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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Fiction/alism: Fiction in Metaphysics, Language, and Methodology, 4-5 Oct 2013, Hamburg, GERMANY

As part of the on-going ANR-DFG funded Nominalizations project, Prof. 
Benjamin Schnieder and the phlox research group are happy to announce the 
following workshop:

 Fiction/alism: Fiction in Metaphysics, Language, and Methodology

 When: 4-5 October 2013
 Where: University of Hamburg, Department of Philosophy

 Speakers include: Graham Priest (CUNY/Melbourne), Maria Kuper (Hamburg), 
Mark Jago (Nottingham), Christian Folde (Hamburg), Robert Schwartzkopff 
(Oxford), Richard Woodward (Hamburg), & Fiora Salis (Lisbon)

 The workshop is open to the public and attendance is free, though 
registration, via emailing Nathan Wildman (, 
is requested.

 For more information, including a preliminary programme, please see the 
workshop's webpage:

 We're looking forward to seeing you in Hamburg in October!