Oxford Metaphysics Work in Progress Group
This page is for those attending the Oxford Metaphysics Work in Progress Group. Meetings take place alternate Tuesday afternoons during term-time. Those wishing to attend should contact either myself or Alex Kaiserman.
Meetings will take place via Zoom, generally at 2pm UK standard time (but please do check the schedule each week). The link for each meeting will be sent ahead of time to registered participants.
Schedule (Trinity Term 2021):
Week 2 at 2pm:
Nathaniel Baron-Schmitt (MIT): "Thing Causation"
Week 4 at 2pm:
Alex Moran (Oxford): "Some thoughts on (not surviving) fission"
Week 6 at 2pm:
Verónica Gómez Sánchez (ACU): "Naturalness by Law"
Week 8 at 2pm:
Salvatore Florio (Birmingham) and Nicholas K Jones (Oxford): "Two Conceptions of Absolute Generality".
Week 2 (26th January) at 2pm:
Barbara Vetter (Freie Universität Berlin): "Dispositionalism and the problem of necessary masks"
Week 4 (9th February) at 2pm:
Oliver Pooley (Oxford University): "B-theoretic accounts of passage"
Week 6 (23rd February) at 2pm:
Annina Loets (Freie Universität Berlin): TBD
Week 8 (9th March) at 2pm:
Alex Roberts (Oxford University): TBD
Week 2 (20th October) at 2pm:
Mahrad Almotahari (Edinburgh): "The Reformation of Realism"
Week 4 (3rd November) at 3pm:
Mike Hicks (Birmingham) & Al Wilson (Birmingham): "Chance and Explanation"
Week 6 (17th November) at 3pm:
Fatema Amijee (UBC): "Why Inquiry Commits Us to the Principle of Sufficient Reason"
Week 8 (1st December) at 2pm:
Paul Audi (Rochester): "Persistence and Experience: A Plea for Temporally Extended Endurers"