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Kirk Ludwig – Philosophy Department, Cognitive Science Program, Director of Graduate Studies in Philosophy
Kirk Ludwig

125 Sycamore Hall
Department of Philosophy

Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005

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This week’s quotation from
Lives of Eminent Philosophers

Areas of Specialization

  • Philosophy of Mind & Action
  • Philosophy of Language
  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
Areas of Teaching Interest
  • History of Modern Philosophy
  • Foundations of Analytic Philosophy

Teaching

On sabbatical Fall 2014.

Books
  1. Routledge Handbook of Collective Intentionality, under contract, ed. with Marija Jankovic
  2. Companion to Donald Davidson, ed. with E. Lepore, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
  3. Donald Davidson's Truth-theoretic Semantics, with Ernie Lepore, Oxford University Press, 2007. (Review by Gilbert Harman in PPR.)
  4. Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language and Reality, with Ernie Lepore, Oxford University Press, 2005. (Review by James Garson in NDPR; review by Simon Evnine in Mind; review by Peter Hanks in IPQ)
  5. Donald Davidson, (ed.) Cambridge University Press, 2003. (Review by Anthony Dardis in NDPR.)
Articles & book chapters
  1. "Shared Agency in Modest Sociality," in press, The Journal of Social Ontology, symposium on Michael Bratman's book Shared Agency (2015).
  2. "The Truth about Vagueness," with Greg Ray, forthcoming in On the Sorites Paradox, edited by Ali Abasnezhad and Otavio Bueno, Springer (2015).
  3.  "Thought Experiments in Experimental Philosophy," forthcoming in the Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments, edited by Mike Stuart and James Brown (2015).
  4. "Was Davidson's Project a Carnapian Explication of Meaning?” forthcoming in The Journal of the History of Analytic Philosophy (2015).
  5. "The Ontology of Collective Action," in From Individual to Collective Intentionality: New Essays, edited by S. Chant, F. Hindriks and G. Preyer, Oxford University Press, 2014.
  6.  "Proxy Agency in Collective Action," Noûs, 2014, 48(1): 75-105 (first published online 6 FEB 2013 DOI: 10.1111/nous.12013).
  7. "Propositions and Higher-order Attitude Attributions," Canadian Journal of Philosophy supplementary volume on the nature of propositions, edited by David Hunter and Gurpreet Rattan 43(5-6) (2013) (first published online March 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00455091.2013.891688).
  8. "Truth in the Theory of Meaning," with Ernie Lepore, in A Companion to Davidson, eds. E. Lepore and K. Ludwig, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
  9. "Methods in Analytic Epistemology," in Philosophical Methodology: The Armchair or the Laboratory, edited by Matthew Haug, Routledge, 2013.
  10. "The Argument for Subject-Body Dualism from Transtemporal-identity," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 86(3): 684-701; first published online 25 July 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2012.00599.x.
  11. "Logical Form," in The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Language, eds. Gillian Russell and Delia Graff, Routledge, 2012.
  12. "Truth and Meaning Redux," with Ernie Lepore, Philosophical Studies, 154, 2011: 251-277.
  13. "Donald Davidson," in Key Thinkers in the Philosophy of Language, ed. Barry Lee, Continuum Press, 2011.
  14. "Triangulation Triangulated," Triangulation: from an epistemological point of view, Cristina Amoretti and Gerhard Preyer, eds., Ontos Verlag, 2011.
  15. "Intuitions and Relativity," Philosophical Psychology, 23(4), August 2010: 427-45. Reprinted in Experimental Philosophy and Its Critics, eds. Thomas Grundman and Joachim Horvarth, Routledge, 2012, pp. 145-164.
  16. "Adverbs of Action and Logical Form," in A Companion to the Philosophy of Action, eds. Timothy O'Connor and Constantine Sandis, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
  17. "Donald Davidson," with Ernie Lepore, in 12 Modern Philosophers, eds. C. Belshaw and G. Kemp, Wiley, 2009.
  18. "Fodor’s Challenge to the Classical Computational Theory of Mind," with Susan Schneider, Mind and Language, 23, 2008: 123-143.
  19. "The Concept of Truth and the Semantics of the Truth Predicate," with Emil Badici, Inquiry, 2007, 50(6): 622–638.
