“On what (perhaps) there is”

20-21 May, 2005, Room 1, University of Bergamo via Salvecchio, 19.

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9,45 Greeting from the Vice Chancellor

10,00 Peter van Inwagen (Notre Dame): ‘McGinn on Existence’

10,45 Discussion

11,15 Coffee

11,30 Fred Kroon (Auckland): ‘Negative existentials: What Russell should have learnt from Meinong’

12,15 Discussion

12,45 Lunch at the restaurant Da Mimmo, via Colleoni

14,30 Giuseppe Spolaore (Padua): ‘A Problem about Reference in Fiction’

15 15 Discussion

15,45 Phillip Percival (Glasgow) ‘The Metaphysical Status of Non-Existent Objects’

16,30 Discussion

17,00 Tea

17,15 Venanzio Raspa (Urbino): ‘Fictional and Æsthetic Objects: a Meinongian Point of View

18,00 Discussion

20,00 Dinner at the restaurant Da Ornella, via Colleoni

Saturday 21st May,

10,00 Francesco Orilia (Macerata) ‘Identity across Time and Stories’

10,45 Discussion

11,15 Coffee

11,30 Kevin Mulligan (Geneva) ‘Facts as Obtaining States of Affairs vs Primitive Facts

12,15 Discussion

12,45 Lunch at the restaurant Da Mimmo, via Colleoni

14,30 Carola Barbero (Turin): ‘ Madame Bovary: Something like a Melody’

15,15 Discussion

15,45 Maria Reicher (Graz): ‘Two Interpretations of “According to a Story”’

16,30 Discussion

17,00 Tea

17,15 Achille Varzi (Columbia) ‘Fictionalism across the Board?’

18,00 Discussion 20,00 Dinner