Indeterminacy in What We Care About

The final conference of the AHRC Metaphysical Indeterminacy project, hosted by the University of Leeds, featuring keynote speaker, Delia Graff Fara, speaking on indeterminacy in racial categories

Indeterminacy is ubiquitous in  the social categorizations we employ, in the moral facts we appeal to, in our thinking about personal identity. Indeterminate language frames many of the physical and metaphysical theories we most care about. This conference will explore the applications and manifestations of indeterminacy in these areas.

Our keynote speaker, Delia Graff Fara, will speaking on indeterminacy in racial categories.

This is the final conference of the AHRC Metaphysical Indeterminacy project, hosted by the University of Leeds. It will take place in the Leeds Radisson Hotel on the 7th and 8th of December 2013.

Speakers will include:

    Billy Dunaway (Oxford)
    Tom Dougherty (Sydney)
    Matti Eklund (Uppsala)
    Delia Graff Fara (Princeton)
    Agustin Rayo (MIT)
    Miriam Schoenfeld (UT Austin)

Events are planned to start late morning on Saturday 7th, and conclude in the afternoon of Sunday 8th.

Numbers will be limited, so registration will be essential. To register, email leedsphilosophyconference@gmail.com with your name, affiliation, and any dietary constraints. You will need to arrange accommodation in Leeds for the conference: the Radisson itself may have rooms; there are many other options in Leeds city centre.

Location

Leeds Radisson Hotel

Cost

Free

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