SARAH K. PAUL
Department of Philosophy (415) 823-4707 University of Wisconsin, Madison firstname.lastname@example.org 5185 Helen C. White Hall Madison, WI 53706
SPECIALTY: Philosophy of Action, Philosophy of Mind, Practical Reason
2017 (Spring): Visiting Associate Professor, New York University-Abu Dhabi
2016–present: Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin–Madison
2015 (Fall): Visiting Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2010–2016: Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin–Madison
2009–2010: Visiting Assistant Professor, Bowdoin College
Stanford University, Stanford, California, 2003-2009
Ph.D Philosophy, June 2009
How We Know What We’re Doing: An Inferential Explanation of Agential ‘Knowledge Without Observation’
Committee: Michael Bratman (chair), Krista Lawlor, John Perry, Nadeem Hussain
Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1998-2002
B.A. Philosophy, June 2002, magna cum laude with Distinction in Philosophy.
"Good Intentions and the Road to Hell," forthcoming in Philosophical Explorations, 20th anniversary issue.
"The Courage of Conviction," Canadian Journal of Philosophy 45(5-6), special issue on "Belief, Rationality, and Agency Over Time."
"The Transparency of Intention," Philosophical Studies 172(2), 2015.
"Doxastic Self-Control," American Philosophical Quarterly 52(2), special issue on Reasons and Rationality, 2015.
"Embarking on a Crime," Law and the Philosophy of Action. E. Villanueva, ed. Rodopi Press, 2014: 101-24.
"The Transparency of Mind," Philosophy Compass 9(5), 2014: 295-303.
"Diachronic Incontinence is a Problem in Moral Philosophy," Inquiry, special issue on Choice Over Time, Sergio Tenenbaum, ed. 57(3), 2014: 337-355.
"Of Reasons and Recognition," with Jennifer Morton, Analysis 74(2), 2014: 339-348.
"The Conclusion of Practical Reasoning: The Shadow Between Idea and Act," Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 43(3), 2013: 287-302.
"How We Know What We Intend," Philosophical Studies, 161(2), 2012: 327-346.
"Deviant Formal Causation," Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, 5(3), 2011.
“Intention, Belief, and Wishful Thinking: Setiya on ‘Practical Knowledge’,” Ethics 119 (3), 2009: 546-557.
“How We Know What We’re Doing,” Philosophers’ Imprint, 9(11), 2009.ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES
“Intention," International Encyclopedia of Ethics, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Manuel Vargas and Gideon Yaffe, Rational and Social Agency (Oxford 2014), Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2015.
Alan H. Goldman, Reasons from Within: Desires and Values (Oxford 2010). Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, 2011.
Richard Holton, Willing, Wanting, Waiting (Oxford 2008), Mind 120 (479): 889-892, 2011.
The Philosophy of Action: A Contemporary Introduction, under contract with Routledge.
"John Doe and Richard Roe," essay on self-knowledge for the Norton Introduction to Philosophy, 2nd Edition.
"The Norms of Practical Deliberation," with Jennifer Morton, for the Routledge Handbook of Practical Reason.
"Grit" The American University of Beirut, March 2017
"The Courage of Conviction"
"Rationality, Normativity, and Self-Governance"
"Good Intentions and the Road to Hell"
"Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop"
"Embarking on a Crime"
"Diachronic Incontinence is a Problem in Moral Philosophy"
"The Conclusion of Practical Reasoning: The Shadow Between Idea and Act" CUNY-City College of New York, November 2011
“How We Know What We’re Doing: Intention, Belief, and Knowledge
INVITED CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS
TBD, "Mechanisms of Intention" conference, University of Copenhagen, June 2017.
TBD, "Agency First" conference, Tel Aviv University, April 2017.
"Grit," workshop on Normativity and Reasoning, NYU, January 2017.
"Grit," workshop on Agency and Time, University of Oslo, August 2016.
"Rationality and Self-Blindness," WIPHICA, Northwestern University, May 2016.
"Rationality and Self-Blindness," "Varieties of Self-Knowledge," Harvard University, March 2016.
"Rationality and Self-Blindness," Epistemology of Action symposium at the Central APA 2016.
"The Courage of Conviction," Keynote address, "Reason, Action, and Morality" undergraduate conference, Illinois State University, March 2016.
"The Courage of Conviction,", Midwest Epistemology Workshop, October 2015
"The Courage of Conviction," Belief, Action, and Rationality Over Time" conference, UW- Madison, September 2015.
"Resisting the Temptation of 'Willpower," Dartmouth Moral Psychology Workshop, April 2015.
"Continent Believing," Symposium on Free Will and Epistemology, Pacific APA, April 2015.
"Normativity and Self-Governance," Normativity and Practical Reasoning Workshop, NYU- Abu Dhabi, January 2015.
