The PLM Master Classes offer around a dozen research students the opportunity to present their work in a collaborative and friendly atmosphere under the supervision of a leading academic in their field. The Second PLM Master Class will be held at CLLAM, Stockholm University on June 7-8, 2015. The master philosopher will be David Chalmers (NYU/ANU), who will end the master class by giving an open lecture. Philosophy students are welcome to participate in all sessions.

Sunday 7 June, Hörsal D9

10.00-11.00 Raffael Joggi, St Andrews: What "might be" might be
11.00-12.00 James Openshaw, Oxford: Two-dimensionalism and semantic neutrality
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Eric Johannesson, Stockholm: Explaining the necessary a posteriori
14.30-15.30 Sara Packalén, Stockholm: The a priori operator and the nesting problem
15.30.16.00 Coffee
16.00-17.00 Bram Vaassen, Umeå: Intervening on Chalmers's Epiphenomenalism

 

Monday 8 June, Hörsal D9

10.00-11.00 Holger Thiel, CEU, Budapest: Chalmers on the unity and holism of phenomenal consciousness
11.00-12.00 Stefan Buijsman, Stockholm: What can fill the explanatory gap?
12.00-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.30 Jonathon VandenHombergh, Houston: The logic of quantified two-dimensional conceivability arguments
14.30-15.30 Antonella Mallozzi, CUNY - The Graduate Center: Conceiving and necessity: The Kripkean challenge to Chalmers's modal epistemology
15.30.16.00 Coffee
16.00-17.30 David Chalmers, NYU/ANU: Spatial illusions: from mirrors to virtual reality

 

The talk by David Chalmers is a joint event with the Stockholm Philosophy Colloquium, and is open to everyone. The other sessions are intended for students.