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Vasilis Livanios

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Department of Classical Studies and Philosophy
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

Vasilis Livanios

Biography

Lecturer, Department of Classics and Philosophy, University of Cyprus Co-Editor of the e-journal a nalytica . Date and place of Birth: 23/10/1967, Athens, Greece. Education 2001-2006 : Ph.D. in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Athens and National Technical University of Athens, Greece. PhD Thesis: On the Ontological Nature of Spacetime and its Relevance to the Condition of Quantum Non-separability. Supervisor: Vassilios Karakostas (University of Athens) Examiners: Nikolaos Antoniou (University of Athens) and Stathis Psillos (University of Athens) 1999-2001 : Master of Science in History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Athens and National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Dissertation: The Hole Argument in General Theory of Relativity-Interpretation and Critique. Supervisor: Vassilios Karakostas (University of Athens) 1985-90 : University degree in Physics, University of Patras, Greece. Teaching experience 2015- Department of Classics and Philosophy, University of Cyprus 2008-2010 : Department of Philosophy, University of Patras. Research experience 2017-2018 : Science in Metaphysics: Properties, Laws, and Structures. University of Cyprus. 2012-2015 : 'Thales' research project: Aspects and Prospects of Realism in the Philosophy of Science and Mathematics' (APRePoSMa). Project: Critique of the dispositional essentialist account of the laws and the modalities of property and relations. 2007-2008 : Post-Doctoral Research (Greek State's Scholarship Foundation) Project: A Critique of Dispositional Monism 2002-2005 : ' Heraclitus' EU co-funded research program Project: Ontology of Spacetime Awards 2007-2008 : Post-Doctoral Scholarship (Greek State's Scholarship Foundation) 2002-2005 : 'Heraclitus' (EU co-funded research program) Referee for Erkenntnis, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Acta Analytica, Journal of Philosophical Research, Nefsis.

Research Interest

Metaphysics of Science Metaphysics of Properties / Relations Dispositions Laws of Nature Meta-metaphysics / Meta-philosophy Philosophy of Spacetime Philosophy of Time Philosophy of Mathematics

Publications

  • 'Exploring the Metaphysics of Nomic Relations', Acta Analytica 27, 2012, 247-264.

  • 'The' Constant 'Threat to the Dispositional Essentialist Conception of Laws', Metaphysica 15/1, 2014, 129-155.

  • 'Beyond Platonism and Nominalism', by James Franklin, Axiomathes , 2016, 26 (1), 63-69, 'The Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics: Mathematics as the Science of Quantity and Structure' .

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