CFP: Ontological Dependence, Grounding and their Applications

Submission deadline: March 30, 2024

Conference date(s):
May 27, 2024 - May 28, 2024

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Conference Venue:

FISPPA Department (Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology), University of Padua
Padova, Italy

Topic areas


Topic: What kind of relationship holds between grounding and ontological dependence? Each constitutes a central debate topic in contemporary analytic metaphysics. However, it is under question to what extent the two interact and contribute to debates concerning identity, parthood, and location, to mention a few. The workshop explores the relationship between dependence and grounding and, jointly, their relevance in addressing metaphysical questions such as those mentioned above.

CFA: We invite graduate students (MA or PhD students) and researchers within five years post PhD to submit an abstract (1000 words max.), addressing the topics discussed in the conference, suitable for 30-minute presentation. Co-authored abstracts are admitted for submission. Abstracts should be prepared for blind review and submitted by email (as a .docx or .pdf file) to [email protected] by 30th March 2024, 12.00 pm (noon) GMT. The submission email should include your name, institutional affiliation, and the title of the paper (in the body of the email). Successful applicants will be notified between 15th April and 20th April.

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