Publications

Dr. Vera Hoffmann-Kolss

Monograph

Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2010), The Metaphysics of Extrinsic Properties, ontos verlag.

Editorial Work

Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (ed.) (under contract), "Handbuch Philosophie des Geistes", J.B. Metzler.
Newen, A., Hoffmann, V., Esfeld, M. (eds.) (2007): "Mental Causation, Externalism, and Self-Knowledge", Erkenntnis 67(2) (special issue).

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (forthcoming), "Defining Qualitative Properties", Erkenntnis.
Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2018), "Why Intrinsicness Should Be Defined in a Non-Reductive Way", Grazer Philosophische Studien 95: 1-14.
Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2016), "Of Brains and Planets: On a Causal Criterion for Mind-Brain Identities", Synthese 193(4): 1177-1189.
Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2015), "On a Sufficient Condition for Hyperintensionality", Philosophical Quarterly 65(260): 336-354.
Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2014), "Interventionism and Higher-Level Causation", International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 28(1): 49-64.
Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2010), "Denby on the Distinction between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Properties", Mind 119(475): 763-772.
Hoffmann, V., Newen, A. (2007), "Supervenience of Extrinsic Properties", Erkenntnis 67(2): 305-319.

Other Articles

Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2017), "Intrinsische und extrinsische Eigenschaften", in: Schrenk, M. (ed.), Handbuch Metaphysik, J.B. Metzler: 103-109.
Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2014), "Is the Intrinsic/Extrinsic Distinction Hyperintensional?", in: Francescotti, R. (ed.), Companion to Intrinsic Properties, de Gruyter: 157-173.
Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2013), "Logik", in: Stephan, A., Walter, S. (eds.), Handbuch Kognitionswissenschaft, J.B. Metzler: 145-151.
Hoffmann, V. (2006), "Can Heil's ontological conception accommodate complex properties?", in: Esfeld, M. (ed.), John Heil. Symposium on his Ontological Point of View, ontos verlag: 75-86; published with a commentary by John Heil.
Hoffmann, V. (2005), "Unser Verstehen der Vielfalt in der Natur. Supervenienz im Mehrebenenmodell", in: Abel, G. (ed.), Kreativität. XX. Deutscher Kongress für Philosophie. 26.-30. September 2005 in Berlin, Sektionsbeiträge Band 1, Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin: 837-847.

Encyclopedia Entries and Smaller Contributions

Shagrir, O., Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2013), "Supervenience", in: Kaldis, B. (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, SAGE Publications.
Eronen, M., Hoffmann-Kolss, V. (2011), "Levels and Causation in Neuroscience" (conference report), The Reasoner 5(9): 152-153.
Hoffmann, V. (2010), "Supervenienz", in: Sandkühler, H. J. (ed.), Enzyklopädie Philosophie, 2nd revised edition, Felix Meiner Verlag.
Hoffmann, V. (2009), "Gottlob Frege" in: Höffe, O., Malachov, W.S. (eds.), Sovremennaja Sapadnaja Filosofija (Westliche Philosophie der Gegenwart. Enzyklopädisches Lexikon), Kulturnaja revolutsija: 341-343 (in Russian).
Hoffmann, V. (2007), "Jaegwon Kim", in: Nida-Rümelin, J., & Özmen, E. (eds.), Philosophie der Gegenwart in Einzeldarstellungen, 3rd revised edition, Alfred Kröner Verlag: 296-301.
Newen, A., Hoffmann, V., Esfeld, M. (2007), "Preface to Mental Causation, Externalism and Self-Knowledge", Erkenntnis 67(2): 147-148.

Conference Papers and Invited Talks (Past Five Years)

2017 "Constitutive Relations in Mechanisms: New Work for a Theory of Supervenience", Final Symposium of the Research Project Causation and Computation in Cognitive Neuroscience, The Hebrew University Jerusalem (with Jan-Philipp Köster)
"Causal Models and the Distinctness of Cause and Effect", Third Annual Meeting of the Society for the Metaphysics of Science, Fordham University, New York
Invited Panelist, Forum Probleme der Drittmittelförderung in der Philosophie, 24th Conference of the German Society for Philosophy, Humboldt University, Berlin
"Three Kinds of Causal Indeterminacy", Workshop Theories of Causation: Mental Causation, Negative Causation, and Other Challenges, University of Düsseldorf
2016 "Comment on Jonas Christensen: Macro-Exclusion Without Causal Drainage", Second Annual Meeting of the Society for the Metaphysics of Science, University of Geneva
"Higher-Level Causation and the Problem of Epiphenomenal Relationships", Concluding Conference of the Durham Emergence Project, University of Durham
"Higher-Level Causation and the Problem of Epiphenomenal Relationships", Workshop Emergence, Exclusion, and Causation, University of Glasgow
2015 "Causal Relations in Mechanistic Explanations", Symposium Levels, Computation, and Causation in Cognitive Neuroscience, EPSA15, Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association, University of Düsseldorf
"On a Sufficient Condition for Hyperintensionality", GAP.9, 9th Congress of the Society for Analytical Philosophy, University of Osnabrück
"Higher-Level Causes", Workshop The Experience and Metaphysics of Time and Causation, University of Köln
"Causal Modelling, Higher-Level Causation and the Problem of Epiphenomenal Relationships", Workshop Emergence and Laws, University of Leeds
2014 "On a Causal Criterion for Mind-Brain Identities", Workshop Mental Causation, University of Leuven
"Causation and Humeanism", Workshop Explaining Laws, University of Luxembourg
"On a Sufficient Condition for Hyperintensionality", ECAP8, Eighth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, University of Bucharest
"Humeanism and the Problem of Intrinsic Causation", Workshop Humeanism and Its Critics, University of Köln
"Humeanism and the Problem of Intrinsic Causation", Workshop Topics in Explanation, Dependence, and Understanding, University of Essen
"Ist die intrinsisch/extrinsisch-Unterscheidung hyperintensional?", University of Dresden
"Mechanistische Erklärungen und das Problem höherstufiger Kausalrelationen", University of Bielefeld
2013 "Causal Relations in Mechanistic Explanations", Workshop Inter-Level Relations in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Köln
"Actual Causation and Causal Intuitions", Workshop The Philosophy of Clark Glymour, University of Düsseldorf
"Actual Causation and Causal Intuitions", University of Bonn
"Interventionism and the Proportionality Constraint", Symposium Interventionism and Multi-Level Causation, GWP.2013, First International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science, University of Hannover
"Die Unterscheidung zwischen qualitativen und haecceitistischen Eigenschaften", University of Bonn