Summer School - "Identity: Logic & Metaphysics", July 27 - August 1, 2020, Hungary

Publish Date: Feb 08, 2020

Deadline: Feb 14, 2020

Event Dates: from Jul 27, 2020 12:00 to Aug 01, 2020 12:00

Summer School "Identity: Logic & Metaphysics"

In July 2020, CEU is organizing a Summer School "Identity: Logic and 

Metaphysics" at its Budapest Campus. Application deadline for the course 

is February 14, 2020.

Identity: Logic and Metaphysics

Course Date: July 27, 2020 - August 1, 2020

Course Director: Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (Oxford University)

Course Faculty:

Donald L. M. Baxter (University of Connecticut)

Hanoch Ben-Yami (Central European University)

Penelope Mackie (Nottingham University)

Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra (Oxford University)

Marya Schechtman (University of Illinois, Chicago)

Course Description:

This 6-day research-oriented course is designed to familiarize participants with the latest advances in the philosophical debates about identity and related matters. The specific topics to be discussed will be the logic of identity and identity and modality; identity and essence; identity and indiscernibility; time, composition and identity; and personal identity. The course will be delivered by five leaders in their fields, and they will not only introduce those topics but also discuss their latest research on them. Participants will not only be able to interact with the course faculty in the classroom, but also during course breaks, and during lunch and dinner.

The course will follow a seminar format, and classes will be interactive with active involvement from the participants. There will be readings assigned for each class and the participants will be expected to familiarize themselves with the topics by reading the material. The course is open to graduate students (both masters and doctoral students) and early career philosophers with a background and research interest in philosophical issues concerning identity and/or metaphysics more generally.

Time permitting, selected participants may have occasion to present their own research.

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