2013 SPA Annual Meeting

Registration is now open for the 2013 SPA Annual Meeting, which will be held on 6th and 7th December, 2013, at the University of Stirling.  Late registration charges will apply for registrations made after 28th November.

Registration is £5 for SPA members and free for students; dinner is £15/10 (with/without wine).  To register and sign up for diner, visit this site:


The programme (doc) is now available, which has details, links to maps, and accommodation suggestions.

The meeting will be held at the University of Stirling’s Cottrell Building, in rooms 2W5 and Lecture Theatre W1.  Here’s a map of campus (pdf).

And here’s a reminder of the schedule of events:

Friday, December 6th

  • 14:00-14:15: Registration and refreshments
  • 14:15-15:15: Martin Sticker (University of St Andrews/University of Stirling), “Kant and the Rationality of the Common Agent”
  • 15:15-16:15: Martin Lipman (University of St Andrews/University of Stirling), “On Fine’s Fragmentalism”
  • 16:30-17:30: Annual General Meeting (SPA members only)
  • 17:30-19:30: Keynote Address: Kevin Mulligan (University of Geneva), “Essentialism, Form, and Nonsense: Husserl and Wittgenstein.”
  • 20:00: Dinner

Saturday, December 7th

  • 10:00-11:15: Zoe Drayson (University of Stirling), “Cognition, Rationality, and Science”
  • 11:15-11:30: Coffee break
  • 11:30-12:45: Simon Hope (University of Stirling), “In Virtue of Our Common Humanity”