Time and Place: Jan 8-9 2020, The Lux building, Lund University, room B336 (map here).
Talks are 30-40 min., sometimes followed by a comment of 5-10 min., and then the floor is opened for a general discussion.
Wednesday, Jan 8
13.00 – 13.50 Johan Brännmark (Malmö) (joint work with Anna-Sofia Maurin (Gothenburg)): Methodological Individualism: Ontology vs. Explanation
14.00 – 15.10 Stefano Caputo (Sassari): The just One Entity argument against Realism About Grounding (comment by Darragh Byrne (Birmingham))
15.10 – 15.30 Tea/coffee break
15.30 – 16.40 Thomas Kivatinos (Auburn): Are Some Metaphysical Explanations Scientific Explanations? And If So, What Follows? (comment by Robin Stenwall (Lund))
16.45 – 17.35 Robin Stenwall(Lund): How Truth-Making Distributes
Thursday, Jan 9
9.30 – 10.40 Ylwa Sjölin Wirling(KTH): Is Credibility of Models a Guide to Possibility of Systems? A Challenge in Scientific Modelling (comment by Anna-Sofia Maurin (Gothenburg))
10.40 – 11.00 Tea/coffee break
11.00 – 12.10 Jonas Werner (Hamburg): Arbitrary Metaphysical Explanations (comment by Alexander Skiles (Rutgers))
12.10 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.10 Petter Sandstad (Rostock) and Ludger Jansen (Passau): Essences as Metaphysical Explanantia (comment by Naomi Thompson(Southampton))
15.15 – 16.25 Alex Brehier-Stamatiadis (Leeds): Backing as Truthmaking (comment by Anna-Sofia Maurin (Gothenburg))
16.25 – 16.40 Tea/coffee break
16.40 – 17.50 Tobias Wilsch (Tübingen): Modal Pluralism and the Great Chain of Being (comment by Alexander Skiles(Rutgers))
Registration: If you’d like to attend the conference, please register (free of charge) by e-mailing Robin Stenwall (email@example.com) to let him know!