The Philosophy of E. J. Lowe: a Memorial Conference

The Philosophy of E. J. Lowe: a Memorial Conference

Professor E. J. (Jonathan) Lowe (1950-2014) spent the last thirty four years of his life at Durham University, during which time he established himself as one or the world’s leading philosophers and inspired scholars all over the world. This conference will take place from Sunday 27-Tuesday 29 July and will celebrate his life and work. 

Confirmed speakers are as follows:

  • Professor Antonella Corradini (Catholic University of Milan)
  • Professor Tim Crane (University of Cambridge)
  • Professor John Heil (Washington University in St Louis)
  • Dr Penelope Mackie (University of Nottingham)
  • Dr Anna Marmodoro (University of Oxford)
  • Professor Peter Simons (Trinity College Dublin)
  • Dr Tuomas Tahko (University of Helsinki)
  • Professor David Robb (Davidson College)
  • Professor Peter van Inwagen (University of Notre Dame)

The conference will begin at 2pm on Sunday 27 July and conclude at 6pm on Tuesday 29th July. On the Sunday, there will be an opening lecture followed by several short speeches, a wine reception, a concert and a three-course dinner. On the Monday and Tuesday, there will be eight further papers by invited speakers. We will also include some further papers by current postgraduate students and recent PhD graduates.

All are very welcome to attend this conference. There is a small registration fee of £35 (waged) and £20 (student/unwaged). You can register and also book accommodation here (registration deadline Monday 14 July):

A full programme, along with further information, will be posted here:



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