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A U S T R A L A S I A N  E X P E R I M E N T A L  P H I L O S O P H Y

C O N F E R E N C E -- 2 N D  A N N U A L


Keynote Speakers:

Jennifer Nado (Lingnan University)
Jonathan Weinberg (Arizona) 

University of Waikato • Hamilton, New Zealand

28 - 30 July 2017

Conference Programme:

All sessions to be held in J3.26 History Seminar Room.

All tea times to be held in J3.15 the Philosophy Tea Room.

Friday, 28 July 2017

1.30PM - 2.45PM

Facets of Judgment: Towards a Reflective Political Psychology

David Hall (AUT)

2.45PM - 3.15PM: Afternoon Tea

3.15PM - 4.30PM

The Varieties of Impartiality, or Would an Egalitarian Endorse the Veil?

Justin Bruner and Matt Lindauer (ANU)

5.00PM - 6.30PM

Conceptual Engineering via Experimental Philosophy

Jennifer Nado (Lingnan) 

7.15 PM: Dinner

Location: Basil Thai Restaurant; Casabella Lane, Hamilton Central

Saturday, 29 July 2017


10.00 - 10.30AM: Morning Tea

10.30AM - 11.45AM

The Ontology of Ethics and Its Relation to Science

Christine Swanton (Auckland)


12.00PM - 1.30PM: Lunch 

1.30PM - 2.45PM

Experimental Philosophy and Ordinary Language Philosophy

Masahura Mizumoto (JIST)

2.45PM - 3.15PM: Afternoon Tea 

3.15PM - 4.30PM

Deconstructive Replication: How to Tell If a Thought Experiment-Population Pairing Is Fit For Purpose

Dan Weijers (Waikato)

5.00PM - 6.30PM

How to Burn an Armchair: On the Proper Construal of the Restrictionist Challenge in Experimental Philosophy

Jonathan Weinberg (Arizona)

7.30PM: Dinner

Location: Gothenberg Restaurant, 17 Grantham Street, Hamilton Central



Sunday, 30 July 2017

10.30AM - 11.45AM

What's the Folk?

Joseph Ulatowski (Waikato)

12.00PM - 1.30PM Lunch (TBD)

1.30PM - 2.45PM

Testing the Efficacy of Different Methods of Getting Students to Think Critically about Their Entrenched Beliefs

Justine Kingsbury (Waikato)

2.45PM - 3.15PM: Afternoon Tea

3.15PM - 4.30PM

The Extent of Causal Superseding

Justin Sytsma (Victoria University of Wellington)

Conference Hotel
There is no official conference hotel; instead, we recommend conference participants book a room at one of the following hotels in Hamilton: 

  • Hamilton City Oaks, 237 Victoria St., Hamilton Central +64 (0) 7 839 1994

  • Hotel ibis Hamilton Tainui, 18 Alma St., Hamilton Central +64 (0) 7 859 9200

  • Novotel Hamilton Tainui, 7 Alma St., Hamilton Central +64 (0) 7 838 1366

  • Sudima Hotel, 287 Victoria St., Hamilton Central +64 (0) 7 839 4993

  • Aspen Manor Motel, 209 Grey St., Hamilton East +64 (0) 8 00 277 369

  • Albert Court Motor Lodge, 29 Albert St., Hamilton East +64 (0) 7 929 4047


If you have any comments or questions, contact Joe Ulatowski:

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