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TIME-METHODS WORKSHOPS IN MILAN

28 January – Workshop “The Foundations of Time”

A joint event CPT and Doctoral School in Philosophy and the Human Sciences, University of Milan The Foundations of Time 28th January 2020Sala "Enzo Paci", Department of Philosophy, University of Milan, Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan Speakers Claudio Calosi (Geneve) & Samuele Iaquinto (CPT, Milan) Matthew Soteriou (KCL) Jonathan Tallant (Nottingham) Jessica Wilson (Toronto) Discussants Davide Bordini (Liège) Florian Fisher (Siegen) Giuseppe Spolaore (Padova) Programme 09:50 – 10:00 Andrea Pinotti (Milan, Coordinator of the Doctoral School) — Opening Remarks 10.00 – 11.15 Claudio Calosi (Geneve) & Samuele Iaquinto (CPT, Milan) — "Quantum Fragmentalism" 11.15 – 11.30 Break 11.30 – ...
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28-29 March – CUNY-Milan Annual Interdisciplinary Workshop in Philosophy

CUNY-Milan Annual Interdisciplinary Workshop in Philosophy 'Tense' March 28-29, 2019 Aula 3, Via S. Antonio 5, University of Milan              --------         ----------     CUNY-Milan annual interdisciplinary workshop in Philosophy, a joint initiative of both institutions’ philosophy departments, and, more precisely, CUNY Graduate Center and Doctoral School in Philosophy and Human Sciences, University of Milan is aimed at promoting advanced studies at the crossroad between philosophy and interrelated disciplines. Last year workshop took place in NYC at CUNY Graduate Center with the topic of Belief. This years’ workshop, second in a series of ...
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11-12 April – Symposium on ‘Thinking in and about time’

International symposium 'Thinking in and about time' -                                                  - The Centre for Philosophy of Time and the NeurophilosophyLab of the University of Milan are happy to announce the International Symposium Thinking in and about time: A dual systems perspective on temporal cognition With Christoph Hoerl and Teresa McCormack on April 11-12, 2019 Sala Seminari and Sala Paci, Via Festa del Perdono 7 - In their target article to appear in Behavioural and Brain Sciences, Hoerl and McCormack outline a dual systems ...
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20-21 August – “CPT/FraMEPhys Workshop on Time and Explanation”

CPT/FraMEPhys Workshop on Time and Explanation Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 August 2018 Università degli Studi di Milano, Aula 211 Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan - As a warm-up event for SMS4 (4th Annual Conference of the Society for Metaphysics of Science) the Centre for Philosophy of Time in Milan and the FraMEPhys project at the University of Birmingham are co-hosting a workshop on Time and Explanation. All are welcome but please email a.j.wilson@bham.ac.uk if you plan to attend. Speakers: Sam Baron (University of Western Australia) Christina Conroy (Morehead State University) Heather Demarest (University of Colorado, Boulder) Alison Fernandes ...
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21-22 May – “Mental Time (Travel): Memory and Temporal Experience”

Mental Time (Travel): Memory and Temporal Experience May 21-22, 2018 Via Festa del Perdono 7, Sala "Enzo Paci" - Philosophers have discussed two kinds of mental time: the kind involved in our ongoing experience of events and the kind through which we mentally "travel" to re-experience events in episodic memory. The relationships between these two kinds of mental time has not so far been explored. This workshop will bring together specialists in both fields for initial discussion of potential relationships. - - Speakers Anika Fiebich (Milan) Angelica Kaufmann (HUJI) & Arnon Cahen (Ben Gurion) Johannes Mahr (CEU) Kourken Michaelian (Otago) ...
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17-18 May – “Philosophy of Time: A view from the Past”

