PERSP Final Conference. Barcelona, 8-10 September 2014

PERSP Final Conference. Barcelona, 8-10 September, 2014

Venue: Aula Magna. Faculty of Philosophy (fourth floor), Universitat de Barcelona. C/Montalegre 6-8, 08001, Barcelona


Luís Duarte d'Almeida (Edinburgh)

Andy Egan (Rutgers)

John Gardner (Oxford)

Brie Gertler (Virginia)

Alisa Mandrigin (Warwick)

José Luís Martí (UPF, Barcelona)

Alyssa Ney (Rochester)

Bryan Pickel (Edinburgh)

Moritz Schulz (Tubingen)

Hugo Seleme (UPF, Barcelona)

Albert Solé (UAB & UB, Barcelona)

Stephan Torre (Aberdeen)

Jessica Wilson (Toronto)



September 8 (Monday)

15:00 – 16:00 Albert Solé (UAB & UB, Barcelona)

"Configuration Space Realism, Ontological Reduction and the Two-space Reading of Bohmian Mechanics"

16:15 – 17:45 Alyssa Ney (Rochester)

 "Fundamental Physical Ontologies and the Constraint of Empirical Coherence"

18:00 – 19:30 Jessica Wilson (Toronto)

"Are there Indeterminate States of Affairs?"

September 9 (Tuesday):

09:00 – 10:00 Hugo Seleme (UPF, Barcelona) & José Luís Martí (UPF, Barcelona)

"Lawyering and Disagreements"

10:15 – 11:45 John Gardner (Oxford)

"Holding on and letting go - in life and in law"

12:00 – 13:00 Luís Duarte d'Almeida (Edinburgh)

"The Representation of Legal Rules"

15:30 – 16:30 Alisa Mandrigin (Warwick)

 "Self-conscious Thought, First-person Content and Action Explanation"

16:45 – 18:15 Brie Gertler (Virginia)

 "Subjectivity and Agency: what Makes my Attitudes Mine?" 

18:30 – 19:30 Bryan Pickel (Edinburgh)

"A Solution to the Problem of Recurring Demonstratives"

September 10 (Wednesday):

10:00 – 11:30 Andy Egan (Rutgers)

"What Kind of Relativism is Right for You?"

11:45 – 12:45 Stephan Torre (Aberdeen)

"Beliefs and Utterances about the Future in the Multiverse"

13:00 – 14:00 Moritz Schulz (Tubingen)

"Decisions and Higher-Order Knowledge"


Read the abstracts here


Download the conference poster here


The conference is organized with financial support from the PERSP project (Consolider-Ingenio 2010 Scheme) 

Conference organization: Manuel García-Carpintero (UB, Barcelona), Carl Hoefer (Western University), Chiara Panizza (UB, Barcelona) and Sven Rosenkranz (ICREA & UB, Barcelona)


* Registration is free, but required. If you plan to attend, you must register by September 1  with Chiara Panizza at Please use subject line "PERSP final conference - registration".


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Type of event: 
Mon, 2014-09-08 - Wed, 2014-09-10
Aula Magna, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Barcelona