the following colloquia, book symposia, and plenary discussions:

Monday, 17 September 2018, 14:00-17:00:

  • Logics, Norms, and Reasoning
    • Organisation: Filippo Ferrari, Erik Stei
  • Moral Philosophy and the Sciences
    • Organisation: Stefan Fischer, Jacob Rosenthal
  • Philosophy of Emotions
    • Organisation: ALFAn – Max Freund

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 09:00-12:00:

  • Belief Aggregation and Epistemic Diversity in Science
    • Organisation: GWP – Christian Feldbacher-Escamilla, Gerhard Schurz
  • Theoretical Topics in Analytic Feminism
    • Organisation: Mari Mikkola, Deborah Mühlebach
  • Plenary Discussions:
    • 1 – Die akademische Philosophie und ihre öffentliche Wahrnehmung (in German)
      • Chaired by: Thomas Grundmann
    • 2 – Wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs in der Philosophie (in German)
      • Chaired by: Tobias Rosefeldt

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 13:30-16:30:

  • Epistemic Authority
    • Organisation: Elke Brendel, Christoph Jäger
  • Social Philosophy of Language
    • Organisation: Dirk Kindermann
  • Book Symposia:
    • 1 – Achim Lohmar: Falsches moralisches Bewusstsein. Eine Kritik der Idee der Menschenwürde (in German)
      • Organisation: Frank Dietrich
    • 2 – Sven Walter: Illusion freier Wille? Grenzen einer empirischen Annäherung an ein philosophisches Problem (in German)
      • Organisation: Achim Stephan

Satellite Workshops

Immediately following GAP.10, three independent satellite workshops will take place at University of Cologne on September 21 and 22, 2018:

  • The Puzzle of Persistence: Annual Meeting of SPoT
    Organization: Ludwig Jaskolla (München) & Florian Fischer (Bonn)
  • Situated Cognition
    Organization: Achim Stephan (Osnabrück) & Albert Newen (Bochum)
  • The Significance of Higher-Order Evidence
    Organization: Anna-Maria Eder (Boston) & Charlotte Werndl (Salzburg)

Details about these workshops can be found on the respective websites (coming soon).

Social Programme

The closing party for GAP.10 will follow the official programme on Thursday, September 20, 2018 (more information coming soon).

A sufficient number of seats in a Cologne restaurant or pub will be reserved for a GAP.10-Stammtisch (regulars’ table) on the evenings of September 17 to 19, 2018 (more information will be available here soon).

Awards

The Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) awards the following three prizes at each of its triennial congresses:

are intended for the promotion of young researchers.

With the

the Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) honors a renowned German speaking philosopher for outstanding achievements in the field of analytic philosophy.

In addition, the GAP will award three best paper awards as well as one best poster award at GAP.10, each endowed with €250.

Wolfgang-Stegmüller-Award

During its 10th congress on 17 September 2018, the Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) will award the

Wolfgang Stegmüller Award,

donated for the ninth time by Margret Stegmüller, for outstanding contributions to analytic philosophy.

Eligible are works of any length (in German or English), published or unpublished, whose author is no older than 40 years at the time of nomination, holds no permanent academic position, and is German-speaking or working in a German-speaking country.

The award is endowed with a total of €12,000. Usually, three works are awarded.

Proposals for nomination are to be submitted to the GAP in form of a written statement of max. 1000 words, a curriculum vitae of the candidate, and three copies of the work by January 31, 2018. Self-nominations are not permitted.

Mailing Adress:
Wolfgang-Stegmüller-Preis 2018
Kongressbüro GAP.10
Philosophisches Seminar
Universität zu Köln
Albertus-Magnus-Platz 1
50923 Köln
Germany

De Gruyter Award

During its 10th congress on 17 September 2018, the Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) will award the

De Gruyter Award for the promotion of philosophy of mind and ontology/metaphysics

donated by the publisher De Gruyter, for an outstanding work in analytic philosophy of mind or ontology/metaphysics.

Eligible are works of at least 150 pages (in German or English), which have not yet been published or considered for publication and whose author either is German-speaking or works in a German-speaking country. The award is endowed with €2,000.

The awarded work will subsequently be published by De Gruyter.

Proposals for nomination are to be submitted to the GAP in form of a written statement of max. 1000 words, a curriculum vitae of the candidate, and five copies of the work by January 31, 2018. Self-nominations will be considered.

Mailing Adress:
De Gruyter Preis 2018
Kongressbüro GAP.10
Philosophisches Seminar
Universität zu Köln
Albertus-Magnus-Platz 1
50923 Köln
Germany

Frege Award

For the fourth time, the Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) will award the Frege Award on its 10th congress, GAP.10. The Frege Award 2018 goes to

Dieter Birnbacher (Düsseldorf).

In honor of the laureate, an author’s colloquium will be held at GAP.10. The colloquium consists of a lecture by the laureate himself, followed by a panel discussion with the following participants: Carl-Friedrich Gethmann (Siegen), Eric Hilgendorf (Würzburg) and Reinhard Merkel (Hamburg); laudation and moderator: Rainer Hegselmann (Frankfurt).

The author’s colloquium will take place on Wednesday, 19 September 2018, from 18:15 to 20:15.

Frege Award Colloquium

Every three years, the Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) honors a German-speaking philosopher who has particularly distinguished her-/himself in the field of analytic philosophy with the GAP’s Frege Award for her/his philosophical work.

The Frege Award 2018 goes to

Dieter Birnbacher (Düsseldorf)

and will be presented on 19 September 2018 in the course of GAP.10 after the Frege Award Lecture, which is part of an author’s colloquium in honor of the laureate. The lecture will be followed by a panel discussion with the participation of Carl-Friedrich Gethmann (Siegen), Eric Hilgendorf (Würzburg) and Reinhard Merkel (Hamburg); laudation and moderation: Rainer Hegselmann (Frankfurt).

The Frege Award Lecture as well as the related panel discussion will take place on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 18:15 until 20:15.

Best Paper Award

The Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) will award three best paper awards, each endowed with €250, at its GAP.10 congress in 2018.

The awardees will be selected from the accepted section contributions by the section chairs. The three awards will be presented during the opening ceremony on 17 September 2018.

Best Poster Award

The Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP) will award a best poster award, endowed with €250, at its GAP.10 congress in 2018.

The awardee will be selected by the participants of GAP.10. The award will be presented during the poster session on 19 September 2018.

Contact

Hosts

The Society for Analytic Philosophy (GAP e.V.) and University of Cologne.

Organizers

Thomas Grundmann and Joachim Horvath, in cooperation with the GAP’s executive committee and the team of the Chair for Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, and Logic at the Department of Philosophy of University of Cologne.

Contact

Kongressbüro GAP.10
Philosophisches Seminar
Universität zu Köln
Albertus-Magnus-Platz 1
50923 Köln
Germany

info@gap10.de

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