Philosophy of Time: A view from the Past 17-18 May 2018, University of Milan, Sala Crociera Alta di Giurisprudenza Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan --- Philosophy of time is a particularly lively area of contemporary philosophy with a great deal of interdisciplinary interaction. Several aspects and issues connected to this topic and the related theories have been systematically explored and intensely debated, in a considerable and still increasing amount of literature. Many of these issues and problems have emerged in the course of history, though often in contexts that were very different from the ones in which we find them today. Although general historical overviews can be found ...
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16 April – “On the (Im)Possible Futures of Cities and Agricultural Sites”

On the (Im)Possible Futures of Cities and Agricultural Sites April 16 2018, h. 9-13 Via Festa del Perdono 7, Aula Crociera (Giurisprudenza) Speakers Fabio Bacchini and Nicola Piras (University of Sassari/Alghero) Luca Bonardi, Giorgio Masellis, and Emiliano Tolusso (University of Milan)  Andrea Borghini (University of Milan)  --- Schedule 9.00-10.00: Fabio Bacchini and Nicola Piras (University of Sassari/Alghero) – “Can We Move Paris to Texas? On the Metaphysics of Persistence and Context-Dependency” | comments by: Donatella Donati (University of L’Aquila) Different kinds of things persist differently across time and space. This talk explores what is necessary and sufficient for a numerical identity among cities – and architectural entities like buildings ...
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21-23 September – Workshop on Emotions, Imagination, and Time

Workshop on Emotions, Imagination, and Time 21-23 September 2017, Lake Garda, Italy - ----                                                 --- The Department of Philosophy at the University of Milan (Centre for the Philosophy of Time) and the universities of Modena, Lancaster and York are pleased to announce the workshop Emotions, Imagination, and Time, to be held from the 21st–23rd September, at the Palazzo Feltrinelli, Gargnano, Lake Garda, Italy.  --- Confirmed Speakers: Carla Bagnoli (Modena and Reggio Emilia, Oslo) Davide Bordini & Giuliano Torrengo ...
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28 June 2017 – TMW “The Moving Spotlight”

The Moving Spotlight 28 June 2017 University of Milan, Sala Crociera Alta, Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan - - Speakers Ross Cameron (Virginia) Daniel Deasy (Dublin) Lisa Leininger (HWS) Kristie Miller (Sydney) -- Discussants/Commentators David Braddon-Mitchell (Sydney) Jonathan Tallant (Nottingham) - Programme 09.45.  Welcome 10.00–11.30.  Daniel Deasy – "Moving Spotlight Theories" 11.45–13.15.  Kristie Miller – "Moving Spotlight or Cresting Wave? A New Moving Spotlight Theory" 13.15.  Lunch 14.30–16.00.  Lisa Leininger – "The Moving Spotlight's Broken Lightbulb" 16.00.  Coffee 16.30–18.00.  Ross Cameron – "Passage in the Moving Spotlight" 18.30.  Aperitivo 20.30.  Dinner -- Abstracts Ross Cameron: Passage in the Moving Spotlight What does it take for ...
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2-3 May 2017 – TMW “The Open Future”

The Open Future 2-3 May 2017 University of Milan, Sala Crociera Alta della Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan - - Programme Tuesday 2nd May 10.30-11.45  Fabio Del Prete (Toulose) – "Open Future and Modal Interpretation of Future Tensed Sentences" 11.45-12.00  Break 12.00-13.15  Tommaso Flaminio (Insubria) – "A Logical Approach to de Finetti’s Notion of Event" 13.15-14.30  Lunch 14.30-15.45  Penelope Mackie (Nottingham) – "Counterfactuals and the Open Future" 15.45-16.15  Coffee break 16.15-17.30  Ned Markosian (UMass, Amherst) – "What an Open Future Is and Why You Should Want One" 17.30-17.45  Break 17.45-19.00  Peter Øhrstrøm (Aalborg) – "The Open Future in Historical and Conceptual Perspective" ...
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24-25 November – TFW “Temporal Experience”

