A five-week National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar on metaphysical issues in the philosophy of mind led by John Heil, 10 June - 12 July 2013. Visiting faculty will include E. J. Lowe, Graham Oddie and Alyssa Ney.
Sixteen participants will be chosen from among eligible applicants interested in metaphysical issues that arise in the philosophy of mind. Early sessions of the seminar will be devoted to discussion of fundamental metaphysical themes including the nature of properties, causality, laws of nature, powers, and qualities. Later sessions will be devoted to discussion of metaphysical themes of special interest to participants.
The Seminar will include appearances by E. J. Lowe (Durham), Graham Oddie (Colorado), and Alyssa Ney (Rochester), who will discuss their work in the broader metaphysical context. Ample time will be allowed for participants to pursue individual projects on Seminar-related topics.
Seminar stipend: $3,900. Stipends are intended to help cover the cost of travel and living expenses during the course of the Seminar.
Applications must be postmarked (or submitted electronically) no later than 4th March 2013.
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