A one-day conference on Free Will and Epistemology


Date: Friday 10th May 2019

Venue: NOTE ROOM CHANGE! Due to increased demand, the conference is now in Room G12 Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Studies, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU


The conference is free to attend – but space is limited. A registration system has been set up by the Institute of Philosophy. It is available HERE:


9.30am – Muster for tea and the Bloomsbury Academic philosophy bookstall

9.45-10am  – Bob Lockie, University of West London: Introduction

10-11.30am  – Maria Alvarez, King’s College London: “Beliefs, Control and Responsibility”.

Coffee break and bookstall

11.45am-1.15pm  – András Szigeti and László Bernáth (joint presentation): Lund-Gothenburg Responsibility Project + Eötvös Loránd University and HAS: “Overcoming Lockie’s Transcendental Arguments”

Lunch break and bookstall

2.30-4pmHelen Steward, University of Leeds: “Free Will and External Reality: Two Scepticisms Compared”.

Coffee break and bookstall

4.15-5.45pmTim O’Connor, Indiana University: “Can We Know That We Are Free?”


This conference is hosted by the Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Studies, University of London; and part funded by the Mind Association, the Aristotelian Society and the University of West London. Local organisers for the IP are Richard Somerville & Michael Hannon. A book stall will be provided by Bloomsbury Academic