Aristotelian Themes in Dependence, Modality, and Essence

January 26, 2013
Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki Main Building, Room 8
Fabianinkatu 33, room 8
Helsinki 00014
Finland

Sponsor(s):

  • Academy of Finland

Main speakers:

Lucas Angioni
University of Campinas
Michail Peramatzis
Oxford University
Mika Perälä
University of Helsinki
Benjamin Schnieder
Universität Hamburg
Tuomas Tahko
University of Helsinki

Organisers:

Mika Perälä
University of Helsinki
Tuomas Tahko
University of Helsinki

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Aristotelian Themes in Dependence, Modality, and Essence

Workshop at the University of Helsinki
Saturday, January 26th 2013

Location: University of Helsinki Main Building, Fabianinkatu 33, room 8

Program
09:00 – 10:30 Lucas Angioni (Campinas, Brazil), ‘Essence, Causality and Necessity in Aristotle’s Theory of Scientific Explanation’
10:40 – 12:10 Michail Peramatzis (Oxford), ‘Essence and Necessity in Aristotle’
12:10 – 13:10 Lunch
13:10 – 14:40 Tuomas Tahko (Helsinki), ‘Grounding Modality in Essence’
14:50 – 16:20 Benjamin Schnieder (Hamburg), ‘Grounding and Dependence’
16:30 – 18:00 Mika Perälä (Helsinki), ‘Aristotle on ouk aneu Dependence’

Attendance is free, but we would kindly ask you to e-mail either Mika Perälä ([email protected]) or Tuomas Tahko ([email protected]) if you are planning to attend. Some of the papers will be available for pre-reading, please contact Mika or Tuomas for further details.

The workshop is organized by Dr. Mika Perälä and Dr. Tuomas Tahko and is funded by Mika Perälä’s Academy of Finland project Aristotle on Memory and the Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies, University of Helsinki.

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