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.
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
Source: Metaphysical Explanation - Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Issues addressed include, but are not limited to, that of which (formal) properties metaphysical explanations could be expected to exemplify (and why); that of how metaphysical explanations relate to the grounding relations they track; that of how metaphysical explanations … Continue reading Sept. 20-21: International Conference, Metaphysical Explanation – Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
The 2nd meeting of the Nordic Network in Metaphysics will be held at the University of Agder, in Kristiansand, Norway, on October 18th-19th, 2016. Confirmed speakers so far are Anna Sofie Maurin and Matti Eklund. More details will come soon, but meanwhile reserve the date in your calendar and check out the tourist information about Kristiansand on Visit … Continue reading October 18-19: Meeting of the Nordic Network in Metaphysics
Joint workshop between the History and Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics research group in Arché and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Oslo. Confirmed speakers (to date): Oystein Linnebo (Oslo), Toby Meadows (Aberdeen), Agustin Rayo (MIT), Stewart Shapiro (OSU), Gabriel Uzquiano (USC and Arché). Info
The topic of the workshop is the metaphysics of propositions, properties and relations, understood in such an extra-linguistic way, whether formulated in higher-order or first-order terms. Confirmed Speakers (to date): Cian Dorr (New York University), Timothy Williamson (University of Oxford). Info and call for papers
Rae Langton, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, is the 2015 Hägerström Lecturer. The talks are delivered in Uppsala between 30 Nov–4 Dec. More details