Metaphysics of David Lewis in Context
9.00-9.30 Coffee, tea, biscuits
9.30-10.45 Michaelis Michael ‘Lewis and Ontological Commitment: His Debt to Quine’ (UNSW)
10.45-12.00 Anthony Fisher ‘Lewis and Modal Realism’ (Manchester)
13.00-14.15 Fraser MacBride ‘Quine and Lewis: Epistemic Humility’ (Manchester)
14.15-15.30 Penelope Mackie ‘Lewis on Counterfactuals and Time’s Arrow’ (Nottingham)
16.00-17.15 Helen Beebee ‘Lewis on Causation’ (Manchester)
17.30 Drinks – Salutation Pub, 12 Higher Chatham St
19.00 Dinner – Jamie’s Italian, 100 King St (space is finite)
Lunch is paid for (provided by GreenPlate in the Philosophy Department). Vegetarian and vegan lunch will be available; please let us know a.s.a.p. if you have any other dietary requirements and we will try to accommodate them.
If you can’t make it in person, you are welcome to join us via Skype for some or all of the day. If you would like to do this, please email Simon Walgenbach (firstname.lastname@example.org) a.s.a.p., and no later than this Friday (26 October), and he will send you instructions for how to join in.
The venue is fully wheelchair-accessible. There is a ramp at the main entrance and a further ramp just inside, and a lift to the second floor. There is a disabled toilet about 50metres from the talk venue. There is free parking available for blue badge holders in the multi-storey car park, Booth Street West, just behind the Humanities Bridgeford Street Building (marked D on the campus map; access from Higher Cambridge Street).
The workshop will take place in room 2.53, Humanities Bridgeford St. — building 35 on the campus map. Please go to the following website for travel information and campus maps (see 'links').
Travel and Contact Information
Humanities Bridgeford Street