2018-2019 Job Candidates

Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of Language and Linguistics; Philosophy of Mind, Cognitive Science, and Neuroscience
Dissertation: The Semantic Architecture of the Faculty of Language: Compositional Operations and Complex Lexical Representations
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Areas of Specialization: Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy; Aesthetics (historical and contemporary); Philosophy of Art
Dissertation: "Beauty on Display: Plato and the Concept of the Kalon"

Jeremy Forster
Areas of Specialization: 19th and 20th Century European Philosophy; Nietzsche
Dissertation: Nietzsche and the Pathologies of Meaning
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Areas of Specialization: German Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Political Economy
Gal Katz
Areas of Specialization: 19th Century German Philosophy, Social Philosophy, History of Skepticism
Areas of Specialization: Ethics, Aesthetics
Dissertation: Non-Ideal Practices: An Essay on Ethical Theory and Deliberation
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Yang Liu
Areas of Specialization: Logic, Philosophy of Probability, Formal Epistemology
Dissertation: Probabilities: Studies in the Foundations of Bayesian Decision Theory
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Katharine McIntyre

Areas of Specialization: 19th- and 20th-century European Philosophy; Social Philosophy (especially Hegel, Nietzsche, Foucault, and contemporary critical theory)
Dissertation: Freedom from Domination: A Foucauldian Account of Power, Subject Formation, and the Need for Recognition
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Matt Moss
Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of Language; Formal Semantics; Pragmatics
Dissertation: Defining Marks: A Defense of the Predicate View of Proper Names
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Jonathan Rick

Areas of Specialization: Moral and Political Philosophy; History of Early Modern Moral Philosophy
Dissertation: From Partial Passions to Moral Sentiments: Taking Up Adam Smith’s Impartial Spectator Perspective
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Beau Shaw

Areas of Specialization: 19th and 20th century European philosophy
Dissertation: Authenticity and Death in Being and Time
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Michael Stevenson

Areas of Specialization: 19th and 20th Century European Philosophy; Kant
Dissertation: Subjectivity and Selfhood in Kant, Fichte, and Heidegger
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