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Critical Philosophy of Race: Here and Now, 5-6 June Podcasts

Wednesday 26 March 2014
Institute of Philosophy and Institute of Commonwealth Studies present Critical Philosophy of Race: Here and Now in association wtih UCL Thurs 5 - Fri 6 June, 2014 (10.00am start, ends 2pm on Friday) Senate House, Malet Street, WC1 FULL PROGRAMME PODCASTS NOW AVAILABLE HERE . Or via UCL Blogpost

Picture: Speakers & Chairs at the LL2014 Conference

Saturday 22 March 2014
Speakers and Chairs at the Logic and Language Conference 2014. L-r: Ephraim Glick, Rosanna Keefe, Nick Jones, Dorothy Edgington, Jonathan Payne, Sarah Sawyer, Crispin Wright, Corine Besson, Julien Murzi, Stephen Neale, Guy Longworth, Anna Mahtani, Susanne Bobzien, James Studd, Barry Smith, Ian Rumfitt

Metaphysics and Method, 16 May 2014, Registration Open

Tuesday 11 March 2014
Metaphysics and Method 16 May 2014, G22/26 Senate House Winner of the Annual Conference Competition Programme in pdf. 10.45-11.00 Registration and coffee 11.00-12.15 Nick Jones (Birmingham) Why Believe that Properties Exist? 12.15-1.30 Anna-Sofia Maurin (Gothenburg) In Defense of Serious Metaphysics 1.30-2.30 Lunch break (own arrangements) 2.30-3.45 Chris Daly (Manchester) On Complex Theories of a Simple World 3.45-4.15 Coffee break 4.15-5.30 Tim Williamson (Oxford) Abductive Metaphysics

IP LEM Forum: Eleanor Knox on Spacetime Structuralism or Spacetime Functionalism? 4 Mar

Friday 28 February 2014
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY LEM FORUM . Tues 4 Mar, 5.00pm Room 243, second floor, Senate House, WC1 Eleanor Knox (Kings College London) Spacetime Structuralism or Spacetime Functionalism? Abstract: I examine some currently popular articulations of ontic structural realism with respect to spacetime points, and find them lacking. Instead, I propose functionalism about spacetime itself (with at most derivative consequences for its points). This has much in common with structuralist positions, but has the virtue of usefully applying to emergent spacetimes. .

LAF Forum: Peter Kivy on Facts from Fictions, 26 Feb

Wednesday 26 February 2014
INSTITUTE OF PHILOSOPHY Wed 26 Feb, 4.00pm IP London Aesthetics Forum: Room 246, Senate House, WC1 Facts from Fictions Peter Kivy (Rutgers) Supported by the British Society of Aesthetics Abstract:

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