Bradley Rives

  • Bradley RivesProfessor of Philosophy

    Office: HSS 505J

    Email: rives@iup.edu

    Personal website

    Education

    • PhD, University of Maryland at College Park, 2005
    • BA, 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
    • PHIL 460 Philosophy of Language
    • HNRC 101, 201 Honors College Core

    Professional Interests

    • Philosophy of Psychology 
    • Philosophy of Mind 
    • Metaphysics

    Select Publications

    • “Concepts and Analytic Intuitions.” Analytic Philosophy (2016) 57: 285-314.
    • “Which Are the Genuine Properties?” Metaphilosophy (2015) 46: 104-126. 
    • “Concept Cartesianism, Concept Pragmatism, and Frege Cases.” Philosophical Studies (2009) 144: 211-238.
    • "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.