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Bradley Rives

RivesAssociate Professor of Philosophy

Office: 443 Sutton Hall

E-mail: rives@iup.edu

Personal website

Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park (2005)

B.A., Illinois Wesleyan University (1999)

Courses

PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 101 Critical Thinking 

PHIL 122 Contemporary Moral Issues

PHIL 360 Philosophy of Mind

PHIL 390 Philosophy of Human Nature

PHIL 420 Metaphysics

HNRC 101, 201 Honors College Core

Professional Interests

Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics

Select Publications

"Which Are the Genuine Properties?" Forthcoming in Metaphilosophy.

"Concepts and Perceptual Belief." Acta Analytica (2010) 25: 369-391.

"Concept Cartesianism, Concept Pragmatism, and Frege Cases." Philosophical Studies (2009) 144: 211-238.

"The Empirical Case Against Analyticity: Two Options for Concept Pragmatists." Minds and Machines (2009) 19: 199-227.

"Why Dispositions are (Still) Distinct from their Bases and Causally Impotent." American Philosophical Quarterly (2005) 42: 19-31.

Select Presentations

“Can the Analytic Data Be Explained Away?” American Philosophical Association, Central Division, February 2009.

“Informational Atomism and Frege Cases.” Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, April 2007.

“An Empirical Defense of Recognitional Concepts.” American Philosophical Association, Pacific Division, March 2006.

  • Philosophy Department
  • Sutton Hall, Room 452
    1011 South Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2310
  • Fax: 724-357-4039
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.