[SydPhil] Notification: Sean Power @ Thu 28 Jul 2016 15:00 - 16:30 (Current Projects)

Google Calendar calendar-notification at google.com
Fri Jul 22 15:00:10 AEST 2016

This is a notification for:

Title: Sean Power
Doing Things With Time
Can our philosophical positions on time affect the way we approach other  
philosophical problems? It might seem as if they can't. Such positions may  
be conceived as being purely metaphysical and, being metaphysical,  
independent of our thinking about other issues. Or, at least (as such  
independence is not obvious), one would need to argue that the metaphysics  
of time has relevance to other philosophical positions.

In this talk, I try to do just that (although with an important  
qualification). I argue that, on questions about the epistemology,  
phenomenology and ontology of perception, a difference in our concepts of  
time (between presentism and eternalism, in particular) can make a  
difference to the kind of answers that we can have or would desire. As  
examples of this, I bring in the perception of external things and change.  
In doing this, I also question the idea that these positions on time (and  
the debate between them) are best conceived as only falling under  
When: Thu 28 Jul 2016 15:00 – 16:30 Eastern Time - Melbourne, Sydney
Calendar: Current Projects
     * Kristie Miller- creator

Event details:  

Invitation from Google Calendar: https://www.google.com/calendar/

You are receiving this email at the account sydphil at arts.usyd.edu.au  
because you are subscribed for notifications on calendar Current Projects.

To stop receiving these emails, please log in to  
https://www.google.com/calendar/ and change your notification settings for  
this calendar.

Forwarding this invitation could allow any recipient to modify your RSVP  
response. Learn more at  
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mailman.sydney.edu.au/pipermail/sydphil/attachments/20160722/111851ac/attachment-0002.html>

More information about the SydPhil mailing list