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PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Space and time - Properties - Events - Persons - Divine attributes - Divine foreknowledge and human freedom - Theological anthropology

20042015

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Personal profile

Research Statement

I am wrapping up a project on God’s relationship to time and the metaphysics of events.  The purpose of the project is to develop a theory of events which provides the foundation for a plausible and coherent account of God’s relation to time.

I have also started working on a new project entitled ‘The Metaphysics of Theological Anthropology.’  The goal of the project is to provide a theologically informed metaphysics of the human person.  Specifically, given the Christian doctrines of creation, fall, redemption, resurrection, and final judgment, the project will seek to provide a systematic account of the nature of human persons which both metaphysically grounds and elucidates these doctrines.  Questions which the project will address include: Does a biblically and philosophically informed conception of human personhood require a relational or non-relational account of the imago Dei?  Is there a distinct metaphysics required for the different theological phases of humankind?  And what bearing do the answers to these questions have on eschatology?

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Research Output

The Ontology of Thisness

Diekemper, J., Jan 2015, In : Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 90, 1, p. 49-71

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    334 Downloads (Pure)

    Divine Events

    Diekemper, J., Nov 2014, Debates in the Metaphysics of Time. Oaklander, L. N. (ed.). Bloomsbury Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Events: Temporal and Eternal (in preparation)

    Diekemper, J., 2014, (In preparation) Unknown Publisher. 240 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • The Existence of the Past

    Diekemper, J., Apr 2014, In : Synthese. 191, 6, 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • 4 Citations (Scopus)
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    Eternity, knowledge, and freedom

    Diekemper, J., Mar 2013, In : Religious Studies. 49, 1, p. 45-64 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Prizes

    Oxford Templeton Fellowship

    Diekemper, Joseph (Recipient), 2011

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

    Activities

    Workshop on Time and Religion, University of Cambridge

    Joseph Diekemper (Invited speaker)

    10 Dec 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Conference on Haecceitism and Individuals, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland

    Joseph Diekemper (Invited speaker)

    27 Aug 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    PhD Thesis on The Metaphysics of Divine Causation

    Joseph Diekemper (Examiner)

    Sep 2016

    Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

    Philosophy Department Seminar, UCD

    Joseph Diekemper (Speaker)

    Apr 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Aristotelian Themes in Metaphysics, Istanbul, Turkey

    Joseph Diekemper (Speaker)

    Apr 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference