Metaphysics: Aristotelian, Scholastic, Analytic. June 30 - July 3 2010, Prague, Strahov Monastery (Czech Republic)
The conference aims to bring together leading analytic philosophers working in metaphysics and willing to explore relations between the traditional and contemporary concerns. The specific focus of the conference is a re-examination of Aristotelian-Scholastic metaphysics in contemporary setting. It is organized by the Catholic Theological Faculty of Charles University under the auspices of the Czech Academy Foundation. It takes place in the historical parts of the Strahov monastery near the Prague castle from June 30 to July 2, 2010.
CALL FOR PAPERS
* Papers are welcome on any of the topics indicated below.
* A short abstract of cca. 2500-3500 characters should be submitted to the Organizing Committee by April 15, 2010, by e-mail (if possible – see contacts above). The Peer-Review Board will select the papers to be presented at the Conference.
* Papers should be written in the English (preferred) or German language.
* The length of a paper should not exceed 25 minutes of reading time.
Papers selected by the Peer-Review Board will be edited and published as a supplement volume of the journal Studia Neoaristotelica.
* being and existence
* realisms vs. antirealisms
* truth, truthmaking, predication
* particulars and universals
* hylemorphism vs. mechanicism
* persistence through time
* the necessary and the possible
* the actual and the potential (powers, dispositions)
* propositions and states of affaires
* causes and explanation
* Michael Loux
* Anne Peterson
* Gyula Klima
* Uwe Meixner
* Robert Passnau
* E. J. Lowe
* Edward Feser
* David Oderberg
Prokop Sousedik, Ph.D.
Univerzita Karlova v Praze
Katolická teologická fakulta
160 00 Praha 6
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