Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

An independent international centre for advanced studies

12.1 | METAPHYSICS

Duration
04 Jun 2018 - 08 Jun 2018
Language
English
Status
REGULAR
Conference directors:
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:
Michael Watkins, Auburn University, United States
Marian David, University of Graz, Austria
Marin Biondić, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Filip Čeč, University of Rijeka, Croatia
David Pitt, California State University, Los Angeles, United States
Davor Pećnjak, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb, Croatia
Boran Berčić, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Justin Broackes, Brown University, United States
Martina Fürst, University of Graz, Austria
Andrej Jandrić, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Mark Balaguer, California State University, Los Angeles, United States
Marta Ujvari, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
Zvonimir Anić, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Sara Worley, Bowling Green State University, United States
Sam Coleman, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Guido Melchior, University of Graz, Austria
Henry Taylor, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Ivan Restović, Institute of Philosophy, Zagreb, Croatia
Denis Paušić, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Alex Grzankowski , University of London, United Kingdom