The Metaphysics of Totality

30–31 March, 2017, University of Glasgow


  • Philipp Blum (Lucerne) – TBA
  • Aaron Cotnoir & Bruno Jacinto (St Andrews) – A Formal Semantics for the Theory of Embodiments
  • Louis deRosset (Vermont) – The Metaphysical Transparency of Truth
  • Stephan Leuenberger (Glasgow) – Totality Operators and Metaphysical Defaults
  • Anna-Sofia Maurin (Gothenburg) – Regress and Metaphysical Explanation
  • Alexander Skiles (NYU) – Existence and Second-Order Quantification 
  • Naomi Thompson (Southampton) – Fictionalism about Grounding
  • Bruno Whittle (Glasgow) – Mathematical Anti-Realism and Explanatory Structure

 The Requirement of Total Evidence

29–30 May, 2017, University of Edinburgh

Speakers to include:

  • Jessica Brown (St Andrews)
  • Peter Milne (Stirling)
  • Martin Smith (Edinburgh)
  • Julia Staffel (Wash U, St Louis)
  • Lauren Ware (Stirling)
  • Lee Whittington (IASH, Edinburgh).

For more information, please contact Martin Smith.

The Logic of Totality

15–16 June, 2017, University of Glasgow


  • Tim Button (Cambridge)
  • Peter Fritz (Oslo)
  • Stephan Leuenberger (Glasgow)
  • Michaela McSweeney (Boston)
  • Ian Rumfitt (Oxford)
  • Robert Trueman (York)
  • Gabriel Uzquiano (USC)
  • Bruno Whittle (Glasgow)

For more information, please contact Bruno Whittle.


Totality and Fiction

Co-organized with the DFG-funded Emmy Noether Group 'Ontology after Quine'

9 December, 2016, University of Glasgow


  • Nathan Wildman (Glasgow)
  • Richard Woodward (Hamburg)