Seminar: Metametaphysics; 25.-26.10., Turku

METAMETAPHYSICS
An international workshop at the Department of Philosophy, University of Turku, Finland, October 25-26, 2008.


Saturday, October 25
PUB 3, Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7, 1st floor.

10.00-
Coffee & Welcome

10.15-11.15
Fraser MacBride (Birkbeck, University of London): The Origins of the Order

11.20--12.20
Olli Koistinen (University of Turku): Kant on Metaphysics

Lunch

14.00-15.00
Arianna Betti (VU University Amsterdam): Gluing Facts

15.05-16.05
Anna-Sofia Maurin (Lund University): On What What There Is Does: Truthmaking Roles and Ontological Justification

Coffee

16.30-17.30
Jan Willem Wieland (VU University Amsterdam): How To Meet a Regress: Three Ad Hoc Constraints

19.00 Dinner for the invited speakers


Sunday, October 26
PUB 3, Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7.

10.00-11.00
John Divers (University of Leeds): Metaphysics Without De Re Modality?

11.05--12.05
Antti Keskinen (University of Tampere): Quine, "Semanticism" and Metaphysical Necessity

Lunch

13.30-14.30
Arto Repo (University of Turku): On some Defences of Ordinary Things

14.35-15.35
Tim De Mey (Erasmus University Rotterdam): All Kinds of Everything: Remarks on Physics, Metaphysics and Metametaphysics

Coffee

16.00-17.00
Markku Keinänen (University of Turku): The Arguments to the Best Explanation in Metaphysics

18.30 Dinner for the invited speakers


The workshop is organized by Anna-Sofia Maurin (Lund University) (Anna-Sofia.Maurin (at) fil.lu.se ) and Markku Keinänen (University of Turku) (Markku.Keinanen (at) utu.fi). The workshop is funded by the Academy of Finland and Erik Philip Sörensens fond för filosofi.

Information:
http://users.utu.fi/mkeina/visits