The Philosophy of Artifacts

An ISOS-funded workshop

Organizers: Kathrin Koslicki and Marco Marabello

From 18-20 July 2022 the international conference of the Société de Philosophie Analytique will take place at the University of Neuchatel in Switzerland. The conference will host the workshop “The Philosophy of Artifacts” on July 19. The workshop is funded by the International Social Ontology Society and the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences of the University of Neuchâtel. 

Description: Philosophical issues concerning artifacts and social objects have been hotly debated in metaphysics for millennia; the workshop aims at bringing together young and more experienced researchers working on the philosophy of artifacts from different perspectives. 

Invited speakers: 

            Asya Passynski (Central European University)

            Michael Raven (University of Victoria and University of Washington)

            Enrico Terrone (University of Genoa)

More information about the workshop can be found here and here.

Relatedly, the next issue of the open-access, peer-reviewed, online journal, Metaphysics (, co-edited by Kathrin Koslicki and Michael Raven, will be devoted to the topic  “Artifacts and the Metaphysics of the Social”. The deadline for submission has been extended to May 31, 2022. More information can be found here:

"International Social Ontology Society" is registered as a non-profit organization in Austria.

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