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'Here' is the Tip of the Iceberg: Indexicals, Generalized Location, and Metaphysics

'Here' is the Tip of the Iceberg: Indexicals, Generalized Location, and Metaphysics
170 St. George Street, Room 100
Time: May 7th, 3:15 pm End: May 7th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS)
Colloquium with Huw Price, Cambridge

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to present a colloquium:

Huw Price, University of Cambridge

'Here' is the Tip of the Iceberg

Huw Price is Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy and a Fellow of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge.  He was previously ARC Federation Fellow and Challis Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney, where from 2002—2012 he was Founding Director of the Centre for Time. In Cambridge he is co-founder, with Martin Rees and Jaan Tallinn, of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk.

His publications include Facts and the Function of Truth (Blackwell, 1988; 2nd. edn. OUP, forthcoming), Time's Arrow and Archimedes' Point (OUP, 1996), Naturalism Without Mirrors (OUP, 2011) and a range of articles in journals such as Nature, Science,  Philosophical Review, Journal of Philosophy, Mind and British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. He is also co-editor (with Richard Corry) of Causation, Physics, and the Constitution of Reality: Russell's Republic Revisited (OUP, 2007). His René Descartes Lectures (Tilburg, 2008) were recently published as Expressivism, Pragmatism and Representationalism (CUP, 2013), with commentary essays by Simon Blackburn, Robert Brandom, Paul Horwich and Michael Williams.

This event is free and open to all.  Registration is not required.  For further information, please contact the Department of Philosophy at (416) 978-3311.


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