Powerful Qualities: A Workshop with John Heil
26 – 27 April 2012
Corpus Christi College
This two day workshop will explore the metaphysics of powers by engaging with the recent work of John Heil on this topic. Heil's theory of powerful qualities will be investigated with particular attention to understanding how it compares with Power Structuralism, and what is distinctive in each theory.
5-6:30pm David Yates (King's College London)
Commentator: Alastair Wilson; Chair: Alexander Kelly
9:30-11am Anna Marmodoro (University of Oxford)
Commentator: Erasmus Mayer; Chair: Donnchadh O Conaill
11-11:30 coffee break
11:30am-1pm Jonathan Lowe (Durham University)
Commentator: Nick Jones; Chair: Sam Coleman
1-2pm lunch (free sandwich lunch in college)
2-3:30pm John Heil (Washington University in St. Louis)
Commentator: Valdi Ingthorsson; Chair: Josh Parsons
Note: Participation in the workshop is free. But it will be helpful to know in advance if you are planning to attend, for the purpose of arranging catering. Please notify us at email@example.com if you plan to attend.
(This workshop is organised by Anna Marmodoro, Alexander Kelly, and Brian Prince.)