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Jani Hakkarainen

Jani Hakkarainen

PhD, Adjunct Professor in Theoretical Philosophy

Senior Lecturer


Phone: 040 190 4125
E-mail: Jani.Hakkarainen@uta.fi
Room: PINNI B4134

Office hours: please, ask for an appointment by e-mail

Curriculum Vitae

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Areas of Specialization:

  • David Hume's (1711-76) philosophy (metaphysics, epistemology and scepticism in particular)
  • metaphysics
  • trope nominalism
  • the problem of universals
  • metaphysics of relations
  • metametaphysics
  • history of scepticism

Areas of Competence:

  • early modern metaphysics (free will in particular)
  • British Empiricism
  • epistemology
  • social construction
  • philosophy of team sports

Selected Publications:

    • “Taxonomy of Relations” (together with Dr Markku Keinänen and Dr Antti Keskinen, first author). Relations. Ontology and Philosophy of Religion (invited, forthcoming by Mimesis International in 2018).
    • "The Ontological Form of Tropes – Refuting Douglas Ehring’s Main Argument against Standard Trope Nominalism” (together with Dr Markku Keinänen, first author). Philosophia45 (2) (2017), pp. 647-658
    • "Kind Instantiation and Kind Change - A Problem for Four-Category Ontology” (together with Dr Markku Keinänen, second author). Studia neoaristotelica 14 (2) (2017), pp. 139-165.
    • "Bradley’s Reductio of Relations and Formal Ontological Relations” (together with Dr Markku Keinänen, forst author). DE NATURA RERUM - Scripta in honorem professoris Olli Koistinen sexagesimum. Reports from the Department of Philosophy Vol. 38., Turku: University of Turku (2016), pp. 246-261.
    • “Why Realists Need Tropes?” (together with Dr Markku Keinänen and Dr Antti Keskinen, second author). Metaphysica 17, Issue 1 (2016), pp. 69–85.
    • “Concrete Universals and Spatial Relation” (together with Dr Markku Keinänen and Dr Antti Keskinen). European Journal of Analytic Philosophy (forthcoming).
    • "The Problem of Trope Individuation" (together with Dr Markku Keinänen). Erkenntnis 79 (1) (2014):65-79.
    • "Persistence of Simple Substances" (together with Dr Markku Keinänen). Metaphysica Vol. 11, Issue 2 (2010), pp. 119-135.
    • "Hume as a Trope Nominalist". The Canadian Journal of Philosophy 42 (sup1) (2012), pp. 55-66.
    • "Hume on Spatial Properties". Nominalism about Properties (Routledge, 2015), pp. 79-94.
    • "A Third Type Distinction in the Treatise". Hume Studies Vol. 38, Number 1, April 2012, pp. 55-78.
    • "Why Hume Cannot Be a Realist”. Journal of Scottish Philosophy Vol. 10, Number 2 (2012), pp. 143–161.
    • "Hume's Scepticism and Realism". British Journal for the History of Philosophy Vol. 20, Number 12, March 2012, pp. 283-309.
    • "Hume on the Distinction between Primary and Secondary Qualities". Vanishing Matter and the Laws of Nature: Descartes and Beyond (Routledge: 2011), pp. 235-59.
    • "Hume's Argument for the Ontological Independence of Simple Properties". Metaphysica Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2011), pp. 197-212.
    • Dissertation: Hume's Scepticism and Realism

On-going Research:

  • Trope Nominalism
  • Hume's Metaphysics
  • Metametaphysics (Ontological Categories, Formal Ontology, Grounding, Fundamentality)
  • Social Ontology
 
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