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Events in Philosophy

Departmental Seminar: Dr Jani Hakkarainen

15:10 - 16:55 01 May 2019

Title *Categorial Fundamentality and Non-Fundamentality Abstract *At the moment, there is a lively debate on fundamentality in metaphysics and metametaphysics, as is documented by the topic of Fundamentality in PhilPapers and Tahko 2018 in SEP. In this discussion, one can spot a considerable gap: ontological categories do not play practically..

The Philosophy of Events and Processes

09:00 - 17:00 14 May 2019

Events and processes have been the subject of philosophical study ever since event and process ontologies were proposed in the early twentieth century as a new way to systematise our ordinary opinions and science with philosophical theory. The philosophy of events and processes remains a lively topic across several areas of philosophy and vari..

David Lewis and His Place in the History of Analytic Philosophy

17 - 19 June 2019

The conference marks the end of our AHRC-funded project at the University of Manchester, The Age of Metaphysical Revolution: David Lewis and His Place in the History of Analytic Philosophy. The project is the first large-scale treatment of Lewis as a historical figure, and outputs will include a monograph, a collection of posthumous papers, an..

Open Minds XIV

01 - 02 August 2019

The fourteenth annual philosophy conference for postgraduate students in philosophy. Sponsored by the University of Manchester. Event date and location *1st-2nd August 2019 *The University of Manchester (UK) Deadline for abstract submissions *Thursday 9th May 2019 Keynote speakers *Prof. Alice Crary (University of Oxford) *Dr. Ann Whittle (..

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