Sept. 20-21: International Conference, Metaphysical Explanation – Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

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

October 18-19: Meeting of the Nordic Network in Metaphysics

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

25 November 2015: Two Talks by Kit Fine in Gothenburg

Prof. Kit Fine (NYU) visits the department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science (FLoV) at the University of Gothenburg on the 25th of November. Fine will give two talks. The first is Truthmaker Semantics for Imperative and Deontic Logic, in which Fine will consider how the truthmaker framework might be used in developing a semantics and logic … Continue reading 25 November 2015: Two Talks by Kit Fine in Gothenburg

About the Nordic Network in Metaphysics

The Nordic Network in Metaphysics is an informal network of those philosophers in the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) that have an interest in metaphysics. It is open to whoever wants to be associated with the network. The aim is to arrange one meeting per year, democratically rotating the responsibility of organisation between the Nordic countries. … Continue reading About the Nordic Network in Metaphysics

Nordic Network in Metaphysics is up and running!

The inaugural meeting of the Nordic Network in Metaphysics was held in Uppsala, Sweden, on the 20-21 October 2015, on the initiative of Anna-Sofia Maurin and Matti Eklund. The event gathered around 20 metaphysicians from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, who unanimously disagreed (each in their different way, of course) to the content of inspiring talks from … Continue reading Nordic Network in Metaphysics is up and running!