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Indexicalism book symposium

 There will be a book symposium around the launching of Indexicalism: Realism and the Metaphysics of Paradox. These are the plans:

Indexicalism: Realism and the Metaphysics of Paradox

Online Book symposium

Schedule (in Edinburgh time – BST):

September, 29th


Session 1:

BST: 16:00 – 19:20 (Starts at: Brasília: 12:00noon, San Francisco: 8:00am, Madrid: 17:00)


16:00 Sofya Gevorkyan (independent philosopher and artist) and Carlos Segovia (independent philosopher): “The Common, the Otherwise, and the Plucking of a Non-Ontological Daisy.”

16:50 Paul Livingston (Professor, Philosophy, University of New Mexico): The Essential Paradoxical


17:40 John Bova (University of New Mexico and New Centre for Research & Practice):

The existential indexical


18:30 Gerson Brea (Tecnische Universität München): TBA



Session 2:

BST: 20:00 – 22:30 (Starts at: Brasília: 16:00, San Francisco: 12:00noon, Madrid: 21:00)


20:00 Steven Shaviro (DeRoy Professor of English Wayne State University): TBA


20:50 Christopher RayAlexander (Candler School of Theology at Emory University and Kennesaw State University) Neither Earth Nor Air: Beyond Rootedness and Toward an Indexicalist Theology


21:40 Janina Moninska (independent artist) TBA




September, 30th


Session 3: Spanish and Portuguese speaking

BST: 14:00 – 17:20 (Starts at: Brasília: 10:00am, San Francisco: 6:00am, ; Madrid: 15:00)


14:00 German Prosperi (National University of La Plata): TBA


14:50 Gabriela Lafetá (Independent philosopher): A ética do fora frente à perspectiva de dentro: o paradoxo indexicalista


15:40 Andrea Vidal (National University of La Plata): TBA


16:30 Elzahrã Omar Osman (University of Brasília): TBA





Session 4:

BST: 18:00 – 20:30 (Starts at: Brasília: 14:00, San Francisco: 10:00am,, Madrid: 19:00)


18:00 Graham Harman (Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Southern California Institute of Architecture): TBA


18:50 Charlie Johns (University of Lincoln): Unilateral and Bilateral accounts of Exteriority: The Great Outdoors OR Exteriority as Produced?


19:40 Jon Cogburn (Louisiana State University): Notes Towards an Indexicalist Epistemology



October, 1st


Session 5:

BST: 16:00 – 19:20 (Starts at: Brasília: 12:00noon, San Francisco: 8:00am, Madrid: 17:00


16:00 Aha Else (Non-specific artist): Dikembe Marcel and the metaparadox from indexical of ism


16:50 Jean Pierre Caron (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro): TBA


17:40 Michel Weber (Director of the Centre for Philosophical Practice (Brussels) and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Educational Foundations of the University of Saskatchewan): Metaphysics between contradictions and paradoxes: Some Whiteheadian remarks


18:30 Manuel de Pinedo (University of Granada): The other within: a second-personal paradox for self-knowledge



Session 6:

BST: 20:00 – 22:15 (Starts at: Brasília: 16:00, San Francisco: 12:00noon, Madrid: 21:00)


20:00 Responses by Hilan Bensusan


21:00 General discussion



Papers will be appear in Cosmos and History.


The event will be broadcast on the youtube channel of the Das Questões journal (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClvbkJobNIK71jr_G-4-eNw)


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