PMW3 - Third PERSP Metaphysics Workshop. València, 27-28 September 2012.

PMW3: Third PERSP Metaphysics Workshop

València 27-28 September 2012.

Organized by Dan López de Sa (ICREA-UB) & Pablo Rychter (UV), sponsored by PERSP B1. 

This is the third 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:

Stephano Caputo (Sassari)

Kathrin Koslicki (Colorado)

Thomas Sattig (Tübingen)

Alex Skiles (Geneva)

Emma Tobin (UCL)

Achille Varzi (Columbia)

Commentators:

Marta Campdelacreu (Barcelona)

Aurélien Darbellay (Barcelona)

John Horden (Barcelona)

Dan López de Sa (Barcelona)

Stephan Torre (Barcleona)

Jordi Valor (València) 

 

Program:

Thursday 27

15:00-16:45: Kathrin Koslicki (Colorado) Unity Through Independence: A Theory of Fundamentality for Substances. Comments by Marta Campdelacreu (Barcelona)

16:45-17:15: Coffee

17:15-19:00: Stefano Caputo (Sassari) Why … because …? The ground of grounding. Comments by Stephan Torre (Barcelona)

Friday 28

09:30-11:15: Thomas Sattig (Tübingen) Mereological Indeterminacy: Metaphysical But Not Fundamental. Comments by Aurélien Darbellay (Barcelona)

11:15-11:45: Coffee

11:45-13:30: Emma Tobin (UCL) Philosophical Problems of Classification and Identification in Biochemistry. Comments by John Horden (Barcelona)

13:30-15:00: Lunch

15:00-16:45: Alexander Skiles (Geneva) On What Consists In What. Comments by Dan López de Sa (Barcelona)

16:45-17:015: Coffee

17:15-19:00: Achille Varzi (Columbia) Counting and Countenancing. Comments by Jordi Valor (Valencia)

Conference Venue: Facultat de Filosofia i Ciències de l'Educació, Universitat de València. Room: Saló de Graus. Address: Av. Blasco Ibáñez, 30, Valencia, 46010.

 

Type of event: 
Workshop
Date: 
Thu, 2012-09-27 - Fri, 2012-09-28
Place: 
Sala de Graus - Facultat de Filosofia i Ciències de l'Educació, Universitat de València