Nordic Network in Metaphysics

The Nordic Network in Metaphysics is an informal network of those philosophers in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) that have an interest in metaphysics. Membership is free and open to whoever wants to be associated with the network. We arrange webinars, workshops, and meetings. The organization is distributed among departments in the Nordic countries.

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Flatworldism: a defense

Webinar Oct. 30, 2020 Anna-Sofia Maurin, University of Gothenborg Flatworldism is a view on the nature of reality according to which reality lacks structure. Prima facie what this means is that reality’s inhabitants are not sub-dividable into the more and less fundamental such that what is more fundamental (at least sometimes) makes what is less … Continue reading Flatworldism: a defense

Metaphysical approximation in Metaphysics of Science

Webinar Oct. 23, 2020 Rasmus Jaksland, Norwegian University of Science and Technology            In science and particularly in physics, we have a developed notion of approximation. We possess, in many cases at least, quantitative means with which to assess the epistemic risk of using an approximation (i.e. Newtonian Gravity) rather than a theory known to be more … Continue reading Metaphysical approximation in Metaphysics of Science

Types of Dynamic Continuity in General Process Theory

Webinar Oct. 7, 2020 Johanna Seibt, Aarhus University            GPT is a mono-categoreal process ontology, with non-transitive part-relation as the  basic relationship among the basic entity called “general process”. General processes are concrete, yet indeterminate (general), dynamic individuals.  While according to the GPT the world is a field of interconnected processes, it is possible to define … Continue reading Types of Dynamic Continuity in General Process Theory

4th Meeting of the Nordic Network in Metaphysics: November 27-28 2018, Gothenburg

The Nordic Network in Metaphysics organises its 4th meeting on the 27-28 November 2018. This meeting is hosted by the department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science at the University of Gothenburg. The meeting features presentations from junior academics (PhD-students and postdocs) affiliated to a university in the network (any university in either Denmark, … Continue reading 4th Meeting of the Nordic Network in Metaphysics: November 27-28 2018, Gothenburg