Talks

PEER-REVIEWED

 

2016

‘Classifier le monde empirique sans classeurs’, SPS 2016, Sixième congrès de la Société de philosophie des sciences, Lausanne, Switzerland, June 29 – July 2.

2015

‘A Space-Time Made of Relations and Properties’, Sopha 2015, Montreal, Canada. (Selected, but not able to attend).

‘A Space-Time Made of Relations and Properties’, Time, Substance and Things, University of Paris VIII, May 20 – 22.

2014  

‘Contingency Within Space-Time’, SPS 2014, Fifth Congress of the French Society for Philosophy of Science, Lille, France.

2012

‘Why a Gunk World is Compatible with Nihilism about Objects’, Sopha 2012, ENS Paris, France.

2009      

‘Against No-Futurism’, in French, Sopha 2009, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

 

INVITED

 

2017

Une défense indirecte de l’éternalisme, Phileas, Geneva, March 23.

2016

‘L’éternité sans le temps’, Lundis de la philosophie, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, December 12.

‘Is Spacetime a Mereological Sum’, Physics and Metaphysics: Methodological Links, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 17 – 19.

Workshop on Eliminativism, commentator, University of Fribourg (Ovronnaz, Switzerland), July 4-7.

2015        

‘Space-Time Without Substances’, Experience and Reality, University of Fribourg, Schwarzsee.

2014  

‘Ordinary Objects, Mereology and Pre-theoretical Beliefs’, EIDOS, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

‘Bad Intuitions, Nihilism and Mereology’, Candoc Colloquium 2014: a ProDoc Workshop, University of Fribourg (Ovronnaz).

2013 

‘Mereological Sums Without Ordinary Objects’, Mereology: Parts in Logic and Metaphysics, October 2013, University of Rennes 1.

‘The Aesthetics of Stereoscopy’, Robin Le Poidevin, Philosophy of Photography, June, University of Fribourg (Ovronnaz), commentator.

2012             

‘From Dispositional Monism to the Unreality of Physical Particles’, LAGON: Research Group in Philosophy of Language and Ontology, September 2012, University of Rennes 1, France.

‘A World Without Time’, Workshop in Analytical Metaphysics: Challenging Perspectives on the Ontology of Time, May 2012, University of Namur, Belgium.

‘Logical and Extensional Mereology: Discussion of ‘Logical Parts’ of L.A Paul’, LAGON: Research Group in Philosophy of Language and Ontology, February, University of Rennes 1.

‘The Future: Between Existence and Contingency’, ATMOC, February 2012, ENS, Paris, France.

‘No Time? Physical and Metaphysical Aspects’, Pro*Doc Workshop: Philosophy of Time, Commentary on Vincent Lam’s Talk, January 2012, University of Fribourg, Ovronnaz.

2011         

‘An Open Future in a Block-Universe’, Séminaire de philosophie des sciences, April 2011, University of Lausanne.

‘Eternalism, Actualism and the Open Future’, Monday Colloquium, April 2011, University of Fribourg.

‘The Compatibility of the Gunk View with Nihilism’, LAGON: Research Group In Philosophy of Language and Ontology, October 2011, University of Rennes 1.

‘Objects Do Not Exist’, LAGON: Research Group in Philosophy of Language and Ontology, September 2011, University of Rennes 1.

2010  

‘What’s Wrong with the Growing Block Theory?’, Workshop on the Metaphysics of Time, August 2010, University of Geneva.