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The Metaphysics of Time

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The University of Bergamo (Italy) is organising a conference to be held in Bergamo 6th-8th September 2007 on the philosophy of time.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Craig Bourne (Cambridge University)
Joseph Diekemper (University of St Andrews)
Mark Heller (Syracuse University)
Jonathan Lowe (Durham University)
Nathan Oaklander (University of Michigan-Flint)
Steven Savitt (University of British Columbia)

Topics in the philosophy of time include but are not limited to: time and tense; untensed theories of time; A-series and B-series; presentism and the block universe; the reality of the past; the specious present; the open future; the nature of passage; the flow of time; the direction of time; identity thrugh time; persitence and endurance; the topology of time and the hypothesis of time-travel; the philosophical significance of relativity; beginning and ending; God and eternity.

Scientific and Organising Committee

Andrea Bottani (University of Bergamo)
Massimiliano Carrara (University of Padua)
Richard Davies (University of Bergamo)

The language of the conference is English.


News and DocumentsPublication
Intranet for Metaphysics of Time 19/07/2007
Abstracts (password required)26/06/2007


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