Determinism and Open Choices

December 12, 2018 - December 13, 2018
Institute of Philosophy, University of Neuchatel

Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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WEDNESDAY 12/12/2018
Venue: Salle D65 – Bâtiment de la Faculté de droit et des sciences économiques
Avenue du 1er-Mars 26


9:00-10:15 Penelope Mackie (Nottingham): Ability, Relevant Possibilities, and the Fixity of the Past
10:30-11.15 Tillmann Vierkant (Edinburgh): Open and Meaningful Compatibilist Choices
11:30-12:15 Hannes Leitgeb (LMU Munich): TBA
LUNCH BREAK
14:00-14:45 Sònia Roca-Royes (Stirling): Modal Fictionalism vis-à-vis the Epistemology of Modality
15:00-15:45 Ásgeir Berg Matthiasson (Stirling): The Inadequacy of Dispositional Accounts
of Meaning: A Reply to Warren

THURSDAY 13/12/2018
Venue: Salle D65 – Bâtiment de la Faculté de droit et des sciences économiques
Avenue du 1er-Mars 26


9:00-10:15 Christopher Lindsay (Glasgow): Freedom, Determinism and Common Sense
10:30-11.15 Giada Margiotto (Neuchâtel): Judgment and Volition in the Early Modern English Debate: King, Clarke, and Collins
11:30-12:15 Judith Würgler (Neuchâtel): What Can We Learn about Human Motivation from the Nature of Moral Facts
LUNCH BREAK
14:00-14:45 Corine Besson (Sussex) & Anandi Hattiangadi (Stockholm): Relativism about Future Contingents is Self-Refuting
15:00-15:45 Vincent Grandjean (Neuchâtel): A Non-Existent Future in a Non-Deterministic World
16:00-16:45 Fabrice Correia (Geneva) & Sven Rosenkranz (Barcelona): Indeterminism and the Growing Block Theory of Time
17:00-18:00 Roundtable discussion

Everybody is welcome! If you would like to attend the workshop (or have any further questions), please contact Vincent Grandjean: vincent.grandjean@unine.ch

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