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Faculty Research Areas

Christa Acampora

  • Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy
  • Moral Psychology
  • Aesthetics
  • Nietzsche
  • Heidegger
  • Political Theory

Linda Martín Alcoff

  • 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy
  • Foucault
  • Epistemology
  • Feminist Epistemology
  • Feminist Theory
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Post-Colonial Theory

Sergei Artemov

  • Mathematical logic, provability, proofs and types
  • Modal and epistemic logics
  • Knowledge representation and artificial intelligence

Jeffrey Blustein

  • Bioethics
  • Moral psychology

Noël Carroll

  • Aesthetic Theory
  • Philosophy of Film
  • Philosophy of Literature
  • Philosophy of the Visual Arts
  • Social and Cultural Theory
  • Philosophy of History
  • Ethics
  • Philosophy of the Emotions
  • History of Early Modern Philosophy

Samir Chopra

  • Philosophical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence
  • Politics and Ethics of Technology
  • Legal Theory of Artificial Agents
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Logical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence

Alberto Cordero

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Physics
  • Philosophical History of Science

Omar Dahbour

  • Sovereignty, self-determination, and secession
  • Political violence, war, and revolution
  • Philosophy of history
  • Contemporary political philosophy (especially Arendt, Rawls, Habermas, Honneth)
  • Hegel (especially ethical and political theory)

Michael Devitt

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Linguistics
  • Foundational Issues in Semantics
  • Semantics of Definite Descriptions and Demonstratives
  • Semantic Externalism
  • Contemporary Debates on Scientific Realism

William Earle

Miranda Fricker

  • Moral Philosophy
  • Social Epistemology
  • Feminist Philosophy

Jonathan Gilmore

  • Philosophy of Art
  • The Imagination
  • Emotions
  • Philosophy of Law
  • History and Criticism of Art

Peter Godfrey-Smith

  • Philosophy of Biology
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Pragmatism (especially John Dewey)

Carol Gould

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Applied Ethics
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Global Justice
  • Philosophy of Human Rights
  • Cosmopolitan Democracy

John Greenwood

  • History and Philosophy of Social and Psychological Science
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Mind

Stephen Grover

  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Philosophical Cosmology
  • History of Early Modern Philosophy

Joel David Hamkins

  • Mathematical Logic
  • Philosophical Logic
  • Set Theory
  • Philosophy of Set Theory
  • Mathematics of the Infinite
  • Philosophy of the Infinite

Jonathan Jacobs

  • Metaethics
  • Moral Psychology
  • History of Philosophy (Medieval, Early Modern)
  • Criminal Justice (Aims and Justification of Punishment)

Elliott Jurist

  • 19th and 20th Century German Philosophy
  • Ethics and Social Philosophy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Theories of Emotion

Serene Khader

  • Political Philosophy
  • Normative Ethics
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Global Justice 
  • Postcolonial Theory

Frank Kirkland

  • Kant
  • 19th & 20th Century European Philosophy
  • Africana Philosophy

Saul Kripke

Douglas Lackey

  • The Ethics of War and Peace
  • Aesthetics
  • Ethics
  • History of Philosophy

Eric Mandelbaum

  • Cognitive Science
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Perception
  • Cognition

Charles Mills

  • Critical Philosophy of Race
  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • African American Philosophy
  • Marxism
  • Feminism

Barbara Gail Montero

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Metaphysics (Physicalism)
  • Cognitive Science (Expertise, Consciousness, Proprioception)
  • Aesthetics
  • Feminist Philosophy (Gender issues in the literary canon)

Stephen Neale

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Linguistics
  • Philosophical Logic
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Law
  • History of Analytic Philosophy

Angelica Nuzzo

  • German Idealism, Kant, Fichte, Schelling, Hegel
  • Modern Philosophy and Enlightenment
  • Ethics and Political Philosophy
  • Globalization
  • Philosophy of Translation

Gary Ostertag

  • Philosophy of Language
  • Philosophical Logic
  • History of Analytic Philosophy

Romina Padro

  • Epistemology of Logic
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Epistemology
  • Late Wittgenstein

David Papineau

  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Metaphysics

Nickolas Pappas

  • Ancient Philosophy (especially Plato)
  • Aesthetics
  • Nineteenth-century Philosophy (Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Freud)

Rohit Parikh

  • Logic of Knowledge
  • Belief Revision
  • Vagueness
  • Decision Theory
  • Wittgenstein (pragmatic approaches to logic and language)

Massimo Pigliucci

  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Biology
  • Relationship between Science and Religion
  • Philosophy of Pseudoscience

Gerald Press

  • History of Philosophy
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • History of Ideas

Graham Priest

  • Philosophical Logic
  • Philosophies of Mathematics and Language
  • Metaphysics
  • History of Philosophy (East and West)
  • Buddhist Philosophy

Jesse Prinz

  • Philosophy of Psychology
  • Philosophy of Mind
  • Cognitive Science
  • Consciousness
  • Moral Psychology
  • Aesthetics

Rosamond Rhodes

  • Bioethics
  • Hobbes
  • Aristotle
  • Kant
  • Rawls

David M. Rosenthal

  • Philosophy of Mind, especially consciousness and intentionality and sensation
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Metaphysics
  • Ancient Philosophy
  • 17th-Century Rationalism

Steven Ross

  • Moral Theory
  • Political and Social Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Aesthetics

Hagop Sarkissian

  • Moral Psychology
  • Metaethics
  • Chinese Philosophy
  • Cognitive Science of Religion

Sibyl A. Schwarzenbach

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Ethics
  • Kant
  • Feminist Theory
  • Environmental Ethics

Peter Phillips Simpson

  • Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • Moral and Political Philosophy

Thomas Teufel

  • Kant
  • 18th Century Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Art
  • Philosophy of Biology

Iakovos Vasiliou

  • Ancient Ethics
  • Ancient Philosophy of Mind
  • Ethics
  • Moral Epistemology

Catherine Wilson

  • History and Philosophy of Science
  • Evolutionary Theory
  • Moral and Political Theory
  • Philosophy of Literature

 

 
 

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