2015 METAPHYSICS WORKSHOP: "ARTIFACTS AND METAPHYSICAL EXPLANATION"
Banff Centre, May 17-20, 2015, organized by Kathrin Koslicki

Treatments of Artifacts in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

Monday, May 18, 2015
8:45am-9:00am Kathrin Koslicki, University of Alberta: Opening Remarks
9:00am-10:00am Phil Corkum, University of Alberta: “Aristotle on Artifacts”
10:15am-11:15am Margaret Cameron, University of Victoria: “The Moving Cause of Artifacts: The Role of Technē in Metaphysical Explanation”
11:30am-12:30pm Jack Zupko, University of Alberta: “Ockham on Artifacts”

The Metaphysics of Artifacts: Contemporary Debates

Monday, May 18, 2015
1:30pm-2:30pm Michael Raven, University of Victoria: “Taking to Be as Making to Be

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
8:45am-9:45am Jessica Wilson, University of Toronto: “Causal Composition” Linguistic Artifacts and Explanation: Special Challenges

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
10:00am-11:00am Ori Simchen, University of British Columbia: “Metasemantics and Semantic Ascent”
11:15am-12:15pm Carrie Jenkins, University of British Columbia: “Indeterminacy and Analyticity: Blaming Semantics and Blaming The World”

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