The metaphysics of causality, causal powers and dispositions; 30.8.2010, Turku

The metaphysics of causality, causal powers and dispositions
Monday, August 30, 2010.

An International workshop at the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Philosophy, University of Turku.

Lecture room 150, Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7.

Program:

9.30
Stephen Mumford (University of Nottingham):
Spoils to the Vector

10.45
Rani Lill Anjum (University of Nottingham & University of Oslo)
Causal production without necessitation

lunch

13.30
Panu Raatikainen (University of Helsinki):
Causal powers and reduction

14.20
Jussi Jylkkä (University of Turku):
Categoricalism, dispositionalism and the question of intrinsic nature

15.10
Markku Keinänen (University of Turku):
Natural kinds of powerful particulars

espresso

16.10
Valtteri Viljanen (University of Turku):
Aristotelians, Spinoza, Leibniz, and the two paths to intrinsic power

17.00
Jani Hakkarainen (University of Tampere):
Why does Hume think that power is unknown?

17.50       
Closing

Welcome!


The workshop is organized by the Academy of Finland research project "Tropes, change and dispositional essentialism".

Further information: Markku Keinänen, markku.keinanen[at]utu.fi

http://users.utu.fi/mkeina/Dispositions.pdf