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