  20. Radical Misinterpretation: A Reply to Stoutland,” with Ernie Lepore, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 2007, 15(4): 557–585.
  21. "The Problem with Radical Interpretation: Reply to Simon Evnine and Piers Rawling," Book Symposium on Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language and Reality, Florida Philosophical Review, 2007.
  22. "The Epistemology of Thought Experiments: First vs. Third Person Approaches," in Midwest Studies in Philosophy, Philosophy and the Empirical, 2007, 31 (1), 128–159.
  23. "The Reality of Language: on the Davidson-Dummett Debate," with Ernie Lepore, The Philosophy of Michael Dummett: The Library of Living Philosophers, Open Court, 2007, pp. 185-214.
  24. "The Argument from Normative Autonomy for Collective Agents," Journal of Social Philosophy, 2007, 38(3): 410-427.
  25. "Collective Intentional Behavior from the Standpoint of Semantics," Noûs, 2007, 41(3): 355-393.
  26. "Foundations of Social Reality in Collective Intentional Behavior", in Intentional Acts and Institutional Facts: Essays on John Searle’s Social Ontology, Savas L. Tsohatzidis (editor), Dordrecht: Springer, 2007.
  27. "Ontology in the Theory of Meaning," with Ernie Lepore, International Journal of Philosophical Studies, 2006, 14(3): 321-331.
  28. "Semantics for Nondeclaratives," with Daniel Boisvert, The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy of Language, eds. B. Smith and E. Lepore, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 864-892.
  29. "Donald Davidson: Essays on Actions and Events," Classics of Western Philosophy: The Twentieth Century: Quine and After, vol. 5. Acumen Press, 2006, pp. 146-165.
  30. "Is the aim of perception to provide accurate representations?" Contemporary Debates in Cognitive Science, Blackwell, 2006.
  31. "Davidson's Objection to Horwich's Minimalism about Truth," Journal of Philosophy, August 2004, pp. 429-437.
  32.  "Rationality, Language and the Principle of Charity," in The Oxford Handbook of Rationality, eds. A. Mele and P. Rawling, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 343-362.
  33. "Donald Davidson," with Ernie Lepore, Midwest Studies in Philosophy, September 2004, vol. 28, pp. 309-333.
  34.  "The Mind-Body Problem: An Overview," in The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of Mind, eds. T. Warfield and S. Stich, Blackwell, 2003, pp. 1-46.
  35.  "Outline of a Truth Conditional Semantics for Tense," with Ernie Lepore, in Tense, Time and Reference, eds. A. Jokic and Q. Smith, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003, pp. 49-105. Abstract.
  36. "Truth and Meaning," with Ernie Lepore, in Donald Davidson, ed. K. Ludwig, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  37.  "Phenomenal Consciousness and Intentionality: Comments on The Significance of Consciousness," Psyche, 8, 2002.
  38.  "Vagueness and the Sorites Paradox" with Greg Ray, Philosophical Perspectives 16, 2002.  Abstract.
  39.  "What is Logical Form?" with Ernie Lepore, in Interpreting Davidson, eds. P. Kotatko, P. Pagin, G. Segal, Stanford, CSLI, 2001, pp. 111-142; Logical Form and Language, eds. G. Preyer and Georg Peter, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 54-90.  Abstract
  40.  "What is the role of a truth theory in a meaning theory?" in Truth and Meaning: Topics in Contemporary Philosophy, Seven Bridge Press, 2001, pp. 142-163.
  41.  "The Semantics and Pragmatics of Complex Demonstratives," with Ernie Lepore, Mind 109 (April 2000): 199-240.  Abstract.
  42. "Meaning, Truth and Interpretation," in Discussions with Donald Davidson on Truth, Meaning and Knowledge, ed. Ursula Zeglen, Routledge, 1999: 27-46. Abstract.
  43. "Functionalism, Causation and Causal Relevance," Psyche 4(3) March 1998. Abstract.
  44. "Semantics for Opaque Contexts," with Greg Ray, Philosophical Perspectives, 12, Language, Mind and Ontology (1998): 141-166. Abstract.
  45. "The Truth about Moods," in Protosociology, Cognitive Semantics I: Conceptions of Meaning, 10, (1997): 19-66.  Reprinted in Concepts of Meaning: Framing an Integrated Theory of Linguistic Behavior, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.  Abstract.
  46. "Explaining Why Things Look the Way They Do," in Perception, Vancouver Studies in Cognitive Science, v. 5, ed. by Kathleen Akins, Oxford: Oxford University Press (1996): 18-60. Abstract.
