The Logic of Conceivability

LoC Seminar

1st Semester 2017/2018

The LoC Seminar meets on Wednesdays, 2-4pm, in the Faculteitskamer, in the OTM 141, Oude Turfmarkt 141-143.

  Material Presenter
06 Sept 

Williamson - Counterpossibles

20 Sept

Chalmers: Propositions and Attitude Ascriptions & Gibbard - The Objects of Belief

04 Oct

WiP: Hawke - Gibbard's Cheap Trick [CHANGED TIME: 10:00 - 12:00]

18 Oct

Dynamic Epistemic Logic for Explicit and Implicit Beliefs 

25 Oct

Cappelen - Why philosophers shouldn't do semantics

01 Nov

Floridi - A Defence of Constructionism

08 Nov

WiP: Schoonen - Meinongianism and Platonism in Theories of Intentionality

22 Nov

CHANGED TIME 10:00-12:00 WiP: Solaki - The Logic of Fast and Slow Thinking

29 Nov  WiP: Berto & Hawke - Topic-sensitive variably strict operators I Peter & Franz
13 Dec

WiP: Berto & Hawke - Topic-sensitive variably strict operators II

Peter & Franz 


The LoC Seminar meets on Wednesdays, 3-5pm, in the room of Franz Berto, in the OTM 141, Oude Turfmarkt 141-143.

2nd Semester 2016/2017

  Material Presenter
1 February

Presentation LoC project + WIP: Aboutness in Imagination

Franz Berto
15 February

Paper: A Dynamic solution to the Problem of Logical Omniscience (Bjerring & Rasmussen)

Anthi Solaki
1 March

Paper: On Imagining, Supposing, and Conceiving (Balcerak Jackson)

Tom Schoonen
8 March

WIP: On the Structure of Hyperintensionality

Levin Hornischer
15 March

Paper: Two-Dimensional Semantics (Chalmers)

Tom Schoonen
29 March

No Seminar

No Seminar
11 April

Paper: Modal Epistemology (Van Inwagen) & V.I.'s Modal Skepticism (Hawke)

Peter Hawke
26 April

Paper: Conceivability, imagination, and modal knowledge (Fiocco)

Tom Schoonen
10 May

WIP: Theories of Aboutness

Peter Hawke
24 May

Special session: Situations, Possible Worlds and Impossible Worlds

Special Guest: Ed Zalta


  • Date Changed: LoC Seminar

    For the next seminar, the date and time are changed.

  • New paper out by Peter

    We are very happy to congratulate Peter Hawke with his publication 'Theories of Aboutness'.

  • New Conceiving People

    We are very happy to announce that Aybüke Özgün & Karolina Krzyzanowska joined the Logic of Conceivability project!!

  • The AMS seminar

    There's a new Metaphysics seminar in town, organized by Martin Lipman and our own Tom Schoonen. Its topics variously overlap with the LoC research. Info here.