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A Day of Aristotle on Perception: Form without Matter by M.E. Kalderon

From: 2015-04-24 To:2015-04-24

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Group MLAG (2015 - 2015) now integrated in:
  • Thematic Line

    Modern & Contemporary Philosophy
  • Research Group

    Mind, Language & Action

    A Day of Aristotle on Perception

    Porto, 24th April 2015

    Departamento de Filosofia (Tower B, 1st floor)
    Faculdade de Letras, Universidade do Porto

    All invited.


    14h30 - 19h00:  Discussion of the book  Form without Matter. Empedocles and Aristotle on Color Perception with the Author.

    1. Mark E. Kalderon: Precis of the book

    2. Discussion


    • António Castro Caeiro (UNL, Lisboa) 
    • António Manuel Martins (UC, Coimbra)
    • Charles Travis (KC London - UP, Porto)
    • João Alberto Pinto (UP, Porto)
    • João Santos (IF UP, Porto)
    • José Meirinhos (UP, Porto)
    • Maria da Conceição Camps (LIF, Coimbra)
    • Paulo Tunhas (UP, Porto)
    • Ricardo Santos (UL, Lisboa)
    • Sílvia Bento (IF UP, Porto)
    • Sofia Miguens (UP, Porto)



    Book: M.E. Kalderon, Form without Matter. Empedocles and Aristotle on Color Perception, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015.

    Mark Eli Kalderon (PhD Princeton 1995) is Professor of Philosophy in University College London (UCL). Formerly he was at University of California – Riverside, Princeton, UCLA, and Caltech. He has been editor of the Aristotelian Society and assistant editor of Mind, when MGF Martin was editor. He is the author of Moral Fictionalism (OUP, 2005), and editor of Fictionalism in Metaphysics (OUP, 2005). His work centers on metaphysics and epistemology (currently on subjects such as color, consciousness and metaethics). More at Academia.edu.


    Organization: Sofia Miguens - José Meirinhos - João Rebalde

    RG: Aristotelica Portugalensia Research Group - Mind Language and Action Group (MLAG)
    Instituto de Filosofia da Universidade do Porto
    Funding: FCT / COMPETE / QREN / UE

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