The Metaphysics of Leibniz and Resemblance Nominalism; 24.10.2010, Turku

The Metaphysics of Leibniz and Resemblance Nominalism
Sunday, October 24, 2010.

An International workshop at the Department of Behavioural Sciences and
Philosophy,University of Turku.

Lecture room 150, Publicum, Assistentinkatu 7.

09:30         Opening words: Olli Koistinen (University of Turku)

09.40        Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (University of Oxford): Leibniz on Accidents

12.10        Lunch

13.30        Arto Repo (University of Turku): Leibniz's Metaphysics of Concepts

14.30        Peter Myrdal (University of Uppsala): Leibniz on Action and Ends

15.30        Coffee break

16.00        Ville Paukkonen (University of Helsinki): Leibniz and Locke on Resemblance: a Genuine Disagreement?

17.00        Markku Keinänen (University of Turku): Against Resemblance Nominalism

18.00        Closing


The workshop is organized by the Turku Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (TUCEMEMS) and the Academy of Finland research project "Tropes, change and dispositional essentialism".

Further information: Markku Keinänen, markku.keinanen[at]