Columbia Metaphysics Conference

The Foundation is pleased to have partnered with Columbia University Philosophy Department to co-host an annual conference in Metaphysics. The conference is free and open to the public.

The first Metaphysics Conference was held at Columbia University from April 25th through April 27th, 2014.

Speakers and papers included the following:

 Paul L. A. Paul (UNC Chapel Hill)
“Finkish Preferences”
 Mark Johnston Mark Johnston (Princeton)
“The Problem of Personites”
 Albert David Albert (Columbia)
“Physics and Narrative”
 Dean Z Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers)
“The Bearers of Qualia”
 Sider Ted Sider (Cornell)
“Scientific Properties: How the Tools of Metaphysics Matter”
 Moltmann Friederike Moltmann (CNRS)
“Existence Predicates and Modes of Being”
 Dorr Cian Dorr (NYU)
“Against Counterfactual Miracles”
 Dasgupta  Shamik Dasgupta  (Princeton)
“Inexpressible Ignorance”

A conference schedule is available here: Columbia Metaphysics schedule