CRC 991

A05: Presuppositions of frame theory in the history of philosophy

Funding period 1: 01.07.2011 - 30.06.2015

Funding period 2: 01.07.2015 - 30.06.2019

Project A05 reflects and contextualizes the notion of frames by historical reconstruction and systematic comparison to important predecessors and related notions in philosophy or adjunct disciplines. After having investigated the works of main representatives of frame theory, the project will now focus on its representational and closely related ontological assumptions. Frame theory will be linked to the ontological tradition of the Aristotelian categorial scheme and to alternative ontologies such as bundle ontology (Hume), process ontology (Whitehead), functions/relations ontology (Cassirer), and trope ontology (Husserl, Williams).

Head of the project

Christoph Kann
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf
Phone: +49 211 81-129 22
Email: kannphil-fak.uni-duesseldorfde