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The Normative Mind

English title The Normative Mind
Applicant Dorsch Fabian
Number 139004
Funding scheme SNSF Professorships
Research institution
Institution of higher education University of Fribourg - FR
Main discipline Philosophy
Start/End 01.01.2013 - 31.12.2016
Approved amount 1'272'311.00
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Keywords (13)

attitude; normativity; reasons; values; norms; rationality; mind/mental; motivation; justification; belief; intention; emotion; evaluation

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Employees

Publications

Publication
Hume
Dorsch Fabian (2016), Hume, in Kind Amy (ed.), Routledge, London, 40-54.
Knowledge by Imagination - How Imaginative Experiences Can Ground Factual Knowledge
Dorsch Fabian (2016), Knowledge by Imagination - How Imaginative Experiences Can Ground Factual Knowledge, in Teorema, XXXV, 87-116.
Perceptual Acquaintance and the Seeming Relationality of Hallucinations’
Dorsch Fabian (2016), Perceptual Acquaintance and the Seeming Relationality of Hallucinations’, in Journal of Consciousness Studies, 23, 23-64.
Seeing-In as Aspect Perception
Dorsch Fabian (2016), Seeing-In as Aspect Perception, in Mras Gabriele, Kemp Gary (ed.), Routledge, London, 205-238.
The Phenomenology of Attitudes and the Salience of Rational Role and Determination
Dorsch Fabian (2016), The Phenomenology of Attitudes and the Salience of Rational Role and Determination, in Philosophical Explorations, 19(2), 114-137.
Focused Daydreaming and Mind-Wandering
Dorsch Fabian (2015), Focused Daydreaming and Mind-Wandering, in Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 6, 791-813.
Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics, Vol. 7
Dorsch Fabian (ed.) (2015), Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics, Vol. 7, European Society for Aesthetics, Fribourg.
Editorial
Dorsch Fabian (2014), Editorial, in Estetika, 51(2), 1-4.
Estetika - 50th Year Anniversary Issue
Dorsch Fabian (ed.) (2014), Estetika - 50th Year Anniversary Issue, Institute of Art History, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague.
Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics, Vol. 6
Dorsch Fabian (ed.) (2014), Proceedings of the European Society for Aesthetics, Vol. 6, European Society for Aesthetics, Fribourg.
Experience and Introspection
Dorsch Fabian (2013), Experience and Introspection, in Macpherson Fiona (ed.), MIT Press, Cambridge (Mass.), 175-220.
Hume e l'Immaginazione Ricreativa
Dorsch Fabian (2013), Hume e l'Immaginazione Ricreativa, in Rivista di Estetica, 53, 25-54.
Non-Inferentialism about Justification -- The Case of Aesthetic Judgements
Dorsch Fabian (2013), Non-Inferentialism about Justification -- The Case of Aesthetic Judgements, in The Philosophical Quarterly, 63(253), 660-682.
Proceedings of the European Society of Aesthetics, Vol. 5
Dorsch Fabian (ed.) (2013), Proceedings of the European Society of Aesthetics, Vol. 5, European Society for Aesthetics, Fribourg.
Transparency and Imagining Seeing (reprint)
Dorsch Fabian (2013), Transparency and Imagining Seeing (reprint), in Willaschek Marcus (ed.), Routledge, London, 5-32.
Imagination
Dorsch Fabian, Imagination, Routledge, London.
Perceptual Memory and Perceptual Imagination
Dorsch Fabian (ed.), Perceptual Memory and Perceptual Imagination, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Phenomenal Presence
Macpherson Fiona, Dorsch Fabian (ed.), Phenomenal Presence, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Phenomenal Presence: An Overview of the Debate
Dorsch Fabian, Phenomenal Presence: An Overview of the Debate, in Macpherson Fiona, Dorsch Fabian (ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford.
The Limits of Aesthetic Empiricism
Dorsch Fabian, The Limits of Aesthetic Empiricism, in Currie Greg (ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, 75-100.
The New Evil Demon
Dutant Julien, Dorsch Fabian (ed.), The New Evil Demon, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
The Phenomenal Presence of Perceptual Reasons
Dorsch Fabian, The Phenomenal Presence of Perceptual Reasons, in Dorsch Fabian, Macpherson Fiona (ed.), Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Estetika: the Central European Journal of Aesthetics Czech Republic (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
European Normativity Network: Dr. Conor McHugh (Southampton) & Prof. Fabian Dorsch Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience (Glasgow): Dr. Fiona Macpherson Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Irrationality Research Project: Prof. Anne Meylan (Basel) Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Episteme Research Group (Geneva): Prof. Pascal Engel Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Research Group 'Epistemology and the Cognitive Sciences' (Barcelona): Prof. Vilar & Prof. Toribio Spain (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Intuitions Research Group (Cologne, et al.): Prof. Thomas Grundmann Germany (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
European Society for Philosophy and Psychology: Prof. Naomi Eilan Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Institut Jean-Nicod (Paris): Prof. Jerome Dokic & Prof. Joelle Proust France (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Eidyn: The Edinburgh Centre for Epistemology, Mind and Normativity: Prof. Duncan Pritchard Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
European Society for Aesthetics: Prof. Robert Hopkins Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Thought and Sense Research Project (Oslo): Dr. Anders Nes & Dr. Sebastian Watzl Norway (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Chair for Practical Philosophy (Bern): Prof. Monika Betzler Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
SNF Research Project 'Imagination, Emotion and Value' (Fribourg & Neuchatel): Dr. Cain Todd Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Aesthetics Research Group (Murcia): Prof. Francisca Pérez Carreño Spain (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Aesthetics Research Group (Glasgow): Dr. Gary Kemp Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Seneca Research Project (Murcia): Dr. Maria Jose Alcaraz Leon Spain (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Normativity Research Group, University of Southampton: Dr. Daniel Whiting Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Varieties of Normativity Research Project (Uppsala): Prof. Matti Eklund & Prof. Elisabeth Schelleken Sweden (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
