Midsummer Philosophy Workshop

18 June - 20 June 2017

The 2017 Midsummer Philosophy Workshop is a general interest philosophy conference to be held in Leeds, England from 18 June - 21 June.

Participation is by-invitation only on the basis of submitted abstracts and/or volunteering to comment or chair.

Leeds University EC Stoner Building (photo: Matthew Noah Smith)

Leeds University EC Stoner Building (photo: Matthew Noah Smith)

2017 Midsummer Philosophy Workshop Program

Papers are here.  

All papers should be read prior to the session at which they are discussed.

Sunday 18 June

6pm onwards: Food and Drinks, Location TBA (but it will be near both the train station and the hotel)


Monday 19 June

All sessions will be in Baines Wing G.36 on the University of Leeds campus.

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Heather Logue, "Gender Fictionalism"

comments: Shyane Siriwardena, Rachel Fraser

chair: Tom Dougherty

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM: Arden Ali, "Virtue and Excuse"

comments: Amber Riaz, Sam Asarnow

chair: Daniel Elstein

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Lindsay Crawford, "Believing the Best: On Doxastic Partiality in Friendship"

comments: Kathryn Lindeman, Justin Snedegar

chair: Pekka Väyrynen


Tuesday 20 June

10 AM - 11:30 AM: Lu Teng, "Cognitive Penetration: Inferentialism vs. Imaginationism"

comments: Ali Boyle, Georgi Gardiner

chair: Abi Thwaites

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM: Anne Siebels Peterson, "Conceptual Obscurity and Metaphysical Methodology" 

comments: Annina Loets, David Boylan

chair: Ege Yumusak

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM: Martin Glazier, "Being Someone Else"

comments: Olla Solomyak, Bart Streumer

chair: Patrick Butlin