FOUNDATIONAL RESEARCH GRANTS

CURRENT AND PAST TOPICS AND RECIPIENTS

 

2010 Foundational Research Grant

Topic: Ammonian Monism and Traditional Theism

 

Recipient: J. A. Cover

 

Professor of Philosophy, Purdue University

 

Preliminary Title: "Ammonian Monism and Christian Theism"


 

 

 

2009 Foundational Research Grant

Topic: Metaphysics and Intuition

 

Recipient: George Bealer

 

Professor of Philosophy Yale University

 

Preliminary Title: "Metaphysics, Science, and Intuition"


 

 

2008 Foundational Research Grant

Topic: Naturalism and Objective Morality

 

Recipient: Alvin Plantinga

 

John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy University of Notre Dame

Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

 

Title: "Naturalism, Theism, Obligation and Supervenience"


 

 

2007 Foundational Research Grant

Topic: Metaphysics and Value

 

Recipient: Derek Parfit

 

Professor of Philosophy
All Souls College, Oxford University
Fellow of the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

 

Title: "Is Personal Identity What Matters?"

 

 


2006 Foundational Research Grant

Topic: Form, Matter, and Unity

 

Recipient: Mark Johnston

 

Walter Cerf Professor of Philosophy
  Princeton University

 

Title:"Hylomorphism"

 

A later version of this paper has been published as “Hylomorphism” in the Journal of Philosophy 103 (12), 2006, pp.  652-698.

 

 


2005 Foundational Research Grant

Topic: Taking Monism Seriously

 

Recipient: Jonathan Schaffer

 

Professor of Philosophy
Australian National University

 

Title:"Monism"

 

A later version of this paper has been published as “Monism: The Priority of the Whole” in the Philosophical Review 119 (1), 2010, pp. 37-76.


 

 

2004 Research Grant

Topic: Fundamental Teleology

 

Recipient: John Hawthorne

 

Waynflete Professor of Metaphysical Philosophy
Magdalen College, Oxford

 

Title: "What Would Teleological Causation Be "

 

A later version of this paper appears in John Hawthorne, Metaphysical Essays (Oxford University Press, 2006), pp. 265-83.