Upcoming webinars

October 1, 2021, at 16:30-18:00 CEST

Carving Talk of Powers at Its Joints

Ruth Groff

Saint Louis University (USA)


Here is a paper relating to the talk.

Future scheduled webinars

November 5, 2021, at 12:30-14:30 CET

Plants, Wants, and Agents

Helen Steward

University of Leeds, UK

November 19, 2021, at 16:00-17:30 CET

A Functionalist Account of Metaphysical Explanation

Anthony Fisher

University of Washington, USA

November 26, 2021, at 12:30-14:30

(Ttitle TBA)

Matt Farr

Cambridge University

Previous Webinars

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

November 5, 2021: Plants, Wants, and Agents (12:30-14:30 CET)