Humeanism and the Pragmatic Turn – 12-13 May 2021

On 12-13 May 2021, the FraMEPhys project at the University of Birmingham and the University of Florida are co-hosting a free two-day workshop entitled ‘Humeanism and the Pragmatic Turn’ via Zoom. Registration is now open here.

The workshop poster/flyer is available here.

If you have any queries about this event, please email


Wednesday 12 May

1400-1510: John Roberts (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Title TBA

15-minute break

1525-1635: Christian Loew (Umeå University, Sweden), Siegfried Jaag (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf), and Michael Hicks (University of Birmingham)
“Laws and Normativity”

15-minute break

1650-1800: Jenann Ismael (Columbia University)
“Some Questions about the Role of Totality in the Best Systems Analysis”

Thursday 13 May

1400-1510: Vera Matarese (University of Bern)
“Super-Humean Fictionalism”

15-minute break

1525-1635: Toby Friend (University of Bristol)
“In Defense of Pure Pith”

15-minute break

1650-1800: Barry Loewer (Rutgers University, New Brunswick)
“Let’s Make a (Package) Deal”

Coming soon.