From the 13th to the 15th of September 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 eidos launch conference marks the start of the research project "Properties and Relations". The first day is devoted to subproject C of this project, on Values and Norms in Aesthetics and Epistemology, the second day is a David Lewis memorial meeting within the subproject A in Metaphysics, while the third consists of a workshop in the philosophy of physics (subproject B).
The program is downloadable here.
Invited speaker: Carrie Jenkins, Nottingham
Invited speaker: Andrew McGonigal, Leeds
Invited speakers: Andreas Hüttemann (Münster), Wolfgang Schwarz (Berlin), Ralph Busse (Regensburg).
Invited speaker: Michael Esfeld, Lausanne
The launch conference takes place at the beautifully located "Villa Boninchi" on the shore of Lake Geneva, at route de Hermance 249b, 1246 Corsier GE.
The bus takes 18 minutes from Rive to Nant-d'Aisy and departs at 9.26 am from Rive on Thursday and Friday (when we start at 10) and at 10.15 on Saturday (when we start at 10.45). The full timetable is here.
Registration is free and everyone is welcome. Please notify Philipp Keller if you plan to attend.