New directions in the metaphysics of modality (Berlin)

06/01/2015 18:16

Here's yet another event on the metaphysics of modality, now in Berlin. It happens in January 16-17 and has an impressive list of speakers. In case you are in the vicinity of Berlin you should not miss it. I'm there too. The program's below.  


Fri 16.1.2015 

  • 9.15 Introduction and welcome 

  • 9.30-11 Amie Lynn Thomasson (Miami): Norms and Necessity 

  • 11.30-13 John Maier (Cambridge/Peking): The Evaluative Dimension of Dispositionality

  • 14.30-16 Jakob Schieder (Berlin): Meaning, reference, necessity. How Meaning Explains Necessity

  • 16.30-18 Jessica Leech (Sheffield): Thought, Being, and Absolute Necessity

Sat 17.1.2015 

  • 9.30-11 Barbara Vetter (Berlin): Getting a grasp on metaphysical modality

  • 11.30-13 Jennifer Wang (Stanford): Fundamentality and Modal Freedom

  • 14.30-16 Thomas Müller (Konstanz): One thing, different modal profiles? Toward a logic for non-reductive monism

  • 16.30-18 Alastair Wilson (Birmingham): Emergent Contingency 



Martin Vacek
Institute of Philosophy, v.v.i.
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