On March 27th-28th, 2017, took place the Interdisciplinar Research Workshop “Personal Identity and Agency”, coordinated by Juan F. Franck.
The Neural Bases of Agency – Ángela Suburo
Ángela Suburo has a PhD in Medicine (Universidad de Buenos Aires), and she specializes in neurosciences. She is a Senior Researcher at the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research (CONICET) and she is also Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at Universidad Austral. She leads a group of young researchers dedicated to the study of neurodegenerative diseases in the retina and in the brain.
Philosophy of Agency – Georg Gasser
Georg Gasser obtained his PhD in Philosophy (University of Innsbruck) with a thesis on the ontological presuppositions of agent causation. He teaches at the Department of Christian Philosophy at the same University, where he also studied Theology. He has participated in and coordinated research projects in both disciplines, among others “Analytic Theology” (2010-2014) and “Nature of God. Integrating Insights from Science and Philosophy into Theology” (2015-2018).