  47. "Duplicating Thoughts," Mind & Language 11 (March 1996): 92-102.  Abstract.
  48. "Singular Thought and the Cartesian Theory of Mind," Noûs, (December 1996): 434-460.  Abstract.
  49. "Shape Properties and Perception," Perception, Philosophical Issues, v. 6, ed. Enrique Villanueva, Ridgeview (1995): 325-350. Abstract.
  50. "Trying the Impossible: Reply to Adams," Discipline Filosofiche 2 (Fall 1993): 213-226 (in Italian); published in English in The Journal of Philosophical Research XX (1995): 563-570.  Abstract.
  51. "Why the difference between Quantum and Classical Mechanics is Irrelevant to the Mind Body Problem," Psyche 2(5) (October 1995). Discussion.
  52. "First Person Knowledge and Authority," in Language, Mind, & Epistemology: On Donald Davidson's Philosophy, eds. Gerhard Preyer, Frank Siebelt, Alexander Ulfig, Kluwer Academic Publishers (1994): 367-398. Abstract.
  53. "Are There More than Minimal A Priori Constraints on Irrationality?" with John Biro, Australasian Journal of Philosophy (March 1994): 89-102. Abstract.
  54.   "Causal Relevance and Thought Content," Philosophical Quarterly 44 (July 1994): 334-353. Abstract.
  55. "Dretske on Explaining Behavior," Acta Analytica v. 8 no. 11 (1994): 111-124. Abstract.
  56. "A Dilemma for Searle's Argument for the Connection Principle," continuing commentary in The Behavioral and Brain Sciences 16 (March 1993): 194-5.
  57. "Direct Reference in Thought and Speech," Communication and Cognition 26 (1993): 49-76. Abstract.
  58. "Is Content Holism Incoherent?", Holism: a consumer's update, special issue of Grazer Philosophische Studien, ed. by Ernie Lepore, 46 (1993): 173-195. Abstract.
  59. "Externalism, Naturalism, and Method," in Naturalism and Normativity, Philosophical Issues, v. 4,  ed. Enrique Villaneuva, Ridgeview (1993): 250-264. Abstract.
  60. "Skepticism and Interpretation," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 52 (June 1992): 317-340. Abstract.
  61. "Impossible Doings," Philosophical Studies 65 (March 1992): 257-281. Abstract.
  62. "Brains in a Vat, Subjectivity, and the Causal Theory of Reference," The Journal of Philosophical Research XVII (1992): 313-345. Abstract.
Reviews & Critical Notices
  1. "Review Essay: Carol Rovane, The Metaphysics of Ethics and Relativism," forthcoming in Ethics.
  2. "Katherine Glüer, Donald Davidson: A Short Introduction,"Dialectica 68(3) (September 2014): 464-473.
  3. "Review Essay: Scott Soames, Philosophy of Language," Philosophia, 41(3) (September 2013): pp. 905-916 (DOI: 10.1007/s11406-013-9447-0).
  4. "What Role Should Propositions Have in the Theory of Meaning? Review Essay: Scott Soames, What is Meaning?" Philosophia, 40 (4):885-901 (2012).
  5. "Critical Notice: Donald Davidson, Subjective, Intersubjective, Objective; Problems of Rationality; Language, Truth and History," Mind, 116 (April 2007): 405-416.
  6. "Paul Pietroski, Causing Actions," Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 81 (June 2003): pp. 295-297.
  7. Review Essay: John Campbell, Reference and Consciousness,Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 66(2) (March 2003): 481-488.
  8.  "Francios Recanati's Oratio Obliqua, Oratio Recta,"  Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 66(2) (March 2003): 481-488.
  9.  "Critical Notice: Ron McClamrock, Existential Cognition," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol. 59, no. 2 (June 1999)
  10. "Critical Notice: Georges Rey, Contemporary Philosophy of Mind," Mind January 1998.
  11. Review Article: "Blueprint for a Science of Mind: A Critical Notice of Christopher Peacocke's A Study of Concepts," Mind & Language (Dec. 1994): 469-491. 
Dictionary and Encyclopedia entries
  1. "Collective Agents," Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, ed. Byron Kaldis, Sage Publications, 2013.
  2. "Semantics,"Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences, ed. P. Hogan, 2010. 
  3. "John Searle," in Pragmatics Encyclopedia, ed. L. Cummings, Routledge, 2009.
  4. Entries on Barry Stroud and Benson Mates in the Thoemmes Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, 2005.
  5. "Belief," entry in the Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2nd Edition, MacMillian, 2005.

