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Theoretische Philosophie

Hier finden Sie die Veranstaltungen im Rahmen des Kolloqiums Theoretische Philosophie der Professuren Philosophie II der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.

Dr. Maria Sekatskaya (Univ. Düsseldorf): Supervenient Fixity and Agential Possibilities

20.04.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


One of the central problems within the free will debate consists in the seeming incompatibility of an agent's ability to do otherwise and determinism. Recently, [...]

Prof. Julia Staffel (University of Colorado): Transitional Attitudes and the Unmooring View of Higher-Order Evidence

11.05.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


This paper proposes a novel answer to the question of what attitude agents should adopt when they receive misleading higher-order evidence that avoids the drawbacks [...]

Prof. Jonah N. Schupbach (University of Utah): The Structure of Best Explanations

18.05.2021, 18:30 Uhr - 20:15 Uhr


Inference to the Best Explanation (IBE) invokes the “uniqueness claim” that exactly one explanation should be inferred when accounting for an explanandum. This [...]