New England Workshop on Mental Things

November 12, 2022
Department of Philosophy, Rhode Island College

Gaige Hall 200
600 Mount Pleasant Avenue
Providence 02908
United States


  • Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Rhode Island College


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The fifth New England Workshop on Metaphysics (topic: Mental Things) will be held on the 12th of November, 2022, at Rhode Island College (Providence, RI). The local organiser is Matt Duncan.

Main Speakers

  • Uriah Kriegel
  • Joseph Levine
  • Umrao Sethi
  • Elanor Taylor


  • David Builes
  • E.J. Green
  • Alison Peterman
  • Anna Tsvetkov

Provisional Programme

09.45-11.30am. Elanor Taylor, 'A Problem for Social Essentialism'

Comments: Alison Peterman

11.30am-1.15pm. Joe Levine, 'On Cognizing Acquaintance'

Comments: E. J. Green

2.00-3.45pm. Umrao Sethi, 'Are ‘Mental Things’ Things? Are They Mental?'

Comments: Anna Tsvetkov

3.45-5.30pm. Uriah Kriegel, 'Physicalism and Nominalism'

Comments: David Builes (Princeton)

Registration is free but required. Register by emailing Matt Duncan at [email protected]. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities with 72 hours notice.

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