SM1—Sexual Metaphysics


Barcelona 27-28 June 2019

Venue: Facultat de Filosofia, Universitat de Barcelona (c. Montalegre 6, 4th floor, Seminari de Filosofia, map).

Organized by Dan López de Sa (ICREA & Barcelona) under the auspices of Law and Philosophy

Sponsored by research projects “Social Metaphysics” (PGC2018-094563-B-I00) & PERSP-2 (FFI2016-81858-REDC) MINECO/FEDER UE, and Universitat de Barcelona.


Thursday 27

  • 9:30-11:00 Robin Dembroff (Yale): “Sexuality and Gender: Rethinking the Dichotomy”
  • 11:30-13:00 Dan López de Sa (ICREA & Barcelona): “Terminological Ethics: BDSM, Polyamory, and other Sexual Orientations”
  • 15:00-16:30 Marko Konjovic (CEU): “The Metaphysics of Surrogacy”
  • 17:00-18:30 Saray Ayala-López (California State): “And then We Created Sexual Orientations”

Friday 28

  • 9:30-11:00 Esa Díaz León (Barcelona)”Polyamory as a Sexual Preference: on the Duty to Feel Compersion”
  • 11:30-13:00 Marta Jorba (UPV/EHU): “Intersectionality and its Impact on Single-Category Theorizing”
  • 15:00-16:30 Pablo Rychter (València): “Sex Differences and Masked Dispositions”
  • 17:00-18:30 Zoë Johnson King (NYU): “Social Metaphysics and Moral Metaphysics”