Bibliographies

"Donald Davidson," Oxford Bibliographies Online: Philosophy, http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195396577/obo-9780195396577-0027.xml (last updated JUNE 2013).

Introductions

  1. "Introduction," with Ernie Lepore, in A Compantion to Davidson, eds. E. Lepore and K. Ludwig, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
  2. "Introduction: Davidson's Philosophical Project," Donald Davidson on Truth, Meaning and the Mental, ed. G. Preyer, Oxford University Press, 2012.
  3. "Introduction," The Essential Davidson, with Ernie Lepore, Oxford, 2006.
  4. "Introduction," Donald Davidson, ed. Kirk Ludwig, Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  5. "Introduction to Reading Davidson," with Ursula Zeglen, in Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth and Knowledge, ed. Ursula Zeglen, Routledge, 1999: 1-13
Conferences Organized
  1. Collective Intentionality IX, September 10-13, 2014 with Robert Goldstone.
  2. Society for the Study of the History of Analytic Philosophy, May 9-11, 2013, with Gary Ebbs.
  3. Midwest Epistemology Workshop VI, September 28-29, 2012, Indiana University, with Adam Leite and Mark Kaplan.
  4. Conference on Necessity and Possibility, October 12th - 13th, 2007, University of Florida, with Michael Jubien.

Recent and Upcoming Presentations

  1. "Is Distributed Cognition Group Level Cognition?" ASIC, June 25-28, 2014, Moab, Utah.
  2. "What is Experimental Philosophy's Relation to Philosophy," Society for Exact Philosophy, June 22-24, 2014, Cal Tech, Pasadena.
  3. "Russell on Vagueness," Society for the History of Analytic Philosophy, May 22-24, 2014, UQAM, Montreal.

