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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 101 Critical Thinking

PHIL 110 Reasoning and the Law

PHIL 120 Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL 222 Ethics

PHIL 360 Philosophy of Mind

PHIL 410 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy

PHIL 420 Metaphysics

HNRC 101, 201 Honors College Core

Professional Interests

Philosophy of Psychology, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics

Select Publications

“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: Journal for Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy, and Cognitive Science (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.