Metaphysics and Formal Ontology

Alkaa kello

Pinni B building, lecture hall B4141 (address: Kanslerinrinne 1)


Philosophy, Faculty of Social Sciences; Dynamis: The Finnish Network for Metaphysics


09.15-10.45   Barry Smith (Buffalo): Driverless Philosophy
10.45-11.00   coffee
11.00-11.45   Arto Laitinen (Tampere): Basic Formal Ontology and Social Reality
11.45-12.30   Markku Keinänen (Tampere): Adicity of Relations - the Last Passion of Fantology?
12.30-13.30   lunch
13.30-14.15   Panu Raatikainen (Tampere): On Chalmers' Argument against Materialism
14.15-15.00   Marion Godman (Helsinki): Semi-Persistent Objects: Some Remarks on Kinds as Space-Time Worms
15.00-15.30  coffee
15.30-16.15   Tuomas Tahko (Helsinki): Jaded by Jadeite and Nephrite
16.15-16.30   coffee
16.30-17.15   Jani Hakkarainen (Tampere): Ontological Form - A New Proposal
19.00           Dinner (TBA)

Organizers and contact
UTA: Philosophy, Faculty of Social Sciences

Dynamis: The Finnish Network for Metaphysics
Lecturer Jani Hakkarainen (
Adjunct Professor Markku Keinänen (