With pleasure we announce that the Rudolf-Carnap-Lectures 2015 will be presented by

Prof. John Campbell (Berkeley)

from February 26th - 28th, 2015.

So please mark your calendars accordingly!

Lecture 1:

General versus Singular Causation in the Mind

Public Lecture 2:

Imagination versus Scientific Explanation

Lecture 3: Interventions on the Mind

Lecture 4: The Validity of a Psychological Construct

John Campbell is Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. Before that he was Wilde Professor of Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and did his undergraduate work at the University of Stirling. He completed an M.A. at the University of Calgary and B.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees at Oxford. He was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Stanford 2003-04, and British Academy Research Reader in1995-97.

His main interests are in theory of meaning, metaphysics, and the philosophy of psychology. He is currently working on causation in psychology. He is the author of Past, Space and Self (1994) and Reference and Consciousness (2002). 


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