12.1 / METAPHYSICS


4 – 8 June 2018   print this page

Conference organizers:

Boran Berčić, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Michael Watkins, Auburn University, United States


Conference description:

We will work on the central issues in the contemporary metaphysics: the nature of existence; realism and antirealism in general; problems of diacronic and syncronic identity; persistence through time: endurantism and perdurantism; realism and nominalism about the universals; the nature of substance; the nature of abstract entities; presentism and eternalism; actualism and possibilism; the nature of causation; compatibilism and incompatibilism about the free will; reductionism, antireductionism and eliminativism in general; material constitution; secondary properties; dispositionalism; etc.


Conference lecturers:

Andrej Jandrić, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Marian David, University of Graz, Austria

Martina Fürst, University of Graz, Austria

Guido Melchior, University of Graz, Austria

Marin Biondić, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Filip Čeč, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Boran Berčić, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Zvonimir Anić, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Denis Paušić, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Sam Coleman, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

Michael Watkins, Auburn University, United States

David Pitt, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

Davor Pećnjak, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb, Croatia

Justin Broackes, Brown University, United States

Mark Balaguer, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

Marta Ujvari, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Sara Worley, Bowling Green State University, United States

Henry Taylor, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Ivan Restović, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb, Croatia

Alex Grzankowski , University of London, United Kingdom