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Wednesday 11 September
8.45-9.00. Matyáš Moravec (Cambridge), Welcome & Introduction
9.00-9.45. Anne Sophie Meincke (Southampton), “Lessons from Bergson for (Analytic) Process Metaphysics”
9.45-10.30. Florian Fischer (Siegen), “Bergsonian Answers to Contemporary Persistence Questions”
10.30-11.00: Tea break
11.00-11.45. Mark Sinclair (Roehampton), “Express Yourself! Bergson on Freedom”
13.00-13.45. Steven Savitt (UBC), “What Bergson Should Have Said to Einstein”
13.45-14.30. Suzanne Guerlac (Berkeley), “Bergson: Misreadings / Rereadings”
14.30-15.00: Tea break
15.00-15.45. Elie During (Paris X Nanterre), “Indeterminacy, Non-Locality and Simultaneity: Uncovering Bergson’s Creative Present”
15.45-16.30. Emmanuel Picavet (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), “Bergsonian Challenges for Our Understanding of Regulation, Interaction and Constraints in Connection With Collective Aspirations.”
Thursday 12 September
8.45-9.00. Opening remarks
9.00-9.45. Barry Dainton (Liverpool), “Bergson, Einstein, and the Fall of Light”
9.45-10.30. Caterina Zanfi (CNRS / ENS), “Time and History in Bergson’s Philosophy”
10.30-11.00. Tea break
11.00-11.45. Frédéric Worms (ENS),“Thinking in Bergson’s Philosophy”
13.00-13.45. Sonja Deppe (Jena / Landau), “The Benefits of Bergson’s ‘Qualitative Multiplicity’ for Temporal Metaphysics”
13.45-14.15. Tea break
14.15-15.00. Yaron Wolf (Oxford), “Bergson and the Experience of Time: A Contemporary Perspective”
15.00-15.30. Florian Fischer (Siegen), Concluding Remarks
This event is supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Aristotelian Society, the British Society for the History of Philosophy, Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, the Mind Association, Pembroke College, Cambridge, the Société des amis de Bergson, and co-organised together with the Society for Philosophy of Time.
September 10, 2019, 9:00am BST
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