Seminar of the Finnish Network for Metaphysics, Dynamis, Tampere, 17-18/6


Dynamis Seminar
Dynamis – the Finnish Network for Metaphysics
Tampere University (Finland)
June 17 to 18, 2021


Thursday, June 17
9.15- 10.00 Tiia Annala, Lauri Lahikainen & Siiri Porkkala (Tampere): Constitutive Exclusion
10.15-11.00 Rögnvaldur Ingthorsson (Helsinki): A Worry About the Dynamic Nature of Process
11.15-12.00 Heta Mattila (Jyväskylä): Process Philosophy and Science
Lunch Break
13.15-14.00 Matias Slavov (Tampere): Deflationary Account of the Passage of Time
14.15-15.00 Markus Mörttinen (Tampere): What is Metaphysical Understanding?
Coffee Break
15.30-16.15 Lassi Saario (Tampere): Can There Be Fuzzy Temporal Objects?
16.30-17.15 Alex Carruth (Helsinki): What's in a Game? Introducing the Creative Ontology
17.15-18.00 Dynamis organizational meeting
Dinner TBA

Friday, June 18
10.15-11.00 Panu Raatikainen (Tampere): Do Chalmers’ Two Dimensions Collapse?
11.15-12.00 Teemu Tauriainen (Jyväskylä): The Importance of Metaphysics of Properties and
Relations for Current Debates on Truth

Lunch Break
13.15-14.00 Jaakko Hirvelä (Helsinki): The Structure and Metaphysics of Risk
14.15-15.00 Sanna Mattila (Helsinki): Essences Are Not Properties
Coffee Break
15.30-16.15 Aleksi Honkasalo (Tampere): The Metaphysical Implications of Modal Set Theory
16.30-17.15 Henrik Villanen (Tampere): Metaphysical Interpretation of Set Theory: Boolean-valued
Sets as Arbitrary Objects
Times EEST (UTC +3)

Both days: 60-person Lecture Theatre Pinni B4113 (the pandemic situation permitting following
the rules of Tampere University) and Zoom (please, ask the contact persons for details about

Contact: Jani Hakkarainen ( or Markku Keinänen (

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