Topics in Ontology (5 cr)
- Fri. 9-11:30
- Room 410, Fac. Filosofia, UB
[Provisional, more detailed information will appear here in due course.]
Introduction to Metaphysics, through the discussion of some of the core issues:
1. Abstract Entities
2. Causation and Laws of Nature
3. Modality and Possible Worlds
4. Personal Identity
7. Free Will
40% presentation and participation in the discussions
60% two short critical essays (2000-3000 words approx), in connection with two of the nine sections.
Contemporary Debates in Metaphysics, edited by Sider, Hawthorne, & Zimerman (Blackwell 2008).
Further references to be provided in due course.