Columbia Metaphysics Conference

Marc Sanders Foundation Conferences aim to bring together experts in the field to present their research and interact with one another’s ideas. These conferences are held in conjunction with existing philosophy departments and are free and open to all academics, students, and interested members of the public who wish to attend.

The Foundation is pleased to have partnered with Columbia University Philosophy Department to co-host a Metaphysics Conference from April 25th through April 27th, 2014.

The Columbia Metaphysics schedule (pdf) is available.

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Speakers and papers included the following:

L. A. Paul (UNC Chapel Hill) “Finkish Preferences”

David Albert (Columbia) “Physics and Narrative”

Ted Sider (Cornell) “Scientific Properties: How the Tools of Metaphysics Matter”

Ted Sider (Cornell) “Scientific Properties: How the Tools of Metaphysics Matter”

Mark Johnston (Princeton) “The Problem of Personites”

Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers) “The Bearers of Qualia””

Friederike Moltmann (CNRS) “Existence Predicates and Modes of Being”

Shamik Dasgupta (Princeton) “Inexpressible Ignorance”

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