Events and News

  • April 2016:  Under the auspices of our project, the Technische Universität at Dresden will host a conference on the Metaphysics of Grounding, April 29-30.  Further details can be found here.
  • The University of Helsinki will host an international conference on Ground, Essence and Modality, June 8-10 2016. Further information can be found here.
  • As part of our project, the University of Geneva will host an international conference, Ground in Philosophy of Science, 13-14 Sept 2016. This will be a satellite event of the second annual conference of the Society for the Metaphysics of Science, University of Geneva, September 15-17, 2016. Further details and a call for papers can be downloaded here.
  • We are delighted to announce that Giovanni Merlo will soon be joining our project as a postdoc: congratulations Giovanni!
  • July 2015: On July 16, Jonathan Schaffer (Rutgers) will present a paper entitled “Modality for Monists” in Hamburg (10:00-12:00, room 1072 of the ‘Philosophenturm’)
  • June 2015: Ground in Biology
  • May 2015: Truth and Grounds (a conference organised by the research group eidos)
  • September 2014: Grounding and Existence (in conjunction with the SNF Project: The Nature of Existence: Neglected Questions at the Foundations of Ontology)
  • July 2014: Phloxshop V: Breaking New Ground