Department of Philosophy Phone: 314-516-6192
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University of Missouri ,St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri 63121-4400
Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 2007.
B.A. Philosophy, New York University, 2000.
University of Missouri, St. Louis, Assistant Teaching Professor, 2007-present.
Philosophy of Science and Mathematics, History of Modern Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind and Language, Philosophy of Biology
- “Kant’s Argument from the Applicability of Geometry" in Kant Studies Online, 2012:23
- “From Ordinary Language to Definition in Kant and Bolzano" in Grazer Philosophical Studies Brandl, Johannes L., Marian David, Maria E. Reicher and Leopold Stubenberg (Eds.) Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2012, IV, 353 pp. Guest Editor: Sandra Lapointe
- Commentator on “The Gist of One Argument in Kant’s First Analogy", Gregg Osborne, Mountain Plains Philosophy Conference, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa, October, 2012.
- “Ordinary Language, Definition and Exposition", Kant and Bolzano Conference, Oldenburg, Germany, July 2011.
- “Kantian Intuition and the Applicability of Geometry", Midwest Phil Math Workshop, Notre Dame, October 2010.
- “Ordinary Language and Philosophical Method in Bolzano and Kant", APA Central Division, February 2010.
- Commentator for Symposium on Kant’s Philosophy of Mathematics, APA Eastern Division, December 2009.
- “Interpretations of the Motto to Wittgenstein’s Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" with Thomas Knoten, Philosophical Collaborations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, March 2009.
- “Frege’s Transcendental Logic", Iowa Philosophical Society, Cornell College, October 2008.
- “Kant’s Argument from Applicability”, International Kant Conference, University of Amsterdam, May 2008.
- “Kant’s Argument from Applicability”, Eastern Study Group of the North American Kant Society, New School for Social Research, April 2008.
- Happiness and the Meaning of Life
- History of Western Philosophy: Antiquity to the Renaissance
- History of Western Philosophy: Descartes to the Present
- Introduction to Formal Logic
- Philosophy as Therapy
- Critical Reasoning
- Inductive Logic
- Introduction to Linguistics
- Contemporary Mathematics
Upper Division/Graduate Level
- The Analytic Tradition
- Advanced Formal Logic (topics incl. Modal Logic, Set Theory, Metalogic, Recursion Theory)
- Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason
- Philosophy of Language
- Theories of Knowledge
- Philosophy of Science
- Philosophy of Biology
M.A. Thesis Supervision
- As Committee Member: Thomas Knoten, Pendaran Roberts, John Lee, Michael Neal, Kyle Barrett, Jennifer Nott
- Referee for Synthese, Philosophy of Science, Erkenntnis
- Undergraduate Advisor, UMSL Department of Philosophy, 2011-present
- Undergraduate Major Redevelopment Committee, UMSL Department of Philosophy, 2011
- Curriculum Committee (Chair), UMSL Department of Philosophy, 2012-present
- William Demopoulos, University of Western Ontario
- Penelope Maddy, University of California, Irvine
- Gualtierro Piccinini, University of Missouri, St. Louis
- Lisa Shabel, The Ohio State University
- Kyle Stanford, University of California, Irvine
- Kai Wehmeier, University of California, Irvine