Necessary Connections workshop on 2 and 3 May 2014

Published: 3 April 2014

Contributors: Umut Baysan (Glasgow), Philipp Blum (Barcelona); Campbell Brown (Glasgow); Fabrice Correia (Neuchâtel); Ghislain Guigon Geneva), Katherine Hawley (St. Andrews) Fraser MacBride (Glasgow); Benjamin Schnieder (Hamburg)

Workshop: Necessary Connections‌ - University of Glasgow

Friday 2nd May, 9.30am – 17.15pm, and Saturday 3rd May, 10am – 5.15pm.

In the Reid Room, Philosophy, 69 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow


  • Umut Baysan (Glasgow)
  • Philipp Blum (Barcelona)
  • Campbell Brown (Glasgow)
  • Fabrice Correia (Neuchâtel)
  • Ghislain Guigon (Geneva)
  • Katherine Hawley (St. Andrews)
  • Fraser MacBride (Glasgow)
  • Stephanie Rennick (Macquarie University and University of Glasgow)
  • Benjamin Schnieder (Hamburg)

All welcome.

Friday 2 May 2014

  • 09:30-11:00: Fraser MacBride (University of Glasgow) "Particulars, Universals & Necessary Connexions"
  • 11:30-13:00: Benjamin Schnieder (University of Hamburg) “Grounding and Dependence”
  • 14:00-15:30: Umut Baysan (University of Glasgow) “Realization and Fundamentality”
  • 15:45-17:15: Stephanie Rennick (Macquarie University / University of Glasgow)  “Why Foreknowledge Does not Always Entail Problematic Predestination”

Saturday 3 May 2014

  • 09:30-11:00: Campbell Brown (University of Glasgow) “Does Jackson’s Supervenience Argument Work with Relations?”
  • 11:30-13:00: Fabrice Correia (University of Neuchâtel) “Truth-Maker Semantics for the Impure Logic of Ground”
  • 14:00-15:30: Ghislain Guigon (University of Geneva) “Outline of a Flexible Metaphysics”
  • 14:15-17:15: Philipp Blum (University of Barcelona) “Truthmaking, Grounding and Metaphysical Explanation”

For questions, and to let us know that you would like to join us for dinner, please contact the organisers: Stephan Leuenberger and Fraser MacBride.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Scots Philosophical Association, the Aristotelian Society, the Mind Association, and the School of Humanities, University of Glasgow.‌‌

First published: 3 April 2014

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