Event Detail

Thu Apr 28, 2011
Howison Library, 4:10–6 PM
Philosophy Colloquium
Ted Sider (NYU)
The Metaphysics of Fundamentality

The concept of fundamentality is central to metaphysics as well as metametaphysics. I will address some abstract questions about its nature. Is it all-or-nothing or does it come in degrees? Is it “propositional” or “subpropositional”? Is the notion of fundamentality itself fundamental?