Past Presentations

  1. "What is the Relation of Experimental Philosophy to Philosophy?" Symposium on The Case Against Experimental Philosophy, Eastern Division APA, 2013.
  2. "The Epistemology of Epistemology," Midwest Epistemology Workshop, Notre Dame University, November 8-9, 2013.
  3. "Is Distributed Cognition Group Level Cognition?", European Network for Social Ontology, Helsinki, 23-25 October 2013.
  4. "Collective Action and Communication," with Marija Jankovic, Rutgers Cognitive Science Center Workshop on Coordination, Collaboration and Meaning, May 22, 2013.
  5. Comment on Joanna Odrowaz-Sypniewska (Uniwersytet Warszawski) "Contextualism and the Content of Vague Assertions"at the Pacific Division APA, March 27, 2013.
  6. "Thought Experiments and the A Priori", at What if? Thought Experiments and Counterfactual Thinking, University of Konstanz, Oct. 25-27, 2012.
  7. "Is Knowledge a Natural Kind?" Society for Exact Philosophy, October 11-13, 2012.
  8. "What are Constitutive Rules?" Colombian Philosophy Congress Kenote Address, September 25-28, 2012.
  9. "Constitutive Rules and Proxy Agency," colloquium, York University, September 14, 2012.
  10. "Plurals and Action," symposium on The Logic, Language and Metaphysics of Plurality and Collectivity, Collective Intentionality VIII, 28-31 August 2012, Manchester, England.
  11. "Was Davidson's Project a Carnapian Explication of Meaning?" Conference on the Society for the Study of Analytic Philosophy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, May 24-26, 2012.
  12. "Proxy Agency in Collective Action",collquium ANU, May 10, 2012.
  13. "Collective Intention and Action: From Individual to Institutional Agency," Workshop on Collective Intentionality and the Ontology of Law and the State, MacQuarie University, May 3-4, 2012.
  14. "The Argument from Transtemporal Identity for Subject-Body Dualism," Pacific Division APA Meeting, April 4-7, 2012.
  15. "Analyticity and the A Priori," comment in Author-Meets-Critics session on Gillian Russell’s book, Truth in Virtue of Meaning: A Defence of the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction, Central Division APA Meeting, February 15-18, 2012, Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL.
  16. "Truth-theoretic Semantics and Its Limits" (July 14), "Action and Logical Form" (July 19), "Sententialism and Higher-order Attitude Reports" (July 20), NEH Seminar on Quine and Davidson, 2011, Princeton, NJ.
  17. "The Argument for Subject-Body Dualism from Transtemporal-identity", June 10th, 2011, Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, 15th Annual Meeting, Kyoto, Japan.
  18. "Truth-theoretic Semantics and Its Limits" and "Sententialism and Higher-order Attitude Reports" at the Arche Propositions and the Aim of Semantics Workshop, 16-20 May 2011, Ardtornish House, Scotland.
  19. "Corporate Speech in Citzens United vs. Federal Election Committee," University of Florida colloquium, March 4, 2011.
  20. "De Re Necessities" Logic Colloquim, Indiana University, January 12th, 2011.
  21. "Corporate Speech and Corporate Persons," Florida Philosophical Association, 4-6 November 2010, Daytona Beach.
  22. "De Re Necessities," Seminar, University of Miami, September 14th, 2010.
  23. "Corporate Speech and Corporate Persons," Collquium, University of Miami, September 13th, 2010.
  24. "Corporate Speech and Corporate Persons," Collective Intentionality VII, 23-26 August 2010, Basel, Switzerland.
  25. Kompaktseminar on "Truth and Meaning in Davidson's Philosophy: A Critical Assessment," 8-12 February 2010, University of Heidelberg. (seminar blog)
  26. "Truth and Meaning Redux: Reply to Soames," Meaning Conference, University of Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany, 3-5 September, 2009.
  27. "Truth and meaning Redux: Reply to Soames," Colloquium, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 23 April 2009.
  28. "Davidson's 'Actions, Reasons and Causes'", Quine-Davidson seminar, Harmon and Lepore, Princeton, April 10, 2009.
  29. "Intuitions and Relativity," Seminar on Philosophical Method, University of Oslo, February 25th, 2009.
  30. "Ontology and Collective Intentionality," Symposium on Collective Intentionality, Central Division APA, February 18-21, 2009.
  31. Commentary on Simon Evnine, Epistemic Dimensions of Personhood, Florida Philosophical Association Book Symposium, November 14, 2008.
  32. “Collective Action and Proxy Agency,” Kline Conference, University of Missouri, Columbia, October 3, 2008.
  33. “Intuition and Relativity," Armchair in Flames? Experimental Philosophy and its Critics, Workshop, Cologne University, Sept. 22-24, 2008, organized by Thomas Grundmann, Joachim Horvath, University of Cologne, Germany.
  34. "Collective Action and Proxy Agency," Collective Intentionality VI, July 8-11, 2008, Berkeley, California.
  35. “How is Language Possible?,” 14th Annual Ohio University Philosophy Forum Public Lecture, Ohio University, May 7-9, 2008.
  36. "A New Analysis of Constitutive Rules," Society for Exact Philosophy, May 13-18, 2008, Laramie, Wyoming.
  37. “Sententialism and Higher-order Attitude Attributions,” Symposium, CD APA, April 18th, 2008, Chicago. Commentators: Stephen Schiffer and James Higginbotham.
  38. "Sententialism and Higher-order Attitude Attributions," Society for Exact Philosophy, UBC, Vancouver, May 17-20, 2007.
