(Fall 2017) – I am on leave from TCU as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Philosophy at University College Dublin, working with the WEXD team.

(07–10 December, 2017) – I will be visiting friends and colleagues in Edinburgh, Scotland.

(29 December, 2017–12 January, 2018) – I will be visiting family in Hawaii.

(15 January, 2018) – I will finally be back in my office at TCU. Its been great being in Dublin but Im excited to return!


(20 October, 2017) – I gave a work-in-progress talk about my current work on conceptual explication at the UCD School of Philosophy.

(25–27 October, 2017) – My mentor Edouard Machery, Distinguished Professor of History and Philosophy of Science and Director of the Center for Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh, visited University College Dublin. We held two events for the occasion of his visit:

  • (26 October) – A symposium on his recent book, Philosophy within Its Proper Bounds (OUP, 2017).
  • (27 October) – A workshop on “Evaluating Methods of Inquiry,” featuring contributions by Edouard Machery, Maria Baghramian, Liz Irvine, Adrian Currie, Antti Kauppinen, Dermot Moran, and myself.

(30 August–02 September, 2017) – I attended a WEXD conference on “Trust, Expert Opinion and Policy: A multidisciplinary conference investigating questions of trust in and the trustworthiness of expert opinion.”

(13–14 July, 2017) – I attended the annual conference of the British Society for Philosophy of Science at the University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland.

(02–08 July, 2017) – I led a group of students to Dublin, Ireland where we attended a workshop on “Disagreement in Science and Beyond,” and explored the history of the city.

(04 July, 2017) – I gave a talk on contested concepts at a WEXD workshop on “Disagreement in Science and Beyond.”

(12–18 March, 2017) – I was in Dublin, Ireland for the semester break. While there I attended a workshop on Intersubjectivity and Its Commitments” at University College Dublin, and prepared for my student trip to Dublin in July.

(20 February, 2017) – My paper “Rethinking the Problem of Cognition” was accepted for publication by Synthese (find this and other publications here).

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