Reading Groups with L.A. Paul

Cologne, July 13th and 14th 2015

Richard-Strauss-Str. 2 (Bauwens building), Room 1.A13




Monday, July 13th

Room 1.A13

10:00 – 12:30 Transformative Experience 

Briggs, R. “Transformative Experience and Interpersonal Utility Comparisons” (Forthcoming in Res Philosophica)

Collins, J. “Neophobia” (Forthcoming in Res Philosophica)


Recommended Background Readings:

Paul, L.A. “Transformative Experience: Précis and Replies

Pettigrew, R. “Transformative experience and decision theory


Tuesday, July 14th

Room 1.A13

10:00 – 12:00 The Arrow of Time

Paul, L.A. “Experience and the Arrow” (forthcoming in Chance and Temporal Asymmetry, OUP (2015), ed. A. Wilson)




At the beginning of each reading group professor L.A. Paul will give a brief introduction, which is followed by a discussion of the papers indicated above.

Everybody is kindly invited to participate. If you would like to come please send a short notice to