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.