“On Characterizing the Fundamental” by Jessica Wilson (University of Toronto)
Date: 3:30pm PDT September 15 Location: J.R Howard Hall 202
J.R Howard Hall 202
What is it for some goings-on to be fundamental at a world? Here I argue against ‘independence’-based accounts according to which this is for the goings-on be ‘un-Grounded’ or otherwise metaphysically independent from all others, motivate my preferred account according to which this is ultimately a primitive matter, and defend my account against several recent objections.