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Abstracts of Papers

Friday 8th September

JM Synge (Room 2039) Lecture Theatre, Arts Building

From 2pm – Registration and Welcome

2.30 – 3.20 – Matti Eklund (Uppsala University) – Alien Structure

3.30 – 4.20 – Delia Belleri (University of Vienna) – Are Ontological Questions Meaningless?

4.30 – 5 – Coffee

5 – 5.50 – James Miller (TCD) – Comparing Fundamental Languages: A How-to Guide

Saturday 9th September

Jonathan Swift (Room 2041A) Lecture Theatre, Arts Building

10 – 10.50 – Tim Button (University of Cambridge) – If the world could speak, we would not understand her

11 – 11.30 – Coffee

11.30 – 12.20 – Alessandro Torza (UNAM) – Structural Pluralism

12.30 – 1.20 – Richard Woodward (Hamburg University) – The World Doesn’t Care

1.30 – 2.30 – Lunch

2.30 – 3.20 – Stephen Yablo (MIT) – Everything Exists

3.30 – 4.20 – Vera Flocke (NYU) – Ontological Expressivism

4.30 – 5 – Coffee

5 – 5.50 – Eli Hirsch (Brandeis University) – Ontology By Stipulation

Sunday 10th September

Jonathan Swift (Room 2041A) Lecture Theatre, Arts Building

10 – 10.50 – Jonathan Schaffer (Rutgers University) – Naturalness, Dependence, and Ontologese

11 – 11.30 – Coffee

11.30 – 12.20 – Thomas Hofweber (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) – Why natural language is the ideal language for metaphysics

12.30 – 1.20 – Friederike Moltmann (CNRS) – Objecthood and Semantic Roles

Provisional Schedule

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