Week 1 (11th October):
Shamik Dasgupta, On the Plurality of Grounds
Week 2 (18th October):
Cian Dorr, Finding Ordinary Objects in the World of Quantum Mechanics
Week 3 (25th October):
Primary: Timothy Williamson, Philosophical Expertise and the Burden of Proof. Background: Jonathan Weinberg, et al., Are Philosophers Expert Intuiters?
Week 4 (1st November):
Peter Van Inwagen, Can Mereological Sums Change Their Parts?.
Week 5 (8th November):
Primary: Eric Mandelbaum, Against Alief. Background: Tamar Szabo Gendler, Alief and Belief
Week 6 (15th November):
Ted Sider, Preface and Chapter 4, "On Substantivity", from Writing the Book of the World
Week 7 (22nd November):
Scott Soames, Truth, Propositions, and Possible World States
Week 8 (29th November)
The MLE (metaphysics, language, & epistemology)
Seminar will meet on Mondays, 7-9pm in the Ryle Room, 10 Merton St.
Elia Zardini, Truth and What Is Said
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D.Phils, B.Phils, Post-docs, and Faculty are encouraged to attend.
Readings for the seminar will be available via the MLE seminar
. For further details please contact the organisers (William Lanier
and Juhani Yli-Vakkuri).
The MLE Seminar has a (no longer updated) blog.