  39. "The Ontology of Collective Agency," colloquium presentation, Philosophy Department, Washington University, St. Louis, December 7, 2006.
  40. Author meets critics session on Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language and Reality, with Simon Evnine and Peirs Rawling, Florida Philosophical Association, USF, Tampa, November 10th, 2006.
  41. "The Argument from Normative Autonomy for Collective Agents," Collective Intentionality V, Helsinki, Finland, August 31st - September 2nd, 2006.
  42. "Fodor’s Challenge to the Classical Computational Theory of Mind," with Susan Schneider, Society for Exact Philosophy, San Diego, May 18-21, 2006.
  43. Symposium: "Fodor's Version of the Frame Problem: A Solution" with Susan Schneider, Eastern Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, New York, December 30, 2005.
  44. "Collective Intentional Behavior," Florida Philosophical Association, November 11, 2005.
  45. Authors meet critics session at the Central Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language and Reality, with Gil Harman, Jim Higginbotham, and Paul Pietroski, April 30, 2005.
  46. "Collective Intentional Behavior from the Standpoint of Semantics," colloquium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, March 2, 2005.
  47. "Collective Intentional Behavior from the Standpoint of Sementics," Action and Agency, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, February 18-19, 2005.
  48. "Aspects of the Aesthetics of Architecture," Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey, December 22, 2004.
  49. "Collective Intentional Behavior from the Standpoint of Semantics," colloquium, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland, November 4th, 2004.
  50. "Collective Intentional Behavior from the Standpoint of Semantics," Conference on Collective Intentionality IV, Siena, Italy, October 14, 2004.
  51. "Universalizability and R. M. Hare’s Argument for Utilitarianism," Central Division American Philosophical Association Meetings, Chicago, March 22-25, 2004.
  52. "A conservative modal semantics with applications to de re necessities," Pacific Division American Philosophical Association Meetings, Los Angeles, March 24-28, 2004.
  53. "Universalizability and R. M. Hare’s Argument for Utilitarianism, " Florida Philosophical Association, St. Petersburg, November 2003
  54.  "Hare’s Argument for Utilitarianism," Ethics Conference, Bled, Slovenia , June 2-6, 2003 .
  55. "Comment on ‘Possibly vs. Actually the Case: On Davidson’s Omniscient Interpreter’," Central Division APA, Cleveland, Ohio, April 25-27, 2003.
  56. "Comment on ‘Fodor’s Version of the Frame Problem: A Solution’," Pacific Division APA, San Francisco, California, March 26-30, 2003.
  57.  "Rationality and non-inferential knowledge of what we think", Rationality Conference, led, Slovenia, June 3-8, 2002.
  58. "Comments on Tim Black’s ‘A Moorean Response to Skepticism’," Pacific Division American Philosophical Association Meetings, Seattle, Washington, March 27-April 1, 2002.
  59.  "The Arrangement of the Soul: Philosophy and the Professional Philosopher," Presidential Address, Florida Philosophical Association, November 11th, 2001.
  60. "Comments on Richard’s "Force and Truth"," Rutgers Semantics Workshop, New Brunswick, May 19, 2001.
  61. "Ontology and the Theory of Meaning," Society for Exact Philosophy, Montreal, May 12, 2001.
  62. "Comments on Siewert’s The Significance of Consciousness," Symposium at the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, April 14th, 2001.
  63.  "An Ontologically and Epistemically Conservative Modal Semantics with applications to de re necessities and arguments for coincident entities," Language, Mind and World, sponsored by the Autonomous University of Mexico, Tlaxcala, Mexico, March 14th-17th, 2001.
  64.  "What is the role of a truth theory in a meaning theory?" Symposium paper, Eastern Division APA, December 2000.
  65. "An Ontologically and Epistemically Conservative Modal Semantics," conference on Philosophical Analysis, Bled, Slovenia, June 10th, 2000.
  66. "Necessities," Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Paris, May 29th, 2000.
  67. "Davidson’s Transcendental Arguments for the Primacy of the Third Person Point of View," Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Paris, May 26th, 2000.
  68. "An Ontologically and Epistemically Conservative Modal Semantics," Workshop on Quine, Aix en Provence, University of Provence, May 19th, 2000.
  69. "Vagueness and the Sorites Paradox," University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany, May 17th, 2000.
  70. "What is the role of a truth theory in a meaning theory?" 3rd Inland Northwest Philosophy Conference, Truth and Meaning, Moscow, Idaho & Pullman, Washington, March 24 - 27, 2000.
  71. "A Conservative Modal Semantics with Applications to De Re Necessities and Arguments for Coincident Entities," Society for Exact Philosophy, Gainesville, Florida, March 9 - 12, 2000.
  72. "Tense, Time and Thought," with Ernie Lepore, Florida Philosophical Association Meetings, November 11-13, 1999.
  73. "Is There a Problem about Vagueness?" with Greg Ray, Florida Philosophical Association Meetings, November 11-13, 1999.
  74. "What is Logical Form?" with Ernie Lepore, Society for Exact Philosophy meetings, Lethbridge, Canada, May 1999.
  75. "Is There a Problem about Vagueness?" with Greg Ray, Pacific Division American Philosophical Association Meetings, March 31 - April 3, 1999.
