Causation A Workshop with Ned Hall

Workshop in Cologne
November 10 2014
Richard-Strauss-Str. 2 (Bauwens building)
Room 1.A13 (first floor, to the left)

DFG Research Group Causation | Laws | Dispositions | Explanation


Ned Hall (Harvard)
Andreas Hüttemann (Köln)
Cei Maslen (Wellington)
Christian Loew (Köln)
Brad Weslake (NYU)


9:30-10:45: Cei Maslen (Wellington): “Against Simultaneous Causation.”


11:00-12:15: Christian Loew (Köln): “The Arrow of Causation and its Place in the Physical World.”


13:45-15:00: Brad Weslake (NYU): “Why Think Causally?”


15:15-16:30: Andreas Hüttemann (Köln): “Causation and Default-Processes.”


16:45-18:00: Ned Hall (Harvard): “Physical and Metaphysical Modality.”

Conference dinner: 19:00

Please send an email to by November 1st to express your interest to participate. We can unfortunately offer only a limited number of places.

Travel grants
We will be able to offer a restricted number of travel grants (up to 250 Euros each). PhD students and advanced M.A. students are encouraged to apply for these grants by submitting a short letter of motivation (200 words) and a short CV. The deadline is 1 November 2014. Please send the applications to Christian Loew:

Further Information on the Research Group