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Philosophy Program
RSSS, ANU
Philosophical Methodology
20-22 July, 2005


Each speaker has been asked to present a paper on a topic of their choosing, the only proviso being that they make their methodology explicit. In addition to standard papers, the conference will include a lengthy discussion session in which the various methods of individual speakers are isolated and compared.

The workshop will be held in the Common Room, University House, ANU.

Program:

Wednesday July 20
10:00am
-12:00pm
Sally Haslanger (MIT)
"What Are "Our" Intuitions? Philosophical Analysis and Ideology"
12:00pm
-1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm
-3:00pm
Martin Davies (RSSS)
TBA
3:00pm
-3:30pm
Coffee
3:30pm
-5:30pm
Timothy Williamson (Oxford)
"Thought Experiments and the Semantics of Counterfactuals"
Thursday July 21
10:00am
-12:00pm
Stephen Yablo (MIT)
"Real Actuality and Illusions of Possibility"
12:00pm
-1:00pm
Lunch
1:00pm
-3:00pm
Peter Godfrey-Smith (RSSS, Harvard)
"Theories and Models in Metaphysics"
3:00pm
-3:30pm
Coffee
3:30pm
-5:30pm
Frank Jackson (RSSS)
"Words, Transparency, Metaphysics"
7:00pm Conference Dinner:
The Gods Restaurant
Friday July 22
10:00am
-1:00pm
Discussion Session:
What have we Learnt about Philosophical Methodology?

Registration:
There is no fee for attending the conference but please let Daniel Stoljar (daniel dot stoljar at anu.edu.au) know if you are likely to attend.

Dinner:
The conference dinner will cost $40.

Map:
University House is at C/D2 on the campus map.

Accommodation:
A list of possible accommodation is available here.