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NYU Conference on the Philosophy of Kit Fine

January 25, 2013 @ 8:00 am - January 27, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

The NYU philosophy department will host a conference on the philosophy of Kit Fine on January 25-27, 2013. Speaking at the conference will be many of the contributors to a new volume of essays on Fine’s work, edited by Mircea Dumitru and forthcoming with Oxford University Press.

The confirmed speakers are:

Joseph Almog, UCLA
Mircea Dumitru, Bucharest
Kit Fine, NYU
Rob Goldblatt, Victoria University of Wellington
Paul Horwich, NYU
Paul Hovda, Reed
Kathrin Koslicki, Colorado
Gary Ostertag, CUNY
James Pryor, NYU
Gabriel Sandu, Helsinki/Sorbonne
Jessica Wilson, Toronto

Update, January 9th:

The New York Institute of Philosophy and the NYU philosophy department will host a conference on the philosophy of Kit Fine on January 25-27, 2013. The conference will be held in the NYU philosophy department auditorium at 5 Washington Place and will feature many of the contributors to a new volume of essays on Fine’s work, edited by Mircea Dumitru and forthcoming with Oxford University Press. The tentative schedule is:

Friday, January 25
2.15 – 2.30     Opening remarks by Paul Boghossian, director of NYIP
2.30 – 4                Gideon Rosen, “What is normative necessity?”
4.30 – 6                Jessica Wilson, “Essence, ground, and part: methodology and application in Kit Fine’s schema-based metaphysics”
6 – 7.30                Reception

Saturday, January 26
9.30 – 11       Paul Hovda, “Finean mereology”
11.30 – 1       Philip Percival, “Metaphysics of the first order”
2.30 – 4                Kathrin Koslicki, “Essence and individuation”
4.30 – 6                Rob Goldblatt, “Fine’s contributions to model theory for propositional logics”

Sunday, January 27
9.30 – 11       Mircea Dumitru, “Fine on Kripke’s puzzle about belief: a relationist approach”
11.30 – 1       Gary Ostertag, “Fine on Kripke’s puzzle”
2.30 – 4                Jim Pryor, “The essence and the inevitability of hyper-evaluative semantics”
4.30 – 6                Kit Fine, “Truthmaking”

 

Details

Start:
January 25, 2013 @ 8:00 am
End:
January 27, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

NYU Philosophy Department
5 Washington Place
NYC, United States

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