461Dispositional Essentialism and the Laws of NatureIn Alexander Bird, Brian Ellis & Howard Sankey (eds.), Properties, Powers, and Structures: Issues in the Metaphysics of Realism, Routledge. 2012.
429Potentiality and PossibilityDissertation, Oxford. 2010.In this thesis, I develop a nonreductive and general conception of potentiality, and explore the prospects of a realist account of possibility based on this account of potentiality. Potentialities are properties of individual objects; they include dispositions such as fragility and abilities such as the ability to play the piano. Potentialities are individuated by their manifestation alone. In order to provide a unified account of potentialities, I argue in chapter 2 that dispositions, contrary …Read more
Freie Universität BerlinInstitute of PhilosophyProfessor
Faculty of Philosophy
Berlin, Berlin, Germany