December 5, December 6. 2013.
Location: Collège de France. Paris.
Organizer: Professor Claudine Tiercelin
(Chaire de métaphysique et philosophie de la connaissance)
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 (amphithéâtre Guillaume Budé)
9h00 - 9h10 Opening : Claudine Tiercelin, Collège de France
9h10 Causation in the Quantum World – A New Case for the Paris Option?
Huw Price, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
10h30 Experience, Causal Productivity and the Temporal Arrow
Laurie Paul, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
11h30 Possible Causation
Sara Bernstein, Duke University
12h30 : Lunch
14h30 Causal Reality: One Thing, Two Aspects
Michael Strevens, New York University
15h50 Understanding Causation by Way of Failure
Stephen Mumford, University of Nottingham
16h50 Causal Powers, Causal Relations and Causal Explanation
Claudine Tiercelin Collège de France
Friday, December 6th, 2013 (amphithéâtre Maurice Halbwachs)
9h Development, Information and Causation,
Thomas Pradeu, University of Paris-Sorbonne
10h20 Difference-Making and Causal Exclusion: Is There Still a Problem?
Helen Beebee, University of Manchester
11h20 Causation: New Arguments for the Counterfactual Theory of Causation
Paul Noordhof, University of York
14h30- 15h30 Why Think Causally?
Brad Weslake, University of Rochester
15h45 Actual Causation, Causal Paths, and Plans
Christopher Hitchcock, California Institute of Technology
16h45 Interventionism Defended: Methodology, Circularity, and Truth Conditions
James Woodward, University of Pittsburgh
17h45 - 18h15 : General Discussion