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Does determinism crowd out deliberation or decision?

Time Wednesday 4 September until Thursday 5 September, 2019 at 09:30 - 16:20
Place Universitetsklubben

Welcome to a philosophy workshop at Umeå University on the theme of deliberation and determinism. The workshop is titled "Does determinism crowd out deliberation or decision?".

Location: Universitetsklubben, in the "Universum" building, on the main campus in Umeå


Wednesday, September 4

09.30-09.50  Welcome and Coffee

09.50-11.20 Alexander Sandgren: “Counterfactuals, determinism, and decision”

11.20-12.50  Christian Loew: "Doing Otherwise in a Deterministic World"

12.50-14.30 Lunch

14.30-16.00 David Hunt: "Is It Possible to Anticipate One’s Own Decisions?"

16.00-16.20 Coffee 

16.20-17.50 Sofia Jeppsson: “Deliberation compatibilism and future action beliefs”

Workshop dinner

Thursday, September 5

09.30-09.50 Coffee

09.50-11.20 Takashi Oki: “Aristotle's incompatibilism”

11.20-12.50 Caroline Toubourg: "Deliberation under determinism: calibrating the range of options"

12.50-14.30 Lunch

14.30-16.00 Gregg Caruso: "On the Compatibility of Rational Deliberation and Determination: Why Deterministic Manipulation Is Not A Counterexample”

16.00-16.20 Coffee


If you wish to attend, please email Alexander Sandgren at with name and affiliation.


Event type: Workshop
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