Why rules matter


Why Rules Matter

workshop on topics addressed in J. Peregrin's recent book on inferentialism

organized by the

Institute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Sciences

November 2 - 4 2016, Villa Lanna, Prague, Czech Republic



The discussion at the workshop will centre around the book Inferentialism: Why Rules Matter but original papers addressing any aspect of inferentialist philosophy are welcome (including those critical of the inferentialist doctrine).

Details concerning Jaroslav Peregrin's book are available at the publisher's site.

The CFP is closed now.


Pavel Arazim (Czech Acadedmy of Sciences)
Ondřej Beran (Czech Acadedmy of Sciences)
Robert Brandom (University of Pittsburgh)
Thomas Joseph Breed (University of Pittsburgh)
Georg Brun (University of Berne)
Matej Drobňák (University of Hradec Králové)
Christopher Gauker (University of Salzburg)
Hans-Johann Glock (University of Zürich)
Wolfgang Huemer (University of Parma)
Gary Kemp (University of Glasgow)
Vojtěch Kolman (Charles University Prague)
Danielle Macbeth (Haverford College)
Peter Milne (University of Stirling)
Cathal O'Madagain (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig)
Julien Murzi (University of Salzburg)
Jaroslav Peregrin (Czech Acadedmy of Sciences)
Krzysztof Poslajko (University of Krakow)
Kevin Richardson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Mark Risjord (Emory University)
Joseph Rouse (Wesleyan University)
Lionel Shapiro (University of Connecticut)
Fredrik Stjernberg (Linköpings universitet)
Göran Sundholm (Universiteit Leiden)
Vladimír Svoboda (Czech Acadedmy of Sciences)
Adam Tamas Tuboly (Hungarian Academy of Science)
Mark Warren (Daemen College)
Bernhard Weiss (University of Cape Town)
Michael Williams (Johns Hopkins University)


The final program is available here.




A limited number of rooms for the participants is available at the conference site Villa Lanna.

Other possibilities of accommodation not far from the conference site include:
Pension Atelier 12
Pension Na staré poště
Cheap accommodation can be purchased in several hostels of the Czech Technical University.

Conference fee

The conference fee 50 EUR applies to participants presenting contributed papers and to participants not presenting a paper. Students as well as scholars from countries with underfunded academic institutions can apply for exemption from the fee.


Please contact the conference secretary.


head of the organizing committee: Ladislav Koreň
conference secretary: Olga Bažantová

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