From the 20th to the 21th of October 2007, the Department of Philosophy, in collaboration with eidos, the newly created Centre of Metaphysics in Geneva, the Swiss National Science Foundation organises a three-day workshop of the summerschool 2007 in metaphysics. This conference follows a triplet of thesis defenses, which will take place at the University of Geneva on Friday morning (Philipp Keller), Friday afternoon (Luc Schneider) and Saturday morning (Pierre Grenon). It is part of the FNS research project "Properties and Relations".
The program is downloadable here.
Invited speakers: John Bigelow (Monash), Peter Simons (Leeds), Stephan Leuenberger (Leeds), Daniel Nolan (Nottingham), Barry Smith (Buffalo/Saarbrücken), Ralf Busse (Regensburg).
Participants and commentators: Ingvar Johansson (Saarbrücken), Fraser MacBride (Birkbeck), Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers).
On Friday, 19 October, and on Saturday morning, 20 October, there will be three thesis defenses and a talk by Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers).
Location: B111 ("Bastions", 1st floor)
Location: A206 ("Aile Jura", 2nd floor)
Location: L208 (department building [2, rue de Candolle], 2nd floor)
Registration is free and everyone is welcome. Please notify Philipp Keller if you plan to attend.