Necessary Connections workshop on 2 and 3 May 2014

Issued: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:28:00 BST

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.‌‌