Metaphysics of Mind and Science Workshop

May 16, 2013
Eidyn: The Edinburgh Centre for Epistemology, Mind and Normativity, University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

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This one-day workshop is sponsored by Eidyn: The Edinburgh Centre for Epistemology, Mind and Normativity ( It features talks on issues in the intersections between metaphysics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of science.


10.00-11.00 Peter Fazekas (MTA, Budapest): Different Types of Emergent Laws and their Role in Distinguishing Ontological Emergence from Physicalism.

11.00-12.30 Benj Hellie (Toronto): Out of This World.

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Jesper Kallestrup (Edinburgh): The Physical Realizability of Knowledge States.

14.30-15.30 Jonas Christensen (Edinburgh/Aarhus): Size Does Matter, but not Necessarily: How to be a Macro-epiphenomenalist and Avoid the Drainage Problem.

15.30-16.00 Coffee

16.00-17.30 Jessica Wilson (Toronto): Powers and Fundamental Interactions.

Attendance is free and open to all. For more info, including info on how to register, please go to:

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