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Bertrand Russell’s 'Problems of Philosophy' (1912)

A Centenary Colloquium

Colloquium organized by the Dept of the History of Philosophy


14.30-15.15: M. Keinänen (University of Turku):
“The Problem of Instantiation in Russell’s Problems of Philosophy
15.15-16.00: A. Korhonen (University of Helsinki):
“Truth as Correspondence in The Problems of Philosophy: How did Russell get there?”

16.00-16.15: coffee break

16.15-17.00: F.A. Muller (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Utrecht University):
“The Rise of Relationals”
17.00-17.45: T. De Mey (Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Groningen):
“Bye bye sense-data! Hello response-dependence?”

17.45-18.00: coffee break

18.00-18.45: P. Simons (Trinity College Dublin):
“Russell on Universals and the Resemblance Regress”

19.00, centenary dinner in Het Pakhuis

More information

Please contact the organizer: Dr Tim de Mey (

Everybody welcome!

Time and place

Thursday 24 May, 14.30-19.00 h
Room Omega, Fac. of Philosophy, Oude Boteringestraat 52, Groningen

Last modified:30 June 2014 09.58 a.m.