CFP: Issues on the (Im)Possible 2014, Bratislava

I’m very pleased indeed to share this Call for Papers for a conference on the metaphysics of modality and related matters (including methodology of metaphysics) in Bratislava, featuring Takashi Yagisawa and yours truly as keynote speakers. The conference is organized by the Slovak Metaphysical Society. This will be the second year of the event. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend …

CFP: The Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics

Another CFP (the previous one is here) related to particle physics/quantum mechanics, this time for a conference & a special issue of Topoi. The conference features Tim Maudlin, among others. Follow the CFP link below for details (e.g., deadline for 2000 word abstracts is 31 January 2014). The Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics 2nd International Topoi Conference 2-3 October 2014 Corpus …

CFP: Particle Physics after the Higgs Discovery

This special issue on the Higgs discovery and its philosophical implications looks extremely interesting. I may not have the technical competence to write anything for it myself (but see my post about the topic here), but at the very least I look forward to reading the issue when it comes out! Call for Papers: Particle Physics after the Higgs-discovery: Philosophical …

CFP: Viability of Metaphysics, Durham

Yet another very interesting event at Durham, this time on metametaphysical themes. Keynote speakers are Kit Fine and E.J. Lowe — a rare opportunity to see two of the greatest living metaphysicians in the same place! I’m seriously considering of flying over to Durham again, even though I was just there in May. Deadline for extended abstracts is 17th June. …

CFP: First Annual Philosophers’ Cocoon Philosophy Conference

If you haven’t seen it already, make note of the first Philosophers’ Cocoon Conference, which will take place this October in Miami. The conference is aimed at “early-career” philosophers, following the spirit of the Cocoon blog — in this case anyone non-tenured. Note that Skype presentations are also possible! Deadline for papers is 1 July, 2013. See the full CFP …