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Conference: Kant and Analytic Metaphysics
Saturday April 21, 2018 - Sunday April 22, 2018
Organized by Professor Nick Stang, this conference aims to generate dialogue between contemporary analytic metaphysicians and scholars of Kant, who famously questioned whether such a thing as metaphysics is even possible.
Saturday, April 21
- 9:15—meet at Holiday Inn (Carlton & Yonge) to walk over to JHB together
- 10-11:45—Michaela McSweeney (Boston University), “Abstract Amodal Perception: Reclaiming the Sixth Sense”; Comments by Colin McLear (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
- 1:15-3—Ted Sider (Rutgers), “Theoretical Equivalence”; Comments by Ralf Bader (Oxford)
- 3:15-5—Jonathan Schaffer (Rutgers), “Grundlegung zur Metaphysik”; Comments by Eric Watkins (UCSD)
- 5:30-7:15—Kris McDaniel (Syracuse), “Kantian Ontological Pluralism Without Transcendental Idealism”; Comments by Damian Melamedoff (Toronto)
Sunday, April 22
- 10-11:45—Thomas Hofweber (UNC-Chapel Hill), “Idealism and the Harmony of Thought and Reality”; Comments by Anja Jauernig (NYU)
- 1:15-3—Amie Thomasson (Dartmouth), “A Pragmatic Method for Conceptual Ethics”; Comments by Jessica Leech (King’s College London)
- 3:15-5:00—Shamik Dasgupta (Berkeley), “Realism and the Absence of Value”; Comments by Tobias Rosefeldt (Berkeley, Humboldt)
- 5:30-7:15—Karen Bennett (Cornell), “Kinds of Kinds”; Comments by Nick Stang (Toronto)