Centre for Philosophy of Time

Department of Philosophy - Università degli Studi di Milano

Gargnano Philosophy of Time Conference

Gargnano Palazzo Feltrinelli

12 - 14 May 2014

Gargano, Garda Lake (Italy)

Organizers: Ulrich Meyer and Giuliano Torrengo

Conference Program

Monday Morning: Time and Physics

Valia Allori (Northern Illinois University)
What does Quantum Mechanics tell us about Time?
Kristie Miller and  David Braddon–Mitchell (University of Sydney)
Momentary representation
John Roberts (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Must a Cause be Earlier than its Effect?
CommentatorOliver Pooley (University of Oxford )

Monday Afternoon: Temporal Experience

Dimitria Gatzia (University of Akron), 
Time and Time Perception
Simon Prosser
 (University of St. Andrews)
Experiencing Rates and Durations
Commentator:  Kathy Fazekas (University of Connecticut)

Lisa Leininger (Virginia Commonwealth University)
B-coming: Tenseless Passage
Melissa MacAulay (Western Ontario)
Rethinking the Phenomenological Case for Transience"
CommentatorAkiko Frischhut (Universität Tübingen/ Université de Genève)

Tuesday Morning: Time Travel

Sara Bernstein (Duke University)
Time Travel and the Movable Present
John Carroll (North Carolina State University)
Time Travel, Autoinfanticide, and Modality
Richard Hanley (University of Delaware)
How to Beam and Keep your Body
CommentatorThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (University of Glasgow/Macquarie University)

Tuesday Afternoon: The Present

Olla Solomyak (New York University)
Temporal Ontology and the Metaphysics of Perspectives
Steven Savitt
 (University of British Columbia)
Commentator:Riccardo Baratella (Università degli Studi di Padova)

Jonathan Tallant (University of  Nottingham)
The Benefits of Existence Presentism
Francesco Orilia (Università degli Studi di Macerata)
Moderate Presentism
CommentatorRossana Raviola (Università degli Studi di Pavia)

Wednesday Morning: Metaphysics

Donald Baxter (University of Connecticut)
Aspects and the Alteration of Temporal Simples
CommentatorGiulano Torrengo (Università degli Studi di  Milano)

Ciro De Florio and Aldo Frigerio (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
In Defence of the Timeless Solution to the Problem of Human Free Will and Divine Foreknowledge
Commentator:  Ulrich Meyer (Colgate University)

Nathan Oaklander (University of Michigan Flint)
C. D. Broad’s Changing Views on Time
CommentatorErwin Tegtmeier (Universität Mannheim)


Sponsors: Philosophy of Time Society, Center for Philosophy of Time,  Department of Philosophy at the University of Milan

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Gargnano Palazzo Feltrinelli