Temporal Experience November 24-25, 2016 University of Milan, Sala "Enzo Paci", Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan--- ----                                                                                           -- --- ---------- Programme 24th November 14.00-15.10  Elvira Di Bona (Jerusalem) – "The Temporality of Auditory Experience" 15.20-15.30  Break 15.30-16.40  Simon Prosser (St Andrews) – "The Feeling of Moving Through Time" 16.40-16.50  Break 16.50-18.00  Christoph Hoerl (Warwick) – "Temporal Experience: Transparency and ...
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12 September – TMW “Presentism”

Presentism Monday 12th of September 2016 University of Milan, Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan ----                                                  --- Within the debate on the metaphysics of time, there is a theory that is generally taken as highly problematic, the theory according to which only present entities exist: presentism.  On the one hand, it is usually thought of as incompatible with our best scientific theories - in particular with Special Relativity; while on the other it seems that, if it ...
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17 June – “Spacetime and Fundamentality”

Spacetime and Fundamentality Friday 17th of June 2016 University of Neuchâtel 26, Avenue du Premier-Mars, 2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland ---            --------- --- Programme 9:30 - 10:45 Oliver Pooley (Oxford) - "Fundamentality and the Dynamical Approach to Relativity" 11:00 - 12:15 Martin Lipman (Hamburg) - “In Defence of a Fragmentalist Interpretation of Special Relativity” -- 12:30 Lunch break -- 14:30 - 15:45 Alastair Wilson (Birmingham) (over Skype) - “Emergent Spacetime: Grounded or Caused?” 15:45 Coffee break 16:15 - 17:30 Jessica Wilson (Toronto) - “How to be a Spacetime Relationalist – or a Substantivalist” -- 19:30 Conference dinner --- For more info, ...
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31 May – TMW “Time and Emotions”

Time and Emotions Tuesday 31st of May 2016 University of Milan, Sala "Enzo Paci", Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan ---- --- ----- Programme 10:00 – 11:30  Clotilde Calabi (Milano) and Marco Santambrogio (Parma) – "Russell in Love. Emotions, Beliefs, and other Propositional Attitudes" 11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break 11:45 – 13:15 Dorothea Debus (York) – "Affective Mental Time Travel: On the Nature of Future-Directed Emotions" — 13:15 – 14:30 Lunch — 14:30 – 16:00 Jason Tipples (Hull) — "Does Emotion Speed or Slow our Internal Clock?" 16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break 16:15 – 17:45 Cain Todd (Lancaster) – "Emotional Distortions of Temporal Experience" ---------------- ...
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12 May – TMW “Explanation within and without Metaphysics”

Explanation within and without Metaphysics Thursday 12th of May 2016 University of Milan, Sala "Enzo Paci", Via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan --- ----- Programme 10:00 - 11:30  Miguel Hoeltje (Essen) - "On Two Responses to Missing-explanation-arguments" 11:30 - 11:45 Coffee break 11:45 - 13:15 Dan Lopez de Sa (Barcelona) - TBA -- 13:15 - 14:30 Lunch -- 14:30 - 16:00 Esa Diaz-Leon (Barcelona) - "Grounding and the Explanatory Gap" 16:00 - 16:15 Coffee break 16:15 - 17:45 Raphael van Riel (Essen) - "From Fiction to Truth. How to Be a Realist about Scientific Explanation" --- Abstracts Dan Lopez de Sa (Barcelona) - TBA -- Esa Diaz-Leon (Barcelona) - Grounding and the Explanatory ...
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12 May: TMW “Explanation within and without Metaphysics”

Miguel Hoeltje (Essen) – “On Two Responses to Missing-explanation-arguments”

Dan Lopez de Sa (Barcelona) – TBA

Esa Diaz-Leon (Barcelona) – “Grounding and the Explanatory Gap”

Raphael van Riel (Essen) – “From Fiction to Truth. How to Be a Realist about Scientific Explanation”

 

Organizers: G. Torrengo, V. Buonomo, and S. Iaquinto

Chair: D. Bordini

 


 

31 May: TMW “Time and Emotions”

Clotilde Calabi (Milano) and Marco Santambrogio (Parma) – “Russell in Love. Emotions, Beliefs, and other Propositional Attitudes”

Dorothea Debus (York) – “Affective Mental Time Travel: On the Nature of Future-Directed Emotions”

Jason Tipples (Hull) – “Does Emotion Speed or Slow our Internal Clock?”

