2nd Epistemology of Metaphysics Workshop (EMW 2)

2nd Epistemology of Metaphysics Workshop (EMW 2)

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, University of Helsinki

Venue: “Athena”, Room 360 at Siltavuorenpenger 3 A


10.00 Welcome

10.15 David Mark Kovacs (Bilkent): Explanation, unification, and metaphysical understanding

11.15 Break

11.30 Vera Flocke (NYU): No Easy Answers to Ontological Category Questions

12.30 Lunch

14.00 Brian Montgomery (UTEP): The Case against Metaphysical Intuitions

15.00 Break

15.15 Thomas Atkinson (U. of Liverpool): The different sources argument for modal scepticism: imagination and perception

16.15 Break

16.30 Peter van Inwagen (Notre Dame): Evidence in Metaphysics

18.00 End


Organized by the Academy of Finland Project The Epistemology of Metaphysics.

Attendance is free and everyone is welcome!



Dr. Tuomas E. Tahko

University Lecturer & Academy Research Fellow

Theoretical Philosophy

University of Helsinki