  76. "Is There a Problem about Vagueness?" with Greg Ray, Interuniversity Center Conference on Vagueness, Bled, Slovenia, June 1-5, 1998.
  77. "Complex Demonstratives," with Ernie Lepore, Society for Exact Philosophy, May 7-10, 1998.
  78. "Conceptions of Logical Form," with Ernie Lepore, invited symposium on logical form, Central Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, May 1998.
  79. "Complex Demonstratives," with Ernie Lepore, Pacific Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, March/April 1998.
  80. "Complex Demonstratives," Florida State University colloquium, February 6th, 1998
  81. "The Truth about Moods," Society for Exact Philosophy, Montreal, May 16-18, 1997.
  82. "Comment on Casullo’s ‘A Priori Justification’," American Philosophical Association meetings, Pacific Division, Berkeley, California, March/April 1997.
  83. "Semantics for Opacity," with Greg Ray, Easter Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, Atlanta, December 27-30, 1996.
  84. "The Truth about Moods," Interpreting Davidson, the 5th Karlovy Vary Philosophical Symposium, sponsored by the Philosophical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences and the European Society for Analytic Philosophy, Sept. 9-13, 1996.
  85. "Semantics for Opacity," with Greg Ray, Society for Exact Philosophy, Memphis, October 1996.
  86. "Semantics for Opacity," with Greg Ray, at the Second European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, University of Leeds, England, Sept. 4-6, 1996.
  87. "Truth, Meaning and Interpretation," at the conference, Tarski and Davidson's Semantic Program, Kazimierz, Poland October 2-7, 1995, sponsored by the department of logic and theory of knowledge at the Catholic University of Lublin.
  88. "Creatures of Darkness: Propositions and Attitudes," (with Greg Ray) Questions from Quine, the 4th Karlovy Vary Philosophical Symposium, sponsored by the Philosophical Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences and the European Society for Analytic Philosophy, Sept. 4-8, 1995.
  89. "Singular Thought and the Cartesian Theory of Mind," European Society for Philosophy and Psychology meetings, August 30 - September 2, 1995, Oxford, England.
  90. "Shape Properties and Perception," conference on Perception, annual meeting of the Sociedad Filosofica Iberno Americana, Cancun, Mexico, June 19-21, 1995.
  91. "Direct Reference and Attitude Sentences," Central Divsion Meetings of the American Philosophical Association, Chicago, April 26th-April 29th, 1995.
  92. "Singular Thought and the Cartesian Theory of Mind," Pacific Divsion Meetings of the American Philosophical Association, San Francisco, March 29th-April 1st, 1995.
  93. "The Myth of Social Content," 2nd Annual meetings of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Paris, France, September 1-4, 1994.
  94. "A Cartesian Theory of Singular Thought," Rutgers University colloquium, August 4th, 1994.
  95. "Theories of Meaning, Truth and Interpretation," Rutgers Unviersity colloquium, July 28th, 1994.
  96. "First Person Thought, Direct Reference, and Knowledge by Acquaintance," 3rd Karlovy Vary Philosophical Symposium, Reference, held at Karlovy Vary in the Czech Republic, June 1994.
  97. "Causal Relevance and Thought Content," Pacific Division Meetings of the American Philosophical Association, March/April 1994.
  98. "Theories of Meaning, Truth, and Interpretation," 2nd Karlovy Vary Symposium, Meaning, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, September 1993.Sponsored by the Czech Academy of Sciences and the European Society for Analytic Philosophy.
  99.  "Causal Relevance and Thought Content," at the InterUniversity Center conference on Connectionism and the Philosophy of Mind, Bled, Slovenia, June 1993.
  100. "Constraints on Rationality," with John Biro, at the InterUniversity Center conference on Connectionism and the Philosophy of Mind, Bled, Slovenia, June 1993.
  101. "Skepticism, Logical Independence, and Epistemic Priority," Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, April 1993.
  102. "Direct Reference in Thought and Speech," Florida Philosophical Association, November 1992.
  103. "Reasons and Explanations," Central Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, April 1992.
  104. "Arguments for the Connection Principle," Pacific Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, March 1992;  Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, April 1992.
  105. "Stich's Arguments Against A Priori Limits on Irrationality," with John Biro, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, March 1992
  106. "How Can Reasons be Causally Relevant to What We Do?" Society for Philosophy and Psychology, June 1991, and Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, March 1991.
  107. "Skepticism and Agreement," Central Division meetings of the American Philosophical Association, April 1991, and Florida Philosophical Association, November 1990.
  108. "The Connection Principle and its Consequences," University of Georgia colloquium, March 1991.

Academic Positions

  • Professor, 2010-present, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • Alan R and Margaret G Crow CLAS Term Professor, 2008-2010, University of Florida
  • Professor, 2005-2008, University of Florida
  • Associate Professor, 1995-2005, University of Florida
  • Assistant Professor, 1990-1995 University of Florida

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