EXRE Research Group (Fribourg): Prof. Martine Nida-Ruemelin & Prof. Gianfranco Soldati Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
- Exchange of personnel
AHRC Aesthetics Project (Leeds & Nottingham): Prof. Gregory Currie Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Thumos Research Group 'Emotions, Values and Norms' (Geneva): SNF-Prof. J. Deonna & Prof. K. Mulligan Switzerland (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
Third Annual Conference of the European Normativity Network Talk given at a conference The Phenomenal Presence of Perceptual Reasons 20.11.2015 Berlin, Germany Dorsch Fabian;
Conference on Reasons, Explanation and Rational Accountability Talk given at a conference Some Thoughts on Accountability, Reflection, and Control 06.11.2015 Fribourg, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
Negative Aesthetic Emotions Talk given at a conference Aesthetic Reasoning 03.10.2015 Murcia, Spain Dorsch Fabian;
Annual Meeting of the International Hume Society, Talk given at a conference Hume’s Metaphysical Fictions 21.07.2015 Stockholm, Sweden Dorsch Fabian;
The Reflective Mind Talk given at a conference The Phenomenal Presence of Reasons 03.07.2015 Oslo, Norway Dorsch Fabian;
Departmental Colloquium Individual talk Imagining and Knowing 10.03.2015 Bern, Switzerland Dorsch Fabian;
Weiterbildung in Ethik Talk given at a conference Kants Grundlegung der Metaphysik der Sitten 05.02.2015 Oberwil, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
EXRE Winter School Talk given at a conference Non-Psychologism and Action Explanation 24.01.2015 Ottenleuebad, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
Eigene Gründe Talk given at a conference Selbstbestimmung und eigene Gründe 14.01.2015 Zürich, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
Departmental Colloquium Individual talk Pictorial Depth and the Role of Imagining in Pictorial Experience 13.01.2015 Turin, Italy Dorsch Fabian;
Research Colloquium Individual talk Non-Psychologism, Disjunctivism, and Explanation 19.12.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
Meeting the Author - Conor McHugh (Southampton) Talk given at a conference What could (Doxastic) Reflectivism amount to? 13.12.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Bodrozic Davor; Frei Magnus;
Second Annual Conference of the European Normativity Network Talk given at a conference Reflection and Doxastic Control 13.11.2014 Barcelona, Spain Bodrozic Davor; Frei Magnus;
Second Annual Conference of the European Normativity Network Talk given at a conference The Phenomenal Presence of Perceptual Reasons 13.11.2014 Barcelona, Spain Dorsch Fabian;
Meeting the Author - Tom Pink (King's College London) Talk given at a conference Reflective Control 30.10.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Frei Magnus; Bodrozic Davor;
Research Colloquium Individual talk Reflectivism and Doxastic Control 15.10.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Bodrozic Davor; Frei Magnus;
Aesthetic Normativity Talk given at a conference Aesthetic Rationalism and Aesthetic Normativity 10.10.2014 Uppsala, Sweden Dorsch Fabian;
Hallucinations Talk given at a conference Hallucinations and the Relationality of Experience 06.10.2014 Porto, Portugal Dorsch Fabian;
Beyond Brentano: Issues in Phenomenology and the Philosophy of Mind Talk given at a conference Experiencing the Self 09.06.2014 Salzburg, Austria Dorsch Fabian;
1st EXRE-EIDO-LOGOS Graduate Conference Talk given at a conference How the Anti-Psychologist Should Explain Action’ 24.05.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
1st EXRE-EIDOS-LOGOS Graduate Conference Talk given at a conference Seeing and Visualizing 24.05.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Dorsch Fabian;
Workshop on the Work of David Chalmers Talk given at a conference On Verbal and Substantive Disputes about Normative Discourse 17.05.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Bodrozic Davor;
The Normative Mind Colloquium Individual talk How the Anti-Psychologist Should Explain Action 07.05.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
Self and Agency Talk given at a conference Experiencing the Self 24.04.2014 Liege, Belgium Dorsch Fabian;
Meeting the Author - Anders Nes (Oslo) Talk given at a conference Some thoughts on the reasons for which we act and explanations in terms of such reasons 10.03.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
Fourth Meeting of the Anglo-German Bild/Picture Re- search Group Talk given at a conference Depiction and Imagination 28.02.2014 Düsseldorf, Germany Dorsch Fabian;
Phantasie - Vortragsreihe der Philosophischen Gesellschaft der Zentralschweiz Individual talk Die Vorstellungen sind frei - ein Überblick über die zeitgenössische Philosophie der Vorstellungskraft 19.02.2014 Luzern, Switzerland Dorsch Fabian;
A Small Workshop on 'Desires' (with Peter Railton and Graham Oddie) Talk given at a conference Conation and Justification 15.02.2014 Geneva, Switzerland Bodrozic Davor;
Centre for Aesthetics Colloquium Individual talk Depiction and Imagination 05.02.2014 Leeds, Great Britain and Northern Ireland Dorsch Fabian;
EXRE Research Workshop Talk given at a conference Reasons as Facts and the Problem of Fallibility 30.11.2013 Ottoleuenbad, Switzerland Frei Magnus;
Institutskolloquium, Universität Luzern Individual talk Normativität und Bewusstsein 19.11.2013 Luzern, Switzerland Dorsch Fabian;
First Annual Meeting of the European Normativity Network Talk given at a conference Desire, Direction of Fit, and Justifying Force 01.11.2013 Fribourg, Switzerland Bodrozic Davor;
Dreams, Sleep, Emotion Talk given at a conference Dreaming and Imagining 13.09.2013 Genf, Switzerland Dorsch Fabian;
Naturliche Zwecke und gute Grunde Talk given at a conference Response to 'A Natural Norm for Predictive Causal Inference' by Jens Van't Klooster, 12.07.2013 Potsdam, Germany Frei Magnus;
European Conference on the Theory of Action (ECTA) Talk given at a conference Acting for a Reason – Facts or Psychological States? 12.06.2013 Poznan, Poland Frei Magnus;
The Ontology of Evidence Talk given at a conference Epistemic Reasons as Facts (invited; ultimately unable to attend) 16.04.2013 Genf, Switzerland Dorsch Fabian;
APA Pacific Meeting Talk given at a conference Commentary on Amy Kind's 'Imagining Under Constraints' (invited; ultimately unable to attend) 27.03.2013 San Francisco, United States of America Dorsch Fabian;
Society of Fools, University of Chicago Individual talk Some Remarks on the Notion of ‘Acting for a Reason’ 13.03.2013 Chicago, United States of America Frei Magnus;


