Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Title I
Platonic Resolution to the Trolley Problem

Synopsis I
This is a study of the trolley industry, which pledges no allegiance to the fast growing tradition of producing trolley cases after trolley cases. It seeks to illustrate Plato’s (or Platonic) response to the problem.

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Title II
Sider’s Argument for Four Dimensionalism: A Refutation

Synopsis II
This presentation is an attempt to refute both Sider’s and Markosian’s arguments. The concept of spatial extension plays an important, yet ignored in these arguments, in understanding time travel and its metaphysics. A proper understanding of the Elvis problem, respecting the notion of spatial extension, shall allow us to argue that if time can be traveled, then a version of 3D-ism has to be true.

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