Events

The Metaphysics of David Lewis in Context Workshop, 29 October 2018 

9.00-9.30

Coffee, tea, biscuits

9.30-10.45

Michaelis Michael ‘Lewis and Ontological Commitment: His Debt to Quine’ (UNSW) *via Skype

10.45-12.00

Anthony Fisher ‘Lewis and Modal Realism’ (Manchester)

12.00-13.00

Lunch (provided by GreenPlate in the Philosophy Department)

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)

15.30-16.00

Break

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)

 

Early Influences on Lewis Workshop, 8 March 2017

9.30-10.30 Frederique Janssen-Lauret (Manchester). ‘The Quinean Roots of Lewis’s Early Philosophy’

10.30-11.30 Anthony Fisher (Manchester). ‘David Lewis and His Sojourn at Oxford, 1959-60’

11.30-12: Tea & Coffee

12-1: Fraser MacBride (Manchester). ‘Quine and Lewis on Epistemic Humility’

1-2 Lunch

2-3 Marianna Antonutti-Marfori (Paris). ‘Naturalism, Mathematics, and Revisionism’

3-4 Timothy Williamson (Oxford). ‘Lewis, Metaphysics, and Science’

4-4.30 Tea & Coffee

4.30-5.30 Panel discussion on Lewis, his formative influences, and his place in the history of analytic philosophy. Panelists: Peter Hylton, Fraser MacBride, Adrian Moore, Peter Simons, Timothy Williamson.

http://events.manchester.ac.uk/event/event:y6g-iyzz1xzn-3ca17p/early-influences-on-lewis