Philosophy of Perspectival Thoughts and Facts: Space & Time Workshop on the Open Future

December 1, 2011 - December 2, 2011
University of Barcelona



Dan López de Sa
University of Barcelona
Stephan Torre
University of Barcelona

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Thursday Dec 1

  • 10:00-11:30 Craig Bourne (Hertfordshire) & Emily Caddick (Cambridge & Birkbeck): "The Fictional Future"; comments by Chiara Panizza (UB)
  • 11:30-12:00 Coffee break
  • 12:00-13:30 Corine Besson (Birkbeck) & Anandi Hattiangadi (Oxford): "The Absolute Truth about Future Contingents"; comments by Max Kölbel (ICREA-UB)
  • 13:30-15:00 Catered lunch
  • 15:00-16:30 Graeme A Forbes (Sheffield): "Open but not Gaping"; comments by Giuliano Torrengo (UB)
  • 16:30-17:00 Coffee break
  • 17:00-18:30 Antony Eagle (Oxford): "The Open Future"; comments by Moritz Schulz (UB)
  • 20:30 Dinner

Friday Dec 2

  • 10:00-11:30 Meghan Sullivan (Notre Dame): “Change We Can Believe In (and Assert)”; comments by Bryan Pickel (UB)
  • 11:30-12:00 Coffee break
    12:00-13:30 Robert Williams (Leeds): "Believing in an Open Future", comments by Manolo Martínez (UB)
  • 13:30-15:00 Catered lunch
  • 15:00-16:30 Joseph Diekemper (Queen's): ''Thisness, Singular Propositions, and Bifurcated Existentialism''; comments by Stephan Torre (UB)
  • 16:30-17:00 Coffee break
  • 17:00-18:30 Ned Markosian (Western Washington): "A Branching-Time Solution to the Truthmaker Problem for Presentism"; comments by Pablo Rychter (València)
  • 20:30 Dinner

The workshop will have a 'read-ahead' format. The papers (password protected) are available here (please note that the page is also protected and to access it you will need a username&password). 

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