Cain Todd (Lancaster) – “Emotional Distortions of Temporal Experience”

 

Organizers: C. Calabi, G. Torrengo, and S. Iaquinto

Chair: D. Bordini

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12 September: TMW “Presentism”

Invited Speakers:

Natalja Deng (Cambridge) – “Does Temporal Ontology Exist?”

Marcello Oreste Fiocco (UC Irvine) – “Time, Temporal Reality and Presentism”

Jonathan Tallant (Nottingham) – “There’s No Such Thing as Presentism”

Contributed Speakers:

Emiliano Boccardi (FAPESP, Campinas) – “Why Will Today Cease Being Today?”

Roberto Loss (Logos, Barcelona) – “Presentism Is Not the End of the World”

Organizers: G. Torrengo, S. Iaquinto, and D. Ingram


TEMP-FRAME WORKSHOPS IN MILAN

24-25 November: TMW “Temporal Experience”

Valtteri Arstila (Turku) – TBA
Elvira Di Bona (Jerusalem) – TBA
Sylvie Droit-Volet (Clermont) – TBA
Christoph Hoerl (Warwick) – TBA
Oliver Pooley (Oxford) – TBA
Simon Prosser (St Andrews) – TBA
Thomas Sattig (Tuebingen) – TBA

Organizers: G. Torrengo, S. Iaquinto, and D. Ingram

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OTHER CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

9-11 June: “Third annual meeting of the IAPT”  (Winston-Salem, NC, USA)

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17 June: “Space-time and Fundamentality” (Neuchâtel)

Martin Lipman (Hamburg University) – “In Defence of a Fragmentalist Interpretation of Special Relativity”

Oliver Pooley (University of Oxford) – “Fundamentality and the Dynamical Approach to Relativity”

 Alastair Wilson (University of Birmingham) – “Emergent Spacetime: Grounded or Caused?”

Jessica Wilson (University of Toronto) – “How to be a Relationist – or a Substantivalist

 

Organizers: F. Correia, C. Calosi, B. Neeser, G. Torrengo, and S. Iaquinto

Sponsors: METAPHYSICS OF TIME AND ITS OCCUPANTS and TIME-METHODS


 

5-6 July: “The Metaphysics of Space, Time, and Spacetime” (Alghero)

International Graduate Conference, University of Sassari, Alghero (DADU)

David Braddon-Mitchell (University of Sydney) – TBA

Kristie Miller (University of Sydney) – “It’s Identity, not Turtles, All the Way Down”

Jonathan Tallant (University of Nottingham) – “Defining Presentism”

Giuliano Torrengo (University of Milan) – “The Moving Spotlight(s)”

Achille C. Varzi (Columbia University) – “The Magic Moments of Topology”

 

Organizers:  G. Andreoletti (University of Milan), D. Donati (University of Nottingham), and N. Piras (University of Sassari)

Sponsors: Progetto PRIN 2012 “Modelli e inferenze nella scienza” Unità di Ricerca dell’Università di Sassari e TIME-METHODS


 

5 September 2016: Symposium on Time (Pistoia)

at “SIFA Biannual Conference” 

Invited Speakers

Sven Rosenkranz (ICREA, Logos, Barcelona) – “Unfreezing the Spotlight: Tense Realism and Temporal Passage

Stephan Torre (Aberdeen) – “Present Experience and the Block Universe”

Contributed Speakers

Roberto Ciuni (Padua) – “Plausibility Trees and Future Contingents”

Ciro De Florio, Aldo Frigerio, and Alessandro Giordani (Università Cattolica) – “Omniscience in Light of the Metaphysics of Time”

 

Organizers: E. Paganini, G. Torrengo, S. Iaquinto, and D. Bordini

Sponsor: TIME-METHODS


 

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