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Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Capacities

Mechanical engineering G36
Friday 21 March 2014 (10:45-18:00)



The topic of this workshop is the notion of capacities. This event is part of the Philosophy department's new Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy series.


  • 10.40am: Coffee and Biscuits
  • 11am: Maja Spener (Birmingham): "Abilities and the Nature of Perception"
  • Lunch
  • 1.45pm: Coffee
  • 2pm: Mark Eli Kalderon (UCL): "Experiental Pluralism and the Power of Perception"
  • 4pm: Ralph Wedgwood (Birmingham/USC): "What Agents Can Do"


This event is free and open to all. The talks will be held at room G36 at the Mechanical Engineering building (Y3 on the Campus Map). Please contact Professor Scott Sturgeon for more information (

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