Workshop: Metaphysical Laws

We’ll be hosting a workshop on Metaphysical Laws, directly after the sixth Hamburg Summer School which this year is being taught by Jessica Wilson.

The workshop will take place on Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th July, and the speakers will be:

Monday 24th July

11:00-12.30 Jonathan Schaffer (Rutgers). Laws for Metaphysical Explanation.
14.30-16:00 Markus Schrenk (Düsseldorf). Laws of Nature: Production and Necessity.
16:15-17:45 Jessica Wilson (Toronto). On Characterizing the Fundamental.

Tuesday 25th July

11:00-12.30 Tobias Wilsch (Tübingen). A Puzzle about Explanation.
14.30-16:00 Elizabeth Miller (Yale). Non-local atomism.
16:15-17:45 Jason Turner (Arizona). Grounding and Ontological Commitment.

The workshop will take place in Room 121 of the ESA-W building on Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, Hamburg. Directions from the closest S-Bahn station at Dammtor can be found here.

Attendance is free, but please let us know if you are interested in attending by emailing Richard and Lukas.