"Good Intentions and the Road to Hell," conference on The Moral Significance of Intention, University of Leeds, June 2014.
"Embarking on a Crime," Columbia University, Joseph Raz's Legal Theory Seminar, November 2013.
"Doxastic Self-Control," Keynote Address, University of Iowa Graduate Conference, November 2013.
"Diachronic Incontinence is a Problem in Moral Philosophy," workshop on Rationality Over Time, CSMN, University of Oslo, August 2013.
"The Transparency of Intention," SPAWN conference on "Transparency of Mind," August 2013.
"How We Know What We Intend," Workshop on "Practical Knowledge," University of Leipzig, April 2013.
"The Force of the 'Because'," Philosophy of Action Group Session, Pacific APA, March 2013.
"Doxastic Self-Control," Auburn University, conference on Theoretical Agency: Issues at the Intersection of Freedom and Belief," March 2013.
"Diachronic Incontinence is a Problem in Moral Philosophy," Northwestern University Philosophy and Linguistics Workshop, May 2012.
"The Conclusion of Practical Reasoning: The Shadow Between Idea and Act," Center for the Study of Mind and Nature, CSMN, University of Oslo, January 2012.
"The Indifferent Gardener," Practical Knowledge Workshop, University of Basel, July 2010.
COMMENTS, WORKSHOPS, AND BLOGS
Chapel Hill Metaethics Workshop, 2016.
Workshop on Tamar Schapiro, Northwestern University, 2016.
Workshop on "Agency and Ability," University of Leipzig, 2016.
On Berislav Marušić, "Do Reasons Expire?" "Normativity and Reasoning" workshop, NYU- Abu Dhabi, January 2016.
Commentator, Pea Soup symposium on John Brunero's "Cognitivism about Practical Rationality," September 2015.
Featured Blogger, Flickers of Freedom, August 2015
On Kenny Walden, "Ideals," Midsummer Philosophy Workshop, Cambridge University, June 2014.
On Agnes Callard, "Aspiration," NYU-Abu Dhabi, Workshop on Normativity and Practical Reasoning, January 2014.
On Mark Schroeder, "Knowledge is Belief for Sufficient (Subjective and Objective) Reason," UNC--Chapel Hill, Conference on Epistemic Normativity, November 2013.
On Lisa Bortolotti, "Imperfect Beliefs," at "The Nature of Belief," Harvard University, September 2012.
On Michael Bratman, Luca Ferrero, and Sergio Tenenbaum, invited symposium, "Choice over Time," Pacific APA, April 2012.
Discussant, Workshop on Gideon Yaffe's Attempts, University of Southern California, October 2011.
On Luca Ferrero "Diachronic Rational Constraints," St. Louis Conference on Reasons and Rationality, May 2011.
On Anton Ford "Practical Reason and Perception," at Virtue, Action, Reason: A Symposium for Anselm Mueller, University of Chicago, April 2011.
On Iskra Fileva “A Puzzle about Knowledge in Action,” Eastern Division APA Meeting 2010.
On Joseph Ulatowski "An Experimental Approach to Act Individuation," at the Southern Society of Philosophy and Psychology Annual Meeting 2010.
"Doxastic Self-Control," St. Louis Conference on Reasons and Rationality, May2013
“Double Effect, Single Explanation,” Pacific APA 2010
“Narrative Understanding and Practical Knowledge,” Central APA 2007
“The Semantics/Pragmatics Deride: Understanding Malapropisms,” Stanford-Berkeley-
Davis Graduate Conference, 2005
UW-Madison Vilas Associates Award, 2016
Philosophy and Science of Self-Control Grant (with Jennifer Morton), 2016
UW Honored Instructor Award, 2014, 2015
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Summer Research Fellowship, 2012
Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship, Stanford Introduction to the Humanities Program,
Graduate Student Outstanding Paper Prize, Central Division Meeting of the APA, 2007
Fulbright Grant, Germany, 2002-2003
Distinction in Philosophy, Carleton College, 2002
Phi Beta Kappa
Referee for Ethics (x3), Mind (x4), Nous (x2), Philosophers' Imprint (x4), Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (x2), Philosophical Studies (x5), Philosophical Quarterly (x3), Pacific Philosophical Quarterly (x1), Australasian Journal of Philosophy (x1), European Journal of Philosophy (x1), Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy (x4), Philosophical Psychology (x1), Synthese (x1), Inquiry (x1), Philosophical Explorations (x1), Canadian Journal of Philosophy (x2), Thought (x1), Erkenntnis (x1), Theoria (x1), Philosophia (x1), Ergo (x1), Topoi (x1), Oxford University Press, MIT Press, and Routledge.
Editorial Board, Ergo (2015-).
Mentor, MarketBoost program to mentor women on the philosophy job market (2014-).