Relational vs. Constituent Ontologies

An interesting conference at Notre Dame. I have to say that a couple of years ago I wouldn’t even think twice, but now after all of that unnecessary exposure to objectology it sounds very interesting, especially the description of the subject matter of this conference found here. In any case, here’s the announcement:

Announcing Relational versus Constituent Ontologies, a conference on the ontological structure of objects,  at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, March 5-6, 2010.

Speakers include:

Elizabeth Barnes, Leeds
George Bealer, Yale
Kit Fine, NYU
John Hawthorne, Oxford
Michael Loux, Notre Dame
E.J. Lowe, Durham
L.A. Paul, UNC
Peter Simons, Leeds
Peter van Inwagen, Notre Dame

Commentators-at-large include:

Nick Wolterstorff, Yale
Ted Sider, NYU
Ross Cameron, Leeds

The conference will be held at The Center for Continuing Education at  the University of Notre Dame.

Registration is open and free of charge. Please register by February 1, 2010.

This conference is sponsored by the University of Notre Dame’s John Cardinal O’Hara Chair of Philosophy.

The conference website is

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