RIP Durham Metaphysics Graduate Conference

May 3, 2019 - May 4, 2019
Department of Philosophy, Durham University

Room W010 Dept. of Geography
Lower Mountjoy South Road
Durham DH1 3LE
United Kingdom

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  • Royal Institute of Philosophy
  • Durham University

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Trinity College, Dublin
Nottingham University


Durham University
Durham University

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Conference Program:

Friday 3 May

9.00 Opening 

9.30 Giacomo Adreoletti (Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Tyumen): Mutable Futurism 

10.30 Yang Guo (Durham): TBC 

11.45 William Knowles (Manchester): Explaining Necessities 

14.00 Luca Dondoni (IUSS Pavia): Towards a Panpsychist Reading of Plato's Later Works 

15.00 Maciej Głowacki and Maciej Tarnowski (Warsaw): The Metaphysics of Linguistic Entities 

16.30 Mark Jago (Nottingham) Keynote address

Saturday 4 May 

9.30 Federico Viglione (Barcelona): The Meaning of 'Time Before the Big Bang) 

10.30 Annina Loets (Oxford): Qua-Objects and their Limits 

11.45 Andreas De Jong (Manchester): Now Imagine an Actually Existent Unicorn 

14.00 Alison Fernandes (TCB): Keynote Address 

15.00 Joaquim Giannotti (Glasgow): Mutually Grounded Turtles All the Way Down 

16.30 Adrian Kreutz (Birmingham): Form as Meaning. Towards a Neo-Heideggerian Mereology

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