13.1 / METAPHYSICS


5 – 9 June 2017   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; general realism and antirealism, 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 the abstract entities, presentism and eternalism, actualism and possibilism, A-Theory and B-Theory of time, the nature of causation, compatibilism and incompatibilism about the free will, reductionism and antireductionism, eliminativism, constitution, secondary properties, dispositionalism, etc.


Conference lecturers:

Boran Berčić, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Marin Biondić, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Filip Čeč, University of Rijeka, Croatia

Duško Dožudić, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Davor Pećnjak, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Sam Coleman, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

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

Andrea Bottani, University of Bergamo, Italy

Ciro Del Florio, Catholic University of Milan, Italy

Aldo Frigerio, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy

Elisa Paganini, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

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

Marta Ujvari, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

Michael Watkins, Auburn University, United States

Sara Worley, Bowling Green State University, United States