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
It has been informally agreed to also include Estonia in our informal Nordic Network in Metaphysics. The first Estonian philosopher to be added to our list of members is Eve Kitsik, Research Fellow at the University of Tartu, Estonia, who works in metametaphysic. Welcome Eve!
November 27-28 2018 the Nordic Network in Metaphysics hosts its 4th meeting, this time at 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 Nordic university, working in metaphysics. All talks will be followed by comments. The … Continue reading 1st Call for Submissions: 4th Meeting of Nordic Network in Metaphysics
This conference focuses on issues related to: (1) the choice between what is sometimes called unionism (i.e., the view that grounding is explanatory per se) and separatism (the view that grounding and explanation are distinct) and (2) the analogy (given separatism) between grounding/metaphysical explanation and causation causal explanation. Speakers include Ricki Bliss (Lehigh University), Einar Duenger Bohn (University of Agder), Daniel … Continue reading 2nd International Conference on Metaphysical Explanation, Gothenburg, 13–14 February
Welcome to the second one-day workshop on metaphysical explanation, featuring presentations by Alexander Skiles (NYU), Naomi Thompson (Southampton and Gothenburg), Robin Stenwall (Lund and Gothenburg), Anna-Sofia Maurin (Gothenburg), Andrew Brenner (Notre Dame) , and Ricki Bliss (Hamburg and Lehigh). For details click here.
UNIVERSITY OF AGDER, NORWAY OCTOBER 18-19, 2016 MONDAY OCTOBER 17TH. 19:00: Informal drinks at Christianssand Brygghus (Tolbodgata 9). TUESDAY OCTOBER 18TH — ROOM 46 216 9:15-9:30: Coffee/Welcome 9:30-11:00: Anna-Sofia Maurin: “Metaphysical Explanation” 11:15-12:45: Tuomas Tahko: “Bundle Theory with Kinds” 12:45-13:45: LUNCH 13:45-15:15: Eline Busck Gundersen: “Dispositional Theories and Theories about Dispositions” 15:30-17:00: Valdi Ingthorsson: … Continue reading The 2nd Nordic Network in Metaphysics Conference
The online magazine The Best Schools has just published a list of the 50 Most Influential Living Philosophers. Among them we find Professor Ingvar Johansson. A representative of TBS informs that the list was compiled partly using a tool developed by TBS to determine links to the works of the philosophers in question, page views, … Continue reading Ingvar Johansson on TBS’s List of 50 Most Influential Living Philosophers!
It's time to start thinking seriously about the upcoming 2nd meeting of the Nordic Network in Metaphysics. The venue this time around is the University of Agder, located in Kristiansand in Norway. SPEAKERS: Matti Eklund (Uppsala) Anna Sofia Maurin (Gothenburg) Tuomas Tahko (Helsinki) Eline Busck Gundersen (Oslo/Aarhus) Lars Bo Gundersen (Aarhus) Ragnhild Jordahl (Bergen) Valdi Ingthorsson (Lund) … Continue reading 18-19 October: 2nd Meeting of the Nordic Network in Metaphysics
The Department of Philosophy at Uppsala University will be hosting a conference on topics in ontology and metaontology on September 12-13, 2016. The conference is under the auspices of "The Lightness of Being" project. Visit the conference website