Dr F.R. van Caspel (Frank)

Teacher - Philosophy of Mind and Language
Programme coordinator Research Master Philosophy - Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies

Dr F.R. van Caspel (Frank)
Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Frank van Caspel teaches philosophy of mind. In his PhD thesis he focused on the issue of 'mental causation', and defended the causal efficacy of mental causes of our actions.

Besides his teaching, Frank is programme coordinator of the Research Master's Philosophy and works on teaching innovations at the faculty. He also tries to stay informed on developments surrounding Large Language Models like GPT, as well as blockchain/crypto technology.

Research theme
  • Philosophy of Mind
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