IPMW: First PERSP Metaphysics Workshop. Barcelona 29-30 September 2011.

Organized by Dan López de Sa (ICREA-UB) & Richard Woodward (UB), sponsored by PERSP.

This is the first of a series of workshops on the topics of PERSP Workpackage on Issues in Metaphysics — truthmaking, indeterminacy, grounding, and the meta-metaphysical and logical aspects of the discussions on these notions.

Invited Speakers:

Adam Caulton (LSE)

Maya Eddon (UMass)

Kris McDaniel (Syracuse)

Joseph Melia (Oxford)

Laura Porro (St Andrews)

Pablo Rychter (València)

 

Programme:

Thursday 29th
11.00 - 12.30 Joseph Melia (Oxford): "Points and Worlds:Metaphysics vsPhilosophy of Physics"
12.30 - 15.00 Lunch
15.00 - 16.30 Adam Caulton (LSE): "Finding out what's fundamental"
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break
17.00 - 18.30 Pablo Rychter (València): "Truthmaker Theory WithoutTruthmakers"

Workshop Dinner

Friday 30th 
11.00 - 12.30 Laura Porro (St Andrews): "Metaphysics and  Metametaphysics"
12.30 - 15.00 Lunch
15.00 - 16.30 Maya Eddon (UMass): "Fundamental Properties of Fundamental Properties"
16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break
17.00 - 18.30 Kris McDaniel (Syracuse): "What Are Ontological Categories?"  

Venue: the workshop will take place in the Faculty of Philosophy, Universitat de Barcelona.The workshop room is the 'Seminari de Filosofia' located on C/Montalegre 6-8, fourth floor.

No registration fee, but if interested in attending please contact persp.management@gmail.com

 

Type of event: 
Workshop
Date: 
Thu, 2011-09-29 - Fri, 2011-09-30
Place: 
University of Barcelona, Barcelona