Self-organised

Title Date Place
Meeting the Author - Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers) 11.08.2015 Fribourg, Switzerland
Meeting the Author - Conor McHugh (Southampton) 13.12.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland
Meeting the Author - Tom Pink (King's College London) 30.10.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland
Aesthetic Normativity 28.06.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland
Meeting the Author - Anders Nes 10.03.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland
Themes from Malcolm Budd 02.10.2013 Murcia, Spain
Meeting the Author - David Owens (Reading) 27.09.2013 Fribourg, Switzerland
The New Evil Demon Problem 12.09.2013 Genf, Switzerland

Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
Weiterbildung in Ethik Talk 05.02.2015 Oberwil, Switzerland Frei Magnus;


Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
Talks/events/exhibitions Kants Grundlegung der Metaphysik der Sitten German-speaking Switzerland 2015

Awards

Title Year
The 'Aesthetics for Birds' Fab Flock Five (www.aestheticsforbirds.com/2014/10/afb-fab-flock-five-2012-2013.html). - The article 'Non-Inferentialism about Justification' was selected as one of the five best papers in aesthetics published in 2013 by a panel of renown international experts from the US and the UK. 2014

Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
157436 Irrationality 01.09.2015 SNSF Professorships
166619 The Normative Relations between Fiction, Imagination, and Appreciation 01.01.2017 Project funding (Div. I-III)
170586 The Normativity of Aesthetic Judgements 01.01.2017 SNSF Professorships

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