Cambridge Metaontology Workshop

May 21, 2014 - May 22, 2014
Trinity College, Cambridge

United Kingdom

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Keynote speakers:

Elizabeth Barnes
University of Leeds
Tim Button
University of Cambridge
Tim Crane
Cambridge University
Huw Price
Cambridge University
Amie L. Thomasson
University of Miami


Kyle Mitchell
PhD student, University of Cambridge
Carlo Rossi
PhD student, University of Cambridge

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Conference Program

May 21st

10:30   Naomi Thompson - "Grounding, Metaontology, and Metametaontology"

11:45   Tim Button - "On Verbal Dispurtes: Rules for Use, Robot Cats, and Pencil Organisms"

13:00   Lunch

14:00   Tim Crane - "'The Central Question of Metaontology'"

15:10   Coffee

15:40   Elizabeth Barnes - "Going Beyond the Fundamental: Feminism in Contemporary Metaphysics"

May 22nd

10:30   Olla Solomyak - "Perspectives on the Question of Ontology: A Realist Metaontological Approach"

11:45   Huw Price - "What There is for Expressivists"

13:00   Lunch

14:00   Amie Thomasson - "Abandoning Hard Ontology"

To register, please send an email to [email protected] Registration fee is £20, although a reduced fee of £10 will be charged to graduate students. If you wish to attend to the dinner on the 21st of May, please let us know by the 14th of May. The deadline for registration is on Tuesday the 13th of May.

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the Analysis Trust, the Aristotelian Society, the Mind Association, and the School of Art and Humanities, University of Cambridge.

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