Here is an extended, downloadable version of my CV.
- Assistant Professor. 2014 -
University of Washington, Seattle.
- Assistant Professor. 2013-2014
Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy.
- Postdoctoral Researcher. 2012-2013.
Carnegie Mellon University Department of Philosophy.
- Ph.D. Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University (August 2012)
Committee: David Danks
(Advisor), Clark Glymour, Kevin Kelly, Michael Strevens (NYU), Kevin Zollman.
- M.S. Logic, Computation and Methodology, Carnegie Mellon University.
Committee: Kevin Kelly
(Advisor) and David Danks
- M.S. Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University.
- B.A. Philosophy (with Honors), Stanford University.
Thesis Advisors: Michael
Reader: Sol Feferman
- B.S. Mathematics, Stanford University.
Areas of Specialization
Philosophy of Science, Epistemology (esp. formal and social), History and Philosophy of Mathematics, Logic
Areas of Competence
Analytic Philosophy, Decision and Game Theory, Ancient Philosophy
Josephine De Karman Trust Fellowship
Publications and Working Papers
See my papers page.
If you would like slides from any of my talks, please email me.
Knowledge in a Statistical World
University of Salzburg. Austria. June 23rd, 2015.
University of Bristol. England. March 19th, 2015.
University of Victoria. Canada. November 21st, 2014.
- Structural Chaos
Philosophy of Science Association.
November 6th, 2014. Chicago, IL.
British Society for Philosophy of Science. University of Cambridge. England. July 9th, 2014.
Mathematizing Science II. University of East Anglia. July 2nd, 2014.
- An Epistemic Justification of Interval Estimation.
Society for Exact Philosophy.
California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech). Pasadena, CA. June 23rd, 2014.
Philosophy of Probability. Venice International University. April 3rd, 2014.
- Games Against Nature, Voting on Methodology, and the Social Structure of Science
- Optimal Scientific Communication
Logic, Questions, and Inquiry.
Institut d'histoire de philosophie des sciences et des techniques
Paris. June, 2013.
- Whewell on the Division of Scientific Labor
Philosophy of Science Association
San Diego, CA. November, 2012.
- Reliability of Testimonial Norms in Scientific Communities
Decisions, Games, and Logic
Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. June 28th, 2012.
- Values in Agent-Based Models of Scientific Communities
Values and Norms in Modeling (VANIM).
Eindhoven University of Technology. June 25th, 2012.
- The Markov Condition
Seminar on Foundations of Statistics. Department of Statistics.
Ludwig Maximillians Universität. June 13th, 2012.
- Combining Causal Theories
in Progress Series. Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. May 24th, 2012.
- Expert Testimony in Scientific Communities
The Collective Dimensions of
University of Nancy. France. December 8th, 2011.
- Efficient Experimentation
Fourteenth Congress of Logic Methodology and
Philosophy of Science.
Nancy, France. July 22nd, 2011.
- Specialization in the Sciences and the Acquisition of Truth
Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA. June 24th, 2011.
- The Problem of Piecemeal Induction
- Russell's Logicism and Theory of Coherence.
PM@100 - Centenary Celebration of the publication of
Principia Mathematica. Held in conjunction with annual meeting of the Bertrand Russell Society.
McMaster University. May 21st, 2010.
- Ockham Efficiency Theorem for Random Empirical Methods
Sixth Annual Formal Epistemology Workshop
Carnegie Mellon University. June 19th, 2009.
- Mixed Strategies in Formal Learning Theory and Ockham's Razor
2nd Annual Workshop on Decisions, Games, and Logic
Institute of Logic, Language, and Computation. Amsterdam, July 2, 2008.
- Theoretical Virtues and the Repeated Game of Science
University of Colorado at Boulder Graduate Conference. April 5, 2008.
- Peirce and Brouwer
8th Annual Midwest Philosophy
of Mathematics Workshop.
Notre Dame. October 27, 2007
- Formalization and Justification
Harvard-MIT Graduate Conference.
March 18th, 2007
Talks Presented by Co-Authors
- Scoring Imprecise Credences: A Mildly Immodest Proposal. University of Bristol. May 2015.
Presented by Greg Wheeler.
Epistemic Decision Theory's Reckoning.
Presented by Greg Wheeler.
British Society for Philosophy of Science. Manchester, England. July 2015.
Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy. November 2014.
University Seminar on Logic, Probability, and Games. Columbia University. New York, USA. October
- Wisdom of the Crowds vs. Groupthink.
Presented by Kevin Zollman
- The Independence Thesis: When Individual and Social Epistemology Diverge.
Presented by Kevin Zollman
- Causal Conclusions that Flip Repeatedly and Their Justification.
Presented by Kevin Kelly
Twenty Sixth Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (UAI).
Catalina Island, California. July 9th, 2010.
See my previous courses
page for syllabi, reading schedules, and assignments from
classes that I taught at Carnegie Mellon University. Other materials (e.g. lecture slides, paper prompts, and
additional assignments) are available upon request.
- Social Structure, Public Policy, and Ethics. Carnegie Mellon University. Autumn 2007.
- What Philosophy Is. Carnegie Mellon University. Spring 2006.
- Ancient Philosophy. Carnegie Mellon University. Autumn, 2006.
- Set Theory. Stanford University. Winter 2005.
- Summer School in Logic and
Formal Epistemology, 2010 - I delivered several lectures on introductory computability theory.
- Philadelphia Debate Institute - Instructor and Discussion Leader (2002).
- Stanford National Forensics Institute - Instructor and Discussion Leader (2002).