The Metaphysics of Quantities

Workshop

The Metaphysics of Quantities

Flayer

  • Wednesday 1 February


09:00 – 10:30 Barry Smith – State University of New York at Buffalo
Quantities as fiat universals


11:00 – 12:30 Johanna Wolff - King’s College, London
How should we understand the disagreement between comparativists and absolutists about quantities?


14:00 – 15:30 Peter Simons – Trinity College Dublin
Relational quantities


16:00 – 17:30 Sébastien Gandon – Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand
Between relations and determinables: Russell on quantity in The Principles

 

  • Thursday 2 February


09:00 – 10:30 Claudio Calosi – University of Neuchâtel
Quantum Metaphysical Indeterminacy


11:00 – 12:30 Olivier Massin - University of Geneva
Continua without sets. Brentano’s view and some non-mathematical objections