Contextualism, Knowledge, and Truth


Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin
Ural Institute of Humanities
Department of Philosophy
Chair of Ontology and Theory of Knowledge


Annual International Conference
uAnalytiCon-2021: Contextualism, Knowledge, and Truth,
May 14-15, 2021



Conference Program


Organizing Committee:

  • Ilya Gushchin
  • Alexey Kislov, PhD
  • Olga Kozyreva, PhD
  • Lev Lamberov, PhD
  • Victoria Sukhareva

Head of the Organizing Committee:

Dmitry Ankin, PhD


May, 14


08:30 - 09:00 Registration - 332 room


09:00–10:30 Plenary session I - room 507 (Turgeneva, 4)

09:00-09:05 Opening Address from Dmitry Ankin, the Head of the Organizing Committee

09:05-10:30 Jeremy Goodman, Normality Formalized: A Probabilistic Theory of Inductive Knowledge – online [slides] [paper]


10:30-10:50 Coffee break


10:50-14:30 Plenary session II - room 507 (Turgeneva, 4)

10:50-11:40 Artur Karimov, Perspectives for Virtue Contextualism – in person

11:40-12:30 Evgeny Borisov, Fitch’s Paradox and the Concept of Knowability – in person


12:30-12:50 Coffee break


12:50-13:40 Elena Lisanyuk, False Argument and Three Liars – in person

13:40-14:30 Elena Dragalina-Chernaya, Knowing How: Testing by Logical Akrasia – in person, in Russian


14:30-15:30 Lunch


15:30-18:00 Sessions


15:30-18:00 Session in English - Online (Zoom)

15:30-16:00 Louis Vervoort, Epistemic Relativism and the Gettier Problem: Insights from Philosophy of Science – online

16:00-16:30 Nikolai Shurakov, Epistemic Contextualism and Experimental Philosophy – online

16:30-17:00 Giacomo Andreoletti, Branching Time and Doomsday – online

17:00-17:30 Martin Vacek, Modal Realism, Incredulous Stare and Impossibility – online

17:30-18:00 Pujarini Das, An Introspective Inquiry of Agency – online

18:00-18:30 Konstantin Pavlov-Pinus, Virtual Ontologies and Autonomously Rational Behavior: Towards Constructive Modeling of Free Behavior – online


15:30-18:30 Session in Russian - room 314 (Lenina, 51)

15:30-16:00 Yury Chernoskutov, Contextual Component of the Principles of the Construction of Logical Expressions in G. Frege's "Basic Laws of Arithmetic" – in person [slides]

16:00-16:30 Evgeny Loginov, Alexander Belinkov, Dummett’s Truth Theory and Connexive Logic – in person [slides]

16:30-17:00 Alexey Kislov, Four Connexive Implications for Three-Valued Logic – in person

17:00-17:30 Vitaliy Dolgorukov, On the Difficulty of Defining Implicit Group Knowledge – in person [slides]

17:30-18:00 Artem Iunusov, Regarding Evidence of Ordinary Language for Identity Theory of Truth: some Problems with That-clauses – in person [slides]

18:00-18:30 Presentation of “Date Palm Compote”

May 15


10:00-18:00 Sessions in Russian


09:00–10:30 Session in Russian I - room 314 (Lenina, 51)

10:00-10:30 Andrei Patkul, The Problem of the World: Wittgenstein, Phenomenology, Mundoskepticism – in person [slides]

10:30-11:00 Mikhail Khort, Pragmatic Encroachment and the Argument from High-Stakes – in person [slides]

11:00-11:30 Musa Pliev, On Formalisations of Defeasible Reasoning and Their Epistemological Adequacy – in person [slides]


11:30-12:00 Coffee break


12:00-12:30 Alexander Kirillovich, Relativism about Truth, Contextualism and Assessment-Sensitivity – in person

12:30-13:00 Oksana Mushtak, Epistemic Description Logics in Ontology Modeling – in person

13:00-13:30 Artyom Dibrov, Ways of Interpreting Descriptions in Intensional Contexts – in person [slides]

13:30-14:00 Maxim Vorobyov, Contextualism, Skepticism and the Problem of Universals – in person


14:00-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:30 Svetlana Nagumanova, The Problem of Integrating Psychology and Neuroscience – in person

15:30-16:00 Andrew Mertsalov, Skepticism Regarding the Sense of Freedom, and the Epistemic Failure of Compatibilism – in person [slides]

16:00-16:30 Konstantin Frolov, Naturalistic Moral Epistemology in the Light of Rich Content View – in person [slides]


16:30-17:00 Coffee break


17:00-17:30 Elena Popova, Compatibilism: The Concept of Free Action in STIT-Logic – in person [slides]

17:30-18:00 Victoria Sukhareva, Was Plato a Mathematical Platonist? – in person [slides]

18:00-18:30 Vladimir Sosnin, On the Correlation of Memory and Knowledge: The Picture of Reality – in person


09:00–10:30 Session in Russian I - room 248

09:30-10:00 Yulia Kirilenko, Some of Pragmatic Aspects of Prayer – online

10:00-10:30 Maxim Gusev, The Problem of Existence in S. Kripke’s Works – online

10:30-11:00 Valentin Karpovich, Analytical Philosophy and Correctness of Language – online

11:00-11:30 Anna Moiseeva, On the Question of the Possibility of Formalizing Knowledge Seeking From the Point of View of the Interrogative Epistemology of J. Hintikka – online


11:30-12:00 Coffee break


12:00-12:30 Alexey Krenev, Logical Analysis of Key Questions in the Philosophy of Truth – online

12:30-13:00 Alexander Nesterow, Overcoming the Uncertainty of Interpretation in the Philosophy of Technology – online

13:00-13:30 Anna Shiyan, Problems of Cognition and Knowledge in Continental Philosophy of the Early Twentieth Century: Phenomenology and Neo-Kantianism – online

13:30-14:00 Timofei Demin, Epistemology of Bruno Latour and the Problem of Knowledge – online [slides]


14:00-15:00 Lunch


15:00-15:30 Mark Goncharenko, Linguistic Factor: Metaphysical and Realistic Dimension (On the Example of L. Wittgenstein's Theory of Meaning and K. Popper's Theory of Falsifiability) – online

15:30-16:00 Sofya Danko, Logical Structure and Logical Possibility – online

16:00-16:30 Marina Kamentseva, L. Wittgenstein's "Phenomenological Language" as a Possibility of Defining the Boundaries of Knowledge – online


16:30-17:00 Coffee break


17:00-17:30 Olga Tsokalo, Truth is Born in Argument: Critical Thinking in the Format of Maieutics – online

17:30-18:00 Sergei Kudrin, The Concept of Cognition in the Early Theory of Moritz Schlick – online

18:00-18:30 Sergey Kulikov, Theory of the Ethos of Science by R. Merton and its Criticism from the Positon of Phenomenology by E. Husserl and Analytical Philosophy by L. Wittgenstein – online