Cologne, April 13th and 14th 2015
Richard-Strauss-Str. 2 (Bauwens building)
Monday, April 13th
9:00 – 11:30 The Causal Mosaic
Illari, P., & Russo, F. (2014): Causality – Philosophical Theory Meets Scientific Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (We’ll focus on Chapters 23 and 24, 249-271.)
Tuesday, April 14th
10:00 – 12:30 The Metaphysics of Mechanisms
Illari, P., & Williamson, J. (2013): “In Defence of Activities”, in: Journal for General Philosophy of Science 44 (1): 69-83.
Illari, P. K., & Williamson, J. (2011): “Mechanisms are real and local”, in: P. M. Illari, F. Russo, J. Williamson (Eds.): Causality in the Sciences. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 818-844.
At the beginning of each reading group Phyllis will give a brief introduction, which is followed by a discussion of the papers indicated above.
Everybody is kindly invited to participate. If you would like to come please send a short notice to firstname.lastname@example.org.