Conference on

Philosophy of Imagination

15th-16th March 2018, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

Home Call Programme


Recently, the notion of imagination has received much attention, especially in the epistemology of modality. However, what exactly it means to imagine something, and under what circumstances imaginability is a justification for believing in a modal claim, is still up for debate. The conference aims to elucidate the notion of imagination. Central questions to be addressed, among others, are the following:

The interdisciplinarity of the topic is reflected in the expertises of the invited speakers:

The conference will take place from 15th-16th March 2018 in the Beckmann's Hof at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. Attendance is free for everyone, but please register: Register

There is a Call for Abstracts for presentations. The abstracts will be reviewed by at least one of the members of the scientific committee:

Unfortunately, we can't provide any funding for speakers of contributed talks - except for the conference dinner and regular conference catering.