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The Philosophy of Translation and the Translation of Philosophy

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hosted by the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Zurich

Programme:

Monday, 17 February 2014
University of Zurich, Room KO2-F-174

18:00 – 18:15 Welcome Address

18:15 – 19:15 Keynote: Hans-Johann Glock (University of Zurich):
Translation, Incommensurability and Indeterminacy

19:15 – 19:45 – Discussion

Tuesday,  18th February 2014
University of Zurich, Room KOL-G-212

10:00 – 10:45 Vasso Kindi (University of Athens):
Incommensurability and Translation

10:55 – 11:40 Simon J. Evnine (University of Miami):
Translation and the Ontology of Language

11:50 – 12:35 Gabriele M. Mras (WU/University of Vienna):
Where There Is No Real Question of Choice: Translation and Correctness

12:35 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 14:45 Piers Rawling (Florida State University):
Have Our Beliefs Got Lost in Translation?

14:55 – 15:40 Stefan Riegelnik (University of Zurich):
Intermediaries and the Object of Translation

15:40 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45 Mélika Ouelbani (University of Tunis):
Can One Learn to Translate as One Learns to “Play the Piano”?

16:55 – 17:35 Susanne Huber (University of Zurich):
Translating Pictures: a Wittgensteinian Approach to the Question of Translation

Wednesday, 19 February 2014
University of Zurich, Room KOL-G-212

10:00 – 10:45 Joachim Schulte (University of Zurich):
The Impossible Business of Translating Philosophical Works

10:55 – 11:40 Joachim Adler (University of Zurich):
Conceptual Clarification and its Language

11:50 – 12:35 Nenad Miscevic (CEU/University of Maribor):
Translating Pejoratives

12:35 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 14:45 Georg Bossong (University of Zurich):
Typology and Creativity in Translation: Expressing Philosophy in Indo-European and Semitic

14:55 – 15:40 Philip Wilson (Inönü University):
Maybe a Completely Different Poem: a View from Literary Translation

15:40 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 16:45 Piotr Stalmaszyk (University of Lodz):
Proper Names in Translation: Philosophy of Language Meets Linguistics

16:45 – 17:00 Concluding Remarks

Venue:
University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71
8006 Zurich

Website:  http://www.philosophie.uzh.ch/translation

General questions concerning the conference should be directed in the first instance to translation2014@philos.uzh.ch.

Conference attendance is free. Register by sending an email to translation2014@philos.uzh.ch

The conference is sponsored by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Zurich and the Doctoral Programme “Philosophy: Language, Mind and Practice”.