13 May 2021 - 15 May 2021
9:30AM - 3:45PM
Durham Mind, Language, and Metaphysics Graduate Conference || 13-15th May 2021
The Philosophy Department are delighted to invite you to join us for the second edition of the Durham Mind, Language, and Metaphysics Graduate Conference, which will take place online on Zoom on 13-15 May 2021.
We will also organise a social event on gather.town at the end of the first day, so you can also just come for a chat afterwards!
Thursday 13 May
9.30-10.15 Alice Huang (Toronto): Holistic Similarity
10.30-11.15 Bram Vaassen (Cologne): Mental Causation for Dualists
11.30-12.15 Keynote: Jessica Leech (KCL)
14-14.45 Antonio Maria Cleani (Amsterdam): Qualitative Spaces
15-15.45 Samuel Kimpton-Nye (Bristol): TBC
Friday 14 May
9.30-10.15 Sophie Kikkert (LSE): TBC
10.30-11.15 Tom Schoonen (Amsterdam): Kinds and Possibility
11.30-12.15 Keynote: Anna-Sofia Maurin
14-14.45 Olivia Coombes (Edinburgh): The Possibility and Impossibility of Time Travel
15-15.45 Louis Roullé (J. Nicod): Doing the impossible with possible worlds
16-16.45 Joaquim Giannotti (Birmingham): Laws of Ground and Fundamentality
Saturday 15 May
9.30-10.15 Daniela Glavaničová (Comenius): Fictional Characters as Necessarily Empty Individual Concepts
10.30-11.15 Andreas De Jong (Manchester): What Does Intentional Identity do to Exotic Objects?
11.30-12.15 Keynote: Franz Berto (St Andrews)
14-14.45 Christopher Masterman (Oslo/St. Andrews): How Serious is Serious Actualism?
15-15.45 Pedro Merlussi (Campinas) & Fabio Lampert (UC Irvine): Counterfactuals, Counteractuals, and Free Choice
To join please email either Giacomo Giannini or Andy Thomas to get the Zoom link