William Jaworski. Associate Professor of Philosophy.
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
M.A. University of Notre Dame
University of Dallas
Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion
Structure and the Metaphysics of Mind: How Hylomorphism Solves the Mind-Body Problem. Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
Journal articles and other contributions
“Properties, Particulars, and Powers: The Ontology of Emotions.” In The Ontology of Emotions, Hichem Naar and Fabrice Teroni, eds. (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming).
“Hylomorphism: Emergent Properties without Emergentism.” In Biology and Subjectivity: Philosophical Contributions to Non-Reductive Neuroscience, Miguel Garcia-Valdecasas and Nathaniel Barrett, eds. (Springer, forthcoming).
“Rules and Virtues.” In Dialogue and Disquiet: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Decalogue, Eva Badowska and Francesca Parmeggiani, eds. (Fordham University Press, forthcoming).
to Rescher’s Metaphysics.” In Reason, Method, and
Value: A Reader on the Philosophy of Nicholas
Rescher, Dale Jacquette, ed. (Frankfurt: Ontos
Verlag, 2009), 355-64.
“Hylomorphism Solves the Problem of Downward Causation,” Aristotelian Solutions to Contemporary Philosophical Problems. Indiana-Purdue University, April 2015.
“Embodied Spirits or Spiritual Bodies?” (with Howard Robinson) The John C. and Jeanette D. Walton Lectures in Science, Philosophy, and Religion, March 2015.
“Structure in the World: The New Hylomorphism,” The Fordham-Rutgers Metaphysics of Mind Conference. Fordham University, March 2015.
“Do We Need a Mental-Physical Distinction?” University of Dallas, Invited Lecture, November 2014.
“Virtues and Powers,” ACPA Annual Meeting, October 2014.
“Minds, Brains, and the Human Soul.” The John C. and Jeanette D. Walton Workshop in Science, Philosophy, and Religion.
“Hylomorphism: Naturalism without Physicalism,” Naturalistic Dualism Conference: Alternatives to Physicalism, Fordham University, October 2012
“Hylomorphism, Emergentism, and Mental Causation.” International Conference: Minds, Human and Divine – Explorations at the Interface of Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Religion, Fürstenried Palace, München, August 2012.
“Spirit in a Physical World: Hylomorphism and Christian Eschatology.” Hochschule für Philosophie München, Templeton Foundation Summer School, July 2012.
“Mechanisms, Patterns, and Minds,” University of Mississippi Department of Philosophy Invited Lecture, April 2012.
“Hylomorphism: What It Is and What It Isn’t.” The American Catholic Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, November 2011.
“Hylomorphism and the Problems of Mind,” Minds, Brains, and Souls: Society of Christian Philosophers Eastern Regional Conference, March 2011.
“Animalism and Personhood.” The American Philosophical Association Central Division Meeting, February 2010.
“Aristotle and the Philosophy of Mind: Hylomorphism, Physicalism, Emergentism, and Modern Biology.” Annual Aristotle and Aristotelianism Conference: Thought and Action in Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition, June 2009.