Philosophy of Fiction Workshop (York)

Philosophy of Fiction Workshop

University of York, UK

Wednesday 27 June 2018

King’s Manor, York, room K159

Open to all. No registration fee. 


9:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:10 Opening

10:10-11:00 Peter Lamarque (University of York): Fiction as a Practice

11:00-11:50 Bjørn Jespersen (VŠB Technical University of Ostrava): Vulcan Revisited: Is the F an F?

11:50-13:10 Lunch break

13:10-14:10 Gregory Currie (University of York): The Narrator within the Fiction (brief commentary from Bridger Landle)

14:10-14:50 Robin Le Poidevin (University of Leeds): Truth in the Dream (brief commentary from William Killborn)

14:50-15:20 Coffee break

15:20-16:10 Martin Vacek (Slovak Academy of Sciences): Do You Want To Be an Ersatzer? You can Have Fiction for Free

16:10-17:00 Daniela Glavaničová (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Comenius University, University of York): Fictional Names and Negative Existentials

17.30: Drinks followed by dinner