Recent and Upcoming Talks

  • “Three New Arguments for The Dynamic Theory of Time,” to be presented at Amherst College, 25 April 2019.
  • TBD, to be presented at Oberlin College, 5 April 2019.
  • Comments on Carolyn Garland, “Grief and Composition as Identity,” to be presented at the Pacific Division Meeting of the APA, Vancouver, BC, April 2019.
  • Comments on Nathaniel Baron-Schmitt and Jack Spencer, “The Macro-Micro Gap,” to be presented at the 2018 New England Workshop on Metaphysics at Rhode Island College, 17 November 2018.
  • “What Are Novels?” presented at Middlebury College, 26 October 2018.
  • “The Open Future,” presented at Dartmouth College, 19 October 2018.
  • “Things and Stuff” (Lecture 3 of a three-part series on Things and Stuff), presented at the Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, 19 April 2018.
  • “What Are Novels?” presented at the Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, 17 April 2018.
  • “Parthood, Persistence, and Time” (Lecture 2 of a three-part series on Things and Stuff), presented at the Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, 16 April 2018.
  • “Why You Should Believe in Stuff” (Lecture 1 of a three-part series on Things and Stuff), presented at the Institut Jean Nicod, Paris, 12 April 2018.
  • Comments on Benjamin Wald’s “Thin Constitutivism: A Realist Explanation of Moral Motivation,” presented at the Pacific Division Meeting of the APA, San Diego, CA, 30 March 2018.
  • “What Artifacts Are Made Of,” presented at an Author Meets Critics session on Simon Evnine’s Making Objects and Events at the 2018 Eastern Division Meeting of the APA, Savannah, GA, 5 January 2018.
  • “The Dynamic Theory of Time and Time Travel to the Past,” presented at a the 2017 New England Workshop on Philosophy of Time at Rhode Island College, 9 December 2017.
  • “The Open Future,” presented as the second of two LangCog Lectures in Metaphysics for 2017 at The University of Lisbon, 26 July 2017.
  • “The Dynamic Theory of Time and Time Travel to the Past,” presented as the first of two LangCog Lectures in Metaphysics for 2017 at The University of Lisbon, 24 July 2017.